Test Analyst

Date: 25-Aug-2021

Location: London, GB, EC1 1AA

Company: Royal Mail Group

Job reference number 211290


Test Analyst


Full time



Job title – Test Analyst

We’re passionate about harnessing technology to deliver the best possible results for customers. The business is in an exciting period of transformation and making the most of resources and innovation is fundamental to evolving and delivering the best possible service across the UK and Europe. With a proud history of serving the UK, Royal Mail has been able to thrive by continuously adapting and adopting the most advanced tech. At Royal Mail Technology, we’re playing an exciting role in taking the next steps. 


With so much growth in parcels and e-commerce, we have a vision for the future, and we need talented and ambitious people, like you, to help us get there. We know how to support business and communities - and we need to be agile to achieve our goals. We’re focusing on investing in the tech, processes and people that are going to help us achieve great things together. By joining us, you will be driving meaningful change, pushing forward our transformation to become a more agile and customer focused team. We face new challenges every day. But we overcome them together, which brings incredible satisfaction and reward as we deliver more innovation, products and essential services for millions of customers across the UK


Job Purpose


Works with the Testing team to assist with the preparation of test plans and the testing of software in line with RMG guidelines and standards.


In this role you will:


•    Assist with requirement reviews, risk-based test planning and creating test scripts, acceptance criteria/definition of done for user stories or requirements.
•    Maintain high quality and accuracy up to software release.
•    Ensure all work is carried out in accordance with the schedule and quality requirements.
•    Provide feedback to the development team and line managers.
•    Provide estimates to the Test Managers for project scheduling where applicable.
•    Supports scoping and estimation of effort for each user story added to the Product backlog.
•    Work collaboratively with developers to ensure the testability of new features and timely resolution of defects.
•    Identify new opportunities for test automation. Design and create automated test scripts wherever possible.


Qualifications and experience required:


•    Proven track record of testing complex user interfaces.
•    Thorough experience and understanding of structured test methods and processes.
•    Comprehensive knowledge of Manual and some exposure towards Automated Testing.
•    Appreciation and exposure of automated test tools such as Selenium, SOAP UI /Postman as examples.
•    Experience of testing Windows Software Applications and Database Applications produced using Java, C#, and SQL Server.
•    Dedication to quality and meticulous approach.
•    Experience of working with collaboration tools such as Jira, Confluence, Zephyr and ALM.
•    Agile training/qualifications or experience incl. Scrum & Kanban.
•    Experience of going through the transformation from Waterfall to Agile delivery methodologies.


We’re evolving, transforming and working together to innovate and provide a service our customers can trust. This is tech you’d never expect from Royal Mail. 

We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values and we’re proud to be recognised in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2020 for a 7th consecutive year. We welcome applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. 

We are happy to support flexible working and would welcome having a conversation with you about how we could support your needs. The way we work is evolving and needs to suit everyone, working with us, you can create a flexible and accessible solution that helps you do your best work.



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