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Test Analyst

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    £35000 - £38000 per annum

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    Josh Ryder

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    over 1 year ago

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Test Analyst

Up to £38,000

Hybrid working in either Edinburgh or Glasgow

Head Resourcing are pleased to be working with our Edinburgh based financial services client as they look to hire a talented Test Analyst. Our client provides a range of outsourced investment services to private banks, advisory businesses, and wealth managers and have offices in both Edinburgh and Glasgow.

This role will sit within the change team and the successful applicant will be expected to help review process, tools, and techniques used to achieve required outcomes within the team, clients, and the wider systems.

The successful applicant will support the delivery of change initiatives through the full testing lifecycle, creating and maintaining test plans and associated documentation. You will be comfortable carrying out functional, regression and/or user acceptance testing, including end to end testing using Jira to set up, track and govern defect management. This will require excellent teamwork and communication skills as you will work closely with development, operations, and CRM to ensure smooth transition from project to business as usual.

Required Skills:

  • Previous experience as a Test Analyst
  • Experience in writing and executing manual test scripts
  • Track and report on testing activities including test results, test case coverage and defects
  • Experience carrying out:
    • Functional testing
    • Regression testing
    • User acceptance testing
  • Experience with JIRA and other Atlassian products
  • Excellent time management and communication skills

Desirable skills:

  • Formal test qualification such as ISTQB or ISEB
  • Experience within financial services or other regulated environments


  • Private Healthcare
  • Group life insurance 4x salary
  • Group income protection policy
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible working and paid volunteering days

This is an excellent opportunity to join a fantastic team and progress within the company. If this role is of interest, please apply or send your CV to for a confidential chat to find out more.

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