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IT QA Analyst

Ref: 77274

  • Strong daily Rate
  • 31 May 2022
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Contract

IT QA Analyst


About the Company


Our client is a leading global financial services company with offices in Dublin. They are growing rapidly and are regarded as an excellent place to work. They have an immediate requirement for a contract QA Analyst initially for 6 months but with a possibility of extension. This role is expected to be hybrid with three days in their city centre offices and two at home.

About the Position

They have created a new position for an IT Quality Assurance Analyst, for their Dublin office. The role offers an outstanding opportunity to work with the Quality Assurance Lead to design and shape the processes needed to ensure high quality of deliverables. Working in a multi-disciplined team supporting the Finance business unit, this role will provide exposure to different projects and technologies.  The people you will be working with are a group of high performing, enthusiastic problem solvers, creative thinkers and boundary pushers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Engaging early with agile team to design tests up front of new user stories for use by the whole team.
  • Executing tests on new features based on user stories prepared by Product Owners and Business Analysts.
  • Working with Delivery Manager (Scrum Master) and Product Owner to drive improvements across the Software Development Lifecycle.
  • Identifying opportunities to automate testing and deployment processes used by the team.
  • Working with the team to implement automation improvements with guidance from Automation and Quality Assurance Leads.
  • Collaborating with stakeholders and users to complete User Acceptance Testing of new features.
  • Identifying gaps and working with the team to implement changes to ensure release process throughout the Software Development Lifecycle meets required standards.
  • Documenting changes and working with the team to put controls in place to ensure changes are adhered to.



  • Experience of Integration Testing.
  • Proficient writing with SQL scripts to extract data for testing.
  • Solid experience of Jira.
  • Exposure to API test Automation.
  • Well-developed stakeholder communication, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with Gherkin or Cucumber and BDD.
  • Using Postman for REST API testing.
  • Interested in CI/CD and Test Automation.
  • Experience participating in Three Amigos sessions.
  • Proactive approach to improving quality of processes and output across the software development lifecycle in an agile team environment.
  • Experience liaising with business representatives to understand user stories and to prepare test scenarios for User Acceptance Testing.
  • Demonstrate a Shift-Left testing mindset to add value to the agile team.
  • Strong teamwork ethic and proven ability to collaborate with developers, Business Analysts and Product Owners in a multi-disciplined agile delivery team.


Remuneration Package


Daily rate is negotiable depending on experience and they offer some nice perks.




Please contact Derek Smyth on 01 5927861 or email or simply click the apply button.

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