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Apr 27, 2015


Growth In Value Alliance (GV Alliance) Partners

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Lead Test Analyst At Growth In Value Alliance (GV Alliance) Partners

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Growth in Value Alliance (GV Alliance) Partners is a business advisory and market intelligence services firm. Our objectives are to assist organizations to achieve their growth aspirations by providing market intelligence, strategy blueprint, IT solution delivery expertise and business operation improvement capabilities.

Lead Test Analyst

Job Descriptions

  • We are seeking to appoint an ambitious Test Analyst to join their Lagos office. The opportunity that presents itself here is to conduct in-depth product testing (covering system/functional testing, regression testing, acceptance testing and performance testing) of all software components including data processing reporting and user interfaces ensuring these specialist product quality reaches the highest standards.
  • You will have extensive testing background within the financial and Investment Banking sector with good knowledge of FX, Equity Derivatives, Fixed Income, Solid experience of full life cycle testing through to the UAT phase.

Main Duties Responsibilities

  • Producing test strategies and plans, designing test cases, producing and executing test scripts, documenting results (defect reporting and management)
  • Overseeing the whole project testing lifecycle - System, Integration, UAT and Regression testing
  • Ability to apply testing knowledge and experience in a practical and pragmatic way
  • Ability to achieve results under time pressure, but without compromising quality
  • Able to write basic SQL queries, and general appreciation of databases a plus
  • Testing of interfaces to other applications
  • Creating Regression test packs
  • Management of test logs and test transactions
  • Liaising with multiple functional departments to perform testing duties
  • Defect management - ascertaining that raised defects are reproducible
  • Coaching and support for other Test Analysts
  • Providing inputs for Test completion Reports and Post Implementation Reviews

Job Specifications

  • Minimum of 5 years Post NYSC experience in a test automation environment
  • ISEB Foundation certificate a plus
  • B.Sc Degree in Computer Science, Engineering discipline, Mathematics or Physics will be a distinct advantage

Candidates Experiences

  • Experience of Test, Defect Management and Test Automation tools
  • Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, etc)
  • 3 years minimum experience is test Automation environment
  • Experience of executing Automation techniques across Web systems
  • Experience executing testing across multiple test phases such as unit, Systems, Integration, End to end
  • Basic understanding of Development/Scripting languages such as SQL, Pearl, Ruby, Java and VB
  • Experience executing Automation in multiple Development Life Cycles
  • Managing entire test process, from defining test strategy to signing off and completing closure reports
  • Proven track records of providing regular progress reports on various stages of the test cycle - highlighting any risks and suggesting possible workarounds.
  • Working knowledge of devising and documenting test plans and test reports and all other documentations necessary for the testing process.

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