UAT Analyst

Location: Croydon, Surrey Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Sector: IT & Telecoms Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Mark Crorkin

UAT Analyst - Croydon

My client is keen to see CV's of skilled UAT Test Analyst able to work in Croydon.

The Role

Manage, maintain and centralise the planning, test case production and execution of UAT creating a consistent and standardised approach to test planning, test case creation and execution of testing

Estimation and planning efforts around testing, documentation, communication, reporting and process design. Test planning supported by clear test plans and milestones to ensure seamless execution, deployment and overall system readiness

Duties include

  • Create and maintain test plans for multiple complex applications
  • Play an active role in the prioritisation, management and delivery of regression testing, business change requests, defect remediation and new project requests
  • Review requirements/solutions and prepare test cases to check for the correct response when entering correct and incorrect information
  • Create and execute test scripts to cover functional testing, user acceptance testing and regression testing
  • Organise and participate in test plan walkthroughs
  • Support UK legacy system regression testing as part of the routine product engine release cycle
  • Support Global Office target system regression testing as part of regular product release and system upgrades
  • Ensure full coverage of the requirements to be tested as well as preparing repeatable tests to ensure the solution continues to perform as expected end to end
  • Evaluate, troubleshoot and test the software repeatedly in search for bugs and errors
  • Document what has been tested and capture the results obtained
  • Develop sign off methodology which links test results to test plans and initial business requirements
  • Produce project health check reporting and analysis on UAT test cases vs identified bugs and issues
  • Verify that the software delivered meets the business needs and requirements specified
  • Conduct post live test cycles in production environment to support full business sign off
  • Ensure systems work properly when integrated with external systems

Other Responsibilities

  • Actively participate in business requirement review sessions, daily stand ups, sprint planning session, sprint reviews, sprint retrospectives release planning as necessary
  • Report and escalate issues to the Project Manager/Product Owner in a timely manner
  • Handover the specification and test findings to the Business so user guides can be produced
  • Keep up to date with any changes made to applications and interdependencies that impact on testing Ensure all documentation, including user guides and test scripts, are maintained and updated
  • Collate and provide accurate, timely statistics relating to the quality of User Acceptance Testing
  • To produce accurate reports and dashboards which may include:
  • Outstanding list of known defects and change requests
  • Monitor bug resolution efforts and track successes
  • Progress reports
  • Release timetables


  • Well presented in line with working within a corporate environment
  • Educated to the equivalent of A level standard or above including maths and English
  • Experience of performing User Acceptance Testing across multiple applications
  • Experience in working in a web application environment:
  • Familiar with different types of internet browsers
  • Fundamentals of HTML
  • Notions of web page usability and accessibility
  • Strong organisational and problem solving skills.
  • The ability to effectively communicate at all levels both verbally and in writing
  • Sound basic knowledge of MS Office package e.g. Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Strong analytical skills and Excel based report writing
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proactive, quick thinking, flexible and adaptable to changing situations
  • Responsible and confident approach to work duties
  • Self-motivated, Self-starter
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Quality focused
  • Attention to detail


  • Educated to the equivalent of Degree level
  • Completion of a UAT specific training course
  • Experience and knowledge of working with Agile and Scrum / Kanban methodologies

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