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Senior Test Analyst

Publish Date: Aug 4, 2021

Location: UK Wide, UK Wide, United Kingdom

Company: Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of € 12 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.


The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.



The prime project locations are EdinburghNewcastleLeedsTelford and Worthing. Customer visits to one of the mentioned cities are required to meet the business objectives and fulfil the client expectations.


The opportunity


Atos is growing the capabilities of its UK Public Sector to work with our clients on the digital transformation journey. The role will work as part of a multiple disciplinary team ensuring the accelerated application development across our clients.

Work on exciting products in support of our client’s services that are relevant to every household and business in the UK. It is an opportunity to work with committed and hardworking developers, designers, business analysts and user researchers, etc who share a vision for making better government through smarter use of technology


About the job


The AMS Practice manages, enhances, and maintains custom applications or packaged software by infusing smart automation & robotics, the usage of Agile and DevOps methodologies, and a drive towards continuous delivery & deployment. With an integrated, comprehensive application development, application management and testing approach, we focus on adding business and IT value to our clients. We assign business analysts, from our BA Practice to customer projects. We are looking for team members with proven evidence of working with Agile/Scrum, DevOps and Robotic Process Automation.


We are currently looking for a Senior Test Analyst to join our team and start working on a new project. This is a professional specialized in functional and non-functional software testing, being responsible for the design of test cases, development and execution of test scenarios and reporting of defects. Is able to handle small modules where can assign tasks to team members and help in overall project completion.

The Test Analyst works under the coordination of the Test Lead and supports him/her in duties like estimation, risk management, defect monitoring, planning and prioritization within his/her scope of responsibility.


Day-to-day tasks:

  • Crafts test cases assuring the full coverage of the customer requirements of a project or service, applying the appropriate testing techniques.
  • Develops and reviews high-quality and accurate test scenarios, inputs test data and encouraged results for all test phases.
  • Assimilates promptly the details of multiple new systems and applies these to the project testing requirements.
  • Takes ownership in the identification of discrepancies in functionality during test preparation (working from requirements and functional specification documents) and clarifies these to resolution with the corresponding project members. e.g. mapping an issue with a baselined functional specification and suggesting a solution.
  • Implements all of the standard processes and tooling laid down by the organization. Proactively leads approach to the implementation of testing standard methodologies within the project team.
  • Quality control of test deliverables built by Testers and less experienced Test Analysts. Devises improvements for current procedures.
  • Proactively assists the Test Lead in monitoring and tracking defects across the testing lifecycle. Reports test results with an initial investigation of the defect to provide a solution to the developer or team/project lead by investigating logs, displaying defects on the test environment, etc.
  • Support the Lead with test closure reports and gaining sign-off from key stakeholders.
  • Provides advice and mentorship to less experienced colleagues.
  • Takes responsibility, with the guidance of his/her manager, to optimally follow the recommended courses and certifications.
  • Takes ownership of being persistent in the achievement of assigned goals, maintaining focus during stressful periods or when deadlines are short and act as a role model.
  • Able to undertake and successfully gain SC level security clearance checks.


In order to be successful, you will need to have:


  • Proven track record of success and relevance in the software testing field and solid experience in using tools such as Selenium and Cucumber and Java as a programming language
  • Good knowledge of Agile methodology and previous exposure to Agile environment
  • Testing Management Tooling Certification: HPQC or similar
  • Testing Process Certification: ISTQB Foundation or Equivalent (Required) and ISTQB Advanced Recommended
  • Good interpersonal, communication skills and presentation skills, ability to optimally handle the relationship with partners using remote tools.



Here at Atos, we want all of our employees to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be themselves at work. Our employee lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our people regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them outstanding. Across the globe, we have built a variety of programs to embed our Atos culture of inclusivity, and work hard to ensure that all of our employees have an equal opportunity to contribute and feel that they are exactly where they belong.