Senior Quality Analyst

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Propellerhead are a leading software-services company, designing, delivering and maintaining large-scale digital platforms. Our clients include Auckland Transport, New Zealand Rugby, AvidAML, BlinkPay, Centre of Possibility, Starship Children’s Hospital, SkyBus, Dimension GRC, Spark, ESR, Ministry of Education, New Zealand Post, and Auckland Museum.Focusing on leanness and flexibility, the team you’ll join will be internally self-organising, allowing you to focus on managing work rather than people. How We Build Software: Taking our lead from the world of software product development, we structure solutions in a product-centric manner; continuously delivering improvements from a backlog of features. These features are taken from real stakeholder needs linked to clear objectives.Our digital platforms are a mixture of custom components and external services that can be combined for a powerful and engaging experience. Our guiding principle is to only write code necessary to deliver experiences unique to users. The Role: We are looking for a capable person to join our team as a Senior Quality Analyst.This role spans the traditional roles of Business Analyst and Software Tester, and rather than simply checking work that developers have completed, you’ll understand software requirements, and will work alongside our developers, service owners, product owners, and also our clients to shepherd requirements from design and build to deployment. You’ll be responsible for documenting the tests that the software will need to pass, carrying out manual tests and helping developers to design automated tests.To be considered for this role, you would have worked in an agile development environment in Business/Systems Analysis or Quality Assurance and are familiar with the development of user stories and other outcome-based methods for describing requirements. You’ll also have clearly demonstrable attention to detail.

Main Role Components:

  • Refining business requirements and specifying conditions of satisfaction
  • Performing Quality Assurance by designing and carrying out software tests
  • Ensuring user stories and all deliverables are completed
  • Leading manual test efforts and assisting with test automation
  • Managing the process of releasing changes
  • Other Skills & Experience Required:

  • The ability and commercial experience that enables you to describe what ‘done’ looks like, and proven experience in eliciting requirements
  • Technical troubleshooting including log file analysis and basic data analysis
  • Decent experience in designing test strategy and test plans based around acceptance criteria
  • Experience with working with clients on defining user stories and confirming acceptance criteria
  • Experience in analysing data to draw business-relevant conclusions and in data visualisation techniques and tools
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including technical writing skills
  • Benefits: – Developer-lead organisation- Interesting, diverse, commercially-minded projects for big clients- World-class colleagues- Equal opportunity workplace, free from discrimination- A culture of collaboration and learning- Plenty of office perks and beautifully designed offices in the heart of Auckland