Job Posted: 22 Mar 2017
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      Junior Test Analyst

      £18,000 per annum rising to £20,800 after a year| Eastleigh| Permanent

      £18,000 per annum rising to £20,800 after a year| Eastleigh| Permanent

      Ageas have an exciting new opportunity to join our IT department as a Junior Test Analyst in Eastleigh. As a Junior Test Analyst you will, under the guidance of more senior test professionals, support the delivery of IT changes, ensuring that they are tested to an agreed scope and standard and are compliant with audit, security and regulatory requirements. You'll play a role in the wider Testing function and IT department, including contributing to the developing and implementation of appropriate standards, processes and risk management.

      Knowledge, Skills and Experience

      • Good level of numeracy; able to understand, evaluate and interpret statistical data. Well-developed analysis and problem solving skills.
      • Experience in working with partners, suppliers and third parties would be an advantage.
      • Well-developed listening, communication, presentation and influencing skills.
      • Experience of working in a fast moving, high volume customer service environment.
      • Demonstrates customer-centric approach to all aspects of role, building and maintaining effective and collaborative relationships with all stakeholders
      • Ability to develop and maintain test plans under minimal supervision would be an advantage.
      • Experience of change management would be an advantage.
      • Commercial awareness - a good knowledge and understanding of the company’s products and the market in which they compete.
      • Personal qualities of integrity and credibility
      • Professional accreditation or relevant occupational experience would be an advantage.

      Main Responsibilities

      • Be aware of and work to meet the Ageas test policies and strategies. Ensure test assignments follow the prescribed processes and procedures.
      • Under guidance, Work with the Test Team and engage with customers, stakeholders and suppliers to ensure IT delivery and testing is focused on meeting the business requirements of time cost and quality.
      • Under guidance, run a personal portfolio of test assignments, using the agreed processes and procedures and meeting the business expectations of time cost and quality, dealing with issues in a timely manner.
      • Under guidance, Work to the Ageas testing principles using the appropriate test tools and where applicable Third Party test resources. Ensure that the defined Testing processes and procedures are followed.
      • As a trainee, proactively look for opportunities to self-develop and meet the agreed competencies of an Ageas Test Analyst. Develop own knowledge and awareness of testing methods and processes.
      • Ensure that the requirements of all relevant Ageas policies are met including but not only TCF, Data Protection, Health and Safety.
      • Assume such responsibilities or undertake such activities for the Company or any associated company as the Shareholders may require from time to time.
      • Ensure behaviours are consistent with Ageas and IT values.

      About us #AgeasJobs

      We're focused on our people and we embed our values and employer value proposition into all that we do. We train and invest in our people to be the best that they can be and with c.5,500 employees in the UK, that's a big investment!

      Our background is in supplying insurance solutions to eight million customers. Distributing Personal and Commercial products through brokers, intermediaries, affinity partners, the internet and through our own wholly or part-owned companies - brands include Castle Cover, Kwik Fit Insurance Services, Express Insurance and RIAS - and we partner with some well-known brands such as Virgin Money, General Motors and John Lewis. Ageas UK also holds a 50.1% share in Tesco Underwriting, providing home and motor insurance to Tesco Bank customers.


      As much as we value our customers, we also value you. In your IT Support Technician position you can enjoy a range of flexible benefit options - such as a company pension, 23 days' holiday (you can buy or sell up to 5 days), a car lease scheme, life assurance and an annual bonus (plus much much more). Our people receive childcare vouchers and enjoy discounts on company products and with a wide range of retailers and gyms