Senior Practitioner Solution Assurance (Tester)

Recruiter
NHS Digital
Location
Leeds
Salary
31383.00 - 41373.00 GBP Annual + GBP31,383 - GBP41, 373 per annum
Posted
02 Mar 2017
Closes
23 Mar 2017
Category
IT, Internet
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
About the role

Working as part of the Non Functional Solution Assurance and Testing area of NHS Digital, this role will support the assurance and testing work Operations and Assurance Services undertake, providing specialist Non Functional input into Solution Assurance and Testing activities including Technical reviews, testing, assurance provision, test data management and supporting suppliers in delivery of Non Functional test assurance. This will involve contributing to a wide range of activities, including development and review of; test scripts, test plans, test specifications, test scenarios, test data provisioning, risk assessment and reviews, issues and problem resolution management and delivery of Non Functional assurance and test services.
This is a technical post in which the post holder will be expected to undertake a range of duties covering different aspects of Non Functional Assurance and Testing.

About You

You will:
• Be qualified to degree level or equivalent higher education qualification or experience.
• Have evidence of continuous professional development
• Have or be working towards a recognised qualification in software testing such as ISEB/ISTQB or equivalent.
• Have ITIL Foundation Certificate in Service Management V2/3 (or equivalent experience).
• Be qualified to Degree Level in a suitable technical discipline or equivalent higher education qualification or experience gained
• Have excellent working knowledge of standards e.g. BSI, ISO 9000, Total Quality Management
• Have specialist knowledge or experience of Assurance services practices, tools & techniques and effective project risk management
• Ideally have knowledge of heath care informatics systems and the technology used, such as:
messaging essentials including HL7, HTTP, SOAP, FHIR & XML data flow and management tools on a large scale, using secure data centres, networks and infrastructure
• Have knowledge of differing vendor suppliers infrastructure solutions, technologies and associated operating systems
• Ideally have good experience in the implementation and execution of Ready for Operations testing
• Ideally have knowledge and experience of performance test tools such as Jmeter, Gatling, Loadrunner and other industry wide tools used in volume and performance testing and experience of using these tools in large projects.


About the rewards

In addition to a competitive salary you can look forward to a full range of public sector benefits, including an excellent contributory pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement and various flexible working options. Perhaps the most compelling reasons for joining us, however, are the scale, scope and high profile nature of the projects you'll be working on, and the unprecedented opportunity for personal and professional development.

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