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Title:  Software Test Analyst

City:  Field Based
Department:  IT

Field Based, GB

Müller UK & Ireland is wholly owned by Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller which employs 24,000 people throughout Europe. In the UK, Müller develops, manufactures and markets a wide range of branded and private label dairy products made with milk from 1,500 farmers in Britain.


Müller pride ourselves on offering support to help develop your knowledge and skills. In return for your commitment, drive and enthusiasm, we offer an attractive benefits package within a highly successful European business that offers financial rewards and resources, including bonus scheme, contributory pension, life assurance, generous holiday allowance and a flexible benefits programme.


We are currently recruiting for a Software Test Analyst, an experienced individual, confident both in written and spoken German, to test new or updated functions for existing or new business IT systems in line with the defined test process and in support of the development lifecycle.  This is a hybrid role between home and office location, based in the West Midlands, however, applicants will be considered outside of the area with the relevant skills and experience.


In this role the key responsibilities for the Test Analyst  will include:-

  • Analysing changes, assessing test requirements and producing effort estimates to facilitate effective planning

  • Producing test documents, including test plans, test cases, test scripts and test reports

  • Identifying and accurately documenting defects and supporting the defect management process

  • Creating/reviewing training content to support test management within the group of companies

  • Creating automated tests and monitoring their results

  • Provide second-level support and third-line support for the internal systems

  • Proactively contribute to the transition to an agile organisation

  • Maintain and execute regression Test Cases/Scripts to verify custom modifications are implemented in new releases without loss of functionality or accuracy

  • Identify and accurately document defects. Work with third party software vendors to communicate and manage to resolution such defects.

  • Provide timely and accurate progress updates to Line Manager

  • Provide additional project support as deemed necessary by the Manager

  • Support the teams ITIL activities, including Service Request fulfilment

  • Work without supervision to assist in incident resolution, problem analysis and root cause identification

  • Provide second- and third-line support for Müller Group in-house systems and their interfaces

  • Provide second line support and manage the third line support for business systems provided by our external suppliers

  • Support for all systems will be provided inside and out with normal business hours

  • Provide support to business users in the areas of system access, ad-hoc data uploads, ad-hoc reporting and EDI interchanges


Key skills & experience for the Software Test Analyst:-

  • Degree with a focus on IT or comparable training
  • Experience with various test methods
  • ISTQB certification is an advance
  • Experience with agile project management methods
  • Knowledge of test tools (eg., SAP Solution Manager, Worksoft Certify)
  • Programming skills in at least one programming language desirable
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal, ability to work in a team, demonstrate initiative and commitment
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good knowledge of German both written and verbal is essential
  • Previous experience working for a manufacturing or distribution company is desirable but not essential


The Process
If you have the skills and experience in the above areas and would like to be considered for the role of Software Test Analyst, please apply at www.mullercareers.co.uk

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