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Senior Test Analyst

England, Reading, Berkshire
£47872 - £55653 per annum
Closing date
19 Mar 2023

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Job Type
Business & Non-Engineering

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About the Role

SSE are looking for an experienced Senior Test Analyst to join the growing IT Test Team.

Base Location: Reading

Salary: £47,872 - £55,653 and a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

Key Responsibilities:

- Taking ownership of project quality assurance process/testing.

- Defining and documenting the test strategy and approach for individual projects.

- Controlling and running multiple test streams to completion.

- Ensuring targets are met and quality assurance standards adhered to.

- Representing Test team in project meetings.

- Deputising for Test Manager.

What do you need?

- Strong demonstrable test leadership experience aligning to the above accountabilities.

- Have good organisational and planning skills.

- Have the ability to motivate and lead a small team of testers and report accurately to management.

- Ability to use HP ALM (Quality Centre) and Azure DevOps.

- ISTQB certified. Foundation level at minimum.

- Test Automation experience would be an advantage.

- Energy Industry experience would be an advantage.

About our Business

The race to net zero is intensifying for businesses of all sizes. Sustainable decisions made today can meet customers' changing needs for tomorrow and bring long-term success for businesses. Part of SSE plc, the UK and Ireland's largest renewable electricity generator, SSE Energy Solutions is different as all its renewable electricity is sourced from SSE's own UK wind and hydro assets.

In addition to providing gas and electricity to businesses across the UK, SSE Energy Solutions invests in, builds and connects localised flexible infrastructure to drive the long-term performance of energy assets. SSE Energy Solutions works with its customers to deliver financially robust plans to bring flexibility and diversity to their energy infrastructure - the low-carbon solutions they need to succeed in the race to net zero.

What's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

What happens now?

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact David on 01738 275846.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.


We are driven by our purpose: to provide energy needed today while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

We are a leading generator of renewable electricity and one of the largest electricity network companies in the UK.

We develop, own and operate low carbon infrastructure to support the zero-carbon transition.  This includes onshore and offshore wind, hydro power, electricity transmission and distribution grids, and efficient gas-fired generation, alongside providing energy products and services for businesses, and we have interests across Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Japan, Spain, Portugal, Denmark and Poland.

Our twin focus of practicality and inspiration is a strategy that has seen us through more than 70 years.

We are UK listed, employing 10,000 talented and skilled people and are real Living Wage and Fair Tax Mark accredited.

Because we’re SSE, and we’re for a better world of energy – for everyone.


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