Test Analyst

  • Job Ref: 2025
  • Location: Carrick on Shannon, Ireland
  • Type: Contract


About the Company

Our client is a consultancy company.

Role description

 As a Test Analyst you will provide authoritative advice and guidance to IT staff and business areas, to ensure cost effective use of the most appropriate methods and tools for testing purposes.


  • Understanding business area issues, ensuring viable testing options and solutions are proposed to facilitate the quick and efficient resolution of the testing process. 
  • Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of current industry testing practices and initiatives to ensure that business areas benefit from using the newest and most effective testing tools and practices. 
  • Advising on the use of a variety of internal and external complex testing tools and methods. 
  • Convincing customers of the benefits and importance of testing when they may have very tight timescales.
  • Testing related assignments to ensure the tools used are fit for purpose and create business benefits in terms of cost or quality. 
  • Continually adapting test processes and tools, and consulting colleagues as necessary to ensure the most efficient and cost effective tools and processes are employed and meet specific project requirements. 
  • Carrying out investigations to assess the practicality of various testing process alternatives, ensuring the most cost effective and efficient testing tool is applied.
  • Planning, designing, managing, executing and reporting testing tools and techniques in line with agreed standards, to ensure that new and amended systems, together with any interfaces, perform as specified.


 Analytical skills. Use of a variety of diagnostic techniques to understand a situation/issue/problem by breaking it down and tracing the root cause/underlying implications in a methodical, step-by-step way.

Continuous improvement. Applies a systematic approach to help optimise business activities and processes to support the strategic objectives of the organisation. Includes significant process transformation activities as part of continuous change programmes.

Checking and reporting. Applies checking, reporting and auditing principles and approaches to measure, assure and monitor systems, products, services and internal activities for the purpose of identifying risk.

ISEB certificate will make a a difference in the selection process. 

If you would like to know more please don't hesitate to contact: 

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Trish Lynch, Contracts Manager - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

Trish is a Contracts Manager with e-Frontiers. She has over 15 years recruitment experience in the areas of Software Development, Testing, Project Management and Business Analysis. She is has a BA Degree in Sociology and a Diploma in Business Studies from Michael Smurfits UCD. Trish has recruited across all industry sectors, Teleco, Consultancy, Pharma, e-Learning, Financial Services and Software.

Specialises in: Java, Project Managers, QA, Business Analysts, Architects