Test Analyst

Job type
NZD100000 per annum
Why now:

Tally Group is a high growth company with great backing, who are looking to level up the utilitech landscape across NZ within the booming traditional and renewable energy sectors. They are on a journey to build software and analytics solutions for the next generation of energy retailers with the vision of becoming a leading global provider of Utilitech, and they are on the lookout for the people who will help make that happen.

Company profile:

At Tally Group, they put energy into building world-leading technology for the utilities sector. They want to transform how people power their homes and businesses, and in turn reinvent how energy retailers operate. Tally is a cloud-native SaaS provider with clients across the globe. They offer a comprehensive suite of innovative billing, digital and analytics solutions designed to meet globally diverse market and regulatory requirements, empower customers and reduce cost-to-serve.

The role:

The Test Analyst will have an understanding of software testing processes and practices and  help build out the testing capability at Tally Group. They will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and have an appreciation of Agile testing practices and the software development lifecycle. 

The fit:

  • Plan, schedule and monitor workload transparently
  • Accuracy of estimation of individual tasks
  • Collaborate closely with all the other members of the team to take shared responsibility for the overall efforts that the team has committed to.
  • Confer with team members on the most appropriate approach for testing different functionalities
  • Openly share progress, hold ups experienced or expected, new learnings that are useful for the team
  • Demonstrates strong communication skills to liaise with stakeholders and management
  • Interacting with team members and others as necessary to clarify needs/requirements and acceptance criteria. 
  • Support the Agile Team Lead/BA explaining acceptance criteria to the team
  • Estimate size of backlog items
  • Translation of backlog items into logical units of work (tasks)
  • Accurate translation of backlog items into well designed tests
  • Design and create “story level” tests aligned to the acceptance criteria to cover functional and non-functional needs.
  • Carry out test design walk-throughs to validate the test approach and ensure team members understand the conditions code must reach to be accepted
  • Executes the tests and maintains the agreed level of documentation for metrics, issues, test reports and ensures test and functional traceability is maintained
  • Contribution to and active use of Agility testing best practices techniques and tools.
  • Proactively working with software developer colleagues to test as early as possible including working to the team “definition of done”) and documentation
  • Able to demonstrate working functionality at Sprint Reviews 
  • Minimal escaped defects (bugs are caught at team level not escaped to production environments) 
  If you have relevant experience and competence in software testing processes and practices, please get in touch for a confidential discussion. 

Ref: 13546 

Please note that to be considered for this role you will need to have valid New Zealand working rights and pass credit and criminal checks