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Technical Test Analyst - Lead Analyst, Business Tech Liaison

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Asset Servicing

Job Description

Purpose of Role: To analyse, plan and produce detailed automated test scripts and execute them against functional and non-functional requirements for the system under test, while developing the automated test framework and providing environmental support to the test team     Accountabilities:
  • Tasks include case development, requirement traceability analysis, test preparation, script writing, and functional test execution. Identifies areas for improvement and works with technology teams to improve applications for business use.
  • Formulates project scope, objectives, constraints and assumptions based upon user needs as well as knowledge of the application.
  • Participates in development of the functional design and user documentation by analyzing business process flows or client requests and identifying changes.
  • Communicate with test analysts to understand and document agreed test requirements
  • Document the design for the test automation including objectives and success measures
  • Ensure that automation is designed to enhance regression
  • Maintain and execute automated tests ensuring that all test results are correctly recorded against the system
  • Develop and evolve the test automation framework
  • Record any defects found during the testing process
  • Review defects (including existing defects) and provide input into the business to facilitate effective prioritisation
  • Provide environment support by proving new builds of the systems under test for the testers as new updates become available
  • Provide regular updates to the Test Team Lead, including –
    • Communicating planning and execution reports
    • Highlighting potential issues that occur during the testing phase that could impact the schedule
  • Identify test data and environmental requirements
  • Produce estimates for work items
  • Proactively provide feedback on potential system issues
  • Contribute to Risk and Issues logs by highlighting any Product Risks / constraints that could impact the project
  • Supports testing of new or enhanced applications and/or systems.
  • Uses general knowledge of regulatory and legal requirements and BNY Mellon corporate policies involving risk and control to support the development of improved business processes through technology.
  • No direct reports, may provide guidance to less experienced colleagues.
  • Trains users on new or enhanced applications and/or systems that are more straightforward in nature.
  • Contributes to the achievement of team objectives
  • Organise own day-to-day activities under the direction of the Test Team Lead
  • Achieve pass in ISTQB Foundation
  • Demonstrate understanding of Automation principles and techniques –
    • Identify tests that are suitable candidates for automation
    • Understand the basic components of QTP and how they interact
    • Be able to use QTP to produce an automated test from a manual script
    • Understand basic programming techniques and good practice - commenting etc.
  • Depending on Project demands, support other test teams, including manual testing –
    • Demonstrate ability to analyse Business requirements, identify test requirements, and produce appropriate Test Conditions and Test Cases
    • Demonstrate ability to set up test requirements and scripts in ALM, and create executable test sets from the scripts
    • Demonstrate ability to raise new defects in ALM (from within executing test set)
    • Support Test Lead in defect review meetings


  • Bachelors degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
    • ISTQB Foundation level certified or ISTQB Advanced Technical Test Analyst accreditation is preferred.
  • Previous experience in a technical testing role
  • Experience in a technical role that includes one of the following – VBScript, HTML and DHTML / DOM manipulation, QTP Object Model and awareness of JavaScript
  • Confident with SQL (select, join, update, delete, inner/outer joins, distinct, in, group, efficient SQL)
  • Good knowledge of ALM or QualityCenter and its applications
  • Technical knowledge of more than one leading edge test automation technology i.e. Quick Test Professional, SOATest, Selenium, IBM Rational
  • Experience of change management and code version control tools/processes
BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Primary Location: United Kingdom-Lothian Region-Edinburgh
Job: Asset Servicing
Internal Jobcode: 70169
Organization: Transfer Agency EMEA-HR07268
Requisition Number: 1816125