Test Analyst Web Applications

  • Natural Resources Wales
  • Wales, UK (flexible)
  • Dec 08, 2022
Full time Testing Systems Analyst I.T. & Communications IT

Job Description

Test Analyst Web Applications

Closing date: 29 January 2023

Location: Flexible

Salary: £32,876 - £36,229 (Grade 5)

Contract type: Permanent

Work pattern: 37 hours, Monday - Friday

Post number: 203436


Job Description

We’re looking for an experienced User Acceptance Tester to join our growing Digital Services Team.


Over a million people access information and services on the Natural Resources Wales website every year. These include helping businesses comply with environmental regulations to protect the Welsh environment and helping house holders understand their flood risk and prepare for flooding. It’s also an important platform for other public bodies and used by policy makers to access the evidence they need to help make decisions. And much more in-between!


Working in a multidisciplinary team, you will work closely with developers, testers and users of the NRW website and Content Management System. You will review and test applications to make sure developments work as expected and meet standards, such as accessibility.


You can find out more about our vision for user-centred services for the people of Wales in our Digital Strategy.


You will be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of the following: 

  1. Excellent analytical skills with the ability to understand technical & business requirements to identify test data requirements and produce test conditions, scenarios and scripts in preparation and execution of a full range of testing including; functional, Integration and Regression activities across multiple teams.
  2. Ability to create and maintain test documentation: e.g. test plans, TTRM, Test Exit reports, Test estimate schedules, and contribute to overall project test plans. Operate the agreed defect life cycle, ensuring defects are assigned to the relevant party, accepted for re-test, re-tested and approved.
  3. Sound understanding of structured test models (e.g. Agile, Waterfall, V- Model), and the ability to work within them appropriately, technical architectures. (Microsoft Cloud technology).
  4. Understanding of the use of test metrics to provide accurate reporting including test progress, scripting, defect tracking, and completion reporting using testing tools and will require applicants to be fully conversant with tools for test requirements.
  5. Excellent technical skills and knowledge including:

Working for/within an organisation which is “data rich”, collecting and generating its own data for use in regulating others, managing its assets or informing others.

Building/working with corporate applications using cloud hosting services such as Azure and of working in environments using MS Sharepoint including Office 365.

  1. Excellent communication and team working skills with the ability to work collaboratively and at pace responding to changes in environment, timescales and priorities, including the ability to work with senior management and internal and external customers and suppliers presenting complex/technical information in a format appropriate for the seniority and technical understanding of the audience. It is imperative to maintain assertive communication in the face of resource availability challenges from business users.


This role will offer a range of benefits, including:

  • Agile and flexible working
  • Civil Service Pension Scheme offering employer contributions of 26.6% to 30.3%
  • 28 days annual leave, rising to 33 days
  • Generous leave entitlements for all your life needs
  • Health and wellbeing benefits and support
  • Weekly well-being hour to use as you choose


For more information, please visit our website.



£32,876 - £36,229 (Grade 5)

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