Digital Test Analyst

Do you want to be the primary lead tester of Penguin Random House’s Online products and high profile websites, shaping and owning the end-to-end testing lifecycle?

If so, then we are looking for a Digital Test Analyst to join an exciting new Online space in an expanding area of Penguin Random House.

Reporting into the Online DevOps Manager, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Defining and promoting testing processes which align with business and technology requirements and account for defect management and resolution
  • Leading the functional and non-functional testing on websites such as, our Marketing & Author websites and our mobile app products
  • Ensuring that quality is being produced and delivered by developers and that the level of testing completed is sufficient, removing unnecessary risk and promoting confidence from end users
  • Creating test scripts and scenarios across projects within the Online portfolio, recording all results in the test tool and raising any risks and issues early, with mitigation plans
  • Capturing, recording and prioritising defects, liaising with the relevant work streams to ensure that additional requirements are highlighted and training needs are addressed
  • Providing frequent progress reports (daily, fortnightly, monthly), as required, to internal and external stakeholders
  • Working closely with the Analytics team, Implementation Leads and Solution Architects to reach a common goal for testing the right data, bringing the most value to our immediate and longer term strategies
  • Planning, organising and running QA testing sessions, including SIT and UAT
  • Offering advice, support and guidance on performance tuning, security and usage profiling


To be successful in this role, you’ll have:

  • Experience of working as a Test Analyst within a digital landscape, with a proven track record of improving testing processes
  • An understanding of integration testing and the ability to work alongside other project teams and third parties
  • Experience in writing clear and detailed test scripts and plans 
  • Automated Testing experience with Cucumber & Selenium and Hands on experience with performance/load testing
  • Exposure to TDD & BDD development
  • A good understanding and experience of working to Agile software development processes
  • Substantial experience of web content management systems, working with one or more CMS packages at a given time
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with strong stakeholder management experience, at all levels
  • Experience and working knowledge of AEM, Wordpress and AWS would be highly advantageous


If you would like to be a part of an exciting, high performing team, maximising business productivity across our digital landscape, then please apply with your CV and cover letter by 26 April 2019.  


Company: The Random House Group Limited 

Country: United Kingdom 

State/Region: London 

City: London 

Postal Code: WC2R 0RL 

Job ID: 33893

Job Segment: Testing, QA, Quality Assurance, QA Tester, Technology, Quality

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