Vacancy as Senior Test Analyst in ICON

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ICON is a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. We specialize in the strategic development, management and analysis of programs that support Clinical Development – from compound selection to Phase I - IV clinical studies
ICON enjoys a strong reputation for quality and is focused on staff development. We make it our mission to attract the most diverse and creative minds into the business and we continually strive to provide opportunities for our people to excel, grow and build a great career. We understand that our greatest asset is the skills and talents of our people and they are truly what set us apart.

Post: Senior Test Analyst

Job Description
The Senior Test Analyst will have primary responsibility for ensuring the completion of testing tasks for projects.  Working in an agile/Scrum development methodology, the Senior Test Analyst will review user and functional requirements and provide feedback; they will ad hoc test early versions of functionality and develop increasingly complete manual test scripts and traceability; they will review scripts created by others, participate in test execution and monitor the progress of tests executed by others.

In this role the Senior Test Analyst will proactively engage with all team members including developers, business users and business analysts. Teams may be local or distributed across multiple ICON locations.

Recognize, exemplify and adhere to ICON's values which centers around our commitment to People, Clients and Performance.
As a member of staff, the employee is expected to embrace and contribute to our culture of process improvement with a focus on streamlining our processes adding value to our business and meeting client needs.
Identifies complex or sensitive problems that have been escalated to the executive level.
Demonstrates appropriate interpersonal skills required to establish effective working relationships with clients and/or business partners.
Researches, learns, applies and distributes information within the organization regarding Software Testing tools, techniques and market trends
Able to manage test activities (resource/cost/schedule/metrics) medium to large projects. *
Able to provide direct input to project estimates and documentation (Project Plan document, FRS, Design docs) *
Contributes to definition and refinement of testing processes and procedures and applies analytical skills to determine testing strategies.
Directs the work of test analysts and testers. *
Reviews project requirements, plans and prototypes and providing input. *
Creates test plans and trace matrices to requirements and test scripts. *
Writes, reviews and executes formal test scripts including setup and data requirements, procedures and expected results. *
Ability to use agile planning and effort methods to estimate tasks and create schedules. *
Travel (Less than 5%) domestic and/or international

Leads teams of up to three analysts. *
Acts as Senior Test Analyst for medium to large projects, or concurrent small projects projects. *
Mentors team members on testing related skills. *

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