Automation Test Analyst

Recruiter
NHS Business Services
Location
Stella House, Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
22 Feb 2021
Closes
25 Feb 2021
Ref
914-BSA2629
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Who we are

We're the NHS Business Services Authority. We provide critical central services to NHS organisations, NHS contractors, patients and the public. Have you had a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)? Perhaps you've had an Exemption Certificate or have a Pre-payment Certificate to spread the cost of your prescriptions? We issue those. Maybe you're a member of the NHS Pension Scheme? We administer the scheme on behalf of the Department of Health and Social Care. Ever applied for a vacancy on NHS Jobs? That's one of our services too.

Our vision is to be the 'delivery partner of choice' for the NHS. Our values were developed with our people, for our people and they reflect the fact that we CARE passionately about what we do. They are to be Collaborative, Adventurous, Reliable, and Energetic. We know that how we approach our work contributes to our colleagues' health, wellbeing, and sense of connection to the business. We aspire to be a great, inclusive place to work.

Our drive to make things easier for our customers has seen us increase the digitisation of our services and we're using new technology to deliver efficiencies and improve the customer experience. We gather data and use it to help the NHS make more informed and effective decisions, as well as reduce fraud, error, and waste. We also see an opportunity to contribute to the wider health agenda in terms of prevention and health inequalities.

We're doing exciting things in a complex and challenging landscape so come and join us.

What we offer

Come and work for us and you'll receive a benefits package that rewards your hard work and commitment, including a minimum of 27 days annual leave per year which increases with length of service plus Bank Holidays and the option to purchase additional leave, time off for volunteering, flexible working options, a generous Pension Scheme, access to loads of online and high street discounts including holidays, computers, insurance, mobile phones and meals out, and perhaps most importantly - a work/life balance.

An exciting opportunity has opened up for an Automation Test Analyst to support the activities required in the BSA's journey to become a multi-sourcing digital business. The ICT team is modernising and transforming the business in line with this journey and this includes the delivery of business solutions using Agile methodologies in a continuous delivery environment.

The successful candidate will be an active member of the QA and Test Community. They will be required to provide quality assurance to the business that systems and services provided are fit for purpose.

A practitioner of test automation tools engaged in testing processes and services to meet business driven change initiatives. Maintaining and applying an in-depth knowledge of test automation, delivering technical and business test specifications and defining procedures, systems and services required to meet them.
Working within an Agile Project Management environment, it is essential that the post holder is self-directed with a proven track record of coming into an established environment and delivering quality.

For further details contact:

Name: Anthony Scott

Job title: Applications Operations and Test Team Manager

Email: Anthony.scott@nhs.net

Telephone number: 0191 2035476

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The NHSBSA is passionate about creating a diverse and inclusive organisation, which is a great place to work and truly reflects the diversity of our customers. We welcome applications from talented people of diverse characteristics including age, disability, gender identity and expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or any marginalised group. We also welcome applications from all those in the Armed Forces Community.

At the NHSBSA we pride ourselves on being a Disability Confident Leader, Stonewall Top 100 employer and we've recently been awarded the Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion Gold Standard benchmark.

We offer an invitation to the first stage of the selection process for people with disabilities that wish to be considered under the Disability Confident scheme, and for members of the Armed Forces Community, where all of the essential criteria in the person specification are met.

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