Junior Software Quality Analyst

0-2 years
7 days ago 1 Applied
Job Description

Discover a world of endless possibilities with Cambridge University Press & Assessment, a distinguished global academic publisher and assessment organisation proudly affiliated with the prestigious University of Cambridge.

We are looking for a Junior Software Quality Analyst to join our Customer Solutions QA team. The role is expected to help develop and execute software tests, both manual and automated.

Why Cambridge

At Cambridge, our unwavering commitment is to excel in education, learning, and research on a global scale. With a presence in over 170 countries, we empower millions of individuals, unlocking their potential and enabling their success. From dedicated teachers shaping young minds to visionary researchers pushing the boundaries of knowledge, we embody a relentless pursuit of enlightenment, curiosity, and understanding.

We embrace change as an opportunity for growth and progress, constantly adapting to meet the evolving needs of our customers. Collaboration and attentive listening are at the heart of our journey, as we work hand in hand with our customers and each other to innovate and discover more effective ways to achieve our goals. We believe people thrive in an environment where Trust and Empowerment are at the forefront, which is why all our new team members are provided regularisation on their first day so they can start #PursuingPotential from day one.

Joining Cambridge means becoming a part of an extraordinary institution renowned worldwide. Beyond that, you'll become a part of a vibrant and forward-thinking community that transcends tradition, fostering a culture of continuous growth and personal development. Here, we provide the perfect environment for you to thrive, supporting your professional journey and empowering you to reach your highest potential.

What can you get from Cambridge

In this role, you'll have the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues from diverse branches, expanding your horizons and enriching your understanding of different cultures. We value your wellbeing and offer stability, fostering your professional and personal growth through internal and external activities and training sessions to help enrich your skillset.

Enjoy work-life balance flexibility through our range of options, including flexible schedules, hybrid work arrangements, and generous paid leave. As a regular employee on Day One, you'll have access to comprehensive healthcare benefits, ensuring your peace of mind with coverage for dependents, group life insurance, and robust well-being programs.

Your responsibilities as a Junior Software Quality Analyst:

As a Junior Software Quality Analyst, your responsibilities include being involved in maintaining and improving the quality of software products by identifying and communicating issues. You will also support in identifying potential risks throughout the development process.

You will also be expected to:

  • Write test procedures/scripts, test cases or acceptance standards, as required, to be used to execute tests and check if the application under test meets the agreed business needs and provide feedback to the Developers, QA team or Business Product Owners.
  • Ensure test environments reflect business needs for test execution.
  • Create clear and understandable software test documentation.
  • Reproduce issues and write accurate software bug reports.

What makes you the ideal candidate in this role

As a Junior Software Quality Analyst, you work closely with Software Quality Analysts in writing test scenarios and test automation scripts that meet business acceptance criteria.

You will be an ideal candidate if you have excellent written and verbal communication skillsand has the ability to provide information that helps the development team understand and address the identified issues and potential risks effectively.

Having the skills, knowledge, or experience on the below would also be advantageous:

  • Agile Development Process (Scrum or similar)
  • Writing test scripts in commonly used software programming languages such as Java, JavaScript or Python.
  • Version Control Systems (preferably GIT)
  • Database Management Systems (Relational and Non-relational)
  • Non-functional Testing

Please see attached job description for further details on the role.




Agile Development Process
Non-functional Testing