Software Test Analyst

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Software Test Analyst

Sinara Consultants are recruiting a Software Test Analyst to join our engineering team. If you want to pursue a career working with financial applications and technology systems, you might like to apply to join us as a Software Test Analyst.

About the role

You’ll play an integral role in the software engineering team and work on a project-by-project basis alongside the Test Manager and Project Managers to ensure the successful testing and delivery of those software projects.

The role has a wide range of responsibilities including but not restricted to:

  • Preparing and maintaining test plans
  • Defining high-level test case
  • Writing test scripts
  • Writing test specification documents
  • Executing manual test scripts
  • Executing automated test scripts
  • Providing feedback to the Test Manager and development teams
  • Using Jira for issue tracking and development planning
  • Providing technical expertise to the team and helping ensure the appropriate testing techniques are used to find defects early in the test cycle
  • Ensuring test risks and issues are identified, tracked, reported, and resolved
  • Reviewing software testing environments, tools, and methodologies

About you

You will have two or more years of experience working in a software testing role for a company developing a range of software applications. You must be able to work in a closely-knit team while also being self-motivated and able to use your initiative to always be thinking about the bigger picture and the wider implications of the software projects that you are working on. You are a practical and inquisitive person with an enthusiasm for technology and finance with a desire to understand the business drivers behind Sinara’s solutions. You possess a proactive hands-on approach and the ability to meet project deadlines in our dynamic, fast-paced environment, contributing significantly to the company’s continued success in this key role.

Your essential skills

You can demonstrate experience in most of the following areas:

  • Working in a test-oriented development environment running the full range of software tests: system, integration, acceptance, and regression testing & functional and non-functional testing
  • Writing detailed test specifications and plans
  • Maintaining project and testing standards documentation
  • Working in a project-based bespoke software development environment
  • Knowledge of iterative and agile software development methodologies
  • Working in a Windows-based development environment

Your desirable skills

Experience in the following areas would be beneficial:

  • Using automated testing tools for server and web applications
  • Trading and finance industry knowledge
  • Using automation test tools – Selenium/Cypress
  • Use of test tools such as HP ALM, Quality Centre, Xray
  • Security and pen testing
  • Specifying, building, and deploying testing environments
  • Working in a software product development environment
  • Client-facing experience, working with client test and deployment teams
  • Implementing DevOps for continuous test and integration
  • Working in a Linux-based environment

Your attributes

  • Enthusiasm for getting the job done without compromising accuracy or quality
  • A pride in your work and excellent attention to detail
  • Effective time management and organisational skills


Knowledge of financial trading and market data would be useful but is not essential. Although your academic qualifications are not critically important you will be dealing with technically able colleagues who set high standards. You will almost certainly have an appropriate current IQTQB professional accreditation.

Working hours

Full-time, 37.5 hours per week. We are currently working on a flexible hybrid workplace basis.

About Sinara

Sinara is a well-established London-based software house providing software development services and software products to exchanges, financial institutions and market data vendors. We combine strong technical expertise with a pragmatic, flexible approach to deliver and support business-critical IT systems. We are based just south of Tower Bridge and are well located in the thriving Bermondsey district with excellent transport links including quick and easy access to London Bridge.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, age, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or relationship status.

To Apply

Please send your CV, along with a covering letter and your salary expectations to and our recruitment team will be in touch.

Please use the following subject line for your email:

Software Test Analyst

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