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Test Analyst

Date: 19-Oct-2021

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, GB, NE12 8EW

Company: Greggs Plc

Vacancy Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the right candidate to join the IT Test Team based in Newcastle.  This is a 12 month fixed term contract, due to a new and exciting project within our Next Generation Greggs function.

We are currently working on an overhaul of our POS systems across the full Greggs estate; this will entail upgrading and replacing over 8000 tills.  We are moving over to a cloud based solution and using high tech solutions to ensure our POS system is the best it can be.  This is an exciting time for Greggs as we move into a more digital focused customer transformation journey.

We are looking for someone that is ideally familiar with testing POS systems but not essential, comfortable with cloud solutions like Azure and has a good understanding of API testing.  However, we will provide training for any skill or knowledge gaps to the right candidate.  If you have a passion to learn new tools and ways of testing then this maybe the right role for you.

Join the Family

Here at Greggs, we love what we do and we have fun! What makes Greggs so special is our culture – the way we are, the way we behave and the way we support each other. We're hard-working, but above all else we're family; and it doesn't matter who you are, where you're from or what your favourite bake is, we’d love you to join us! We want everyone to feel welcome at Greggs and our colleagues to be able to be themselves at work, whatever their background, preferences, or views.

Salary

Upto £35,000 depending on experience.

Work Pattern

Monday to Friday but some flexibility maybe required from time to time.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with Greggs stakeholders, developers and 3rd party systems integrators to gain full understanding of the requirements to be delivered.
  • Utilising existing testing tools for full end to end test of the system
  • As part of the scrum team give test estimates for scoping, planning and execution of tests
  • Creation and execution of test scripts including running full regression tests and sharing results and risks with key stakeholders.
  • Logging issues within our defect tracking system and ensure collaboration with the team to resolution

Skills

  • Experienced in testing fundamentals
  • Experience with API testing and tools like Postman
  • Experience with Cloud solutions like MS Azure Services would be a great advantage
  • Understanding of manual testing POS systems would be beneficial but not essential
  • Ability to set up automated API tests to support continuous integration/delivery would be beneficial but not essential
  • Knowledge\Awareness of flutter (UI Software development kit) but not essential

Benefits

  • Our Greggs Employee Staff Discount Scheme is very generous, offering you up to 50% off our food
  • Your holiday entitlement starts with 5 weeks, in addition to bank holidays, which increases with service up to a maximum of 6 weeks after 25 years’ service. (Pro-rata for part time)
  • After 6 months service you may be eligible for our profit share scheme where the company distributes 10% of its profits and allows you to share in the success of the business
  • You will receive free life assurance after 1 year’s continuous service.  This is a death in service benefit which provides a lump sum payment equal to 4 times your year’s salary
  • You will automatically join our Greggs pension scheme which is a fantastic way to save for your retirement and allows you to benefit from employer contributions and tax advantages

Other benefits include:

  • Share Save and Share Incentive Schemes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Healthcare Plans
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Your Application

During the application process we’ll keep in touch every step of the way.  We know how big a decision it is for you to apply for a job.  Once you do we’ll work hard to keep you up to speed on how your application is progressing.  With your help we can make your application as quick and as smooth as possible.