Job Details

Vacancy for Quality Control Analyst

Salary: Salary based on experience
Location: Marlow, Bucks, SL7 1DD

About us

Pioneering People…that’s who we’re looking for, and that’s what we are.  In a nutshell – HR experts delivering state-of-the-art IT solutions to HR professionals.  Creating tangible added value to what they do best.

Working in a rapidly changing and developing market this is an exciting time to join.  Releases of new solutions, products and strategies ensure you’ll be challenged daily and will want to demonstrate your creativity and flair. 

An excellent approach to customer satisfaction and a professional attitude are essential to fit as part of our tightly knit team of some 90 like-minded individuals.  You’ll need to share our dedication to providing IT solutions that add real value to our clients.   Combine these qualities with self-motivation and a flair for thinking strategically and creatively, and we’re sure you’ll fit in just fine.

CIPHR is a leading provider in HR software for people and data management based in Marlow, Buckinghamshire. We have 32 years' experience and have managed over 700,000 employee records which allows us to be one of the front runners in our industry. Our HR software provides the latest functionality delivering sophisticated solutions to customers in a variety of industries.


The Role

The identification of defects in our software at the earliest possible stage and always before release to the wider business or our customers is fundamental to the ongoing success of CIPHR. The Quality Control Analyst must be focussed on achieving the highest levels of quality in the most efficient and effective manner. Ensuring that customer retention and business growth are maximised through high levels of quality across our product and service offerings.
The Quality Control Analyst is expected to support the Release Manager in reviewing the quality of software produced by the business, driving quality and suggesting and implementing improvements to the core Quality Control function in line with business strategy.

  • Create detailed Tests that describe the scope, activities and schedule of testing, from which a thorough set of Test Cases can be created.
  • Design and maintain Test Cases in accordance with the agreed Test Plan which verify that the software or product being tested appropriately meets all explicit and implicit product requirements and user stories.
  • Execution of tests, reacting to failures in accordance with documented processes and procedures
  • Generation of detailed Test Reports upon completion of testing for stakeholders within the business.
  • Creation and maintenance of automated tests that improve efficiency of the testing cycle without sacrificing quality.
  • Build and nurture excellent working relationships with colleagues.
  • Provide training and support as appropriate to other members of the Quality Control team in order to grow the department’s collective knowledge and build upon our internal development and support philosophy.
  • Complete projects and tasks as assigned by the Release Manager