SCR Test Analyst

  • Fixed contract
  • Full time
  • Taunton, Somerset
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • January 24, 2022
  • £22,549 - £24,882

SCR Test Analyst – 12 months FTC

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an individual with a passion for quality to take a leading role in assuring the quality of our SCR software products. We are a friendly, dedicated team experiencing unprecedented growth and working hard to improve the products delivered to our customers.


Main duties of the job

The post-holder will be required to undertake the full range of software testing activities and to provide cover for customer support when required. The role would suit an individual with proven experience of application software testing and ideally some knowledge of testing automation which is an area we are keen to develop.


About us

Somerset Cancer Register is the leading cancer system provider and supports more than 100 organisations across England, which is unique for an NHS software supplier!

The team is made up of over 30 NHS IM&T staff who have specialist knowledge about cancer. The professionals employed cover Analysts, Testers, Developers, Trainers, Business Support & Customer Support, all of whom work with clinicians, operational staff and policy makers, to deliver the SCR products.


Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will be required to support the SCR Test Co-ordinator in the execution of scripts, script writing, supporting testing plans and other activities relevant to ensure the delivery of high quality software releases.

Develop and maintain test scripts in line with requirements of the Test Plan

Execute test scripts as required, raising defects and bugs, reporting issues and risks and following standard documented procedures

Work closely with appropriate users to ensure they understand testing requirements, impact and are able to follow test plan requirements

Undertake relevant duties as required in line with the Testing cycle

Participate in demonstrations of SCR to potential new customers both within the NHS and externally

Occasionally (generally no more than two days per month) provide application and implementation support to customers


Person Specification

Qualifications and Training


  • Educated to NVQ level 3 in IT related subject or equivalent gained through specific relevant experience
  • GCSE ‘C’ grade or equivalent in English and Maths


  • ISEB Foundation Certificate in Testing



  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft products


  • Understanding of Somerset Cancer Register system
  • Understanding of testing lifecycle



  • Experience in software user acceptance and / or other testing of software
  • Working in a customer service environment


  • Experience with security testing
  • Experience with test automation



  • Evidence of a good standard of Literacy / English language skills
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written

Planning and Organising


  • Work to deadlines, often within tight and changing schedules
  • Prioritise, plan and organise own workload effectively

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

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Job Overview
  • Salary
    £22,549 - £24,882
  • Job Category
    IT / Technology
  • Disability Confident
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