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Are you looking to join an expanding team as a Test Analyst? Do you have a prolific eye for detail and a passion for ensuring that the business produces quality software? If the answer is Yes, then read on...

Who are OpenMoney?

OpenMoney is here to make financial advice affordable and accessible for everyone. Normally, when you're deciding what to do with your money, you either have to figure it out yourself (but not many people know how it all works), or you can use a financial adviser (but they can cost a lot of money).

In fact,there are millions of people in Britain who would benefit from having financial advice but who have been unable to access or afford it. They’re caught in what we call the ‘Financial Advice Gap’.

As a result, many of these people get caught in financial cycles that they struggle to get out of. It could be running out of money at the end of every month, not knowing how and where to invest, or leaving money and savings in poorly performing investments.

We’re here to help these people. We want to provide our expert financial advice to people who couldn’t find what they need or afford elsewhere. At OpenMoney,we’ll give everyone who comes to us that honest and expert advice, and because of our extensive use of technology,we’re able to keep costs low.

At OpenMoney we endorse three main behaviours that we look for in all current and future employees; play your part, positive perseverance and do the right thing.

What is the role?

OpenMoney are seeking a Test Analyst who has experience working within highly skilled Agile teams. They will have also been involved in all aspects of software testing, ranging from manual testing through to exposure of automated API and front-end testing.

You will have an in-depth Knowledge of industry standard testing techniques and practices, working in a testing environment, assessing products, checking for quality and accuracy, and understand defect management.

You will be highly motivated, eager to learn new skills, adept at problem solving and keen to work in a growing company.  Strong communication skills (both written and verbal) are essential as you will be required to interact closely with internal and external stakeholders daily.

What will I be responsible for?

  • Work independently or within a team to help define business and technical requirements, and produce comprehensive scenarios across all environments and platforms
  • Advocate for quality in all aspects of the development process
  • Proactivity participate and contribute to teams existing development process, practices and procedures
  • Communicating and working closely with all areas of the business to understand delivery scope and help identify issues as early as possible in the development process to achieve a high-quality product
  • Carry out manual and automated testing activities using best QA practices to ensure high quality release
  • Report and prioritise bugs and issues raised in a variety of channels and ensure effective communication of severity
  • Contribute to and increase automated test coverage
  • Actively participate with technology process improvement activities
  • Carry out periodic exercise to collate data and prepare QA related KPIs for stakeholders
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures and work instructions

What are we looking for?

  • 3 years proven work experience in software quality assurance/test analysis role
  • IT or test related qualification
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Hands-on/ demonstrable experience with different testing methodologies and techniques, tools and processes
  • Exposure and experience with automated testing tools and techniques
  • Solid knowledge of SQL
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process


  • A proactive & hardworking personality with a passion for technology
  • Analytical thinker with strong problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

Valuable tech skills:

  • Postman or other API testing tool
  • Selenium/Appium Scripting and framework building
  • C#/Java/Javascript
  • SQL/nosql tools and techniques
  • Understanding CI/CD principles
  • Branching strategies
  • Experience using TFS/Octopus in Azure environment
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing and tools e.g. Burp suite/portswigger, Fiddler, jmeter

What can you expect?

This role is based in the heart of Manchester in St. Peters Square in a supportive and social team environment. A prime office location, where you will work alongside your colleagues, with a range of free services including a coffee barista, breakfast,table tennis, beer taps, prosecco, soft drinks… and more...


  • Regular pay reviews
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Work from home opportunities
  • Company events & social hours
  • Casual dress
  • Flexible working hours  
  • Life insurance

Sound interesting email lee.naylor@open-money.co.uk or click “Apply Now” and upload your CV.

Be part of a company that’s dedicated to making the finance industry a better place.

Reference ID: LCTA001

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 /year

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