Senior Tester

Role Details

Reference No: 0324
Closing Date: 12th August 2020 11:59pm
Company / Division: SLAB
Website: https://www.slab.org.uk
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: Circa £31,510
Contract Type: Full Time, Permanent

Job Description

The Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB) was set up in 1987 as a non-departmental public body responsible to Scottish Government. Our main purpose is to manage and continuously improve publicly funded legal assistance, and to advise Scottish Ministers on its strategic development for the benefit of society.

We are seeking a Senior Tester to join our team who will be responsible for the testing service within SLAB: Co-ordinating and controlling the testing workload, playing a major role in planning regression testing for each deployment and delivering training material and training to users both internal and external.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Manage Testing team and conduct testing of new and changed programmes on existing or new systems for all projects

  • Analyse and document existing business functions, processes, information flows and data structures in relation to Legal Aid

  • Understand changes in operational processes resulting from proposed or legislative change to Legal Aid

  • Seek improvements in, and implement redevelopment of, information systems, data management, processes/procedures, organisation and equipment for Legal Aid


The ideal candidate should represent:

  • Excellent knowledge of the principles, practices, tools and techniques of system testing

  • Strong technical skills coupled with business intelligence and a deep understanding of customers’ needs to transform business processes into requirement documents for use by both the Operational Business area and I.S. Department

  • Experience of business analysis with respect to implementation of systems applications.

  • Excellent analytical skills with ability to analyse information, identify gaps of information, produce findings and present recommendations in a clear and understandable way to all involved partners

  • Flexible and adaptable to change of circumstances and able to take account of new information which might influence project(s)


For further information on the role, a full job description and to apply, please visit our recruitment portal page.

Contact Details

Primary Contact: Please contact our HR department using the contact details below.
Telephone Number: 0131 240 2027
Email Address: recruitment@slab.org.uk

Please click the link below for further information and to apply online.

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