Here are some examples of what we offer:

  • 25 days’ annual leave
  • Birthday privilege day and Christmas shutdown
  • Holiday buy, sell and carryover scheme
  • 2 charity volunteering or pro bono days
  • Flexible, agile and home working
  • BUPA
  • Permanent health insurance
  • Flexible pension scheme
  • Medicash
  • Enhanced family leave policies
  • Life assurance
  • Annual travel season ticket loan
  • Dress for your day policy
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Financial contribution towards home working equipment
  • Introduction to the role:

    Due to continued growth, we are seeking a tenacious, methodical and experienced QA to join our team. As part of the Delivery and Change department in the firm, our new colleague will be part of a large team of Project Managers, Business Analysts and Testers within the firm wide PMO.

    Working primarily with packaged software configured to suit our requirements, our testers are highly respected members of our team known for their attention to detail and exacting standards. They work alongside the wider project team and external software providers from project initiation to completion. This allows them to develop a deep understanding of the project requirements and enables them to draw up the necessary test scripts and plans prior to execution.

    Developing a detailed knowledge of the solutions allows our testers to support the project team through functional testing, UAT and project launch. They are also able to underpin the wider delivery functions such as training, and post go live support.

    This is an exciting and interesting role and an opportunity to work in a team who actively look to support each other and strive hard to deliver excellence to the business.

    Introduction to the team:

    The IT Transformation team delivers all projects across the firm and is a well-respected part of our business model.

    We are responsible for the delivery of a wide range of projects, from laptop rollouts to our 900+ staff, major upgrades to our Finance systems and replacing the LAN infrastructure in all our offices (both UK and International).

    We have a portfolio of projects that are identified annually and a wider ranging three-to-five-year strategy that will deliver significant change across our infrastructure and technical and business systems.

    Project timescales are varied with our current portfolio delivering projects between three months to three years duration.

    Key responsibilities:

  • Analysis – Working with the BA team to fully understand the business requirements to ensure testing plans are fit for purpose
  • Documentation – Written test plans and drawing up of test scripts
  • Estimating & Planning – Working with the Project Managers to agree scope and timelines for testing
  • Testing – Execution of system testing of new and existing systems
  • Issue Management – Rigorous record keeping of issues and tracking to conclusion
  • Business Acceptance Testing and User Training – supporting the Project Management and Training Teams in the delivery of both elements
  • Post launch support – supporting business users during rollout and handing over to Service Desk
  • Strategy development – working with colleagues to develop the testing strategy for the team
  • What we are looking for

    Essential:

  • Experience of writing and executing detailed test scripts
  • Experience of working with integrated software and APIs
  • Experience of working with external solution providers
  • Experience of estimating, planning and scope management around testing
  • Experience of working with release management and regression testing
  • Experience of working with Change Control within a project
  • Experience in working with SQL
  • Experience of working with data migration projects
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Experience of working with internal stakeholders at all levels and managing external suppliers
  • Experience of working with Jira software for testing purposes
  • Working knowledge of MS Word and MS Excel
  • Desirable:

  • Knowledge of the legal sector
  • Experience of working with other software such as Postman / TFS
  • Experience of testing cloud-based solutions
  • Experience of working with PowerBI / SSRS
  • Experience of working with Financial Systems such as Aderant
  • Experience of working with Case Management systems such as Sharedo
  • Experience of working with CRM System such as Microsoft Dynamics
  • An interest in and some experience of automated testing
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

    Hill Dickinson is committed to providing fairness and equal opportunity for all regardless of age, gender, gender identity, ethnic origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital or transgender status, nationality, religion or belief.

    We understand that our power as a firm comes from empowering our people and that it is only by encouraging and enabling individuals to be themselves at work that we can truly benefit from their rich and varied strengths.

    Hill Dickinson is an equal opportunities employer. All applications received by the firm will be considered based on their merit alone and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of background. 

    Disability Support

    We are a Disability Confident employer, which means that we will make reasonable adjustments to help you perform at your best. Please contact the HR team at hrteam@hilldickinson.com should you require any adjustments to the application or interview process.

    Values

    Trust – Respect – Innovation – Collaboration

    All successful candidates will be subject to our standard pre-employment screening, including a basic criminal record check via Disclosure and Barring Service. Any offer of employment made is conditional upon completion of all checks. 

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