MasterCard Sandwich Year Placement - Test Analyst (Placement) in Harrogate, United Kingdom

Who is Mastercard?

We are the global technology company behind the world’s fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless at ®. We ensure every employee has the opportunity to be a part of something bigger and to change lives. We believe as our company grows, so should you. We believe in connecting everyone to endless, priceless possibilities.

Job Title

Sandwich Year Placement - Test Analyst (Placement)


Are you looking for a 12 month sandwich placement in the leading faster payments company in the industry as part of you degree. This is an exciting opportunity to gain experience within software engineering management. This placement will start in summer 2019


Working within a strong team environment, you will contribute to ensuring the quality of software that forms part of the UK’s critical payment infrastructure

Working within a strong team environment, you will contribute to ensuring the quality of software that forms part of the UK’s critical payment infrastructure

You will be taught a range of industry standards for software testing, including requirement analysis, test design, test execution and test automation and will have an opportunity to get real life exposure to the software development lifecycle in a fast paced environment.

The successful candidate will be a very quick learner with a keen eye for detail and be confident in taking on new challenges and juggling multiple pieces of work to tight timescales.

Key accountabilities and duties

• To execute tests, recording their progress in an organised and efficient, auditable manner

• To check test results against expected results to identify faults

• To analyse testing problems using interface specifications in order to explain discrepancies with support from Senior Test Analysts.

• To gain awareness of the test environment, simulators and team processes/procedures.

• To provide input into problems/issues that impacts the work of others.

• To support the team by participating in the exploration of new ideas, concepts and process improvements.

• To assist Test Analysts / Senior Test Analysts in member certification and internal testing.

• To work closely with Developers on new or changed functionality

• To ensure assumptions, risks, issues and dependencies identified are escalated, reviewed and resolved.

• To develop own technical skills and knowledge through on the job training and / or pursuing formal qualifications.

• To carry out any other reasonable task associated with the role as requested.

Application close: 18 January 2019

Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.​

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Requisition ID: R-76101