Skip to main content

Test Analyst

Location: Bristol, United Kingdom

Company: Mercer

Job ID R_069099-en

Mercer are currently looking for an experienced Test Analyst to join their team in Bristol

This role sits within the software development team at the heart of the Employee Benefits business. 

The Test Analyst will work within an Agile (SCRUM) delivery team responsible for the development of features/enhancements to our strategic product portfolio.  We operate in a fast paced environment and place high value on Continuous Improvement to drive positive change within our organisation. 

We operate a Test Profession Guild and you will have the opportunity to influence working practices and standards across delivery teams through active participation in this community.  We are looking for a strong team player who thrives in a collaborative working environment and who is also capable of operating independently as required with minimal supervision.

There is an element of flexible working with this position and after an initial settling in period; you will have the opportunity to work from home 1/2 days per week dependant on the business needs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analysing users stories and acceptance criteria/requirements for validity and feasibility
  • Design and develop automation scripts
  • Execute tests with the goal of releasable code at the end of each sprint.
  • Apply quality engineering principals throughout the Agile product lifecycle
  • Ensure defects are identified, tracked, monitored and resolved
  • Ensure work activities are undertaken to the required level of quality
  • Maintain traceability between source requirements and test artefacts
  • Execute test artefacts, record test results and capture test evidence
  • Maintain test knowledge base information and regression packs
  • Collaborate closely with other team members and departments
  • Provide support and documentation

Experience & Education Requirements:


  • Demonstrable years of experience in a test automation role
  • Knowledge of test management, test automation and performance tooling along with associated delivery frameworks
  • Knowledge of multiple testing methodologies


  • ISEB Foundation Certification in Software Testing
  • Test Driven Development
  • Knowledge of test automation frameworks that validate functionality at different levels of the technology stack (e.g. Web Service, GUI, Unit) in SBE Gherkin/SpecFlow/Selenium-WebDriver in C# Visual Studio
  • Understanding of Agile techniques (e.g. BDD, TDD)
  • Experience of TFS, Visual Studio, VSTS, Coded UI, MTM, SpecFlow, StormRunner, LoadRunner, JMeter or similar tooling
  • A good understanding of SQL, C# and object orientated programming techniques
  • Microsoft Azure DevOps

About Mercer:

At Mercer, we make a difference in the lives of more than 110 million people every day by advancing their health, wealth, and careers. We’re in the business of creating more secure and rewarding futures for our clients and their employees — whether we’re designing affordable health plans, assuring income for retirement or aligning workers with workforce needs. Using analysis and insights as catalysts for change, we anticipate and understand the individual impact of business decisions, now and in the future. We see people’s current and future needs through a lens of innovation, and our holistic view, specialized expertise, and deep analytical rigor underpin each and every idea and solution we offer.

For more than 70 years, we’ve turned our insights into actions, enabling people around the globe to live, work, and retire well. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. At Mercer, we say we Make Tomorrow, Today.

Marsh & McLennan Companies & its affiliates aim to attract and retain the best people regardless of their gender expression or identity, marital and civil partnership status, ethnic origin, nationality, age, background, disability, sexual orientation or belief.

Apply Later
  • Stay Connected

    Join our Talent Community and receive information on future opportunities.

    Sign Up

  • Saved Jobs

    You have not saved any jobs.

    See All Saved Jobs

  • Mercer Campus Careers

    Mercer offers many exciting and fruitful internship and entry-level positions.

    Learn more here

  • Leadership Recognition

    Dan Glaser, President and CEO, has been named to Institutional Investor magazine’s 2017 All-America Executive Team ranked as the #3 Overall CEO in the insurance industry, #3 with buy-side analysts and #2 with sell-side analysts.

  • Careers at Marsh & McLennan Companies