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Strong Senior Test Analyst specialising in transport and finance

Tara-Jay Matthews , Biggleswade, United Kingdom


5 - 9 years

Other titles

Senior Test Analyst Technical Project Manager Test Analyst subject matter expert


Data mapping MS SQL Server Oracle Sql API + 22 more

I'm offering


United Kingdom
United States (Remote only)
France (Remote only)
Germany (Remote only)
Netherlands (Remote only)
Denmark (Remote only)
Norway (Remote only)
Sweden (Remote only)
Finland (Remote only)
Lithuania (Remote only)


Financial services SaaS Computer Software & Apps Travel & Tourism Transport & Infrastructure



Ready for

  Smaller project
  Larger project
  Ongoing relation / part-time
  Full time contractor


Typically available right away

My experience

2019 - ?   job
Senior Test Analyst Eurostar.
• Senior Test Analyst on substantial Migration programme
• Working with indirect UK and European distributors, to co-ordinate system integration, end-to-end and user acceptance testing
• Defining test scope which involves testing of the new transport inventory system as well as downstream integration with the finance system and communication system - Salesforce
• Authored several test plans which would be received and used by Eurostar internally and external distributors
• Presented Eurostar test plan and test schedules to an audience of 15+ in a workshop which included several other European distributors and Eurostar's CIO.
• Assisting with the testing co-ordination of multiple migration dry runs (migration practice) and rollbacks which included smoke pack creation for multiple systems
• Test progress reporting throughout all phases of testing, to be received by senior leadership
• API testing using json scripts via postman
• Defect management and triage between indirect distributors, Eurostar development and our solution developers.
API, JSON, Salesforce, System Integration, Leadership, Integration, Management, Test, Finance, Analyst, Testing, Development, CIO, Workshop

2018 - 2018   job
Technical Project Manager Soletrader.
• Driving and delivering new developments and work requests with third party ecommerce supplier
• Working on integrating a new payment method - Klarna - into the business, studying requirements and development needs
• Using Trello to keep an up-to-date project plan which captured the overall task and milestone dates
• Delegating tasks to the wider team to ensure the work can remain on track and of deliverable quality
• Understanding the technical architecture of the backend processes, in order to relay this information to the development teams
• Managing the relationship between Soletrader and their technical suppliers who were in California and Germany
• Using SQL within Microsoft SQL Server to manage tables in production where a bug in automated processes had been identified
• Helping the business to scope out best practices to deliver new developments in the best way; including a code release smoke + regression pack for testing in staging.
Testing, Klarna, UP, Processes, Manager, Backend, Production, Server, Development, Sql, Trello, Architecture, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft SQL, Project Manager, Ecommerce, SQL Server, Backend

2018 - 2018   job
Test Analyst The Nottingham Building Society.
• Replacement of the core savings and mortgage system from Summit to Salesforce
• Testing the migration from MSS to Salesforce; reconciliation counts of all data migrated and data mapping is as per expected
• Querying Oracle databases via Toad to retrieve/manipulate test data or inconsistencies in data mapping
• Took ownership of creating the migration test plan and continued ownership throughout the testing of the migration activities
• Scoped and designed test suite which formed the regression pack using gherkin syntax
• Collaborative working with suppliers, ensuring daily stand-ups are adhered too and used effectively
• Proactively engaged in other projects which form part of the programme delivery, to ensure a broad understanding of the business changes going ahead and support where needed
• Compatibility testing across a range of Android and Apple products and browsers
Android, Oracle, Salesforce, Test, Analyst, Support, Testing

My education

University of Northampton
Bachelors, Marketing

My resume

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Tara-Jays reviews

SaaS application tester
2 months ago

Great working with Tara. Shes a brilliant tester. Highly recommended.

1 week ago


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