Senior QA Analyst - Big Data Batch Testing

People Source Consulting Limited
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
* Senior Testing role in a big data technical environment

* Modern development - CI / CD, BDD

* Global company at their technical centre of excellence in Manchester

Senior QA Analyst opportunity at a global company in Manchester. Working in a high performing product development team, this role is to design test cases that validate back-end data processing.

Ideally you will have experience with CI/CD, Linux, Cloud hosted infrastructure, Spark/Hadoop, BI reporting, BDD, but all of those are secondary to designing test cases to check validity of data processing and exploratory manual testing.

You will design and build a suite of automated tests that show functional and non-functional requirements, working closely with product teams and developers to create test scenarios in line with the development plan.

The tech environment you'll be working in includes Scala, Python, Hadoop, Ansible, Docker and Kubernetes.

Experience needed:

Very good SQL skills

Python or other scripting language

Comfortable working in a Continuous Integration and deployment environment with tools such as Team City.

Knowledge of API

Solid understanding of Agile / Scrum

Possibly a background in maths or stats

Any experience of a working with big data (Hadoop, Spark) would be an advantage.

The company are a global organisation with circa 2000 employees, based in 10 countries. This role is in their core software engineering office in central Manchester with easy commuting links.

You will receive 25 days leave, a good bonus scheme and a flexible benefits package. On the last Friday of the month the whole company finish at 2pm, and 4pm on all other Fridays.

Other benefits include:

Flexible working hours, a casual dress culture, subsidised masseuse and osteopath (Visits office weekly), Travel and Parking Season Ticket Loan, Fruity Wednesdays, your birthday off, free use of company gym and critical illness cover.

If you have the relevant experience please apply now.

People Source Consulting Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

People Source specialise in technology recruitment across niche markets including Information Technology, Digital TV, Digital Marketing, Project and Programme Management, SAP, Digital and Consumer Electronics, Air Traffic Management, Management Consultancy, Business Intelligence, Manufacturing, Telecoms, Public Sector, Healthcare, Finance and Oil & Gas.
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