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Test Engineer - Data

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23 May 2022

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Technology & New Media
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Not long ago, booking a trip to see the Eiffel Tower, stroll down New York's iconic Madison Avenue or feel the sand between our toes on Copacabana Beach was complex and time consuming. Now it is simply a matter of a few taps on our smartphone.

In fact, that's what we do at We make it easier for everyone to experience the world. And while that world might feel a little farther away right now, we're busy preparing for when the world is ready to travel once more.

Across our offices worldwide, we continue to innovate. To solve for some of the most complex challenges in travel and technology, and to plan for the exciting developments that lie ahead. With strategic long-term investments into what we believe the future of travel can be, we are opening up new career opportunities that will have a strong impact on our mission.

We are united in the belief that our very human desire to explore the planet's beauty and discover more about other people and cultures will endure. The world is waiting for us. Together, we will be ready. core values
  • Think customer first
  • Succeed together
  • Own It
  • Learn Forever
  • Do the Right Thing
Trips Business Unit (TBU) direction
At we're working to seamlessly connect every aspect of travel, and the TBU team is one of the cornerstones of our connected trip vision. We're dedicated to helping travellers uncover the best transport options available to them around the world. To do this we need to offer the broadest selection of bookable transport options, and effortlessly match the right options to the right person at the right time. Our goal is to offer travellers the widest choice and the best customer experience no matter what transport option they choose.

About the teamsThe Trips Data & Science team at look after data for 'everything but the stay': Car Rental, Taxis, Public Transport, Attractions, and Flights. This includes data platforms, management, warehousing, enrichment and machine learning functionality, enabling teams across the organisation to understand and manage our business performance and improve the experience of our customers. You will be responsible for delivering products that advance data excellence and innovation within your product team, and across the business, helping us shape's Transport data journey.
Where we are going
  • Cross functional agile teams who own their products and operate in a DevOps environment
  • Revolutionise our online customer experience through a great web site and mobile app
  • Data driven decisions using Kibana, Hadoop, monitoring, Big Data, MI and MVT testing
  • A full continuous delivery pipeline using Bamboo, Git and Artifactory
  • Automation of tests, deployments and repeatable tasks
  • Continuous improvement, keeping it simple and developing the team
  • Great engineering practices with a focus on TDD and BDD principles and a strong focus on non-functional requirements at the beginning rather than an afterthought
  • Decoupled service orientated architecture with resilience and availability built in
  • A world class service delivery function
Skills we are looking for
We are looking for a superb and enthusiastic Test Engineer who will push the boundaries on engineering brilliant solutions and contribute to shaping our new future. We expect you to have a love and passion for testing, new technology and have a solid understanding of testing web based solutions.
  • Proficient in testing software with an eye for detail
  • Good knowledge of test processes and methodologies
  • Working knowledge of test processes and methodologies
  • Ability to create clear, concise and readable manual test scripts both automated and manual
  • Good understanding of test automation frameworks and tools, such as Selenium or Appium
  • Experience with validating contents in different databases , such as mysql and sql server
  • Experience with api testing, such as json or xml endpoints
Other beneficial skills
  • Understanding of Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and Agile
  • Ability to work with collaboratively with Developers to achieve appropriate test coverage
  • Ability to pair with developers to implement Acceptance Tests
  • Knowledge of code quality and performance analysis tools
  • Good knowledge of testing web services
  • Experience of Mobile App or Web based testing
  • ISTQB qualifications
What we offer in return
  • Ownership of your work and a great technical challenge
  • A great new office to work in the heart of Manchester
  • Great facilities including subsidised canteen and Starbucks, free breakfast & fruit, cycle hub and break out spaces
  • An exciting and dynamic place to work
  • 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
  • Great discounts on car rentals and other group benefits
  • Opportunity to shape the future of the team
  • Software development kit that works
Key Responsibilities
  • Work embedded within an Agile teams
  • Use the appropriate range of test methods and tools to ensure a robust and high quality solution is delivered
  • Champion quality of our products
  • Advise engineers and others in the team on what to test including edge cases
  • Push the boundaries on test automation, exploratory testing and best practice in the team
  • Work with the team to create acceptance criteria by analysing features and requirements
  • Analyse quality and continually assess risk to ensure that high quality solutions are delivered
  • Sense of ownership and the quality of the solutions you produce
  • Adhere to the defaults principles for Architecture, quality and non-functional requirements
  • Collaborate with the team and others to deliver high quality solutions
  • Learn new technologies and keep abreast of existing technologies and be able to apply these to a variety of projects as applicable
  • Work with the team to size and estimate work
  • Contribute to the evolution of best practices of the department
  • Write, review and take responsibility for clear, concise and comprehensive technical documentation
  • Supporting live products in a DevOps environment
  • Have fun is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We strive to move well beyond traditional equal opportunity and work to create an environment that allows everyone to thrive

Pre-Employment Screening:If your application is successful, your personal data may be used for a pre-employment screening check by a third party as permitted by applicable law. Depending on the vacancy and applicable law, a pre-employment screening may include employment history, education and other information (such as media information) that may be necessary for determining your qualifications and suitability for the open position at

This employer is a corporate member of myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals, students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.
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