Data Test Engineer

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    Glasgow, Scotland

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    James Mcgonnell

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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Test Data Engineer
Location: Glasgow
Initial Duration: 3-6 months


Would you like to join a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation?
Our client are at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms.


  • The resource is responsible for developing and executing automation test plans and test cases, maintaining and adding to existing automation framework, continued evaluation of test cases for inclusion in regression, automation for newly integrated features, and development of toolsets to augment QA and Development testing.
  • The SE will also work closely with Software Developers and other testers in small scrum teams to deliver the highest quality products in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Specific duties and responsibilities include creating, maintaining and executing test plans and test cases against our hardware and software platforms, estimating test efforts, analyzing and communicating test results, defect tracking and participating in day to day testing activities.
  • You will also add to our company's performance and scalability testing efforts.

Essential Skills

  • experience developing in scripting languages such as Python, Perl or JavaScript.
  • Demonstrated experience with software testing methods, such as functional testing, stress testing performance testing, and failure injection.
  • Understanding of SQL and database testing for data warehouses
  • Demonstrated skill in using coding standards and being an active participant in code reviews.
  • Extensive knowledge of Unix/Linux environments.
  • Demonstrated experience in tools such as Jenkins, git, FitNesse, Selenium, WebDriver or similar open source tools.
  • Has experience in using scanning tools such as Sonarqube or Fortify
  • Working experience in Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery desired.
  • Strong understanding of testing and development techniques.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills to root cause complex issues.
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of OS and Database engine internals are a plus.
  • Experience developing in languages such as Java, C++, C, C#, Python.

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance