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Technical Test Analyst

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 12/04/2018
  • Job reference: J384731A

Technical Test Analyst


  • Forming the bridge across a multifunctional team of Developers, Testers and DevOps to ensure technical, automated and performance testing solutions are implemented to a high standard
  • Developing and maintaining automated test frameworks to maintain an aggressive delivery cadence
  • Provide input at inception to steer the approach to deliverables, looking at solutions through the eyes of a quality assurance professional.
  • Incorporating testing artefacts, such as automated functional & technical tests into Continuous Delivery Pipelines
  • Investigating and reproducing complex and technically challenging defects
  • Advocating Agile principles and a philosophy of continuous improvement, with appropriate experience working in Scrum or Kanban methodologies

What experience you will need…

  • Strong capability in writing and understanding development languages, particularly Java, Scala, Python and / or Ruby
  • Hands on experience in development and testing with open-source Big Data technologies, including but not limited to - Hadoop, Spark and Kafka
  • Well-versed in Big Data batch processing and streaming technologies
  • Proficiency in SQL and working with relational databases (such as Oracle)
  • Fundamentally but most importantly, a passion for data

What can we offer you:

  • A fantastic working environment where testing is not only valued, but testers are key drivers of a team's success
  • Empowerment to make decisions and shape the way we do testing in the team and across the wider testing community
  • A culture where you are free to experiment - if you make a convincing pitch - no-one is going to say "no"
  • A team that will support you even when things don't work - it's OK to fail as long as we learn
  • Flexible working with a competitive salary and a bonus scheme where we share in the company's success as a team

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