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Senior Big Data Test Engineer


  • £50000 - £60000 per annum
  • Bristol
  • Posted: 12/06/2018
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: BDT1

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Senior Big Data Test Engineer 

Senior Big Data Test Engineer with experience in testing big data solutions (Hadoop, Hbase, Spark, Oozie, Hive) required by dynamic, rapidly expanding digital marketing solutions agency.

This fantastic company are enjoying amazing YOY growth and have a highly impressive blue chip client portfolio.  Due to continued expansion they are seeking a Senior Big Data Test Engineerto join their team and can offer the successful individual the opportunity to work with the latest technology and cloud based solutions (AWS) as well as progress their technical skillset.

As Senior Big Data Test Engineer you’ll be planning, creating and executing Manual and Automated software test activities covering the full testing lifecycle for a number of different client solutions.  Working closely with business owners and cross-functional delivery teams you will be the champion for testing solutions in the Big Data arena.  You will ensure the quality of the teams work, drive best quality practices across the teams and develop, improve and implement best practice QA processes, test strategies, standards and documentation.  You will be expected to own and lead all stages of the testing lifecycle from inception to delivery, taking the initiative to resolve issues, tackle and remove roadblocks and see through resolution of requirements, issues and defects.

This role will suit someone with a genuine passion and interest in the power of big data.   

To be considered for this exciting opportunity  you must have strong hands on testing experience and the following skills and experience:

- Formal software testing certification (either ISTQB, ISEB or TMap)
- Strong experience in testing Big Data solutions (Hadoop, Hbase, Spark, Oozie, Hive)  
- Strong experience in working with Databases and ETL (SQL Server, SSIS, Informatica ETL, TSQL)
- Experience in testing of event streaming solutions, preferably built in Spark Scala
- Experience of testing of cloud based solutions (preferably AWS)
- Proven experience of writing pragmatic test strategies, planning test scenarios, writing and executing test plans and test cases and creation of required test data
- Test automation experience

As well as strong testing skills you must also possess excellent communication skills and will be a pro-active team player. 

If you want to take your testing career to the next level and work with the latest Big Data technologies then this could be the opportunity you have been seeking.  Based in Bristol (with occasional trips to the London office) the successful candidate can expect a salary up to £60k plus benefits including pension and other perks such as free breakfast and lunches. 

If you have the strong testing experience in skills/exposure to Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, Hbase, Spark, Oozie, and Hive then apply NOW.

If you are interested please apply ASAP. The People Network is an employment agency and will respond to all applicants within three - five working days. If you do not hear within these timescales please feel free to get in touch.