Test Analyst - Big Data

Job Ref: 50205953
Sector: Network, Telecoms & Infrastructure
Job Type: Contract
Date Added: 02 January 2020
  • Southampton, Hampshire, England, UK Southampton Hampshire GBR SO16 0AS
  • Competitive
  • Eliza-Grace Eaton
  • 44 203 910 9518
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Test Analyst - Big Data

Please note this role is within scope of IR35.

We are currently looking for a Test Analyst - Big Data to work for a large government organisation on an initial 6 month contract based in Southampton. You will be responsible for designing, and driving out automated test and executing manual test suites to ensure adequate and effective test coverage and provide test assurance of the user stories according to the defined acceptance test criteria. This will be done in a test-first environment using cloud architecture, and experience of working in this type environment is essential.


  • Excellent knowledge and skills in software testing & industry best practice
  • Proven analytical skills, designing and driving tests around TDD/BDD for functional and non-functional test activities is essential
  • Experience of performing non-functional testing is essential
  • Experience of testing on a cloud platform is essential
  • Experience of designing test suites in a test-first CI/CD environment is essential
  • Experience of allocating and prioritising own work and working across multiple delivery teams
  • Excellent knowledge of agile methodologies and working closely with engineers, contribution on process improvement
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders and customers
  • Proven technical skills in one or more of the following technologies Azure DevOps, Visual Studio, JMeter, Specflow and PyCharm is desirable
  • Programming skills in C#, Scala or Python
  • Experience of Azure Databricks

If this role is of interest to you and you would like to know more then please apply now.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

01/02/2020 15:22:56