QA Data Engineering
Job title
QA Data Engineering
Business Stream:
IG


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Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Test scalable, fault tolerant and accurate ETL pipelines
• Test enterprise business analytics and reporting application
• Support application running on PROD
• Responsible for the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, and validity of all data
• Manage multiple projects and act as the face of analytics, attend meetings, interact with executives, and intake requests and actions
• Analyze and solve problems at their root, stepping back to understand the broader context
• Work in a fast-paced environment where continuous innovation is occurring and ambiguity is the norm
• Work within the Quality Assurance team to test new functionality, as well as regression testing a multitude of different software applications
• Converse directly with the Business and IT teams to ensure suitable understanding of requirements and required test coverage
• Raise and manage any defects identified throughout the software development life cycle
• Contribute to the IG Group Quality Assurance strategy
• Work as part of an Agile/Scrum development team
• Provide QA guidance to the team

PERSON SPECIFICATION
Ability / Expertise

Essential:
1. Java 8 – professional experience
2. SQL – professional experience
3. Knowledge of Big Data Solutions
4. Understanding of testing methodologies and their application, including UAT and System Testing
5. Energetic and analytical approach to problem solving
Desirable:
1. Scala/python
2. Knowledge of communication protocols: HTTP (rest, json/xml), Kafka, JMS
3. Experience with Redshift and/or other distributed computing systems
4. Cloud environment (AWS)
5. Microservices experience
6. Knowledge of UNIX, Git, Maven, Bamboo or Jenkins, Spring, Junit/Testng
7. Cross-platform testing experience

QUALIFICATION

Degree level education (preferably in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or Numerate degree).

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

1. Ownership – able to take responsibility
2. Initiative – able to offer constructive ideas and take the appropriate action
3. Excellent attention to detail – needed when working within a complex financial domain

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