Data Automation Engineer

Full Time
Job Sector:
IT / Technology
South Wales
Salary description:
Start Date:
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
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Data Automation Engineer - Cardiff - 50k

Your new company
My award winning client who provide data and reporting services have an immediate requirement for a Senior Data Automation Engineer.

Your new role
Role requirements:
* Data Validation - Develop automated procedures to ensure data accuracy and integrity of complex data exports and reports.
* Testing the ETL process and business logic that drives our reporting and data services.
* Define, develop, and implement quality assurance practices and procedures, test plans and perform other assessments for all data-related code changes.
* Develop automated tests using custom framework, and longer-term open source tools.
* Configure and maintain test automation environments.
* Create scripts, test sequences, and implement procedures to ensure appropriate test coverage.
* Work closely with the wider data team members to understand and validate upstream application changes and the impacts on data, data models, and reports.
* Work closely with technology, data, and product teams in the company to promote software quality standards.
* Work closely with customer support and product owners to ensure customer service requirements are met.
* Participate in test team activities including requirements analysis, test planning, tracking, reporting, and support of test cycles.
* Engage in test case execution including defect documentation and tracking, resolution support, and fix verification.

What you'll need to succeed
Key skills required:
* Extensive experience with SQL and web services pertaining to QA and Test Automation.
* Experience working with large amounts of Data from a QA perspective.
* Experience testing multi-tier, consumer-facing web applications at more than just the UI level.
* Experience testing batch / streaming ETL processes.
* Parsing and analysis of free-form and fixed form data sets.
* Broad experience designing and maintaining automated tests for whitebox and blackbox testing.
* Experience with unit testing frameworks.
* Knowledge of best practices for the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
* Working knowledge of Azure DevOps (formerly VSTS).

* Experience executing API tests.
* Experience with libraries used to implement browser automation: Selenium (preferred).
* Experience with Git or other distributed revision control and source code management systems.
* Experience in performance testing and/or security testing.

What you'll get in return
For this role I am able to offer a salary of up to 50k.

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