Software Developer in Test - Data

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Leeds, UK



Seniority level


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Job description

Our data engineering teams together with data scientists are working on advanced systems capable of collecting and processing huge amounts of data, finding patterns, reasoning and acting faster than humans by using machine learning algorithms that can incrementally get smarter each time new data enters the system. We are a group of people passionate about the science 'behind the bet', always outcome-oriented and focused on solving real-world problems based on data and advanced analytics.


Your role in the team


We are building world-class Big Data platform which will give us the power to process streams of data and enable machine learning and advanced analytics capabilities. Everything cloud-based for scalability and speed to market.


As a Software Developer in Test you will:


  • Make sure our real-time datasets are high performing, quick and stable
  • Develop high-quality test cases, including automation and performance
  • Write acceptance criteria alongside developers, analysts and product owners, collaborate on technical solutions and communicate goals and results
  • Our Data Scientists will consume the data you prepare, and will use the data to model machine earning algorithms. You'll have the opportunity to cross-train within the team, and learn about a range of data technologies. So we need you to be keen to learn and interested in new tech


Skills needed




  • Strong, hands on experience with Python and developing test frameworks and automated tests
  • Basic knowledge of SQL / NoSQL or willingness to learn how to use them in practice
  • Experience with virtualization technologies, i.e. Docker, and CI/CD technologies, i.e. Gitlab, Jenkins
  • It’s essential that you’ve got experience of the full SDLC in an equivalent environment 


Nice to have:


  • Experience with cloud solutions for Big Data (AWS, Snowflake, Astronomer)
  • Agile mindset and practice in software development process e.g. Scrum, Kanban, TDD, BDD
  • Experienced in testing integrations with other services and capturing end to end performance



What we offer


We’ll Balance flexibility and performance together, giving you the tools you need to give us your best. And, we’ll offer you the chance to Belong, as part of a strong, winning team that spans the world.


We have welcomed our teams back to the office and have a balanced approach to office and home working.  Our employees have the opportunity to work from home up to 80% of the time with 20% of office time built in to ensure we get some face-to-face collaborative team time - and the chance for a coffee and a catch up!


We’ll welcome you on-board with an  individual training budget to allow you to develop your skills. You'll enjoy 33 days holiday including bank holidays (not to mention an extra day for your birthday),a rewarding bonus scheme, healthcare, an attractive pension package and benefits scheme.


Plus, our season ticket loan and handy Metro Card loan will save you money getting to work and getting around town. And if you see the journey to work as part of your fitness regime, you’ll just love our Cycle to Work scheme.