QA Snr Test Analyst – Data
Testing, London
QA Snr Test Analyst – Data
Testing, London

Who we are:

Who we are:

You'll be joining the 6th largest IT Service Provider, present in more than 50 countries. From our roots in Japan, NTT DATA's mission is to facilitate business change and technology transformation across many industries for a better future for our business, people and community. Some of the projects we have supported include the digitising of The Open  golf tournament and applying Formula 1 technology to support medical staff at University Hospitals Leicester.

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values of 'Clients First', 'Teamwork' and 'Foresight' and we achieve these by putting people first.

We support and celebrate our differences and preferences, these are what makes us unique. Some of our initiatives, collectively known as “DO Diversity”, aim to create a space for us to learn and get involved in building a truly diverse environment. Our Culture & Ethnicity Network gives our colleagues a platform to share their various backgrounds; Our NINGEN programme allows the new generation of NTT DATA employees around the world to connect and shape the future of our organisation and the “City Gives Back” allows us to support our local community that has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic...and much more!

What you'll be doing:

NTT DATA are hiring a QA Test Analyst with strong Data testing experience to join the Quality Assurance & Test (QAT) Practice. As a Data Test Analyst you will work on programmes and projects delivering into our clients. Your core experience will be in conducting testing activities within various data focused environments. Such as Data Migration and the implementation of Data Warehouses and Data Lakes.

You will review requirements, create and execute test cases that verify the requirements under test have been met. Where they have not you will raise accurate and well-articulated defects to drive a resolution and improve the quality. You will be a self-motivated proactive individual who can contribute to the successful delivery of testing services, comfortable with working with client both on site and remotely.

You may also lead small teams to deliver testing activities or be responsible for areas of work.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to further their career and progress into leadership roles.

What you'll need:

  • Define, together with the Product Owner, the acceptance criteria at both the story and the system level
  • Write end to end tests (manually) proving the system works, and define test cases based on the test scenarios
  • Test newly developed software, existing software upgrades and deployments to ensure quality is maintained; including manual testing (exploratory, negative and black box) as well as utilising a variety of test tools to enhance testing efficiency, identify vulnerable areas of the software and raise, prioritise and track defect reports through to conclusion
  • Understand the design and the implementation details and assess the affected areas and risk areas that the implementation can introduce
  • Perform Sanity, Regression testing in an agile environment with continuous integration and deployment of new releases
  • Write detailed defect descriptions and  work with developers to prioritise and assign bugs depending on the business impact and severity on timelines to test and go live
  • Able to use initiative and work within an agile framework within sprints or work effectively in a waterfall environment
  • Ability to execute testing tasks independently, yet work collaboratively within the team on major decisions and respond to high-level guidance & support
  • Create a culture of transparency, ownership, collaboration, accountability and quality
  • Work cross-functionally with various stakeholders including release managers, test leads, and other suppliers and stakeholders.
  • Good communications skills and ability to articulate the impact of defects to non technical stakeholders
  • Be an advocate of Quality Assurance, Continuous Improvement and industry recognized Best Practices.
  • Work closely with Product Owner’s and developers to agree test cases and their acceptance criteria.
  • Passion for great technology and user experience
  • Experience of/with
    • A wide range of SLDC methodologies, including Waterfall, Agile Scrum, Kanban, behavioural-driven development (BDD), and continuous integration
    • Translating business requirements into legible, complete, executable test cases
    • Creating and executing test cases with relevant focus and context (System Test, Integration Test, UAT etc)
    • Evaluating test results and raising well defined defects for resolution
    • Testing Business Processes
    • Using test and defect management tools (JIRA, HPALM etc)
    • Testing within a data migration activity on a programme
    • Testing Data Warehousing implementations
    • Testing within Cloud solutions (Azure, GCP, AWS)
    • Testing within Azure Data Factory for ETL
    • SQL/SQL Services
    • Power BI
  • Exposure to Azure DevOps

...and finally:

The focus on Clients, Teamwork and Foresight is in our DNA and we are looking for someone who shares and embodies these core values, leading by example.

We don't look for finished articles. We look for people who want to continue their career growth alongside NTT DATA’s.

To support your hard work and dedication, we will offer you the following:

A people focused business

Excellent opportunities to grow your career, including an online training platform with 3000+ courses, accessible from everywhere, to sharpen your skills.

A varied client base

…And much more!

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Service Line Manager

Mark Watmough
Head of Application Services

2 Royal Exchange

“Upon joining the NTT DATA UK family, you will experience a culturally diverse organisation living our values of Clients First, Teamwork and Foresight as we partner with our customers every day.

At NTT DATA UK, we are proud to support and invest in our people. We offer a variety of rewarding career paths and opportunities to develop professionally - with access to cutting edge innovation.”

Simon Williams, CEO, NTT DATA UK

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