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Data Delivery Test Engineer

Cardiff

  1. Full time

Closing date

12/05/2021

About the job

 

This is an exciting opportunity to join a multi-skilled Agile team as a Data Delivery Test Engineer for an award-winning company.

Role Purpose

The Data Delivery Test Engineer will ensure that data solutions are designed, tested, and delivered to meet the functional and non-functional demands of the business and customer. Our focus in Data Delivery is to provide a self-service platform to the business so they can make key decisions and drive innovation.

The Data Delivery Engineer will work towards this goal with a team made up of other Engineers, testers, report builders, data modellers, analysts and administrators

Department Vision

The department is currently in a transition phase moving from a tactical solution to a strategic one. This project has been well received by the business and has already made an impact to day to day operations and problem solving.

As part of this project we have investigated new tools and methods of working that have seen an increase in the speed we can deliver. The vision will be to give more flexibility to the end users and allow them to make their own reports and dashboards freeing up time to add value with new functionality and innovations.

Going forward we are also looking at how we adopt cloud and what benefits this can bring the analytical teams throughout Admiral.

Who are we looking for?

We take on many different roles within IT, but we consistently look for people who are: -

  • Smart
  • Passionate about what they do
  • A continual learner (forever inquisitive for self-improvement)
  • Self-motivated, creative and highly disciplined
  • Solutions driven
  • Positive and a great team member
  • Able to work with all levels of seniority across IT and the wider business.

Competencies

We are seeking people able to demonstrate the following:

  • They are adaptable to changing circumstances and accepting of new ideas and initiatives.
  • They can develop, apply and share technical expertise proactively.
  • They engage with and contribute to company culture and team spirit.
  • They have high standards for quality and quantity, with a focus on customer needs and satisfaction.
  • They are able to research and comprehend data and information from diverse sources and produce testable approaches to achieve exceptional quality assurance.
  • They innovate, produce new ideas and insights, seek and suggest opportunities for improvement.

Technologies

You will work with many technologies across all aspects of IT, but our core tech and approaches include: -

  • Teradata, Oracle, SQL Server or relevant RDBMS
  • Test Driven Development/Behaviour Driven Development
  • Relevant Cloud technologies and Data Warehouses
  • WhereScape automation tools
  • CI/CD tools such as Jenkins or any other Test Automation approaches
  • Agile methodologies

Why work for us?

Admiral has many benefits that you will benefit from including;

  • Working with a top-class team
  • Remote working
  • Working on exciting challenges to maintain Admiral’s advantage over its competitors
  • Be given the flexibility to work in the way that allows you to give your best
  • Work in an open and accessible department
  • Know that you are working for a department that regularly take part in charitable events
  • Whilst also a discounted gym scheme, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers, non-contributory share schemes, pension contributions and many more!

About Admiral

We're Wales’ only FTSE 100 company. We have forward-thinking approaches and provide endless opportunities to test, learn and grow. There's a reason we've been named a Best Place to Work: our progressive culture, core values, and commitment to diversity and inclusion have created a working environment where people share ideas, aren’t afraid to speak up and change things, and above all, feel valued.

Admiral has grown from being a small start-up into a multi-national organisation. The company is constantly investigating new products, services and markets and is now present in eight countries with a diverse product portfolio.

Our success goes hand-in-hand with having a strong culture where we put our people and customers first. Our philosophy is simple yet effective: people who like what they do, do it better, and this, in turn, means that our customers receive the level of service and products that they deserve. Our culture is honest, open and wholeheartedly focused on four key areas:

Communication, Equality, Reward & Recognition, and Fun.

Salary, Benefits and Work-Life Balance

We do not have a set salary for this position, as it will be dependent on the successful candidate’s experience. We are happy to see CVs from all candidates who meet the requirements and will be happy to discuss the remuneration package.

At Admiral, we are proud to be a diverse business where we put our people and customers first. We have great benefits to ensure employees have a great work-life balance; it's one of the reasons we have been consistently voted one of Sunday Times Best Big Companies to Work For in the UK. We want you to have an element of freedom to define a working lifestyle that supports this, so accommodate flexible hours wherever possible.

You can also view some of our other key benefits here; https://admiraljobs.co.uk/employee-benefits/.

If you think this role is for you and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please click “apply now” to complete an online application form.

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