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Data Test Engineer - CBS - Sutton

IT/Technical & Product Development
Reed Business Information
REE00BMQ Requisition #
  • Data Test Analyst – Data Warehousing / Azure / SQL
  • Reed Business Information - $1bn Global Data & Analytics business and part of the FTSE100 RELX Group
 Who we are:

Reed Business Information (RBI) use leading edge technology to deliver market leading information and online data services to business professionals worldwide. Customers have access to our high-value industry data, analytics, information and tools. Our strong global brands hold best-in-class positions across a wide range of industry sectors including banking, petrochemicals and aviation where we help customers make key strategic decisions every single day.


RBI people are driven by an environment focussed on innovation, real passion for our products, and teamwork, where working in an agile manner is par for the course. RBI is part of RELX, a FTSE100 global provider of data, information and solutions for professional customers; RELX has recently been ranked by Forbes as #53 in their Top-2000 Global Employers.

The role:

Responsible for executing formal test plans to ensure the delivery of data related projects. Provide input and support big data testing initiative. Primary job duties: writing test data scripts, based on ETL mapping artefacts. Job responsibilities also includes execution of data scripts and detailed analysis on these execution scripts. Defines and tracks quality assurance metrics such as defects, defect counts, test results and test status. Documents all problems and assists in their resolution. 


Key responsibilities include:

  • Understanding Data testing requirements and solutions to ensure testing is valid
  • Create test cases and scripts which agreed test strategy processes
  • Attending the sprint planning, Backlog refinement and 3 Amigos meetings to discuss the AC’s and story points.
  • Identifying defects, accurate logging and tracking of defects.
  • Reporting of test progression & blockers to Product owner and Test manager
  • Logging test effort and comparing against estimates
  • Be able to communicate technical solutions to non-technical colleagues
  • Testing the ETL data transform and process from S3 buckets through DWH to Tableau
  • Should be able to test the tableau dashboard reports
  • Creating SQL scripts based ETL mapping documents to compare data outputs and count of records
  • Running the builds and checking the logs for success in Jenkins

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Big data testing with Azure data late & Azure data factory background, Data warehousing testing and ETL Testing
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence tools
  • Good understanding of testing in Azure cloud technology stack.
  • Understanding of DevOps CICD process.
  • Strong experience with visualization tools such as Tableau and Power BI
  • Good analytical skills with excellent knowledge of SQL for database verification and data comparison testing.
  • Good understanding of Git or similar source control systems.
  • Demonstrable experience in creating and following Test plans and cases
  • Previous experience of following SDLC in an Agile environment
  • Strong analysis skills and logical approach to problem solving
  • Ability to assimilate information and gain understanding of in-house systems
  • DevOps CI monitoring, configuring and running build jobs in Jenkins

Desirable skills & experience:

  • Experience both working internally and with 3rd party providers
  • Solid ability to juggle opposing priorities
  • Confident and Influential character
  • Ideally experience of working in a corporate environment
  • Experience of Jenkins configuration 

Women in technology


RBI is very supportive of women in Technology and has been a founding signature for the Tech Talent Charter. Currently 26% of our Technology workforce are women which is much higher than the UK average of 17%. We have the following initiatives in place to support women in technology:

  • Mentoring scheme for women in technology
  • Women’s network forum
  • Regularly run events for schools about careers in technology to inspire the next generation of women in technology.

RBI proudly support the Tech Talent Charter. Click on the link to find out more.


RBI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 


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