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QA (Data)

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Recruiter: ITV
Listed on: 4th August
Location: UK Wide
Salary/Rate: £50,000 - £65,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

QA (Data)

Data & Insight Group - Data innovation 


London, Leeds or Manchester (Flexible working) 

Why you should join us...

We connect with millions of people every day, make content they can't get enough of and reflect and shape the world we live in... and we do all this through the power of creativity.

At ITV, we're well on our way to becoming a digital first business. We're transforming the way we work so that tech is at the heart of everything we do. It's what our More Than TV strategy is all about. And none of it would be possible without our data - and the people behind it.  

Business Area Overview:

Our data team is responsible for helping us realise the value of data. That could mean anything from upskilling and training our people, to increasing our revenue through experimentation and personalisation. The list is truly endless.

Our Innovation strand consists of Data Scientists, Operational Researchers and Behavioural Scientists. As a mix of number crunchers and behavioural experts, they put their curiosity to work in influencing the business.

As we enter the fourth industrial revolution, anyone who joins the team will have the opportunity to work on genuinely groundbreaking innovations so that we can  continue to blend science into a creative business. 

In this role, you will:

Sitting in the Data Innovation function, this is a great opportunity for a QA to join our Data QA team. You will contribute to the delivery of our data strategy while building the team.  You will be part of the Data team and work on domain specific data products in collaboration with business stakeholders, Data Strategists, Data Engineers, Platform Engineers and Data Scientists. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of  a small team of QAs across our data organisation (about 6 people) 
  • Develop automation to make our pipeline more resilient 
  • Drive the use of automation for testing to drive data quality across ITV
  • Work with the platform team to ensure infrastructure is tested and our product team to ensure that data pipeline are tested 
  • Collaborate with a cross functional team including Data Strategists, Data Scientists, business stakeholders and other Data Engineers to make data quality a integral part of the development process 
  • Contribute to the choice of tooling and help design best practices 
  • Work in an agile environment

To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to demonstrate the following skills and qualifications :  

Minimum Criteria:

  • Experience as a QA / Test engineer
  • Experience with one of the following language Python, Java, Scala 
  • Strong Bash scripting skills 
  • Experience with CI/CD such as Jenkins 
  • Strong understanding of the data ecosystem 
  • Passion for learning new skills and staying up-to-date with the latest technologies 

ITV strongly encourages applications for this role from candidates with a disability and as a Disability Confident Leader, we have committed to interview all candidates with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the role. (minimum criteria above)

Key Criteria:

  • Experience with Machine Learning model testing 
  • Experience with Databricks and Spark 
  • Be a team player in our collaborative and cross-functional environment

What we can offer:

We offer a competitive salary and 5 weeks' holiday on top of public holidays, plus the option to buy more. Other benefits include annual bonus plan, life assurance cover, and interest-free season-ticket loans, an opportunity to buy ITV shares, and the chance to join pension, health insurance, childcare vouchers and cycle to work schemes.

We want to be the most flexible employer in Media. We offer Smart working and we will support you and provide you the right environment and work/ life balance.

We reach millions of people everyday, that's why having diverse talents and being an organisation where colleagues feel included is crucial to us. We have various networks who celebrate and support our colleagues. We try to embed an inclusive mindset in everything we do. 

* There may be a few exceptions where we are not able to take all eligible candidates to the next stage due to the volume of applications

Contact Name: ITV
Reference: TJ/10155/220001P0
Job ID: 3109439

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