United Kingdom


Edinburgh, London, Manchester, Newcastle

Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

About us

Avanade is the world’s leading digital innovator and believe in making genuine human impact in everything we do. This is through the power of our people and cutting-edge Microsoft Technology.

By joining Avanade’s software engineering practice, you will have fantastic opportunity to operate at the forefront of technology, with access to best clients across the world, on challenging and exciting projects.

We are a diverse team, and we are proud of our culture that welcomes every individual. In our teams you will find talented and passionate technologists, with a humble, collaborative, and positive attitude.

If you are the type of person who thrives of constantly learning and challenging yourself with a genuine desire to do your best, then you could be successful here. We promise to invest in you and help give you the platform for continuous learning and development.

Data Testing Consultant

As a client-facing Data testing consultant, you will have the opportunity to learn our clients’ business, their organization, systems, challenges, and goals. You will be working alongside architects, developers and devops engineers, responsible for ensuring the code can be trusted and lead testing in both manual and automated test development on the Azure Data Platform.

You can expect to work in a passionate team, who will support you, with strong collaborative relationships. There is a strong culture of learning from each other and continuing to push the boundaries in your own learning. This team will help you develop your career, and you will have great opportunities to work with cutting-edge technology, as well as having access to extensive training, and abilities to take further certifications.   

Day to day responsibilities:

  • monitor that system tests are completed and documented successfully and that all problems are corrected, repeating the cycle until the application under test reaches the desired level of acceptance.
  • Mentor junior testers
  • Work in a Microsoft ecosystem with cutting edge technologies
  • QA activities relating to the full development lifecycle
  • Collaborating with clients to understand their business requirements, and creating test cases, frameworks and script libraries, and tracking bugs
  • Manual and automated testing
  • Working on the Azure Data Platform
  • Working with and organising onshore and off-shore teams, ensuring successful communication and collaboration.

Experience of the following:

  • Experience with in testing in the Azure Data Platform and experience or knowledge of some of the following: Power BI, Power Apps, DataBricks, Data lakes, DataFactory…
  • Solid background in testing and QA: design, planning, creation, execution and reporting
  • Development of tailored automation frameworks, test harnesses, scripts and environments
  • Development and deployment of automation tools.
  • Use your knowledge and experience to identify best-fit tools, and techniques for effective testing: e.g. scrum goals/sprints, smoke tests, integration tests, regression tests.
  • Experience with test automation/test management tools: e.g. Selenium. JIRA, DevOPS
  • Experience with test automation frameworks e.g. keyword driven, data driven, hybrid
  • Defect Management process including: recording, reporting and retesting.
  • Automated testing by combination of API and Automated GUI test environments.
  • Test Planning, Test Strategy Generation, Design, Implementation and Documentation of Manual and Automated Tests. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 56,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers. 

We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.

We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping young people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 

Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at