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QA/IV&V ETL Data Tester

Washington, DC · Information Technology
Direct hire.  This is NOT a temp job.  Seeking Quality Assurance Specialist.  Location is remote.  Full time job with full benefits.  Must be US Citizen to attain low level agency clearance.  Must have minimum 3 years of ETL/Data Warehousing, SQL, testing/IV&V, Linux/Unix Command Line and scripting/programming skills(Python, Shell, Bash, Perl, Java, c++, etc...).  Pay range from $90,000-$120,000 with full benefits, but will depend on experience.  Bachelors degree required.

Test products including but not limited to AWS and Hadoop ecosystems, NoSQL databases and cloud technologies. The ideal candidate should possess significant professional experience using quantitative analysis tools to verify data loading and processing. The candidate should be a professional, proactive, detail-oriented, and motivated self-starter.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Review and validate customer data requirements and large datasets from multiple data sources to ensure completeness, accuracy, and conformity
  • Follow established testing procedures and ensure timely completion of all steps
  • Develop, update, and execute test plans and test cases
  • Verify web service, web scraping, ETL, and data publishing scripts
  • Review technical documentation for completeness, consistency, and accuracy
  • Audit ETL processes and error handling for conformity to documented requirements
  • Troubleshoot data issues and work with clients to identify root causes and solutions
  • Provide status reports, audit summaries, and results of analysis
  • Identify opportunities to automate steps and data validation techniques
  • Participate in reviewing data analysis with clients
Qualifications and Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline preferred
  • Understanding of IV&V discipline
  • Working Knowledge of Linux/Shell scripting
  • Working Knowledge of Python
  • Expertise in SQL
  • Oracle Expertise (database, data models, etc.)
  • Netezza Expertise a plus (database, data models, etc.)
  • Oracle and/or Netezza database developer/admin skills
  • Hands-on experience in testing (e.g., functional testing)
  • Good communications skill
  • ETL development expertise
  • Hadoop a plus
  • AWS a plus
  • Cloud based technologies
  • NoSQL a plus
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated, driven, independent
  • Strong communication skills
Benefits
Comprehensive benefits package to include medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, 401(k), life insurance, long term disability insurance, AD&D insurance, Personal Time Off (PTO), telecommuting options (depending on position), gym access (HQ), tuition reimbursement, discount programs and an EAP.
 
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