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ETL QA Tester
Ref No.: 18-03544
Location: Herndon, Virginia
The ETL Tester Consultant will work with Application Development staff in creating and maintaining a robust quality assurance process for testing Client applications. The consultant will be working in an Agile/Scrum environment where the focus is on the teamwork and ownership of each project. Job responsibilities include working with business partners, product management, and application development to ensure that developed applications and infrastructure changes meet client's business needs and deliver business value. The incumbent will create and adjust test design strategies, test plans, and test data as needed to meet changing user requirements, will verify software functionality based on the test strategy and test plans created, and will utilize various software testing methodologies to identify the decision points in the software. The ideal candidate will create and maintain manual and automated tests within client and will act as a quality advocate within their Scrum team and across the client to ensure QA standards and processes as necessary throughout the Agile SDLC.


Qualifications:
MINIMUM:
• Bachelor's degree or some equivalent combination of education and experience, including through military service will also be considered.
• 5 years of experience in a formal QA/testing role.
• 5 – 7 years of QA SDLC process experience, to include previous experience in test strategy and test plan creation as well as experience working within an Agile/Scrum environment.
• 2-4 years of experience in testing Business Intelligence applications.
• Strong understanding of database structure and design, to include SQL language query skills.
• Must live within a commutable distance of Herndon, VA.
DESIRED:
• 3-5 years of experience with testing Data Warehouse/ETL applications.
• Knowledge of Data Warehouse star-schema design and usage.
• Experience in creating Data Mapping specifications and test plans for ETL development.
• Experience working with business partners, product management, and application development on multiple projects.
• Experience in planning the implementation of automated test plans and automated testing using either open source or commercial test automation tools.
• Experience in testing EDI files and processes, preferably related to PESC approved standards.