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IT - Quality Consultant - Highly Specilized
Ref No.: 17-00889
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date / End Date: 10/01/2017 to 03/31/2018
Quality Assurance / Big Data Testing
Location: Boston, MA
Duration: 6+ month contract to hire 
Interview process: Phone, Skype, or In-person
Req. # 17-00889

Duties and Responsibilities
In this role, you will be working in an Agile environment responsible for implementing quality checks to ensure data quality from the data factory perspective, including:

• Work closely with the Analysts and Data factory engineers to ensure ETL code correctness
• Understand the incoming data, identify locations of data elements of interest, and put together a test plan
• Build regression test suite for the data warehouse
• Identify and implement big data validation with emerging technology for the data pipeline.
• Contribute to technical documentation of test plans and processes
• Participate in ongoing innovation to improve processes and bring scale
• Contribute to tools/framework development to aid in data testing effort.
• Contribute to evolution of company level software development best practices, standards, and policies.
• Ability to work individually and within groups

Required Qualifications:
• 3+ years of experience working with data, analyzing data and understanding data
• 3+ years of combined software QA and/or software development experience
• Healthcare data domain knowledge
• Bachelor’s degree, or work equivalent, in data sciences, health information systems, computer science or related field

Preferred Qualifications:
• Ability to query large data sets using SQL
• Query optimization skills
• Experience working with any object-oriented programming language like Java, Python, Scala.
• Working knowledge of health information systems
• Clinical/Electronic Medical Records and Billing data knowledge highly preferred
• Spark engine knowledge/experience
• Analytical thinking