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ETL Tester - Agile/SQL
Ref No.: 17-04346
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
ETL Tester - Agile/SQL
6 month contract to perm
On-site Halifax, NS

Job Description
At NTT DATA, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees have been key factors in our company's growth and market presence. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA and for the people who work here.

A group company within NTT DATA currently seeks an Functional Software Tester with Query writing skills using SQL or other Query tools to join our team in Halifax, NS, Canada.

Work on the functional software testing portion of the Client engagement, performing a variety of testing tasks including but not limited to:
  • Working closely with business to develop test plans.
  • Execution of test plans and recording of results
  • Defect Reporting
  • Collaboration with architecture, development and maintenance teams.
  • Ensuring testing best practices are implemented.
  • Leveraging QA Automation where possible
  • Must have 2-3 years experience analyzing functional and technical requirements (Use Cases) and mapping documents and transforming them into a comprehensive test plan.
  • Must have 2-3 years experience in SDLC and Agile-like software development.
  • Must have 2-3 years experience in software testing
  • Must have intermediate to advanced skills using SQL or other Query tools
  • Ability to develop complex and optimized SQL Queries
  • Experience using HP Quality Center and ALM for test plan development and defect tracking is a plus
  • Expereince developing and executing testing for an Enterprise Data Warehouse with ETL is a must have
Job Level Specific Duties

• Applies strong knowledge of QA principles, methodologies, and techniques to test and ensure the quality of the software.
• Takes the lead on difficult defect detection, problem solving and troubleshooting with complex software.
• Detects problems where standard practice and / or software has failed to meet customer requirements.
• Works with application development team and customer to ensure that all customer requirements / problems are met and resolved.
• Addresses escalated technical defects identified by less experienced team members.
• Provides support in areas such as feasibility studies and design review.

Typical Years of Experience

• Typically requires 3-5 years relevant experience.

Minimum Education and Certifications

• Undergraduate degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience.


• Strong knowledge of software quality assurance methodology.
• Strong proficiency with requirements gathering tools.
• Strong knowledge of project management tools and concepts.

Physical Requirements/ Working Conditions

• Ability to physically perform general office requirements.
• Must be able to perform essential responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodations.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.