We are seeking a Senior Quality Assurance Engineer. Our ideal candidate will be responsible for designing and executing tests manually (15%) and automatically (85%) to identify and resolve all data related issues to meet quality standards. Our tight-knit team combines a Scrum process with a strong testing culture.
Build and perform End to End QA effort on Data Warehouse/ETL/BI Platforms
Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
Understand data flow and test strategy for ETL, Data warehouse and Business Intelligence testing
ETL testing of mapping, transformations and data pipelines.
Data warehouse testing involving the testing of stored procedures, SSIS packages, slowly changing dimension tables, Change Data capture etc.
Business Intelligence testing involving the validation of DataMart, ODS, Data models and SSRS reports.
Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
Identify, document and track software defects
Work closely with development teams to perform root cause analysis of issues
Manage multiple tasks and adjust to shifting priorities, as necessary
Write advanced SQL queries for ETL/data warehousing/Business Intelligence testing
Identify test cases which has to be automated. Prepare test automation strategy.
Design and develop test automation for backend. Work with the team to continually improve test processes and practices based on inspection/adaption of previous iterations and to ensure adherence to process, tools and metrics standards within the project team.
Show initiatives and accountability with strong time management skills with project teams.
Exhibit strong collaboration/interpersonal skills
Be a self-starter and possess the ability to research issues and improve processes.
We want strong collaborators who can deliver a world-class client experience. We are looking for people who thrive in a fast-paced environment, are client-focused, team oriented, and are able to execute in a way that encourages creativity and continuous improvement.
Bachelor’s Degree, Computer Science or similar, plus 6+ years of experience OR master’s degree, Computer Science or similar, plus 5+ years of experience OR no degree, plus 10+ years of experience working as a Developer or QA Engineer or SDET working in Agile scrum teams.
5 – 10 years of experience with Software Quality Assurance- QA project life cycle, test plan, test strategies, test scenarios, test cases, traceability matrix.
3 – 5+ years of experience in Database/Data Warehouse/ETL Testing.
3 – 5+ years of Strong experience in advanced SQL scripting.
Experience in MS SQL server, SSIS and SSRS.
3+ years’ experience of Data Lake/Hadoop platform implementation.
3+ years of hands-on experience in implementation and performance tuning Hadoop/Spark implementations.
Experience in ETL testing techniques
Good understanding of Data Warehousing and business intelligence concepts and testing techniques
Experience in Working with Star Schema, ODS, multi-dimensional models, slowly changing dimensions
Experience in working with ETL framework, Change Data capture, DataMart, Data models etc.
Working knowledge of test automation for backend using Java and associated frameworks
Experience in continuous testing practices in a CI/CD development pipeline, and deploying test automation
Solid experience in strategizing and planning all testing activities including automation.
Ability to review and analyze business requirements in order to produce test strategy and test cases.
Expertise working in Cloud data environment
Familiarity with one or more SQL-on-Hadoop technology (Hive, Impala, Spark SQL, Presto) • Experience in Agile projects (Scrum, Kanban etc.).
Working Knowledge in Test Management software (JIRA,qTest).
Solid experience with Defect Management Process.
Quick learner and self-starter who requires minimal supervision to excel in a dynamic environment. • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Strong verbal and written communications skills.
Experience in Banking or Financial services domain is preferred.
Experience in working with financial platforms
Experience in Cluster, Containers/VMs, On Premise, On Cloud
Strong knowledge on Data Lake, Azure, ELT & ETL, Data Warehouse, BI, Data Factory Tools
Strong in SQL preparation in Oracle/SQL Server/NoSQL/RDMS/Big Data
Awareness of Agile QA Software development life cycle –backlog, sprints, standups, burndowns.
Pay Range: $90,080-$135,120/year
Actual base salary varies based on factors, including but not limited to, relevant skill, prior experience, education, base salary of internal peers, demonstrated performance, and geographic location. Additionally, LPL Total Rewards package is highly competitive, designed to support your success at work, at home, and at play – such as 401K matching, health benefits, employee stock options, paid time off, volunteer time off, and more. Your recruiter will be happy to discuss all that LPL has to offer!
At LPL, we believe that objective financial guidance is a fundamental need for everyone. As the nation’s leading independent broker-dealer, we offer an integrated platform of proprietary technology, brokerage, and investment advisor services. We provide you with a work environment that encourages your creativity and growth, a leadership team that is supportive and responsive, and the opportunity to create a career that has no limits, only amazing potential.
We are one team on one mission. We take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.
Because our company is not too big and not too small, you can seize the opportunity to make a real impact. We are committed to supporting workplace equality, and we embrace the different perspectives and backgrounds of our employees. We also care for our communities, and we encourage our employees to do the same. This creates an environment in which you can do your best work.
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