Job Description :
Title: Big DATA Test Lead
Location: Cincinnati, OH, United States
Length and Terms: Long term - W2 or C2C

Job description
Position: Sr. Big Data Test Lead

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Duration: 6+ Months

Yrs. Of Experience: 8 to 10 yrs.

Exposure to Enterprise Environments: Big Data Testing (Hadoop), Data warehousing testing, ETL Testing.

Core Expertise: Pig, Sqoop, HIVE, Map Reduce, Scala, Spark, Python etc. Cloud (AWS/Azure) Exposure/experience), DevOps

Best Fit: Someone with big data development expertise and transformed into QA lead.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Test strategy definition, test planning, test scenario and test data creation

Define and practice best practices for big data testing

Developing and executing formal test plans/test scripts for quality releases

Reviewing and getting the test artifacts approved

Test execution, defect management and test results reporting

Defining and tracking QA metrics like defect count by stages and cycles, defect creation and closure rates, test productivity – creation and execution

Imparting the process knowledge to the testing team members and publish best practices on an ongoing basis

Performing quality audits across the SDLC phases to ensure client specific standards, procedures and methodologies are adhered to

Facilitating development of knowledge repository

If required, be involved in evaluating and recommending QA life cycle tools (test asset management, defect life cycle, automation, performance, etc

Experience & Exposure Required:

Manual functional testing experience

Big Data (Hadoop) and Data Warehousing testing

Expertise in automating the testing processes, exposure to tools like Tricentis & QuerySurge

Functional Automation of Data Warehousing applications

Minimum 2 years of managing testing team – task allocation & status reporting

Preparing and maintaining Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM)

Financial Services, Credit Card data or related domain / industry experience of at least 2 years

Technology know-how on the relevant technology stack used

Experience working independently as a tester and QA lead

Knowledge of test standards and process

QA lifecycle tools – HP (Quality Center, QTP, PTC, etc or equivalent

Experience working with the business and IT team diligently to execute the activities in a timely manner

Experience in testing effort estimations using industry standard methods

Experience in defect life cycle management – logging, replication, triaging, verification, closing, metrics reporting, etc.

Good communication and leadership skill

Added advantage, if the candidate

Has knowledge of unit testing

Has exposure to mobile testing

Possess prior experience of improving test coverage

Has test automation and performance testing tool exposure