Job Description :
Position : ETL Tester
Location : Cincinnati, OH
Duration : Long term

Job Description:
The tester supports quality assurance programs and processes in alignment with QA strategy.
The tester is responsible for providing feedback on artifacts developed during requirements and analysis phase within client projects; authoring test cases; and performing test execution for both project and support related activities. The tester will be predominately performing manual testing in the first few months but will heavily participate in establishing our test automation approach and automation testing thereafter.

Position/Project Specific Requirements:
5+ years of relevant experience in software quality assurance
3+ years SQL utilizing complex queries and writing stored procedures
2+ years testing data/data transformation/data movement (ETL)
Firm understanding of data architecture and ETL workflows
1+ years of experience with Netezza and Amp
1+ years of using Informatica DVO or other tools to automate ETL tests
1+ years of Agile methodology experience
2+ years of using Quality Center/ALM for test case management
1+ years of using Jira for defect tracking
Prefer ETL experience to be on most recent project
Prefer Agile methodology being utilized in the current/most recent project
Prefer experience in the safe Agile approach
Prefer having a Bachelors Degree in a related field of study
Prefer candidates with Green Cards or US citizenship

Essential Job Functions:
Work within an Agile methodology
Validate data from the data sources through each step of the extract and transformation process including final load in the data warehouse
Develop and review test plans and test scripts
Automate test efforts using Kroger ETL automation tools
Ensure accurate data and reporting, in terms of content and infrastructure by researching and identifying source of errors
Understand the data model and ETL flow.
Write SQL scripts to extract data from various databases and systems and compare against data warehouse
Perform root cause and trend analysis to identify recurring patterns of errors
Ensure data standards/integrity are maintained in order to deliver the highest quality products
Participate in SAFe Agile ceremonies (PI Planning, Sprint Planning, Scrum, Retrospectives, Showcases, etc
Document defects and evaluate priority of defect based on overall application functionality
Coordinate test script reviews with stakeholders as appropriate.
Adhere to requirement review, defect writing & test script writing guidelines
Keep QA Lead and management informed of current state of quality and test progress
Ensure completion of all deliverables within schedule, budget and quality constraints.
Participate in Root Cause Analysis sessions
Ensure that projects follow prescribed software development life cycle standards.
Develop and maintain good relationships with project team.
Multi-task to meet assignment deadlines
Accurately estimate work assignments
Show assertiveness
Have obtained a bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or have related and equivalent work experience
Identify obstacles and roadblocks; and offer suggestions to work around obstacles
Help drive and improve QA process within the team you are assigned

For immediate consideration please send mr your updated resume to or give me a call to