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Test Lead – Hadoop/Big Data


Test Lead - Hadoop/Big Data

On behalf of our banking-sector client, Procom is looking for Test Lead - Hadoop/Big Data on a contract role in Downtown, Toronto

Test Lead - Hadoop/Big Data Must Have :
Hadoop 2yrs*
Big Data 2yrs*
Test exp 10yrs*
ETL (ingestion / extraction) 7yrs*
Data warehouse 10yrs*
ETL tool testing like informatica 7yrs*
Unix/Linux 7yrsw*
Test Strategy development, Test Planning, Defect Reporting and Test Case design 10yrs*
QA methodologies 7yrs*
SDLC 7yrs*
HP ALM 7yrs*
Microsoft suite 10yrs*

Test Lead - Hadoop/Big Data Nice to have:
Previous Client
Hive, Pig tool, Sqoop, oozie, Spark , HBase, HDFS

Manage a team of Testers that develop and execute test scenarios for functional system integration testing for single or multiple platforms. Develop test cases, scenarios and scripts to ensure quality applications. Execute tests to ensure results achieve documented goals and objectives. Define criteria for testing and provide results analysis

Test Lead - Hadoop/Big Data Job Description/Accountabilities (Test Lead):
• In depth knowledge of quality assurance concepts and strong core experience in various phases and types of testing including functional, integration, regression, and performance testing
• Advanced knowledge of Test Strategy development, Test Planning, Defect Reporting and Test Case design techniques for initiatives ranging from moderate to high complexity
• Strong knowledge of testing methodology within SDLC
• Equally experienced in testing of host and distributed systems
• Advanced knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, SharePoint, MS Project, Visio and PowerPoint
• Proficient in HP ALM testing tool
• Strong documentation skills as well as written and verbal communication skills
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Self-motivated and able to manage multiple priorities
• Able to oversee test activities as assigned and ensure resources have thorough understanding of how to optimize test activities across projects in order to achieve optimum use of test resources and execution cycles
• Experienced in ETL, big data, hadoop testing
• 5-7 years of Test Manager/Lead experience (on the job)
• 2-4 years of experience within banking environment is an asset
• Review System Requirements and System Design Documents to review test cases with detailed steps and expected results with a high degree of accuracy
• Assist in defining Test Data and Test Environment Requirements
• Participate in or develop test strategies/plans for medium to high complexity projects
• Create Traceability Matrix and have walkthrough of test cases and scenarios with BA and technology team
• Adhere to prescribed Testing processes
• Provide support to Business Teams for Business Testing as required
• Build relationships and work collaboratively to identify solutions and resolve variance from product/application specifications
• Prioritize and manage own workload in order to deliver quality results and meet timelines
• Support a positive work environment that promotes service to the business, quality, innovation and teamwork and ensure timely communication of issues/ points of interest
• Identify and recommend opportunities to enhance productivity, effectiveness and operational efficiency of the business unit and/or team
• Participate in knowledge transfer within the team and business units
• Establish effective relationships across multiple business and technology partners, program and project managers

Test Lead - Hadoop/Big Data Qualifications/Skills/Experience:
• Advanced technical knowledge, analytical skills and strong working knowledge of Hadoop / Big Data and ETL
• Knowledge of Hadoop Ecosystem & SQL server. Hands on experience with ingestion / extraction
• Knowledge of Hive, Pig tool, Sqoop, oozie, Spark (good to have)
• Knowledge of data warehouse projects, Data Masking, Data Integration, Data Mapping
• ETL - experience with ETL tool testing like informatica / QuerySurge
• Knowledge of Unix/Linux system.
• Strong know ledge of Test Strategy development, Test Planning, Defect Reporting and Test Case design techniques for initiatives ranging from moderate to high complexity
• Advanced knowledge of testing, software development life cycle, QA methodologies, configuration management, defect tracking systems and automated test tools
• Provides leadership, project management and testing co-ordination
• Manages defect management / resolution process and acts as the primary contact on projects
• Identifies testing risks and coordinates test environment
• Writes scripts and scenarios per QA methodology
• May be involved in or lead the development and delivery of test strategies
• Builds relationships and works collaboratively to identify solutions and resolve problems
• Sound understanding and working knowledge of SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) and PMLC (Project Management Life Cycle
• Proficient in HP ALM testing tool
• Proven experience of participation in multi-platform Integration Projects
• Proficient knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, SharePoint, MS Project, Visio and PowerPoint
• Sound understanding of the underlying technologies, infrastructure and business continuity planning for the applications supported
• General knowledge of Bank and technology standards (e.g., infrastructure, architecture, processes, applications)
• Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to work in teams as well as independently with little supervision
• Knowledge of Hadoop and its tools, Data Integration, Data Mapping, ETL Process is an asset
• Experience with information technology, data and systems management
• Nice to have: Hive, Pig and Hadoop Streaming, HBase, HDFS

Test Lead - Hadoop/Big Data Specific Education Requirements:
• University or college or equivalent work experience
• Candidates who do not meet the education requirements but have experience in Quality Assurance Testing will be considered
• Knowledge of Hadoop testing is required – must have



Test Lead - Hadoop/Big Data Start Data:



Test Lead - Hadoop/Big Data Duration:

12 months