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Sr. Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) Test Specialist (East Lansing)

  • Country:US
  • State:MICHIGAN
  • City:EAST LANSING
  • Category:Technical Specialist
  • Required Education:Bachelor's Degree
  • Position Type:Professional
  • Employment Type:Full-Time
  • Contract Type:Regular
  • Req ID:138508BR
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Job Description
IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

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The Sr. ETL Test Specialist should have 4-6 years of hands on experience in performing data analysis and data profiling . You should also have hands on experience in working with ETL tools like informatica, QuerySurge, Datastage etc, You should be able to work closely with a team of technical and non-technical staff and consultants to garner feedback on testing deliverables and provide feedback for other team member deliverables.Participate and contribute to planning sessions by providing testing estimates, report status to management on a regular basis. Overall, you should have strong experience in Test Data management, Test Strategy, Test Planning, Execution, Defect Management and reporting process for ETL Testing.

The IBM Client Innovation Center is an in-bound delivery model where we support our clients from our EAST LANSING center. However, some travel is expected and all candidates must be willing and able to travel to meet our client needs across the US. Travel is typically related to knowledge transfer and training at the client site (Monday thru Friday). You are expected to travel approximately 50% of the time. This is a traditional office position. You must live in or be willing to relocate to MICHIGAN. The work location is 196 Crescent Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824. This is not a work from home position.



BENEFITS
Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.

CAREER GROWTH
Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:

  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills
  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirations
  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation

In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.

CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP
With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!




Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Should have worked with an offshore team and managed/lead an offshore team.
  • 3+ years developing or white-box testing on various industry-leading ETL/BI platforms.
  • Experience in creating Test Strategies and Test Data Management.
  • Experience building automated tests in ETL domain.
  • 4-5 years in data warehouse testing – ETL, BI – reports.
  • Should have experience working with developers and SMEs and working as tester or developer in fast-paced Agile projects
  • Excellent communicator: listening, verbal, written.
  • Experience in writing complexed SQL Queries and PL/SQL
  • Experience in Data Analysis, Data Migration and Data Validation
  • At least 1 year experience in scripting with languages like Java, C# etc, Understanding and experience in Test Automation tools like Selenium. At least 5 year experience in standard test methodologies like SDLC , Agile etc.
  • Batch scheduling tools Autosys, Control-M to run and monitor ETL jobs, Experience in UNIX and Windows environments


Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • 6+ years of ETL experience, and worked with ETL tools like Informatica.
  • Strong Experience with data archiving, and data masking is required
  • Should have worked as a Senior Test Lead or QA Manager managing ETL Testing projects.
  • 4+ years developing or white-box testing on various industry-leading ETL/BI platforms.
  • Experience building automated tests in ETL domain.
  • Should have experience working with developers and SMEs
  • Should have experience working as tester or developer in fast-paced Agile projects
  • Excellent communicator: listening, verbal, written.
  • At least 2 year experience in scripting with languages like Java, C# etc.
  • At least 5 year experience in standard test methodologies like SDLC , Agile etc


EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Preferred Education: Master's Degree Commissionable: No
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