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Senior Data Specialist

Toronto, Ontario · Information Technology
Role- Senior Data Specialist
Fulltime Contract

About QAC

QAC is the Leader in Quality Assurance, we are the trusted testing company for businesses, government departments and institutions. Over the last 26 years, we have successfully delivered 10,000+ mission-critical projects in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. Within those sectors, QA Consultants has extensive testing experience and depth in an array of industries.

Role Summary
Responsible for testing data pipelines, data products reports and dashboards; ensure overall quality of data product delivered to customer

Duties and Responsibilities include the following.
  • Responsible for overall quality delivery of data products, BI dashboards, and Reports
  • Implement best practices in ETL data pipelines and BI testing
  • Identify issues and risks during test phases
  • Defines and document test strategy, plans and results
  • Work closely with Data Engineers and BI Developers to ensure high quality of data products
  • Understand business requirements for functional and performance testing
  • Other duties may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Strong BI reports and dashboard testing experience using tools like Power BI (preferred), Tableau, Cognos
  • Strong SQL experience and data testing on cloud databases, Google Big Query (preferred), Snowflake, Redshift
  • Experience with data analysis and testing on cloud storage Google cloud storage (preferred), S3, Blob storage
  • Experience working with Airflow DAGs for ETL orchestration
  • Ability to interact effectively at varying levels of business and technical organization
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking and prioritizing skills

Education Requirement:
  • BS degree or higher in science or technology
  • 2+ year of QA and test experience with Big Data
  • 2+ years of experience with Cloud platforms like GCP and open-source tools like Airflow
  • 2+ years of data warehouse, relational database and SQL experience
  • 2+ years of testing ETL process and job scheduling experience
  • 2+ years of testing Business Intelligence solution, reports and dashboards experience on Power BI

Hours of Work, Work Environment
8 hours per day working remotely

Not for you? Check out our other opportunities – here – www.qaconsultants.com or follow us on Linked In.
We thank all candidates in advance. Only selected candidates for interviews will be contacted.

Diversity & Inclusion
QA Consultants is an equal opportunity employer, committed to meeting the needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) where we evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We are committed to the creation of an exceptional work environment wherein we maintain values of mutual respect, integrity, dignity, and inclusivity; and encourage the open exchange of ideas and opinions.

If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, please inform the recruiter. This ensures that the appropriate accommodations are in place at time of your interview and before you begin your employment.

QAC’s main office is located in Toronto, Ontario. We acknowledge that the land on which we work is situated upon traditional territories. We wish to acknowledge the Ancestral Traditional Territories of the Ojibway, the Anishnabe and, the Mississauga’s of the New Credit. We also recognize the enduring presence of Aboriginal peoples on this land.


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