IBM ETL Test Specialist in Phoenix, Arizona

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.

As an ETL Test Data Specialist, you will apply TDM concepts to design, build, test and deploy effective testing solutions. You will be responsible for applying automated tools to support testing of applications across all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). You will write SQL queries / test scripts to meet the testing goals. You will evaluate the functional and non- functional requirements for testability and the test cases and use cases for suitability for automation. You will assist the development of the test automation strategy and focus specifically on maximizing reuse for regression purposes. You will support the test team in identifying tools and processes to automate other test activities, such as test management, reporting, test data generation and defect management.

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 near Lansing, Michigan OR near Baton Rouge, Louisiana . 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

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!

  • http://www.ibm.com/ibm/responsibility/initiatives.html

  • http://www.ibm.com/ibm/responsibility/corporateservicecorps

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 2 years of ETL experience including ETL tools like Informatica.

  • Experience with data archiving and data masking

  • Experience working with offshore teams and managing / leading offshore teams

  • At least 1 year developing or white-box testing on various industry-leading ETL/BI platforms.

  • Experience building automated tests in ETL domain.

  • Experience working with developers and SMEs

  • Experience working as tester or developer in fast-paced Agile environments

  • At least 1 year experience in scripting with languages like Java, C# etc.

  • Understanding and Experience in Test Automation tools like Selenium etc.

  • At least 2 years experience in standard test methodologies like SDLC , Agile etc.

  • At least 2 years in data warehouse testing – ETL, BI – reports.

  • Experience in Autosys, Unix.

  • Excellent client interaction and communication skills.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • At least 3 years of ETL experience including ETL tools like Informatica.

  • Strong Experience with data archiving and data masking

  • Working experience as a Senior Test Lead or QA Manager managing ETL Testing projects.

  • At least 2 years developing or white-box testing on various industry-leading ETL/BI platforms.

  • Experience building automated tests in ETL domain.

  • Experience working with developers and SMEs

  • Experience working as tester or developer in fast-paced Agile environments

  • At least 1 year experience in scripting with languages like Java, C# etc.

  • At least 2 years experience in standard test methodologies like SDLC , Agile etc.

  • Experience with Batch scheduling tools Autosys, Control-M to run and monitor ETL jobs.

  • Experience in UNIX and Windows environments

  • At least 5 years of Overall IT Experience

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.