Data Warehouse Test Engineer at DataXu in Boston, MA
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Fun, smart & vibrant people make up our Xu (pronounced "zoo") team! Our collaborative, dynamic & high energy environment makes this the kind of place where people want to work. Our Xu team is looking for additional members:
Data Warehouse Test Engineer
DataXu seeks a detail-oriented test engineer to own and expand testing for the reporting sub-system of DataXu’s media decision platform for online advertising. This is an opportunity to work on distributed high-performance systems and Big Data analytics in a collaborative team-oriented environment. We value innovative ideas and individuals who want to take ownership of demanding technical challenges.
Analyze product requirements and designs to create detailed test plans/test cases to confirm the accuracy of all data analytics reports
Develop automated tests to ensure appropriate Data Warehouse processing of incoming data and report generation
Synthesize and implement performance tests to analyze query and reporting performance.
Collaborate with engineers and business team members to ensure new features are designed and developed for testability and business value.
Participate in Release Acceptance testing to ensure Business Features are operational prior to each release
Develop and enhance internal tools to integrate Data Warehouse testing into existing System Tests
3+ years developing or testing ETL, data warehouse, and reporting systems.
Solid experience with large database systems, especially distributed environments.
Highly proficient in schema analysis and SQL development.
Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
Ability to quickly comprehend project goals/requirements, identify holes/omissions and testing challenges/impediments
Programming experience in Java, Ruby or other object oriented programming languages and familiarity with unit test frameworks.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision
Experience in the advertisement field is highly desired
About the Company:
Headquartered in Boston, MA, with offices in New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Europe, DataXu (www.dataxu.com)( Voted Advertising Age’s 2011 #5 Best Place to Work & Named "Top Place to Work in 2011" by Boston Globe) is the only multi-channel digital marketing management (DMM) platform offering real time optimization for display, video, and mobile advertisers. With exceptional growth, DataXu is a private, venture backed company with the resources to make a big impact and the agility to lead revolutionary change in both technology and media.
DataXu is leading a revolution in advertising with the first and only machine learning-based DMM platform: DX3, which makes impression-level decisions in real time, optimizing the creative, consumer and contextual ad choices to help brands acquire more customers for less money. Forrester Research December 2011 report: "The Forrester Wave™: Demand-Side Platforms, Q4 2011," in which DataXu is recognized as a Leader with DX3 ranked as the #1 current offering. http://www.dataxu.com/news/press-releases/forrester-wave-report/
Beyond its technology, DataXu has developed a trusted reputation for expertly advising and servicing advertisers and media agencies trying to cross the chasm into a data-driven way of working. DataXu is now expanding those relationships globally.
Medical & Dental Insurance – 100% company paid deductible
FSA (Medical, Dependent & Transportation care)
Onsite dry cleaning service
Company paid weekly catered lunches
Generous Employee Referral Program
Monthly Employee Recognition Program
Free snacks and drinks