The Oakleaf Group, LLC

  • Big Data/Hadoop Tester

    Job Location 2 weeks ago(5/9/2018 1:23 PM)
    Posted Date
  • Overview

    Big Data QA Testers
    Washington, DC metro area

    Ref# 2018-1511


    For a large financial services client, we are seeking Big Data Quality Assurance/Hadoop Tester, to work on a 1 year or longer project to re-platform a major system.  Prefer candidates who can both automate tests and construct good test scenario data sets, across the full test life cycle.


    • Write and execute System and User Acceptance strategies, plans and scripts for the migration of a relational data warehouse that is being retired.
    • Create appropriate test scenarios and data sets.
    • Work with lines of business, technology, and operations to determine priorities, and schedule of releases.
    • Document test procedures, and issues.
    • Support testing AND automation of testing for a range of projects from defect fixes and enhancements to strategic initiatives.
    • Log bugs and enhancements into the defect tracking and planning tool.
    • Escalate key testing issues and provide feedback to the stakeholders.
    • Ensure that all requirements are covered in the testing, that it is completed within established time and that objectives conform to the user requirements and line of business.
    • Provide input and shape SIT & UAT processes in line with industry best practices.


    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field.
    • 3+ years of direct functional testing experience, working with Big Data testing (nice to have Hadoop, Neteeza, and/or GreenThumb).
    • Prefer experience with test automation, including the Cucumber automated acceptance test software.
    • Deep expertise in test methodology, process, planning, and execution.
    • Financial services experience with SAS tools and JAVA.
    • Experience with Oracle, and querying in SQL and Hive.
    • Prefer experience with financial data/systems, particularly with mortgage and/or loan-level data.


    Company Overview

    The Oakleaf Group is a mid-size consulting firm with offices in Chevy Chase, MD, Bethesda, MD and New York, NY. Our people are our greatest assets and our company culture is grounded on that belief. Our goal is to thrill our clients and challenge and reward our employees.  As a member of the Oakleaf team, you will have an exciting opportunity to work with emerging technology, modernize financial applications, and grow in a friendly workplace where you can work independently and collaboratively. In this position the ideal candidate will work to solve complex “hot topic” issues currently faced by the financial services industry. We bring depth of experience to a wide range of highly satisfied clients, delivering trusted advice along with quantitative, technology, regulatory, and operations strategies. Do you possess the talent and dedication to be part of our growing team?



    As a condition of employment with The Oakleaf Group, any successful job applicant will be required to successfully complete a background investigation, which may also include a pre-employment drug screen and/or a credit check for positions in some areas of our business. The Oakleaf Group is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, religion, gender, native origin, age, disability, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Oakleaf Group participates in the E-Verify program.


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