We are looking to expand our Quality Assurance team with the addition of a Data Quality Specialist. The Data Quality Specialist will work closely with a small group of engineers on our flagship product. The successful candidate will work to ensure the quality of both our data and our software. They will bring with them demonstrated experience in both realms and a passion for working with large data sets. What You'll Do Perform hands-on QA including data quality, new features, and regression testing Create and execute automated verification scripts Write test documents including test plan, test cases, and test summaries Participate in the design process to ensure QA deliveries Assist in defining new and refine existing, processes, and procedures Design data quality checks using our in-house QA framework Perform data mining and data analysis Skills You'll Need Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Statistics, or Applied Mathematics required 3-5 years of hands-on experience in Windows and Linux based environments including utilizing industry standard processes and tools 2-3 years of experience in data qualitydata cleaning 2-3 years of experience writing and understanding SQL queries Passion for Data! Data mining and overall love for working with large data sets. Basic understanding of Statistics andor Applied Mathematics is highly desirable Working knowledge of scripting languages such as Python or R is preferred An understanding of financial market data and options is a plus What We Offer Startup-feel at an established company A collaborative environment where everyone's input makes a difference Paid time off Vacation, Personal, Sick days, and Holidays Pre-tax commuter benefits (NJT, MTA, etc.) and 401k plan offered Full medical and dental insurance coverage A bright, open office in Midtown Manhattan near Columbus Circle and steps from Central Park with a great view of Times Square The usual drinks and snacks (and we're still small enough to celebrate everyone's birthday with cake!) OptionMetrics began 20 years ago with the goal of becoming the world's most trusted provider of financial information and research derived from the option markets. Today, our data and analytics models are used in over 350 investment banks, hedge funds, asset managers, and academic institutions worldwide. Associated topics: performance test, process, qa, quality assurance engineer, quality assurance lead, software quality, software quality engineer, software quality assurance engineer, test, tester
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