QA Lead (Big Data)

About Capgemini


Capgemini is a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50 year heritage and industry specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. It is a multicultural company of 200,000 team members in over 40 countries.

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Job Description


Role: QA Lead (Big Data)
Location: Toronto, ON
Employment type: Full time


Should have minimum 3 years of experience on working BigData technologies
Good Programming skills.
Hands on Experience in Automating Backend Applications (e.g. db, REST APIs)
Hands on experience with Automating any backend applications (e.g db , server side).
Knowledge of relational databases and SQL
Good debugging skills.
Strong working experience working in Linux/Unix environment.
Strong understanding of testing methodologies.
Hands on experience in working on Big Data technologies like Hadoop, Spark
Hand on experience in working with ETL Testing
Hands on experience in QA Automation Framework development Design Strong hold on data structures.
Preferred language Python/Shell Scripting
Strong Understanding of OS and performance benchmarking
Quick learner and good team member with positive attitude.
Good verbal and written communication skills.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Testing big data ingestion and aggregation flows using spark shell and related queries
Developing automation framework using programming languages such as python and automate the big data workflows such as ingestion, aggregation, ETL processing etc
Debugging and troubleshooting issues within the big data ecosystem
Set up the Big data platform and Hadoop ecosystem for testing
Define test strategy and write test plan for the data platform enhancements and new features/services built on it.
Define the operating procedures, service monitors and alerts and work with the NOC team to get them implemented.
Responsible for system performance testing of the data platform and applications
Solve problems and establish plans and provide technical consultation in the design, development and test effort of complex engineering projects
Review product specifications and write test cases, develop test plans for assigned areas.
Identifies issues and technical interdependencies and suggest possible solutions.
Recreate complex customer and production reported issues to determine root cause and verify the fix.

What we offer


Your career matters to you and is important to us too. Because your goals and needs are constantly evolving, we offer visibility, leeway and support to help you grow and progress in your career. This approach builds notably on our comprehensive competency framework, our personal development, training and career management programs, and our University innovative and business-focused learning curriculums. 
We promote a culture of diversity. We believe working with talented individuals from different backgrounds and points of view is a strategic advantage and an ongoing opportunity. Diversity enriches our creative solutions and adds value for our clients. 
With the digital tech sector growing at a rapid pace and women significantly underrepresented in the industry, we are determined to inspire and recruit more women into technology and build diverse teams that reflect the clients we serve. 
Our Shared values have been at the heart of the group since our formation. They are honesty, boldness, trust, freedom, team spirit, modesty and fun. These values influence the way we meet client needs while respecting the regulatory requirements of each country in which we operate, and the way we promote ethically sound practices within Capgemini and in our partnerships.
Capgemini is committed to building a workforce of employees with diverse backgrounds and work experiences. We strongly encourage women, veterans and active military service personnel to apply. 



Capgemini is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law. 

This is a general description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for this position. Physical, mental, sensory or environmental demands may be referenced in an attempt to communicate the manner in which this position traditionally is performed. Whenever necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity, Capgemini will consider reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship. 
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Posted on:

October 15, 2021

Experience level:

Experienced (non-manager)

Contract type:

Permanent (ca-en)


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