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Data Warehouse Test Engineer

Boston, MA | Engineering

Job Description

We find our people as innovative as we do our company.

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.

Benefit Highlights:

 Medical & Dental Insurance – 100% company paid deductible

 FSA (Medical, Dependent & Transportation care)

 Onsite dry cleaning service

 Company paid weekly catered lunches

 Innovation Days

 Generous Employee Referral Program

 Monthly Employee Recognition Program

 Free snacks and drinks

 Friday socials



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