Vertical Knowledge is a Cleveland-based open source data technology company. Since 2007 our team has worked to create a scalable framework that provides our clients with compliant access to relevant signals within the massive amount of open source data that exists today. We're building a future where open source data can be identified, collected and leveraged to serve our clients’ AI needs.
We're looking for a skilled QA Analyst who will be responsible to help us develop and implement quality assurance procedures for our data collection teams. Primary duties include but are not limited to defining, creating, and maintaining quality assurance test plans and strategies for existing and new datasets. Candidate will work closely with our collection engineering and service delivery team members to drive and maintain high standards of quality.
A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Data Science, or another related field is required, or equivalent work experience. Candidate will also need at least one to two years of work experience, preferably in a related field, to be successful in this role.
Define, create, and maintain test plans and strategies for existing and new datasets
Write automated test scripts
Perform validation and exploratory testing using different testing techniques
Perform issue reporting, research, analysis, confirmation, and support resolution on assigned projects
Identify and provide feedback on anomalies in the datasets
Documentation of dataset issues and resolutions
Work closely with Collection Engineering and Service Delivery teams and other organizations in the company to communicate and promote quality standards
Work closely with Service Delivery team to replicate customer issues and use cases
COMPETITIVE SALARY & BENEFITS PACKAGE
Company paid premiums for employees and their dependents, such as medical, dental, vision, disability and life
Employer Health Savings Account (HSA) contributions
401(k) retirement plan with financial planning
Unlimited vacation days
Flexible work schedules
Fully stocked kitchen with snacks and beverages
A casual work environment and dog friendly office
Vertical Knowledge LLC is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. VK is committed to the policy of an equal employment opportunity in recruitment, hiring, career advancement, and all other personnel practices. VK will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, past or current military service, or any other legally protected characteristic.
Reasonable Accommodations for Applying
Applicants who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act, as Amended, may be eligible for a reasonable accommodation in Vertical Knowledge LLC application and selection processes. If you require an accommodation in applying through our online system, please send an email to Careers@vk.ai or call 216-920-7795. Please note that this phone line and email address is not to be used for checking on the status of an application.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
BS degree in Computer Science, Data Science or a related field; or equivalent work experience
Excellent attention to detail and critical analysis skills
Knowledge of Python or similar languages (Perl, C++, Java, etc)
Proficient with MS Office.com / Office365
Experience with JIRA a plus
Experience with data visualization tools, such as Tableau, a plus
Experience with Agile software development methodologies a plus
Must have ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret clearance / US Citizen.