Job Summary 
The Oncology Platform’s QA team is tasked with maintaining the Quality of all products and services delivered to internal and external customers is an extremely crucial job. The team members collaborate with Product Management, Product Engineering, Customer Success Managers and Operations teams to oversee and regulate the Quality and Verification process and outcomes. The team members are part of a squad critical services to our customers, relying on right-sized processes with minimal barriers. As a member of this elite team you will help shape the future of our team and company. You will be a core contributor in shaping the future architecture of our platform, influencing decisions that affect the company and the healthcare industry, years into the future. Your work will impact the way cancer patients experience Care. Responsibilities:
  •  A strong candidate will: Create and guide others to create processes to accomplish the following: 
  • Design data delivery contracts and ensure that the data sources are registered with the data catalog. ·
  • Build automated test framework and tools to automate the Data and Application Platform services and product line offerings
  •  Put mechanisms in place to ensure that data integrity is maintained, and the data content and schema continue to adhere to the delivery contract 
  • Verify that data consistently conforms to the governance policy for its security class by reviewing designs and code changes and writing tests that verify that policies are being followed. ·
  •  Implement patterns and automated processes that ensure that the data flow from systems are not interrupted due to unintended consequences of changes or component failure.
  • Implement mechanisms that prevent accidental loss of data, data type, precision, or semantic meaning of data as it flows. 
  •  Ensure that links formed by foreign key relationships across data sets are well known and exposed to appropriate auditing. 
  • Be proficient in best practices managing AWS IaaS/ PaaS services, including security groups, user access 
  • Have expertise in remediation of infrastructure or platform vulnerabilities, exploits and threats in highly regulated industry ·
  • Work with the product managers and the team leads to understand the requirements and come up with the relevant test cases and execute them 
  • Be accountable for working with engineering team in building & operating highly available, scalable services and applications · Conduct performance, scalability and resilience tests using automation across the platform components 
  • Directly influence the application configuration, deployment process of our application and create tools to improve our processes, monitoring and application infrastructure, all in a container centric environment! 
  • Automate regression test and perform functional, integration and load testing for all applications 
  • Perform data validity, accuracy and integrity test across different components of the NC Oncology Platform 
  • Proactively solve problems and suggest process improvements ·
  • Triage production level issues by analyzing the production logs and work with the development team until the issues are resolved · Use SQL queries and analyze log files to test various ETL and data pipelines 
  • Develop and maintain test plans, test strategy, test data generation and ensure adequate test case coverage and defect metrics to substantiate release decisions 
  • Articulate issues to developers during meetings and particularly in the daily standups
  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science in addition to 4+ years of experience in QA, Data analysis and validation, Data quality, ETL processes validations, understanding of business KPIs 
  • Proven experience in defining and operating Quality Assurance programs, formal processes required for state, federal mandates and regulations such as 510K submissions, use of federal data sets (Death Master Files), SOC II certifications requirements, familiarity with frameworks such as DAMA-DMBOK
  •  Experience in testing large scale Data platforms, web application, APIs and frameworks 
  • Experience in QA on AWS Big data stack complemented by Data warehouses 
  • Strong understanding of Data warehouse and ETL process, Expertise in SQL is a must
  • Expert with Big Data ecosystems, including Kinesis OR equivalent streaming ecosystems such as Kafka 
  • Proficiency in database technologies MySQL (Aurora), Snowflake, Redshift or equivalent
  • Experience with BDD and TDD methodologies including SCM tools such as GIT, CI/CD tools like Circle CI or Jenkins equivalent
  •  Microservices and RESTful web service development and testing 
  • Experience with Data Catalog and Data Quality Tools
  •  Experience with MongoDB or comparable NoSQL 
  • Experience and familiarity with Integration and Network testing
  • Strong grasp of algorithms and data structures
  • Experience with Amazon AWS cloud services 
  • Experience with Kubernetes and Docker 
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and reporting skills or coordinating across teams, with customers, and technical vendors 
  • Ability to demonstrate composed urgency in stressful situations 
  • Prior experience in regulated industries with high Data Quality and Governance standards. 
  • Experience leading teams and performing the role of a Software Testing (SDET) experience and a passion for analyzing and validating systems
 Tools & Technologies 
 We have a wide and varying set of technologies that reflects the complexities of modern cloud-based applications.
  • AWS Big data stack complemented by Data warehouses 
  • AWS and wide range of services (S3, RDS, ECS, Redshift, ElasticSearch)
  • Ansible & Hashicorp Config automation (Packer, Vault, Terraform, Consul, etc.), ELK, Data Dog 
  • Networking and VPN solutions of many flavors and vendors (OpenVPN, IPsec, etc.), Linux remote appliances 
  • Python, Java and Ruby, React, Bash and a smattering of Golang, RabbitMQ, SNS, and SQS
  • Polyglot storage (MySQL, MSSQL, PostgreSQL) 
  • Large scale data exchange platforms, Mirth Connect Interoperability Engine for HL7 v2/v3 and FHIR API’s
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Located in a historic building a block away from the Seattle waterfront and close to Pike Place Market, Pioneer Square, and some awesome coffee shops

What are Navigating Cancer Perks + Benefits

Eat lunch together
We have multiple areas in the office where people congregate during lunch to hang out with their fellow team members.
Daily stand up
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
One of the oldest buildings downtown, this is a great space with exposed brick & beams. Conference rooms for meetings and brainstorming sessions w/ an open floor plan for a collaborative team feel.
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Navigating Cancer provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Navigating Cancer employees receive between 15 and 25 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Holidays
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Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
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Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Online course subscriptions available
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