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Data Quality Engineer - Contract Job in Reston, VA

  • Location:
    Reston, Virginia
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  • Category:
    Quality Assurance
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We are seeking a qualified data quality engineer for a 4-month contract position in Reston, VA.
The Data Quality Engineer (DQE) will be responsible for:
* Ensuring continuously improving levels of quality and reliability in existing production functionality in support of operations service delivery.
* Working closely with all teams necessary to implement, measure, and improve quality standards for new and existing production functionality. T

* Developing systems, processes and procedures to improve the operating quality and efficiency of quality control checks in the production environment.
* Working closely with business process owners, data content owners, external operations vendors and IT staff to ensure that operational data flows are properly executed and appropriate data quality controls are developed and maintained. 

 * Analyzing and understanding the full battery of data flows between all operational entities involved in processing related to programs supported by the Operations organization.
* Planning and developing systems and procedures to improve the operating quality and efficiency of the department.
* Developing and maintaining the procedures needed to manage and ensure the successful completion of all operational data transfers, including managing normal business-as-usual operations for data flows as well as ensuring that exception conditions, alternate flows, and unusual circumstances have appropriate quality measures in place to ensure error free processing.
* Working with necessary technical support teams and business process owners for investigation and resolution of production quality control failures that affect operations service delivery.
* Supporting team in the development, analysis, and preparation of status reports; establishing quality goals and success criteria for QC operational activities; and assisting teams to resolve complex risks for production issues.
* Coordinating and maintaining the production QC schedule and meeting QC productivity and quality goals for all deliverables and projects.
-Experience working with IT database administrators, development teams, and infrastructure support organizations in support of production operations. Demonstrated ability to perform both routine daily tasks and highly skilled analysis.
-Experience in implementing quality controls and supporting processes for all aspects of the technical and operational architecture for complex enterprise systems.
- Ability to work closely with highly-technical IT database, development and infrastructure staff, including high degree of comfort with IT artifacts and terminology (e.g. E-R diagrams, data dictionaries, interface specifications, use cases)
-Strong computer literacy, with focus on databases, but also including Microsoft Office applications

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