Who is Virgin Pulse?
Virgin Pulse, founded as part of Sir Richard Branson’s famed Virgin Group, helps organizations build employee health and wellbeing into the DNA of their corporate cultures. As the only company to deliver a powerful, mobile-first digital platform infused with live services, including coaching and biometric screenings, Virgin Pulse’s takes a high-tech-meets-high-touch-approach to engage employees in improving across all aspects of their health and wellbeing, every day – from prevention and building a healthy lifestyle to condition and disease management;all while engaging users daily in building and sustaining healthy habits and behaviors. A global leader in health and wellbeing, Virgin Pulse is committed to helping change lives and businesses around the world for good so that people and organizations can thrive, together. Today, more than 3100 organizations across the globe are using Virgin Pulse’s solutions to improve health, employee wellbeing and engagement, reduce costs and create strong workplace cultures.
Who are our employees?
At Virgin Pulse we’re passionate about changing lives for good. We want to make a difference in the world by helping people be healthy so they can perform at their best, every day, at work and home. Our award-winning solutions support leading employers in improving and simplifying the employee health and wellbeing journey and engaging people in all aspects of their health. But our world-class products and programs are nothing without our people – the employees who design, build, promote, sell, test and perfect the latest innovations in workplace health and wellbeing. Our people are our top priority and we invest in their health and happiness. At Virgin Pulse, we have so much more than a strong, supportive company culture – have a shared vision for a healthier, happier world.
Virgin Pulse values and celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We believe in creating teams made up of individuals with various backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Why? Because diversity inspires innovation, collaboration, and challenges us to produce better solutions. But more than this, diversity is our strength, and a catalyst in our ability to #changelivesforgood.
Our next generation SAAS platform is using an exciting mixture of technologies using Amazon Web Services extensively for stability and high availability. We use Amazon Redshift as a data warehouse and reports are generated using a combination of MicroStrategy and custom SQL scripts
We practice Continuous Integration and use GitLab for our version control and integration pipelines.
As a Data Quality Assurance Engineer with Virgin Pulse, you will work to assure that the data in our databases and reporting are accurate and reliable. You will work in a fast-paced environment with teams building database tables, creating data pipelines, creating complex SQL flat file reports, and building business intelligence reports and dashboards. You can work on a fast-paced team responsible for maintaining the data and reporting pipeline. These teams will work with you to ensure that all reports have solid quality testing and that they are without error.
Who you are
You are a person that is passionate about top quality data and technology, and you enjoy testing and “breaking things” to find and resolve problems.
In this role you will wear many hats but your skills will be especially essential in the following:
- Problem solving and root cause analysis
- Understanding differences between reports in disparate systems and how to capture and investigate inconsistencies between them
- Key quality measurements and understanding
- Strong attention to detail
- Able to test data from multiple perspectives to ensure accuracy
What you bring to the team
In order to represent the best of what we have to offer you come to us with a multitude of positive attributes including:
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Creative and innovative thinking
- A solid understanding of data modeling concepts and how to test them
- Agile development understanding
- Learning new technologies and methods quickly
- Collaborative attitude and able to work with teams
- You are self-motivated, creative, and very detail oriented
You also take pride in offering the following Core Skills, Competencies, and Characteristics:
- B.S./M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent technology experience. Each will be considered equally.
- Must have strong SQL knowledge
- 2 or more years’ experience doing quality assurance work with data, data files, or data visualizations
- Experience in testing and quality assurance processes and methods
- Python programming language knowledge
- Intermediate Python knowledge
- Microsoft Excel
* No candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!
Work to maintain system and data security at a high standard, ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the Virgin Pulse application is not compromised. Adhere to industry best practice coding standards and verify all code developed at Virgin Pulse is free from bugs and security vulnerabilities such as those defined and published by OWASP.
Why work here?
We believe a career should provide competitive pay and benefits, a collaborative and supportive work environment, strong employee culture and cutting-edge technology and services — so many reasons to love it here. Virgin Pulse is an equal opportunity organization and is committed to diversity, inclusion, equity and social justice. To that end, we make a particular effort to recruit candidates from minoritized backgrounds to apply for open positions.
Please note that Virgin Pulse representatives will only communicate with you via our own corporate communication tools with virginpulse.com email addresses and through partnership with our Applicant Tracking System, iCIMS, which will clearly reference Virgin Pulse. We do not use third part apps like WIRE or WhatsApp to communicate. Should you be offered a job, and accept, you will be provided with secure links through partnerships with our secure vendors