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Testing Analyst (BI)
Ref No.: 18-01148
Location: Herndon, Virginia
Job Description:
  • The Business Intelligence Tester will work with Application Development staff in creating and maintaining a robust quality assurance process for testing client applications. The Test Designer will be working in an Agile/Scrum environment where the focus is on the teamwork and ownership of each project.
Responsibilities:
  • Working with business partners, product management, and application development to ensure that developed applications and infrastructure changes meet client's business needs and deliver business value
  • Create and adjust test design strategies, test plans, and test data as needed to meet changing user requirements
  • Verify software functionality based on the test strategy and test plans created
  • Utilize various software testing methodologies to identify the decision points in the software
  • Create and maintain manual and automated tests within the client
  • Act as a quality advocate within their Scrum team and across the client to ensure QA standards and processes as necessary throughout the Agile SDLC
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or some equivalent combination of education and experience, including through military service will also be considered
  • 5 years of experience in a formal QA/testing role
  • 5-7 years of QA SDLC process experience, to include previous experience in test strategy and test plan creation as well as experience working within an Agile/Scrum environment
  • 2-4 years of experience in testing Business Intelligence applications
  • Strong understanding of database structure and design, to include SQL language query skills
  • Must live within a commutable distance of Herndon, VA
Desired Qualifications:
  • 3-5 years of experience with testing Data Warehouse/ETL applications
  • Knowledge of Data Warehouse star-schema design and usage
  • Experience in creating Data Mapping specifications and test plans for ETL development
  • Experience working with business partners, product management, and application development on multiple projects
  • Experience in planning the implementation of automated test plans and automated testing using either open source or commercial test automation tools
  • Experience in testing EDI files and processes, preferably related to PESC approved standards