Job Details
Job Id:
11109
Title:
Business Intelligence Quality Assurance Analyst III
Job Type:
Permanent
Location:
Brentwood TN 
Description:
A client in the Nashville Tennessee area is seeking a Business Intelligence Quality Assurance Analyst III for a permanent position.

This company is experiencing tremendous growth. This growth provides the opportunity to work with a firm where hard work leads to the opportunity for career advancement. The client is utilizing many cutting edge technologies and are seeking individuals who are willing to contribute, but also to grow their skills by learning new concepts and technologies.

The BI QA Analyst, under the general supervision of the Director of Data Engineering, is responsible for testing and assuring the quality of analytical and reporting solutions to support the operational and strategic imperatives of the organization. As a QA Technical Analyst, this position will be a part of Data Engineering technology team in an Agile development process.

The Analyst will be overseeing and/or participating in all aspects of project testing, business requirement analysis, data analysis, testing strategy, test case creation, test case execution, defect finding and metrics on testing/defect life cycle. Will also be responsible for overseeing BI QA test environments, providing technical guidance to less senior BI QA team members, and ensuring schedule adherence for assigned projects. This individual will be required to understand the Operations processing and execution across all lines of the client’s business; performing Q/A for programs developed and code changes made.

Responsibilities:
• Participate in requirements & use case/user story reviews
• Provide accurate estimates for QA resources and testing schedules
• Creating and/or overseeing the creation and approval of project test cases
• Overseeing or generating all QA-related documentation
• Ensuring adherence to standardized QA policies, processes and documentation standards
• Execution of test cases and adherence to test schedule
• Help to mentor and develop other QA members of the BI team
• (Re)testing QA/UAT/Production defect fixes
• Become familiar with source code, version management, and code deployment standards and for utilizing this knowledge to ensure that QA processes and procedures for test environments are followed and that the integrity of the various environments is not compromised
• Attend daily standup meetings and provide testing status
• Provide weekly QA status reports
• Attend biweekly sprint completion meetings and demos
• Efficiently work in an Agile environment – both Sprint and KanBan

Required Skills:
• 8+ years of experience in software quality assurance working on BI/DWH projects
• 8+ years of experience testing in one or more of the following environments: BI Testing, RDBMS testing, UI testing for SSRS and/or Tableau, and Functional testing
• 8+ years of experience with any major RDBMS, preferably MS SQL Server, and the ability to write SQL queries using table joins
• 8+ year experience testing BI Reports
• 8+ year experience with BI tools – SSRS, Tableau, SSAS, etc.
• Strong knowledge of a typical Agile, SDLC, and SQA methodology
• Excellent troubleshooting, analytical, and problem solving skills
• Excellent testing resource planning and test scheduling skills
• Ability to produce effective software test plans and test cases
• Ability to write quality defects and work directly with developers to resolve the defects
• Solid understanding of build tools and software configuration management standards
• Ability to communicate and work closely with other teams and/or team members.

Preferred Skills:
• Understanding of Data Warehouse concepts, star schema models, database design concepts and architecture for data warehouse
• 2+ SQA experience working within an Agile development framework
• 3+ years of experience as a test lead

Education:
A Bachelor's degree is preferred

Other Requirements:
- Criminal background check
- Drug screening

Alltech, Inc. is a leading provider of IT staffing services in Nashville and the surrounding areas. We do contract (Salaried, W-2, 1099 or Corp-to-Corp), contract-to-hire and direct placements within the Information Technology field. Alltech, Inc. offers a full line of company-paid benefits to our salaried and W-2 employees. Our 1099 subcontractors have a full line of benefits available to them through our partnership with Benefit Consultants, Inc.

If you are considering relocation, the Nashville area is nationally respected as a great place to live, work and play. Nashville is proud to be the home of the Tennessee Titans, Nashville Predators and Nashville Sounds. Some of Nashville's living advantages include:

-- low cost of living (including NO state income tax)
-- international airport
-- unique, affordable residential areas
-- abundant parks, waterways and recreational areas
-- lively cultural base
-- diverse economic base
-- seasonal climate

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
No third party recruiters/agencies.