Senior BI Test Analyst - Business Intelligence

Recruiter
Integrity IT Solutions
Location
Halifax
Posted
13 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior BI Test Analyst - Business Intelligence

My client a market leader within their field are looking for a Senior BI Test Analyst to join on a permanent basis.

The Senior BI Test Analyst will have the following responsibilities:

  • Oversea data integrity, accuracy and quality across all deliverables from the BI team.
  • Ensure that data warehouses, data models and dashboards have undergone rigorous testing and quality assurance.
  • Lead and mentor the BI test team consisting of Junior BI Test Analysts.
  • Co-ordinate the testing activity of the BI test team.
  • Work with stakeholders to plan system testing and plan and co-ordinate UAT activities.
  • Plan, prepare and execute test packs as part of Business Intelligence projects.
  • Produce reports on BI systems quality and test metrics.
  • Mentor fellow colleagues in areas of expertise.
  • Complete other activity over and above those listed in the role profile, appropriate to your skills and experience.
  • Skills needed for the Senior BI Test Analyst are as follows:

    Essential
    Skills/capabilities

  • Good SQL Experience (ideally MS SQL Server, Oracle or open source databases).
  • General scripting skills.
  • Good understanding of full end to end software development lifecycle and software testing methodologies.
  • Leadership, motivational and influencing skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Strong planning and organisational skills and the ability to work to deadlines.
  • Ability to develop and sustain relationships with internal and external parties.
  • Systematic and analytical approach to problem solving paying close attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills-ability to summarise data issues quickly and accurately.
  • Time management/self-motivation/be able to deliver under pressure.
  • A working knowledge of SQL Server, SSRS or Qlikview would be an advantage.
  • Behaviours:

  • Act as a testing/UAT/Quality referral point within the BI team.
  • Conduct regular reviews with direct reports; setting a strong vision, high standards and clear focus.
  • Ensure effective communication throughout the team.
  • Ensure agreed practices, policies and procedures are followed.
  • Qualifications:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent.
  • ISEB/ISTQB Foundation Certification in Software testing (minimum requirement).
  • Experience and knowledge:

  • Testing experience within a BI and data warehousing environment.
  • Understanding of dimensional data modelling concepts.
  • Proficient and experienced in the use and configuration of testing tools.
  • Experience in creating test cases and executing test plans both manual and automated.
  • Experience of working in an Agile development environment.
  • Experience leading/mentoring junior test analysts
  • If the Senior BI Test Analyst will advantageously have a working knowledge of SQL Server, SQL Server Reporting Services or Qlikview would be an advantage.

    Fantastic opportunity for an experienced Senior BI Test Analyst to join an exciting organisation and work on a number of interesting projects.

    Immediate interviews/start available.

    Senior BI Test Analyst - Business Intelligence


    This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/79904040

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