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Senior Data Test Analyst

  • Location: Sydney
  • Salary: AU$130000 - AU$140000 per annum + super per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 18 days ago

  • Sector: Business Transformation
  • Contact: Karim Ben-Romdhane
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 11 February 2023
  • Job Ref: JN -042022-469719

Senior Test Analyst - Data


Salary: $130-140k + super
Start: ASAP
Location: Sydney (remote working - occasional visit to office)


The Senior Test Analyst will work within the Quality Assurance team to provide a range of testing services to ensure the successful release and deployment of software to the wider business. This will be predominately focused on Data Warehouse testing within the Data team.


  • Work with the Data scrum team to understand their needs and provide input to improve quality in every possible way.
  • Involved in all data scrum teamwork requests raised by both internal and external teams to ensure these are brought to closure after detailed testing.
  • Ensure "Test-Driven Delivery" is followed by adopting a shift-left testing approach and performing the role of gatekeeper for production release.
  • Understand the environment architecture, different applications, data flow process and its limitations from the testing front. Later, formulate a fit-for-purpose, risk-based test approach with available resources.
  • Support the continuous improvement of quality standards as well as code quality, by conducting reviews and walkthroughs with the data scrum team.
  • In order to improve quality across the delivery life cycle, introduce meaningful, viable and feasible quality standards which can be adopted and followed by the team.
  • Formulate well thought through test approach for all relevant changes i on the data platform and ensure the best possible test coverage is obtained.
  • Ensure that all test artefacts across the planning and execution phases is thoroughly and clearly documented.
  • Ensure the following components are addressed during planning and execution:
    • Functional testing (business outcomes focused)
    • Reconciliation
    • Data completeness
    • Data Accuracy checks
    • Error and Exception Handling
    • ETL process checks
    • Data Retention
    • Unhappy / Negative scenario validation
  • Support the QA Manager and Data Test Lead in the implementation of automated testing on the data platform.
  • Prepare production release notes for every release.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of quality assurance, automated testing, continuous delivery and agile practices by collaborating with the team and keeping up to date with modern software development / data warehousing practices.

Your experience

  • Proven experience as a Senior Test Analyst
  • Experience carrying out Test Planning, stakeholder management, manual testing
  • Knowledge of testing principles, methods, tools and technologies, including plans, scenarios, strategies and related procedures
  • Experience designing and developing Test Plans and Test Cases with minimal Requirements and Design documents
  • Advanced SQL skills
  • Comprehensive understanding of Data Warehouses, Business Intelligence and Analytics systems.
  • 5+ years of Database and ETL testing
  • Ability to work autonomously and act as the point of contact on projects where required
  • Proven experience in using industry standard Testing Techniques, including the use of decision tables and state transition diagrams
  • Experience in an Agile software development and testing environment
  • ISTQB certified Advance Technical Test Analyst or similar is preferred
  • Industry experience within Superannuation/Investments is preferred
  • Experience working within a DevOps environment is preferred
  • Proven track record of a positive "Can Do" attitude is required.

Please submit your CV asap and I will get back to you with more details if suitable.