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Senior Data Test Analyst

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

Posted 15 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

PLEASE NOTE - THIS ROLE REQUIRES YOU TO BE BASED IN SYDNEY AND HAVE FULL WORKING RIGHTS

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

Role(s):

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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.



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