Senior ETL/Datawarehouse QA Analyst – Minneapolis, MN

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Senior ETL/Datawarehouse QA Analyst :

Create and execute end-to-end test plans for our new Enterprise Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence solutions from transactional back office to the Data Warehouse (databases, data marts and cubes) in an Agile environment.

  • Data reconciliation
  • Transformation according to business rules
  • Checking against legacy warehouse

Integrate with an Agile Scrum team

  • Effectively communicate with the rest of the Scrum team (Product Owner, Developer, and Business Analyst).
  • Estimate workload for tasks as part of the Release and Sprint Planning.
  • Indicate performed and upcoming activities as well as known impediment/issues.
  • Express issues in a clear, consistent and understandable manner (written, verbal).
  • Take ownership of all assigned tasks and project related assignments.
  • Ensure direct communication over email/ticketing chain to ensure timely resolution of identified issues.

Effectively advocate and disseminate Quality Assurance best practices in the team

  • Share enthusiasm about QA Testing methods, toolsets and test automation.
  • Mentor less seasoned Quality Assurance Analysts through cross training and technical expertise
  • Continuously identify areas of progress (methods, toolset) for his scope.

Effectively Support less seasoned QA Analyst on the Datawarehouse testing activities

Must Have Skills:

In depth SQL querying knowledge (expert level)

  • One general-purpose programming/scripting language
  • Data Warehousing (Informatica, Oracle, Exadata)
  • Business Intelligence platform (Cognos) a real plus
  • Agile collaboration suite (Rally, JIRA or equivalent)
  • Quality Management suite (requirements management, test management, HP Quality Center or Equivalent)
  • Configuration management (CVS, SVN, ClearCase or equivalent


  •  Bachelor or Masters of Science in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or equivalen
  •  Significant (7+ years) experience in Software Quality Assurance on Enterprise Data Warehousing projects Proven track records testing warehouses databases, data marts and cube
  •  Experience integrating in a Scrum driven development tea
  •  Experience interacting with product owner
  • Multi-cultural experience on geographically distributed project
  • Travel Industry related experience is a plus

Professional Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong team and individual player
  • Ability to shift project priorities as needed to support program objectives
  • Ability to moderate conference calls

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