Sevatec Inc.

Agile Analytics Tester/ Data Analyst

US-VA-Fairfax
3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1236
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Technology

Overview

Sevatec, Inc. is seeking a Tester/Data Analyst to perform analysis and validation activities supporting an Agile Analytics Scrum team.   The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Office of Information Technology (OIT), Data and Business Intelligence Section (DBIS) has been tasked with implementing Enterprise Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence (DW/BI) solutions. The Agile Analytics Tester/Data Analyst will support the developers by ensuring data brought into the Data Warehouse and resulting reports are accurate and meet the designated Acceptance Criteria.   

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Product Owners (PO), Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and developers to understand the customer needs and translate that into Acceptance Criteria and test plans.
  • Assist the Scrum Master with the development of the team’s backlog in JIRA and assist with regularly scheduled grooming sessions.
  • Work closely with developers to support the Agile development process.
  • Track and document changes to functional and business requirements with regard to test cases.
  • Plan, coordinate, analyze and develop test plans, test scripts, test cases and test data for functional and interface testing.
  • Provide Validation and Verification of new and existing features.
  • Prepare and execute test scripts and tracks defects and issues using defect tracking tool.

Qualifications

  • Must have an Associates Degree and/or 5 years of professional experience; Bachelor's Degree is preferred.
  • 2-3 years of experience with SQL, basic SQL skills
  • Working knowledge of Agile development and best practices
  • Minimum of 2 years of software testing experience
  • Experience testing in a Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts.

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Working knowledge of Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) preferred.
  • 1-2 years of experience with JIRA
  • Prior experience with Agile automated testing and Continuous Integration tools

 

Security Clearance:  US Citizenship is required along with the ability to obtain an Agency Suitability Clearance.

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