QA Analyst
SLAIT Consulting, LLC - Herndon, VA

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SLAIT Consulting is currently seeking a QA Analyst for a position with our client in Herndon VA SUMMARY The Senior Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Engineer designs and executes software test plans for Business Intelligence reporting product Designs test plans scenarios scripts or procedures from complex business requirements and specifications Interface with developers business analysts system adminstrators and other roles to accomplish team goals Verify Oracle BI Publisher Oracle BI Answers and UNIX shell scripts for reporting products Tests system modifications to prepare for implementation Documents software defects using a bug tracking system and reports defects to software developers Plans test schedules or strategies in accordance with project scope and delivery dates Tests integration between systems and analyzes data Participates in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements product designs schedules or potential problems Reviews software documentation to ensure technical accuracy compliance or completeness and to mitigate risks Documents test procedures to ensure reliability and compliance with standards Develops or specifies standards methods or procedures to determine product quality release readiness MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Bachelors degree in Computers Science or related field AND More than five (5) years of experience in software testing with specific emphasis on backend database and processes testing Equivalent combination of education and experience Certificates and Licenses None required OTHER REQUIRED SKILLS ABILITIES Must be able to work independently and assume full responsibility for delivering projects Additionally the successful candidate must have the flexibility to handle multiple projects simultaneously Must have advanced knowledge of SQL and Oracle databases Must have experience testing data transfer Must have excellent analytical and problem solving abilities and a strong understanding of the software development lifecycle software testing concepts and test methodologies Candidate will be required to establish and maintain strong relationships with peers and with management outside of the department Excellent communication skills both verbal and written are essential to the position Excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment are also required Exposure to UNIX shell scripting Attention to detail Desire to learn new technologies Must be selfmotivated and able to meet deadlines PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Use of PLSQL on Oracle databases (10g11g strongly preferred) Experience with ETL tools such as Oracle Data Integrator Sunopsis SSIS or Informatica Experience with Business Intelligence tools (Oracle BIEE Business Objects SAS Cognos) Experience with Data modeling (logical and physical) prior use of ER tools (eg ER Studio Erwin) Exposure to data warehousing architecture For consideration please submit your resume today Visit us at wwwslaitconsultingcom Must be able to work for any employer in the United States No Visa sponsorship SLAIT Consulting Washington Metro Region Gaithersburg MD QA Analyst