QA Lead
Clarity Solution Group - United States

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QA Lead:
Clarity Solution Group is a growing niche data and analytics firm providing expert consulting services and solutions with an uncompromising focus on client success. We deliver enterprise-class, full life-cycle solutions – from strategy through to implementation. In addition to our value-driven solutions, we specialize in big data, closed-loop analytics and customer intelligence providing deeper insight and measurable results.

Role Description:
As a Data Warehouse QA Lead at Clarity Solution Group, you will lead and direct the QA Analysts and their activities as they relate to quality assurance of data warehouse and business intelligence technology. You will have full leadership responsibility for performance and development of subordinate staff. In this position you will assume responsibility for ensuring that the final deliverable of a DW/BI technology development project meets all of the intended needs of the business. It will be expected you have expertise in SDLC models, including waterfall and agile and expertise in the development and implementation of solid test plans and test cases and scenarios to accurately test all aspects of the data warehouse. As the Quality Assurance Lead you will also have expertise in implementing and effectively utilizing testing automation tools.

Lead the QA Analysts and direct QA activities:
Develop test plans and scenarios to ensure that test conditions, scripts, validation criteria, and expected results successfully test the business and technical requirements

Test DW/BI technology solutions through the test plans and scenarios

Execute regression tests, functional tests and data tests

Report, track and determine priority of reported bugs

Implement test automation tools (such as QTP)

Create scripts for automated tests

Maintain detailed and accurate documentation per all project standards

Produce and/or maintain the following deliverables:
Test Strategy

Test Environment Specifications

Test Plan & Approach

Test Scenarios

Reports on test results, progress, incidents, defects and other quality metrics

Effectively manage multiple priorities

Perform additional job-related duties as requested

Data warehousing and business intelligence knowledge and expertise

Familiarity with tools such as: Quality Center, QTP, Clear Quest

Knowledge of SQL, XML, and UNIX

Strong and effective communication skills

Project management

Knack for building and motivating a team

Ability to build strong long-term relationships

Bachelor’s Degree in IT/Computer Science or technology/engineering related field QA Testing Certification
Minimum 5 years QA Testing Experience
Minimum 4 years Lead Experience
Minimum 4 years solid working knowledge of data warehousing and business intelligence concepts
Minimum 4 years solid working knowledge of QA methodologies
Minimum 3 years of experience with automated test tool

Minimum 3 years of experience effectively leveraging and/or developing the test strategy for test planning and execution and performance testing and tuning and a thorough knowledge of software development life cycle, and software change management and release management processes required

Preferred Qualifications:
Masters Degree
PMP certified

Clarity Solution Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

About this company
Clarity provides business intelligence for business results so that you can focus not on gaining BI, but on gaining a competitive advantage...