Job title: Sr SQA Analyst - Lead SQA Analyst
Job type: Temp-To-Perm
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Financial Services
Job published: 11/18/2019
Job ID: 32499
Contact name: Joseph Tom, John Norcross, Alex George
Phone number: +1 561 220 2774, 561-712-0307, 561-220-3244
Contact email:,,

Job Description

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Sr SQA Analyst - Lead SQA Analyst
MO-Kansas City

Full-time / Part-time


Employee Status


Overtime Status


Job Type



 Yes, 5 % of the Time


 Day Job
Contract Type Contract Only
Estimated Length of Contract Period 180


Job Summary:


The Client is seeking an experienced Software Quality Assurance/ETL Test Analyst to develop, support and deliver testing strategies and solutions for large-scale applications.  This role requires the review of system requirements to write test plans and scripts, analyze and validate data, track and facilitate defect resolution, and apply analytical problem-solving skills by collaborating with business and technical staff throughout the development and testing process. 


Key Activities:


  • Conduct ETL testing activities
  • Creates and executes data quality test cases and analyzes results for improvement recommendations
  • Conduct data transformation validation between environments  
  • Provide awareness and oversight of vendor data transformation validation testing- Collaborate with software/systems personnel and infrastructure support for ETL testing activities
  • Provide awareness and oversight of vendor QA (ETL) Test execution- Support post release checks (post non-project specific migrations)
  • Prepare and analyze test results to aid in problem solving and facilitate decision-making
  • Enter and report all daily activities using status tracking tools as required- Work with Implementation Work Track Lead to plan application pilot
  • Align with Quality Assurance Office regarding test approach (e.g., number of migration cycles, specific requirements regarding the migration date, test data requirements (synthetic or production data), data time stamp, etc.)
  • Coordinate with other testing tracks during test execution (e.g., regarding data access for testers, access to loaded databases, access to systems)- Participate in quality management reviews
  • Perform defect and change request entry and tracking as appropriate to capture defects and enhancements identified during the testing process, and track existing or potential issues along with a recommended course of action and/or options
  • Participate in and facilitate daily meetings to communicate progress and any barriers to completing development and testing goals
  • Participate in quality management reviews




  • Bachelor’s degree in software engineering, computer science, business administration, and/or equivalent work experience.
  • At least four years of direct experience as a software quality assurance analyst, ETL/data analyst or engineer working on major application integration and/or major product releases required.
  • Application development and data analysis background and experience are strongly preferred.
  • Advanced experience in developing and executing SQL statements for testing, data quality analysis and validations.
  • Ability to Develop Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) Specifications to support data conversion and integrations
  • Develops and implements solutions for cleansing data to remove errors and ensure consistency.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and prioritize workload and deliverables within schedule constraints to deliver results and willingness to work on a collaborative geographically dispersed team in a cross-functional environment.                                 


Preferred Software Quality Assurance/Technical Skills:


  • Proven application testing experience that includes testing of large, complex, enterprise-wide applications on a variety of platforms. 
  • Proficient in understanding written requirements, including use cases, supplementary specifications and requirements traceability.
  • Proficient in writing test plans and test cases for the intended audience(s)Experience with HP Quality Center / ALM to conduct test planning, execution, and reporting.
  • Experience with issue/defect tracking and change management tools, such as JIRA, HP Application LifeCycle Management a plus.
  • Experience with change management, release packaging and deployment concepts.
  • Practical experience reviewing and researching log files to troubleshoot issues.
  • Has tool experience relevant to continuous integration, Agile team support and testing frameworks, e.g., JIRA, Selenium, Jenkins etc.
  • Excellent testing and troubleshooting skills and ability to work with department staff to resolve technical issues.