Tester - SAS

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

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    Software Development

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    Up to £0.00 per annum + HIGHLY COMPETITIVE SALARY

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    Gail Maguire

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  • Job Published:

    7 months ago

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Test Analyst - SAS/BI

My client is a highly dynamic and successful IT Services and Consultancy and Data warehousing organisation with a strong presence across the UK. They currently have an opportunity for a tester to join them in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Birmingham, or London working on client focused projects.

The role will be for:
Test Analyst's to join existing teams to be based out of the London, Leeds, Chester or Edinburgh offices.

Essential Skills:
- Minimum 2 years experience of delivering in technical test analyst roles
- Experience of testing in data-driven environments utilising SAS, SQL skills, or equivalent data querying languages
- Experience of working in Agile environments
- Experience of testing BI/Data Warehouse/Analytics/ETL/Data Migration projects
- Strong analytical skills to effectively translate requirements and technical specifications into quality test artefacts, e.g. test cases, test scripts, test data etc.
- Experience of specifying test data and preparing test data to support the test phase(s)
- Conducting testing, analysing results, and working effectively with development teams to resolve defects
- Produce clear and accurate technical documentation
- Excellent organisation and time management skills
- Ability to liaise with clients and stakeholders
- Good communication skills

Desirable Skills:
- Familiar with different development methodologies (e.g. V-Model, Waterfall, Iterative)
- Full lifecycle testing experience
- Experience of using test management tools (licensed or open source)
- Financial Services experience
- Estimate with good accuracy the effort required to complete assigned tasks and reports clearly on the status of those tasks

Candidate Qualities:
- A good team player who can work independently when required
- Inquisitive in nature
- Excellent client facing skills with ability to quickly build rapport
- A proactive self-starter
- Excellent communication and presentation skills
- An enthusiasm towards testing and desire to develop and expand a growing test practice
- An ability to build relationships

Other Essential Requirements:
- ISEB/ISTQB Foundation in Software Testing
- Willing to work on client sites, potentially for extended periods
- Willing to travel for work purposes and be happy to stay away from home for extended periods
- A graduate degree or equivalent project experience

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic and exciting business