Test Analyst (Mid-Level or Senior), BIS
Company: Credit Acceptance Corporation
Posted on: January 15, 2019
Test Analyst (Mid-Level or Senior), BIS Credit Acceptance is continuously expanding with a variety of dynamic opportunities in Information Technology. Our culture has landed us on Computerworld's list of the Best Places to Work in IT. In each of the last 5 years, we have held a spot in the top 2 for midsized companies nationwide. Our IT department provides the opportunity to work with progressive tools, and technology including the latest database, development, storage, and computer technologies available. About this Position: Validate data from the data sources through each step of the extract and transformation process including final load in the Enterprise Data Warehouse Develop, maintain, and execute test plans, test scenarios, and test scripts to validate the proper implementation of user requirements in Enterprise Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence solutions Coordinate and participate in reviews of test cases and scripts with stakeholders as required Write SQL scripts to extract data from various databases and systems and compare against data warehouse Ensure the accuracy of data and reports, in terms of content and design by researching and identifying sources of errors Maintain documentation of test results to assist in debugging and modification of software Identify and document defects and participate in the prioritization of defects Work to improve QA processes and procedures Gather and report QA performance metrics that identify QA activities efficacy and QA process appropriateness Provide feedback to Business Analysts on artifacts created during the Analysis phase of projects (Senior) Recommend and implement process improvements (Senior) Mentor team members from a technical stand point and best practices to approach/delivery (Senior) Outcomes & Activities: Scope and plan testing needs to satisfy business requirements Responsive to emerging issues Understand customers' needs and show insight that caters to evolving business needs Identify risks and recommend process improvements Recognize upstream and downstream impacts; communicate effectively (verbally & in writing) Learn the Business Process Your Application Supports so your testing will better support the business Improve your department's product and processes Decrease incidents and increase uptime of the department's products. All other duties as assigned Attendance as required by department Work onsite at the required Credit Acceptance work location Requirements: Required Bachelor's degree or higher, preferably in a quantitative discipline (e.g. statistics, mathematics, economics, finance, physics, etc.) or equivalent experience Solid understanding of principles, practices, and procedures of Software Quality Assurance Familiarity with data warehousing methodology, data modeling, ETL, databases, and business intelligence Analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a fast moving environment. Excellent listening, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. 2 years of experience in Software Quality Assurance (Mid-Level) Ability to write intermediate level SQL to help analyze data (Mid-Level) 5 years of experience in Software Quality Assurance (Senior) Ability to write advanced level SQL to help analyze data (Senior) Experience mentoring and leading Level 1 and 2 team members (Senior) Preferred Experience with ETL tools such as Informatica, ODI, SAP Data Services, SAP BW/HANA, Datastage (ODI strongly preferred) Experience with using test automation tools in a Data Warehouse environment Experience using Jira and Confluence Experience working in an Agile environment Financial Services Industry experience Knowledge and Skills: Demonstrate a primary motivation and capability to ensure software quality. Need to be self-driven. Have focus and attention to detail. Be effective at providing feedback to improve the performance of the team. Be receptive to ongoing feedback aimed at improving your performance. Remain positive, professional, determined, calm and focused when faced with challenging situations. Be a quick thinker, with an ability to understand and interpret information promptly and effectively. Be organized, with ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple requests. Company Values: To be successful in this role, Team Members need to demonstrate the characteristics of PRIDE in their work: Positive: Maintain a positive attitude by focusing on solutions and promoting a collaborative and enjoyable environment. Respectful: Value teamwork, share successes, appreciates others and communicates in a way that promotes trust. Insightful: Make timely well considered decisions, create innovative solutions and continuously learn. Direct: Communicate clearly and objectively; don't be afraid of difficult conversations. Raise concerns through the proper channels. Earnest: Be honest, sincere and consistent. Work hard and pursue our goals together relentlessly. Targeted Compensation: $50,797 - $82,314
Keywords: Credit Acceptance Corporation, Southfield , Test Analyst (Mid-Level or Senior), BIS, Professions , Southfield, Michigan
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