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Sr. Data Analyst/QA in Boston, MA at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 7/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We strive to provide comprehensive, quality and an affordable suite benefits. Our employees are eligible for Medical, Vision, Dental, Short Term Disability and 401K and other benefits. 

WHO OUR CLIENT IS:

  • Fortune 100 Financial Services Company
  • 100-year history of dedication to customer satisfaction, success and growth
  • Tremendous growth and new business strategy leading to the need for new talent
  • Significant investments in cutting-edge technology

WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER THIS OPPORTUNITY:

  • Culture: Excellent work environment that fosters collaboration
  • Growth: Ability to make an impact on the direction of the organization
  • Opportunity: Gain hands-on experience working with cutting-edge technology
  • Stability: Recent financial performance of the company has reported record profits

WHERE THE POSITION IS LOCATED:

  • Boston, MA

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Utilize SQL, Tableau and Alteryx to analyze large data tables in SQL and Hadoop systems
  • Perform exploratory analysis on new data sources to understand the data and quality
  • Analyze the lineage of data through corporate warehouses
  • Develop SQL, Tableau or Alteryx solutions to analyze data, join multiple data sets and answer ad-hoc business questions; document all findings
  • Ability to take a definition of a complex KPI calculation from a dashboard and independently generate SQL directly from a data warehouse to validate
  • Provide data testing support to small team of Tableau developers building complex interactive dashboards. Focus on testing of data and validation of calculations
  • Plan testing tasks and activities to support the overall outcome of the deliverable
  • Use appropriate tools and processes to support clear reporting of progress
  • Conduct the testing and work with team members and stakeholders to ensure a quality deliverable
  • Conduct production systems health checks on regular basis
  • Analyze/interpret data requirements and perform current/target/gap/impact analyses
  • Research beyond documented and happy-path cases to identify missing requirements
  • Focus on data generation, flow, transformation and accuracy; correlate the functionality to the data
  • Monitor overall test execution and manage contingency planning for test plan variances
  • Defect reporting and tracking; including collaboration on defect resolution with developers/partners and identification of retest requirements
  • Multi-task and prioritize activities to address complex needs of a large organization
  • Adapt quickly to moving targets and changes in requirements
  • Collaborate with geographically dispersed teams

HOW YOU ARE QUALIFIED:

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university, or equivalent technical training
  • Experience with SQL development - MariaDB, MySQL, or PostgreSQL
  • Experience with Tableau
  • Experience with Hadoop
  • Excellent communication skills (oral/written)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently to resolve complex issues
  • Demonstrated strong problem solving abilities

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