Job Description :
SQL QA Tester
Middle River, MD
6 months to start and may continue beyond

The Data Warehouse Team at Baltimore County Public Schools has 1 NEW Quality Assurance Analyst (Item 9) positions. These positions will:
Support the Data Warehouse Team in testing data extracts, reports, and dashboards to ensure data quality before release
Create, execute, and monitor test plans including tracking and documenting findings
Creating test scripts using SQL programming to validate data points against transactional systems and the data warehouse
Help to implement a formal QA process including creating templates and documenting standards/processes
Collaborating with business owners and subject matter experts to clarify requirements and to complete user acceptance testing
Creating documentation needed to support repeatability of testing metrics

The ideal candidate will have the following skill set as described in the contract:
2+ years of testing experience
5+ years of SQL programming experience
Experience using Excel including VLOOKUP, pivot tables, and basic formulas
Strong analytical, organizational, and team skills
A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, IT, MIS, Business Management, Engineering, Project Management, or related field. This may be substituted with relevant experience of 5+ years.
Ability to work on multiple priorities and meet project delivery dates
Knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
K-12 education experience preferred but not required
Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of users and teammates both written and verbally
Ability to analyze and interpret requirements and file layouts into test cases
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to perform unit, system, and performance testing
Ability to produce status reports and communicate status of projects on a regular basis