Job Description :

Estimated duration: 9-12 Months


Location: Minneapolis, MN they must be located in MN, do not send non-local candidates at this time please.

Hey Gaurav,

I wanted to check in because the job description changed a bit last night, so please see below. They are looking for a BSA/QA - someone that play both roles as our client does not have a defined testing group. Let me know if you have any questions.

Job Posting Title: Business Systems Analyst/ QA

Description: Job Description for Business Analyst/Quality Analyst within Advisor Compensation department

Experienced analyst (5+ years) with traditional business systems analysis AND quality assurance skills

Consults with business sponsors and project stakeholders to identify project scope and objectives

Models business processes (current "as is" and future "to be")

Elicits and documents business requirements and rules in compliance with appropriate policies and procedures

Independently resolves complex problems by conducting a thorough analysis of the problems and employing appropriate strategies for resolution

Creates queries for data analysis using SQL developer and MS Access

Evaluates proposed system changes for downstream system/departmental impacts

Serves as a subject matter expert in multiple application areas

Performs quality assurance testing for new applications and enhancements to existing systems, including:

o Creating test cases and conduct functional and performance testing

o Documenting test results (defect tracking) using the designated tools and procedures

o Validating that all functions perform according to the relevant requirement specifications

Acquires and maintains working knowledge of databases, system integration points and architecture that support the application

Analyzes and inspects data before, during and after testing in all systems and supporting applications as appropriate

Assists with business process and procedure changes related to new enhancements/features delivered

Assists team with project management related responsibilities

Experienced in remote, team-based settings (using Scrum and traditional methodologies)

Financial services client experiences

Proficient in MS tool set, particularly Excel

Nice to have: life/health insurance, annuity and investments product knowledge

Nice to have: compensation experience

Skills/experience/knowledge: (independence is very helpful for all of these)

  • SQL queries how to write queries, read the data, data relations/traceability (how to connect the dots), export to Excel for additional analysis, use SQL developer or MS Access
  • System/Functional/Regression Testing Experience with documenting plans, scenarios, expected results and performing the execution of testing (beyond coordinating for user acceptance testing)
  • Agile/waterfall/scrum-a-fall facilitating a stand-up, updating Jira stories/tasks, pairing, building relationships with IT partners, being adaptable to projects using different methodologies
  • Flexibility handling multiple projects, adjusting to changes in approach/scope/resources
  • SharePoint/OneDrive adding documentation for others to review/comment

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