My client is a leading educational organisation and governing body based in Central London .
This is a key role in supporting the Operations and Programmes Department in their delivery of high profile, commercially critical business and technology changes on behalf of my client . The Test Data Analysts will:
1. Lead the specification, selection design and delivery of data sets for testing activities (including user acceptance, regression and end-to-end testing).
2. Display strong organisational skills and utilise them to obtain the support of SMEs, data owners and super users to compile testing data in a timely and accurate fashion.
3. Execute and adhere to the organisation's approach to testing within the Testing Team, supporting Business Analysts and other business teams, ensuring all requirements for test data are specified and delivered.
What you'll be doing
Define and plan test data activities
Deliver Test Data Designs/Specifications for testing activities.
Deliver test data sets to required timeframes and quality.
Support the Test Manager/Lead to define a standardised approach to the definition, design and documentation of the test data supply.
What we're looking for
Able to evidence understanding of different data types, their importance, and the inherent risks to be managed when manipulating them.
Demonstratable experienced in data input.
Can demonstrate proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel to manipulate and build data sets.
Able to evidence understanding a master data, data source, data flows and relations across multiple platforms and the implications for data cleanliness and transformation.
Understanding of data technologies (databases, etc) and systems integrations
Able to speak with the technical teams and a data management teams and articulate what new data is required and to provide written data requirements.
Able to communicate with projects to challenge new data requirements, to be able to propose the best fit for the project.
We would love you to have…
Proven experience of all stages of testing and/or analyst problem-solving skills.
Proven experience in the design, production and delivery of test data.
Proven experience as a data analyst or data engineer in other areas of technology delivery and management.
Evidence of ability to get 'hands dirty' and handcraft XML and JSON data message inputs and validate them.
Demonstratable experienced in a testing role. Understanding and experience of testing and the role data plays.
Evidence of ability to take a lead role in designing and implementing best practice in the process of designing and delivering data for testing.
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