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Every day, in nearly 100 countries around the world, millions of people depend on Daktronics scoring and display systems for information and entertainment. Our displays provide vital travel information in airports and train stations and along highways. They advertise the price of gas, store specials, and more as you make your daily commute. They also enhance spectators’ experiences at sporting events of all kinds, from Little League to the major leagues.

Position located in Brookings, South Dakota. Candidates must be enrolled and registered as a full-time student. Ideal candidate should be available to work approximately 15-20 hours per week during the academic year and at least 20 hours per week during the summer.

This position will have primary responsibility for the effective execution of testing procedures for IT Data products including SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), Data Warehouse and Reports. In order to maximize the benefit of IT investments and initiatives, this individual will apply analytical and problem-solving skills to help validate, verify, communicate, and resolve data application issues through careful testing.

Work with the other quality assurance team members to ensure that data applications meet business requirements.
Collaborate other BI team members in planning strategies for testing application upgrades and/or new software programs that integrate with existing or new data products.
Continually look for opportunities to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of existing testing processes and recommend areas for improvement.
Participate in data quality improvement initiatives.
Implement testing techniques for new data products/service and/or enhancements to existing applications throughout their development/product lifecycles.
Communicate test progress, test results, and other relevant information to developers, stakeholders and management.
Create and execute test cases to validate information delivered in Reports and BI Solutions for accuracy, completeness and consistency with the operational systems or the data warehouse.
Create and execute test cases to validate the movement/integration of data between Daktronics pillar enterprise systems, based on business and system requirements.
Conduct all types of application testing as needed, such as system, unit, regression, load, and acceptance testing.
Interact with IT Help Desk, Application Owners and Business Intelligence Stakeholders to triage production issues by documenting the steps to reproduce the issue.
Produce and maintain accurate documentation for enterprise testing processes, results, activities, and tracking.  Organize data testing results following SOX and internal audit processes.
Participate in analyzing requirements and technical specifications from the business of new application functionality that interact with existing BI solutions or Integrations to determine impact.

The ideal candidate must be a fulltime student pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, Business Admin or Math/Statistics or related degree in their sophomore, junior or senior year of school. Only strong performers in undergraduate coursework will be considered. Must maintain an acceptable GPA.
Understanding of data applications, including SQL, Server Integration Services and Visual Studio Data Tools. Experience with these tools a plus.
Exposure to project management or project based work.
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
High attention to quality and detail.
Good organizational skills.
High attention to quality and detail.
Ability to work in a team orientated, highly collaborative environment.
Ability to adapt to change and multitask.
Background check may be conducted.
Fluent in English; written and verbal.
Daktronics does not sponsor, renew, or extend immigration visas for this position.
Unofficial transcripts or web transcripts must be submitted with application to be considered for this position.


Daktronics is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or citizenship status.

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