Sophos is hiring a

QA Analyst (EXCEL) - 6 months contract

Makati, Philippines
Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by threat intelligence, AI and machine learning from SophosLabs and SophosAI, Sophos delivers a broad portfolio of advanced products and services to secure users, networks and endpoints against ransomware, malware, exploits, phishing and the wide range of other cyberattacks. Sophos provides a single integrated cloud-based management console, Sophos Central – the centerpiece of an adaptive cybersecurity ecosystem that features a centralized data lake that leverages a rich set of open APIs available to customers, partners, developers, and other cybersecurity vendors. Sophos sells its products and services through reseller partners and managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide. Sophos has major hubs around the globe. More information is available at

We are looking for an Excel Developer with a minimum of 5 years of finance report building experience. To succeed in this role, you’ll be passionate about business automation, and designing the simplest solutions to complex data problems.  You’ll be keen to use your programming/scripting skills, your innovative ideas, and your problem-solving talent to help the team develop the best reporting solutions for finance stakeholders. You’ll feel at home within an Agile team with its open communications, commitment to quality and focus on getting things done.
The successful candidate will be responsible for requirement checking, design, development & test governance, implementation and support of technology solutions that meet the scope and quality of customer expectations and business requirements while complying with IT development standards and architectural framework.

*****Please note this role is based in the Philippines only *****

Main Duties

  • Collaboratively work with Development Team and Business to understand & develop Test Cases.
  • Evaluating Source Code standards as per Best Practice Principles of platforms such as POWER BI and EXCEL
  • Design and Executing Tests against Source code of (Excel and Power BI) for varying conditions
  • Documenting Artifacts, Evaluating Test results and helping to Identify problems and track defects.
  • Reviewing test procedures and creating test scripts as per SOP
  • Automation of test cases as per platform to develop sophisticated Process.
  • Updating Stakeholders and Developers about Test cases with accurate information.
  • Maintaining QA / Test environments in respective platforms such as POWER BI, Excel and MSFLOW

Skills & Experience - Essential

  • Highly skilled to write Test cases & Procedures, Execute test plan for validation of data across platforms such as Power BI and Excel.
  • Capable to understand the functionality of Advance excel concepts and POWER BI
  • Source Code Knowledge in DAX formulas, MDX and Cube formulas.
  • Should have exposure to POWER BI Report Testing and Excel formulas testing against the codes of (Cube functions, MDX and DAX)
  • Should have Created Logs and Documentation based on identified defects, errors, Bugs as per test scenarios.
  • Should have written VBA codes to create sophisticated test cases for testing large excel workbooks.
  • Should have exposure to Testing DAX codes performance using DAX studio.
  • Ensuring QA Protocols are followed before Pre-release / Go Live Phase.

Skills & Experience - Desirable

  • Exposure to Project management Tool Like (JIRA, Azure DevOps)
  • POWER BI & DAX Studio
  • Power Automate & Power Apps
  • Experience within financial Reports Testing

What's Great About Sophos?
·   Our people – we innovate and create, all of which are accompanied by a great sense of fun and team spirit
·   Employee-led diversity and inclusion networks that build community and provide education and advocacy
·   Annual charity and fundraising initiatives and volunteer days for employees to support local communities
·   Global employee sustainability initiatives to reduce our environmental footprint
·   Global fitness and trivia competitions to keep our bodies and minds sharp
·   Global wellbeing days for employees to relax and recharge 
·   Monthly wellbeing webinars and training to support employee health and wellbeing

Our Commitment To You
We’re proud of the diverse and inclusive environment we have at Sophos, and we’re committed to ensuring equality of opportunity.   We believe that diversity, combined with excellence, builds a better Sophos, so we encourage applicants that can contribute to the diversity of our team.  All applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, sex, gender reassignment, marital status, race, religion or belief, color, age, military veteran status, disability, pregnancy, maternity or sexual orientation.  We want to give you every opportunity to show us your best self, so if there are any adjustments we could make to the recruitment and selection process to support you, please let us know. 

Data Protection
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