Ocient is searching for an experienced Software Test Engineer with strong problem-solving skills and a passion for solving hard problems to help define and implement test strategy to ensure the quality and robustness of Ocient’s cutting-edge data warehouse.
Develops and implements test plans and cases to cover system level database features and functionality.
Develops, executes, and analyzes tests for the database server, specifically focused around the system level features and functionality.
Provides technical leadership, input, and review for test strategy, planning, and execution within the team.
Collaborates and communicates with management, internal, and outsourced development partners regarding design status, project progress, and issue resolution
Provides technical direction for the database testing process and infrastructure development and maintenance.
Maintains and develops test infrastructure.
Provides guidance and mentoring to less-experienced staff members
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent
Minimum 4-6 years' experience testing a production application, preferably one that uses a database, even better if the application is analytical
Knowledge and Skills:
Experience in test planning and create automated test suites. Using engineering tools and software packages to test, design, and evaluate products and processes.
Strong analytical, statistics, and problem solving skills.
Strong quality assurance methodology/process skills.
Knowledge of database internals.
Experience with distributed systems.
Experience developing test harnesses for distributed systems.
Coding experience in more than one of the following: python, java, C/C++, C#, shell scripting; expertise working with Linux/ Unix , Jira and version control
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Ability to effectively communicate quality plans, proposals, and results, and negotiate options at management levels.