Senior Software QA Engineer

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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.

 

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Qualifications

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.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • NoSQLDatabases

Location

100 N. RIverside Plaza Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60606

What are Ocient Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
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