Software Test 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:

  • Identify and implement test strategies and techniques to extend existing test methodologies
  • Identify and remediate areas of needed additional functional test coverage
  • Extend and optimize system-level testing, including load testing, stress testing, and failure-mode testing
  • Develop test plans for new functionality 
  • Identify and implement efficient methods of maximizing test coverage within time and hardware constraints

Qualifications:

  • BS, MS, or PhD in computer science, computer engineering, or related technical field
  • 3+ years of industry experience testing software applications
  • Strong knowledge of one or more scripting languages (e.g. Python, Bash)
  • Experience developing or maintaining test automation or frameworks

Ideal Experience:

  • Experience testing large, distributed software applications
  • Experience testing SQL databases or writing SQL queries

About Ocient:

Ocient is a Chicago-based, venture-funded startup building a SQL compliant, exabyte-scale database platform that achieves better performance than Hadoop and NoSQL systems. It is a distributed system optimized for NVMe drives, RDMA networks and high core count processors and is written in C++. We are led by a management team with seven successful startup exits, including Cleversafe which was one of the largest software startup exit in Chicago’s history.

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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
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Semi-annually.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
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