Associate Test Engineer
Company: TeradataCTC: Best in ClassLocation: Hyderabad
Teradata (NYSE: TDC) is the leading multi-cloud data platform company for enterprise analytics, transforming how businesses work and people live through the power of data.
At Teradata, we are leading the data era. As enterprises address today’s digital economy, they are faced with new competition and consumer expectations and are turning to data to power their future. Teradata has worked with the largest companies in the world for 40+ years, bringing our experience and expertise to support global enterprises with their most demanding, mission-critical, complex, and large-scale data needs. Teradata is recognized as a leader in the cloud, data, and analytics spaces by top analyst firms, Gartner and Forrester, and Fortune Magazine as well.
Our connected multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics, Teradata Vantage™, is an extremely scalable, secure, and resilient offering that simplifies ecosystems by connecting data and making it easier to uncover insights from across the organization…regardless of where that data resides. With Vantage, we enable companies to modernize their data management, from start to scale. Every day, millions of users benefit from our open data platform. Empowering customers and partners to develop and build how they like, we enable hundreds of business outcomes and solutions, including improving customer experience and profitability, driving operational efficiency, realizing financial transformation, or achieving operational efficiency.
As the world of data grows, we are the leader in enabling the future of connected businesses, powered by data intelligence. We are committed to delivering on this vision by following sustainable business practices and with a strong focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that only by embracing diversity of identity, thought, background, expression, and perspective can we solve today’s challenges and reimagine tomorrow’s world.
Responsible for development of new test cases(SQL), and performance tests focusing on the Teradata Query Optimizer. Participate as part of a team to develop new testing methodologies to improve Optimizer quality and robustness and analyze the effectivity of the TD cost based optimizer. This is not a traditional testing team and is considered part of the Optimizer Group which sometimes involve development assignments in the Optimizer area. Some development of additional testing tools may be required at times. Monitoring of Optimizer problem areas and incorporation of results into the testing methodology is expected. The associate will be working in implementing the frameworks for CI/CD pipelines and scripts in Python or applicable scripting languages. They are also occasionally required to fix issues in the database code.
Education and Experience Requirements:
BS or MS/MCA in Computer Science or related field
Testing and/or Quality Assurance experience is a strong plus.
Strong C programming skills. Knowledge of DS & Python/Perl/Shell Scripting desirable.
Should be comfortable with SQL(ANSI/Database specific)
Ability to work with a Project Lead, Senior Developers, and Support Associates required.
Teradata knowledge a plus.
Key Areas of Responsibility:
Develop a framework for improved testing.
Develop SQL test cases, test plans, CI/CD pipelines and test report analysis.
Work with Developers and Project Lead to identify critical performance areas and high-risk areas of the Teradata Query Optimizer performance.
Participate in Closed Loop Corrective Action analysis to improve Optimizer quality, robustness, and predictability.
Work with developers to identify proposed new testing tools that can be used to improve Optimizer quality.
Work on discrepancy reports and resolve them with database fixes
Works with Project Lead, reports to Engineering Manager
Software Test Engineering, Testing Requirements Analysis, Test Result Triaging.
- Software development skills including software design specification, test specification, coding, testing.
- Strong programming skills with C/C++. Python, UNIX Shell scripting and Perl programming a plus.
- SQL knowledge
- Good knowledge on Data Structures a plus
- Good verbal and written communication skills
- Be a Team Player
- Knowledge of Teradata/any other RDBMS