Software Engineer

Location: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh IN


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 202460

Position Title: Software Engineer (I)

External Description:

                                                Job Position Details

Test Engineer

Summary Description

Primary responsibility will be performing feature testing for Teradata high-volume Extract and Load utility Teradata Parallel Transporter including understanding the feature specifications early in the development cycle to create test specifications, test cases and test plan, under the guidance of the feature test team lead. 


Additional responsibility will include isolating and trouble shooting the problems, providing assistance to the developers in resolving problems.


Candidate will be expected to work closely with team leader, Project Manager, team members. Programming skills in C++, Shell Scripting, Perl are required.   Having SQL knowledge will be an added advantage.  The ideal candidate will also be able to write Feature/ Unit Test cases and automation scripts in addition to doing some minor bug fixes.


Education and Experience Requirements:

BS in Computer Science or related field with 2+ year programming experience and/or software testing experience.  Post-graduate degree is a plus.

  1. Ability to understand product features and functionalities from design documents and wherever necessary analyzing certain code modules, execute testing according to test plan and document results with some supervision.
  2. Experience working in Unix/Linux and Windows environments.
  3. Experience working with Relational Databases (RDBMS) and SQL.
  4. Experience with GDB, Rational ClearCase is a plus.


Project Assignment:

Feature testing for Teradata Parallel Transporter (TPT) features, Unit testing of bug fixes, Providing assistance in debugging and isolating the problems, writing feature test specifications and providing testing support for critical filesystem issues.


Key Areas of Responsibility:

  1. Responsible primarily for the feature testing of Teradata Parallel Transporter (TPT) features and bug fixes.
  2. Participate in understanding of feature enhancements and creation of test specifications, cases and plan as needed. 
  3. Develop test programs using C++ language.
  4. Develop test scripts using TPT syntax.
  5. Write technical documents that accurately describe unit test plans and reports.
  6. Execute tests according to approved test plans.
  7. Aptitude for understanding complex software from the functional and technical perspective.

8.     Report progress against objectives on periodic basis



  1. Individual Contributor
  2. Works with project team members, reports to engineering manager.


Work Environment:

Software Development and Maintenance


Key Competencies/Skills:

  1. Good programming skills with C++ and scripting languages such as Shell, Perl.
  2. Ability to learn and adapt to new technology
  3. Attention to detail
  4. Ability to follow documented specifications and plans with minimal supervision
  5. Good verbal and written communication skills
  6. Works well in a team environment


The following skills are desirable but not required:

  1. SQL
  2. Teradata Database Knowledge
  3. ClearCase version control



City: Hyderabad

State: Andhra Pradesh

Community / Marketing Title: Software Engineer

Job Category: Engineering

Company Profile:

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