System Test Engineer

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina US

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Requisition Number: 203071

Position Title: Software Engineer (II)

External Description:

Teradata Analytics Applications is seeking a talented Quality Engineer with deep technical expertise to optimize test coverage and test processes for continuous integration tests and regression tests during feature releases for the Customer Interaction Manager and Real-Time Interaction Manager products. The System Test Engineer will be a change agent who can streamline tests processes with the goal of simultaneously improving quality, content delivery, and schedule in an automated environment. The candidate will be well versed in automation technologies, automated deployment, and virtualized/cloud environments.  The candidate will be capable of designing next generation testing solutions to enable continuous integration and testing, capturing key metrics to allow deep analysis of the behavior of the system under test.

The System Test Engineer will facilitate the automation and maintenance of test scenarios developed by Sustaining, Feature, and Automation test teams and optimize test execution.  The System Test Engineer will also assist in running regression tests that cannot be automated and with the validation of bug fixes as needed.  The System Test Engineer must have a strong grasp of various testing methodologies including test cause authoring, functional and regression testing.

Responsibilities: 

  1. Manage release requirements and ensure all requirements are met for product delivery
  2. Participate in Agile development processes with a focus on test case authoring and automated testing to support software quality efforts
  3. Create and execute complex test plans and procedures that mimic real-life customer scenarios. 
  4. Build out and enhance our various test cases and process to ensure that our system performance and reliability exceed the expectations of our customers. 
  5. Troubleshoot issues and tests; analyze product resource utilization and recommend alternatives to improve product stability.
  6. Assist product engineers in the identification and resolution of product defects. 
  7. Provide suggestions for improving testing efficiency
  8. Facilitate the automation of test cases from customer issues, feature development, and customer use cases and their incorporation into the appropriate test suites
  9. Assist in the execution of necessary tests that cannot be automated
  10. Track real-time test metrics in a comprehensive and detailed way that provides transparency and actionable data representation for the teams and leadership

Qualifications: 

  • Strong background in writing and running system-level test cases
  • Strong background reporting test metrics and test progress
  • Previous programming and scripting experience (preferably with Java, JMeter, TestNG/Junit and EclipseIDE) 
  • Prior experience in test planning and regression test execution at a system level
  • Prior experience with test management tools (preferably qTest or Enterprise Tester)
  • Experience working on Agile sprint teams
  • Experience with API testing and/or microservices architecture
  • Ability to create and execute database queries to validate data and seed test data as required for testing
  • Experience with continuous automation execution using CI tools like Jenkins or Bamboo 
  • Strong background in selecting tests to be automated and optimizing written test cases for automation
  • Experience setting up and maintaining Test Environments (Windows, Tomcat, Apache HTTDP configuration) 
  • Experience with GIT, Bamboo and or code coverage tools like Sonar/Clover is preferred 

Requirements:

  1. B.S in Computer Science or a related field and 3-5+ years related industry experience OR 
  2. Master's in Computer Science or related field with 1-3+ years of experience
  3. Must be a self-starter and able to work well with others in a fast-paced agile environment with an emphasis on collaborating and assisting the team to meet business objectives 

*Our total compensation approach includes a competitive base salary, 401(k), strong work/family programs, and medical, dental and disability coverage.

CountryEEOText_Description: Teradata is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and commits to hiring returning veterans.

City: Raleigh

State: North Carolina

Community / Marketing Title: System Test Engineer

Job Category: Engineering

Company Profile:

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