Senior Quality Assurance Engineer – AppCenter

Location: Santa Clara, California US


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Requisition Number: 207148

External Description:

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer – AppCenter

Location: Santa Clara, CA


Our Team:

Teradata AppCenter is a self-service execution platform that provides data scientists, business analysts, and SQL users with a web-based interface for building, sharing, and running analytic solutions as applications. In addition, AppCenter includes numerous shared platform services and is the home of IntelliSphere products and a core component of Vantage.

We’ve assembled a leading team of technologists that leverage technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, Helm, Ansible, AWS/Azure, Jenkins, etc., in some of the largest deployments in the world. Teradata is undertaking a v1 large-scale deployment platform to configure, deploy, and manage both internal and external containerized apps.


Your Opportunity:

Does the prospect of solving the world’s toughest business problems with data and analytics and leveraging the latest technologies excite you? Would you like to work with a team of the brightest analytical and engineering minds in the industry to understand and advance emerging technologies to invent the next wave of cutting-edge analytic data solutions? Then, Teradata has your next career opportunity. 


Our Ideal Candidate:

You will be responsible for leveraging and extending existing test automation tools and frameworks. You will build automated testing capabilities for our CI/CD pipelines and use best practices to test on distributed systems located on public and private clouds. You will create robust and comprehensive test plans to verify functionality of the entire technology stack. You must have solid analytic skills, an enthusiasm for taking ownership, working as a team player, and a strong commitment to quality.  In addition, you possess strong verbal and written communication skills.


Your Responsibilities:

As part of the Quality Assurance team, you will plan and execute the various testing activities against Teradata products to demonstrate that they meet our quality standards.

  • You are able to perform software testing through the use of systematic tests to develop, apply, and maintain quality standards for the products
  • You can design and implement robust JavaScript/Typescript/ Rest Assured test cases that are extensible, flexible and work well with modern CI/CD deployment technologies
  • You will build and run test automation in a CI/CD pipeline
  • You will ensure quality system integration into the overall functionality of the product
  • You can work closely with an Agile Squad to analyze the epics and stories for testability, clarify acceptance criteria, and look for opportunities to prevent problems before code is written
  • You have the skills to analyze & triage automated tests running in the Continuous Integration system, taking appropriate action, and monitoring for (and fixing) bad tests
  • You will contribute to improvements with our testing tools to support continuous integration, continuous deployment, and automated testing
  • You will work side-by-side with the development team on testing in parallel and automating tests in the sprints
  • You will participate in design reviews, advocating for the customer experience, testability, proper monitoring, and defect prevention
  • You can execute test cases in an efficient and timely manner to ensure product quality during release cycles
  • You will help manage and drive testing schedules and related activities
  • You will identify and clearly document software defects. Create and maintain documentation of test results to assist in debugging and modification of software
  • You must work closely with Developers and the Product team to coordinate test efforts and to resolve issues
  • You will complete QE support during go-live activities related to releases


Your Qualifications & Required Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field and at least 5 years of progressive, post-baccalaureate experience developing and leveraging automated testing systems.


Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field and at least 3 years of experience developing and leveraging automated testing systems.

  • Testing RESTful APIs
  • Programming languages Java/JavaScript
  • Experience with container technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with unit, integration, functional, regression, performance and end-to-end testing
  • Build tools – Gradle, Maven, Make
  • Version Control Systems – Git/Github/Bitbucket
  • Continuous integration solutions such as Jenkins and TeamCity
  • Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms and software design with strong analytical and debugging skills.
  • Agile (Scrum, Kanban, Lean)


The following are nice to have:  

  • Experience with Public Cloud (AWS, Azure), Private Cloud (VMWare)
  • AngularJS, Node.js, Protractor
  • Selenium WebDriver
  • JMeter

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City: Santa Clara

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Senior Quality Assurance Engineer – AppCenter

Job Category: Engineering

Company Profile:

Teradata helps businesses unlock value by turning data into their greatest asset.  We’re the cloud data analytics platform company, built for a hybrid multi-cloud reality, solving the world's most complex data challenges at scale. Collectively, we endeavor to serve equal parts innovator and contributor. Because our mission isn’t just about the collection of data – it’s about revolutionizing the future of transportation to save lives, optimizing energy costs to make the planet a cleaner place, and using data to predict and identify cancer risks.

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