Test Engineer

Location: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh IN


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 207479

Position Title: Test Engineer (II)

External Description:

Summary Description:

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. We want associates with development experience to find innovative ways to improve Optimizer testing. 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. Exposure to CI/CD and DevOps is an added plus. 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

Development experience required.

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

Key Competencies/Skills:

  • 3-5 plus years
  • Software development skills including software design specification, test specification, coding, testing.
  • Understand and be able to develop CI/CD piplelines. 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


Individual Contributor

Works with Project Lead, reports to Engineering Manager

Work Environment:

Software Test Engineering, Testing Requirements Analysis, Test Result Triaging.


City: Hyderabad

State: Andhra Pradesh

Community / Marketing Title: Test Engineer

Job Category: Engineering

Company Profile:

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