Cloud Database Test Engineer

Location: San Diego, California US


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 207482

External Description:

Teradata is looking to hire Test Engineers to join our team. Teradata is a market leading hybrid cloud analytics provider. Our Cloud Database team has a dedicated focus on our extending core technology and interfaces to be fully cloud native to better enable ease of use, elasticity, and enhanced ecosystem integration. Engineers who join our team will work on testing new innovations on multiple cloud platforms.

Job Summary:

  • Responsible for testing new features, leveraging agile and continuous delivery methodologies
  • Help with functional and performance analysis of code defects and correction of defects
  • Isolate problems and aid in debugging
  • Performance test specific code areas
  • Review design specs
  • Write test specifications mapping tests to technical requirements
  • Contribute to all phases of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) by designing and implementing complex features for the product.
  • Help perform competitive analysis of other database management systems, other data integration solutions.


  • 10+ years of experience testing enterprise software
  • Experience with Test Automation is required
  • Experience with Jenkins is highly preferred 
  • Experience with Ansible is a preferred
  • Experience with Python is highly preferred 
  • Experience with SQL and database internals
  • Exposure to testing software in cloud environments
  • Knowledge of other Big Data technologies such as Hadoop and Spark is a plus
  • Strong analytical abilities involving complex software in a parallel processing environment
  • Working knowledge of LINUX/UNIX operating systems
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Skills in the following areas is preferred:
    • 5+ years of Teradata experience
    • Query Grid
    • DB Performance
    • Unity
    • PDE
    • AMP
    • Teradata File system
    • Performance
    • NOS
    • Cloud Eco-System / APIs


CountryEEOText_Description: Teradata invites all identities and backgrounds in the workplace. We work with deliberation and intent to ensure we are cultivating collaboration and inclusivity across our global organization. ​ We are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, ancestry, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions), national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, military and veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

City: San Diego

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Cloud Database Test Engineer

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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