Test Engineer

Location: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh IN


Requisition Number: 210077

Test Engineer (II)

External Description:

Teradata Labs, the technology research and development (R&D) organization within Teradata Corporation, has been turning innovative decision support technology into business results for over 30 years. Our R&D team of analytic architects, database developers and engineers work to understand and advance emerging technologies to invent the next wave of cutting-edge analytic data solutions. Our Big Data analytics and discovery technology helps to make sense of petabyte scale multi-structured data to better understand customer behaviours, anticipate customer needs and develop better products and solutions

Software Test Engineer

Job Summary: 
Test development and testing for Teradata database software for backup/restore solution. The candidate will need to acquire or have knowledge of 1) strong database concepts with SQL knowledge 2) test automation for advanced analytical and mathematical functions from functional and performance perspectives 3) strong scripting knowledge with python and other scripting languages 4) understanding of the test tools and test environment available for automation and validation and enhancements.

The candidate will be required to contribute to feature testing with an ability to design and develop test cases in a highly automated fashion. Candidate is required to participate in the feature development using the agile development methodology and ability to analyse feature designs and come up with test design and test methodology. Focus on quality and attention to details and sound testing skills are required. Ability to come up with test methodologies and approach based on the product test needs. This is an individual contributor position reporting to an Engineering Manager and works closely with the development team.


  • Bachelor’s/master’s degree in computer science, computer engineering or similar technical discipline or MCA with a flair for software testing and test design with at least 3 to 5 years of testing experience
  • Strong mathematical/statistical/data science/machine learning academic exposure is desirable 

Required Skills:

  • Experience with scripting specifically in python for at least 3 years and ability to come up with complex scripting for the various testing needs
  • Self-motivated and self-organizing individual, with a high capacity for rapid learning and having meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong knowledge of SQL and an understanding of relational database
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Good analytical skills and basic programming knowledge
  • Ability to build functional, performance and other complicated test design and development using Agile methodologies and tools
  • Strong software testing and software engineering fundamentals
  • Knowledge of code coverage and related test metrics and practices

Desired Skills: 

  • Strong background in Statistics/mathematics/Data Science/analytics through academic or working exposure
  • Working knowledge of UNIX operating systems is highly desirable
  • Working experience in a software development life cycle in testing roles on enterprise software


City: Hyderabad

State: Andhra Pradesh

Community / Marketing Title: 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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