The Testing Consultant designs the test strategy, test plans and test case specifications, plans test resources, participates in code reviews, creates or configures the test environment, creates or procures the test data, writes the scripts that will execute the tests, executes test cases, records test case results, documents and tracks defects, and performs test coverage analysis. To fulfill this role, the Testing Consultant must develop tests that identify defects as precisely as possible. The objective is to obtain as much test coverage as possible with a minimum set of test cases, repeated rework, and retest. The Testing Consultant may be the Project Tech Lead on a project.
Key Areas of Responsibility Analyze requirements and specifications and translate requirements into a defined test strategy, test plan, and test specifications. Establish expected results based on acceptance criteria and test data for test cases. Introduce, optimize, or adapt supporting processes like defect management and configuration management to capture and manage defects, fixes, regression test cycles, and data reloads. Create, install, optimize, and administrate the testing environment. Create customized or tool generated test scripts to execute and automate test plans. Execute the test scripts and test plans and record results. Capture and manage defects and fixes. Perform regression test cycles and data reloads. Create and communicate test reports, status, and testing information to the project team and Project Manager.
Job Services/Consulting Schedule Full-time Primary Location Europe, Middle East & Africa-Egypt-Cairo Organization EMEA Sales & Services In depth knowledge of testing methodologies, testing strategies, testing tools, test case development, test process management, and defect management. In depth knowledge of installing, operating, and administrating test environments. Knowledge of the Teradata, Teradata Aster, and Hadoop environments, database characteristics, ETL processes, and Teradata Applications. Knowledge of configuration management, software engineering, specification methods, and development processes. Knowledge of quality management and project management. Knowledge of Architecture Principles, Advocated Positions, Design Patterns, and Implementation Alternatives. Understanding of the Teradata Reference Information Architecture