The Senior Test Engineer contributes with the Test Lead in designing the test strategy, test plans, and test case specifications, plans test resources, participates in code reviews, creates or configures the test environment, prepare 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 Test Lead 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 and repeated rework, retest. The role is a project role that contributes in the project delivery quality management.
Key Areas of Responsibility
Analyze requirements and specifications and translate requirements into a defined test strategy, plan, and 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, fixes, regression test cycles, and data reloads.
Create and communicate test reports, status, and testing information to the project team and Project Manager.
4+ years of experience with Software Quality Assurance- QA project life cycle, test plan, test strategies, test scenarios, test cases, traceability matrix.
2+ years of experience in Database/Data Warehouse/ETL Testing.
2+ years of Strong experience in advanced SQL scripting. (Must have)
Good understanding of Data Warehousing and business intelligence concepts and testing techniques
Experience in Working with Star Schema, ODS, multi-dimensional models, slowly changing dimensions
Experience in working with ETL framework, Change Data capture, DataMart, Data models etc.
Working knowledge of test automation for backend using Java/ Python and associated frameworks
Ability to review and analyze business requirements in order to produce test strategy and test cases.
Familiarity in continuous testing practices in a CI/CD development pipeline, and deploying test automation
Experience in Agile projects (Scrum, Kanban etc.).
Working Knowledge in Test Management software (JIRA, TFS, ALM).
Solid experience with Defect Management Process.
Quick learner and self-starter who requires minimal supervision to excel in a dynamic environment.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Strong verbal and written communications skills.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.
Experience in MS SQL server, SSIS and SSRS.
Awareness of Agile QA Software development life cycle –backlog, sprints, standups, burn downs.
Teradata highly values diversity and equal opportunity in all aspects of our business. We are excited by the unique qualities, abilities and perspectives each person brings, and candidates are considered on all the attributes they may bring to the role and the team.