Teradata Test Engineer in Hyderabad, India

Job Position Details

Optimizer Test Development –

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.&nbsp#CD# 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. They are also occasionally required to fix issues in the database code.

Education and Experience Requirements:

BS or MS 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 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, 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


Individual Contributor

Works with Project Lead, reports to Engineering Manager

Work Environment:

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

Key Competencies/Skills:

  • 3-5 plus years

  • Software development skills including software design specification, test specification, coding, testing.

  • Strong programming skills with C/C++. Python, UNIX Shell scripting and Perl programming a plus.

  • SQL knowledge

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Be a Team Player

  • Knowledge of Teradata/any other RDBMS

Education and Experience Requirements:

BS or MS in Computer Science or related field