Senior Software Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer at Vertica

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Micro Focus

Vertica is seeking a Senior Software Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer to expand the VAAS (Vertica as a Service) capabilities of its analytic database engine. As part of an VAAS (Vertica as a Service) Team, you will be responsible for identifying security risks associated with our test environment as well as hands on testing of release readiness of our product in the deployment and configurations that are used in the field. You will use your strong analytical skills and experience to contribute to the design, build, and maintenance of Vertica’s testing and the test infrastructure. Strong scripting experience is required. You will need to be comfortable with Linux and participate in the continual improvement of QA automation and test tooling. You will offer guidance and build testing frameworks around data ingestion pipelines for master data management, deep-learning, and predictive analytics. By understanding how features will be used, you’ll propose impactful ways where usability and enable new workflows.


It’s an exciting time to join the team! Vertica is growing quickly to meet the high demand for Big Data solutions, and this role offers a chance to direct quality assurance and shape customers’ experience with Vertica.


Required skills

BS in Computer Science or related academic field (or equivalent experience)
4+ years of experience working in the software development industry as a Test Engineer
Programming experience in one or more languages (Java, JavaScript, Python, Shell/BASH, C/C++, C#)
Basic Network (TCP/IP) experience
Experience testing hosted applications, preferably stateful apps
Experience with agile development environment and continuous development and integration
Design and implementation experience using security-focused tools and services
Debugging and troubleshooting
AWS experience
Excellent communication- Ability to describe and communicate a technical issues.
Desired skills

Intermediate database experience and SQL knowledge
Automated testing experience testing and creating automated test suites
Basic knowledge of Key Management and Certificate enrollment/revocation processes.
Experience working with cross functional teams that included development, QA, documentation and others

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