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Quality Engineer (SQL)

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Role Purpose:

SQL Quality Engineer will be responsible in building tests strategies and planning of cases and scripts that ensure quality and coverage through functional integration, end to end, and performance testing of complex systems and/or individual components. He/She must be self-directed, accountable, skilled, and passionate about software quality and automation.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Maintain, evolve and continually improve automated test scripts and coverage using a variety of automation tools and technologies
  • Execute manual tests that could not be automated
  • Testing out the end-to-end process of data movement between the Data Lake to SQL Staging Table(s) to Final Reporting Table(s)
  • Adhere to Quality Engineer standards and best practices as well as audit requirements
  • Analyze defects and ensure that system tests are successfully completed, documented and all issues are resolved
  • Participate in code reviews, share skills and techniques with others
  • Help develop and champion test automation as a practice within your team and where possible, the broader Insurance Technology team
  • Collaborate with Data Engineers, Data Architect, Data Analysts, Business partners and external 3rd party vendors using Agile/Waterfall methodologies
  • Mentoring/coaching team members on automation

Role Qualifications:

  • Experience with SQL Server, ETL, Data Warehouse
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences/Engineering or equivalent
  • 4 to 5 years of experience developing/coding and executing test automation scripts
  • Sound knowledge of quality assurance practices, automation, tools and techniques and how to apply them
  • Experience with Agile practices and tools such as JIRA and Confluence
  • Experience writing complex test plans and test cases including how to apply risk-based testing principles  
  • Ability to identify productivity and efficiency improvements as well as quickly and easily adapt to change
  • Excellent communication including effective facilitation and presentation skills
  • Strong planning, organization, risk management and problem-solving skills
  • Effective collaborator
  • Willing to work night-shift
  • Willing to work from home (Temporary)

Additional assets that are nice to have:

  • Software testing certification (e.g. CSTE)
  • Agile certification (e.g. CSM)
  • Knowledge and experience with DevOps, Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment and other approaches to accelerate the delivery
  • Experience with Automation technologies such as VB Script, Selenium, DevTest, TestNG, Robot, Perfecto, SOAP UI, Jenkins, Cucumber, Meter, Postman and other testing frameworks and tools
  • Proven ability to Experience with Object Oriented Programming Language such as Java, JavaScript .NET, Node.js/React, Python