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Location: Indianapolis, IN
The Database Test Engineer will be responsible for ensuring quality web applications and related data are implemented in production. This role will have an emphasis on back-end data verification using MySQL for a data migration project. Ideal candidates will have prior experience in a hands-on data verification role.
Own quality from product definition to production implementation.
Identify and develop test cases to ensure thorough, repeatable testing that can be carried out by others.
Create and execute database queries in order to test the underlying data changes caused by interactions of software applications.
Identify and document data anomalies then work with development to resolve issues.
Identify and document issues found in web applications to assist with easy recreation.
Drive high-quality development via acceptance criteria.
Perform test regression scenarios to find unexpected issues for weekly releases.
Communicate weekly release progress.
Monitor software deployments for issues.
Triage production issues and own resolution.
Additional responsibilities as assigned.
Possession of an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, a related field of study, or commensurate industry experience.
Minimum of 5 years recent, hands-on quality assurance experience.
3+ years writing moderately complex SQL queries, preferably MySQL.
Experience testing data migration or data warehouse projects.
Experience working in a Scrum environment.
Experience working with search related software.
Experience with testing service oriented architecture (SOA).
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of QA testing and associated methodologies.
Knowledge of defect tracking software (JIRA is a plus).
Knowledge of database query languages (MySQL is a plus).
Skills in coordinating activities and active listening.
Skills in complex problem solving, judgment, critical thinking and decision making.
Skills in general office software (e.g. Microsoft Office), email, spreadsheets, image editing, calendars, phone systems, etc.
Ability to communicate effectively via multiple channels (verbal, written, etc.)
Ability to organize information.
Ability to have attention to detail and accurately follow procedures.
Ability to maintain self-motivation.
Ability to sit or stand the entire work day viewing a computer monitor