QA (SQL Database) Tester

  • 2018June



    Washington, DC , DC

    Green Card US Citizen



    6 Months

    QA, SQL queries, test planning, test case, Agile, Python,

    6-8 Years

    Job Description



    QA (SQL Database) Tester
    Washington, D.C
    6 Months

    The ideal candidate for this position meets the requirements of the position, is personable, and can work in a team. Excellent oral and written communications skills are a necessity.
    Under minimal direction, perform the role of test engineer for testing the front-end and back-end of a major Government website.
    Works with the PM to create a testing strategy, design test cases and implement them, as well as report on database tests in an Agile sprint environment
    Participates in the Agile sprint planning process and understands requirements and contributes to determination of story points for software functionality
    Create SQL migration scripts to migrate content from one database to another and scripts to test the migration of the data correctly
    Troubleshoot and tune complex SQL statements in a face-paced environment, while making recommendations on indexing strategies
    Has the basic programming experience necessary to modify recorded Selenium scripts in Java or Python
    Passes and fails tickets in tracking systems such as Jira
    Creates test SQL scripts, making sure data is stored efficiently and can be retrieved quickly
    Create test SQL scripts across multiple databases running Oracle, MySQL and Postgres
    Mentors junior test team members
    Participates in user testing, test planning and acceptance sessions for software.


    Skills & qualifications:
    Must be flexible, able to work in a highly collaborative environment, and work independently and collaboratively as needed. Must be able to multi-task. Excellent verbal and written English communication 


    skills and superior interpersonal skills are a must.
    5+ years of database testing experience including test planning, test case development, and break-fix testing
    4+ years of SQL experience including that with writing complex SQL queries across tables, and across databases
    4+ years of experience with data comparison automation tools Experience using ticketing systems such as Jira
    Experience using web collaboration tools such as Confluence - Some examples


    Desired Qualifications:
    5+ years of critical thinking and overall problem solving skills.
    2+ years of experience in an Agile environment and strong understanding of Agile methodology
    Federal Government experience as a contractor


    Undergraduate Degree (in in computer science, engineering or related field) highly desired but can be substituted with 4 additional years of experience




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