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QA Engineer
Ref No.: 17-03375
Location: Austin, Texas
Group Overview:
The Billing Mediation team is part of the Revenue and Pricing Systems organization operating in devops model. We use cutting edge big data and rules engine technologies to develop the next generation large scale billing data mediation system. Our mission is to build data mediation services that enable flexible pricing for billing source data coming from any platform, in any format, and with unparalleled scalability. The senior QA engineer will participate in the entire service lifecycle, from design through the development and test process to production support.

Key Responsibilities:
- Part of a Scrum team to plan, create, articulate, execute, review and refactor manual and automated test cases
- Test and certify features for release
- Review and provide feedback on development code, test designs and test cases
- Setup data simulations to test against a wide variety of conditions
- Collaborate with subject-matter experts to optimize test coverage and trace to business requirements
- Evaluate current procedures and practices and drive continuous improvement around processes and technical capabilities (i.e. automation strategies)
- Write utilities / automation tools using Java, Hive, Shell scripts and more
- Lead root cause analysis and track defect resolution to completion
- Display bigger picture approach to issues and scenarios beyond the scope of individual issues
- Communicate status frequently in daily Scrum

- 5 years relevant work experience in software development and testing, preferably in large-scale projects
- Solid knowledge of Java, SQL, JEE application servers and web services
- Expert level of database, SQLs and queries (Hive, DB2, SQL Server, etc.)
- Hands on experience in Hadoop platform is a must
- Strong working experience with Linux or Unix operating systems
- Knowledge and experience on Jenkins, Continuous Integration is a big plus
- Solid understanding of black box and white box testing, performance testing, test automation, requirements traceability and general QA process reporting
- Experience in large volume batch data processing especially billing and financial systems
- Experience in using industry standard test management tools / frameworks (e.g. ALM, Quality Center, JIRA, Loadrunner)
- Experience on agile development methodology
- Passion for finding issues and desire to break things while testing beyond an applications limits
- Ability to quickly understand code and specifications, passion for learning new technologies
- Ability to deliver results on multiple projects in a complex, fast-moving environment
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Bachelors in Computer Science or other technical field

Location: Austin, TX or Foster City, CA
Duration: 6 months+