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Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) Informatica
Redwood City, CA

Informatica provides enterprise data integration software solutions and services for Oracle, PeopleSoft and Siebel environments.

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Job Description

Job Number: 25312

Position Title: QA Engineer

External Description:

Software Engineer In Test, Core Technology Group (CTG) Data Engine

Our Team

The Core Technology Group (CTG) is the innovation hub within Informatica that is responsible for delivering an extensible, reliable and scalable platform that provides the solid foundation for all other Informatica products. Specifically our team focusses on building a high performance and scalable Data Engine that can scale on Hadoop, Spark, Cloud and multi-processor environments. The engine is capable of handling batch, request/response and real-time workloads to deliver data for applications.

Here are some of the areas you will be innovating as part of our team:

* Cross compiler to translate representation of a data flow plan from one engine to another such as Hive, Hadoop, and Spark
* Optimizing query plans based on heuristics and rules
* Delivering large data sets to client applications with extremely high throughput
* Enabling the Data Engine to be available across on-premise, cloud, Hadoop and embedded applications
* Cloud hosting, monitoring and deployment technologies to deliver a world class, non-disruptive Cloud user experience to our customers.

Your Opportunity

The Data Engine has been a key constituent of Informatica's platform and serves multiple products such as Data Services, Data Quality and Profiling. Informatica products rely on the Data Engine to fulfill the vision of a Virtual Data Machine which is capable of executing data integration jobs either natively or across execution environments such as relational databases, Hadoop or cloud. You will be a key contributor to Informatica's next generation platform and how it handles the volume, velocity and variety of structured and unstructured data. It could be enterprise and partner data from hosted Cloud services and on-premise deployments or arbitrary data from social web sites and media.

Our Ideal Candidate

You are experienced software QA engineer with 4 or more years of experience in testing large scale data management or database enterprise products or Hadoop related products with strong debugging skills and devops skills. You are technically strong and able to work with high productivity. You like the excitement of working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment. You like being creative and are open to new ideas and ways of doing things. You are able to work independently as well as within a team spanning regions.

You relish the opportunity to test and automation and Orchestartion Management including:

* Data flow across various source, targets using various execution engines.
* Data processing that improve performance across batch, request/response and real-time systems.
* Write scripts to automate testing on cloud solutions like AWS, AZURE.
* SaaS Cloud deployment, collaborating with R&D teams to design the next generation of application deployment architecture
* Developing the Orchestration strategy and automation framework for the product delivery process
* Ability to quickly learn new technologies in a dynamic environment
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
* Can accurately assess critical factors for success and mitigate risk on deliverables
* Proactively share technical knowledge and best practices with team members
* Possess excellent written and verbal skills
* Articulate ideas and thoughts clearly and easily
* Interact well with team leaders, peers and cross-functional, geographically dispersed colleagues

Your Responsibilities

Reporting to the Manager of QA, you will be based in Redwood City, CA and will:

* Participate actively in functional, system, stress, longevity and regression testing activities
* Participate in product functional and design reviews, test specifications and test code reviews
* Design and develop test plans and test cases based upon functional and design specifications
* Implement and maintain the test cases through appropriate tools.
* Analyze and report test results to product teams
* Maintain and enhance the existing test frameworks and internal QA tools.
* Architect and develop re-usable, extensible and portable test frameworks for new areas
* Collaborate with geographically dispersed, cross-functional teams in an Agile environment
* Participate in internal/cross team meetings, scoping, decision making and technical documentation reviews
* Work closely with the development team to analyze, debug and resolve the bugs
* Work with the Scrum team to track and prioritize the bugs and have them resolved in a timely manner
* Collaborate effectively with peer engineers and architects to solve complex problems spanning their respective areas to deliver end-to-end quality in our technology and customer experience
* Troubleshoot functional, stability, stress test issues and recommend solutions
* Coach and mentor QA engineers on the team in product use-cases, automation frameworks and QA processes
* Assist customers and field engineers with troubleshooting issues and problems
* Architect the SaaS Cloud deployment, collaborating with R&D teams to design the next generation of application deployment architecture, and developing the orchestration strategy and automation framework for the product delivery process
* Operate and administer the Informatica Cloud Services (ICS) and infrastructure using Chef/Jenkins, Maven, Nagios, logstash deployment, SumoLogic and monitoring tools
* Operate and administer the Informatica Cloud Services (ICS) components deployed on Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure

Your Qualifications

* 2 or more years of professional experience in testing and automation framework development,service delivery experience and critical business services
* Excellent programming skills in Java (Scala is desired as well)
* Proficiency with Amazon AWS ecosystem
* Advanced LAMP (Linux+Apache Tomcat + MySQL+ PHP) web application management expertise \
* Experience with Networking technology: such as DYN/NetNames and Load balacer is required
* Experience of Cloud automation deployment process using Orchestration management, such as Chef or Puppet is required
* Experience in scripting language knowledge, such as Python,Shell, or Perl is required
* Experience writing SQL scripts, shell scripts and/or in any other scripting languages
* Excellent problem solving, analytical skills and technical troubleshooting abilities
* Knowledge of Hadoop, Hive, and Spark is highly desired
* Knowledge of Cloud ecosystems (AWS, Azure, etc) and continuous integration testing is highly desired
* Knowledge of SQL/ Web Services technologies including REST API is desired
* Ability to prioritize tasks, track and deliver on-time
* Strong working knowledge of Linux, Unix and Windows Operating systems
* Have designed or developed test frameworks for automation and regression coverage
* Exposure to a variety of build and test tools such as Maven, Jenkins, TestNG or similar frameworks
* In-depth understanding of large complex software systems to isolate defects, reproduce defects, assess risk and understand varied customer deployments
* Clarity and precision in verbal and written communications
* Proven ability to work well with others in a fast paced, iterative product definition and development environment
* Ability to work with customers, developers, documentation, product management and support staff
* Ability to learn new skills quickly as needed
* BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent technical degree; advanced degree a plus

City: Redwood City

State: California

Alternative Location(s) :

Community / Marketing Title: Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET)

Company Profile:

At Informatica, We "DATA". We Do Good, Act As One Team, Think Customer First, and Aspire For The Future. Informatica enables companies to unleash the power of data to become more agile, realize new growth opportunities, lead to new inventions resulting in intelligent market disruptions.

A career with Informatica gives you all the opportunities and benefits that can only come from working for the trusted industry leader, including amazing, energetic team members; a globally diverse workplace; and a company dedicated to your success, growth and advancement.

EEO Employer Verbiage:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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Travel Requirement: Limited

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About Informatica

Informatica provides enterprise data integration software solutions and services for Oracle, PeopleSoft and Siebel environments.

4896 employees

2100 Seaport Blvd

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