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Looking for QA Engineers for a startup providing business intelligence data warehousing solutions

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  • Xiaoming Tian
    Forward the email from hire manager. If you are intrested. Please directly contact with josh@redfishtech.com Joshua Furtado 617-415-1717 (East Coast) 408
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 2, 2007
      Forward the email from hire manager.

      If you are intrested. Please directly contact with

      Joshua Furtado

      617-415-1717 (East Coast)
      408 647-1497 (West Coast)


      The company that I am working with is doing tremendously well.  They are a startup providing business intelligence data warehousing solutions.  They were formed in 2003 and currently have just over 30 employees.  It is a huge building year for them and they have been very focused on customer growth, sales and getting their product out in different ways.  They are providing exciting and innovative technology by pioneering the use of open source databases for enterprise-class Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing.  They are offering the opportunity to come in and have a direct impact on the company and it's clients.  My hiring manager is looking to bring on a QA Engineer within the Quality Assurance team.  Right now is a great time to get involved with them. 
      Here is the Job Description:
      QA Engineer
      Multiple positions open reporting to the QA Manager. Each member has a share in all aspects of testing (installation, useability, SQL features, and large databases) while developing some specialty areas. is positioned to challenge major database providers in the data warehousing arena for terabyte sized parallel systems, and also provides open source postgres database support.
      Responsibilities include:
      Review functional specifications and develop test plans
      Test products and write clear bug reports, with steps to reproduce bugs as appropriate
      Work with Engineering and Customer Support to reproduce defects and provide input to workarounds
      Verify bug fixes
      Add tests to the automated test suite
      Installation and third party tools testing as needed
      Solid knowledge of SQL and relational databases. Experience with TPCH queries is a plus
      College degree in a technical discipline (computer science, math, EE, science) or equivalent work experience which demonstrates a highly inquisitive mind and disciplined use of logic
      Understanding of transaction management and fault tolerance
      Knowledge of Postgres DBA or comparable database system or ability to learn Postgres quickly
      Knowledge of Linux or UNIX systems. System administration background is a big plus. Mac OSX experience is a plus
      4 years QA experience to include a full development cycle of a commercial product. Senior or Lead QA experience is a plus
      Techical support experience is a plus
      Experience with test sets like TPCH, NIST, or other standard tests is a plus
      Ability to write tests which can be understood and used by others
      Knowledge of code management systems and some experience
      Programming or scripting experience adequate to creating and manipulating test data and expediting repetititive tasks
      Good communication skills. Good technical writing skills, a determination to make oneself understood, and a willingness to document work. Ability to work with offshore technical support is a plus
      Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to work with minimum direction is a plus
      Ability to estimate work and tradeoff schedule requirements vs risk. Ability to manage stakeholder expectations is a plus
      References required. Permanent residency or work visa required
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