Senior Test Engineer with Python, Java and Big Data

Rockville, MD
Jun 14, 2018
Jun 15, 2018
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Job Description Job Title: Senior Python and Big Data Test Engineer Location: US-MD-Rockville Overview: The Sr. Test Engineer role will be the sole Tester. They need to have a strong background in manual and automation testing. SQL is important for this group, as is experience with data warehouse or big data testing is a plus. Should have good communication skills as they will need to interface with the client and different teams. Responsibilities: The Sr. Test Engineer should have a passion for testing high-performance "Big Data" systems. In the role, the candidate would be working with an application stack that tests open-source and commercial software including Apache Kafka, Hadoop, Hive, using Python and SQL and all currently implemented in AWS. Candidates will at least have experience working in AWS and be familiar with the technologies we are using. Hands-on work with Java, Python, SQL, APIs and a variety of data systems developing automated test frameworks and test highly scalable data pipeline that collects and process large data sets. Validate data systems and functionality or each release using automation as a key strategy and establishing performance benchmarks Design creative approaches to solving technical challenges with data validation and integration scenarios Be the champion for quality production releases and point person for investigating any related issues Contribute to and promote good software testing practices across the team Qualifications: Extensive Java experience and solid Linux/Unix skills Experience in Testing - Apache Kafka, Hadoop, Hive, MySQL Excellent skills in Python and SQL Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to mentor other test engineers Strong sense of ownership and track record of quality work Can-do attitude and get things done on time and on budget Exercise good judgment about which tools to use and when to use them Good written and oral communication skills Contribute to and promote good software engineering practices across the team. Education: Bachelors of Science or Bachelor of Arts or equivalent experience Clearance: Public Trust Location: Rockville, MD Company Description ZizaTech was formed in 2016 by top-tier IT Technologists and Strategists providing services to Federal Government through both Consulting and Talent Placement (services). Our Client is a leading provider of cloud managed services, agile software development, DevOps, systems engineering, IT service management and risk analytics. We work collaboratively with our customers to solve their biggest challenges through a commitment to delivering innovation, agility, and maximum value. Our employees are empowered to think outside of the box and provide innovative solutions to our customers and provide measurable cost saving. ZizaTech realizes that talent can have very high placement costs which are cost prohibitive for Small and Medium sized businesses in the IT marketplace. We believe in building strong relationships with both our clients and our talent pool. Being a consulting outfit with a recruiting arm focused on Small and Medium Size Consulting Businesses is what sets us apart.

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