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Lead- Hadoop Test – Altiscale – Chennai (5-7 years of experience)

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Designation – Lead- Hadoop Test

Location –Chennai

About employer Altiscale

Job description:


  • Lead testing strategy efforts for all our services, including helping developers come up with an overall testing methodology for our systems
  • Lead test automation efforts for all services including selection, design and implementation of test frameworks and tools
  • Promote, solicit and instruct others on good quality and coding practices and standards through mentoring and group presentations
  • Represent QE in discussions with development and product groups
  • Write smoke, functional, integration, load and regression automated tests against web services APIs (REST)
  • Collaborate with the engineering team to fully test the entire product offering, integration points and user interfaces
  • Collaborate with development engineers to build, evolve and maintain a scalable continuous build and deployment pipeline
  • Use Quality and Testing experience to identify test gaps and opportunities to expand our test case coverage.
  • Constantly monitor production issues and explore ways to avoid them by tightening the automated tests.
  • As new versions of software components get released, identify opportunities to automate testing new features and testing compatibility and implement them.

Qualification and Skills Required

  • 7+ years of Test experience as a developer and team leader
  • 5+ years of Test Automation experience
  • Hands-on in test automation
  • Demonstrated experience with Object Oriented programming including multiple languages such as: Java, Ruby and JavaScript
  • Strong Understanding of XML, Json, and REST and demonstrated experience with web services APIs.
  • Demonstrated experience in using command-line networking tools such as CURL.
  • Leadership experience with a focus on QA Processes and Methodologies
  • Previous experience with Continuous Integration or Continuous Delivery
  • Practical experience with Linux, such as Red Hat or Ubuntu, including Unix shell scripting
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of web protocols and systems
  • Sound knowledge of data networks and their management.

Desired Experience

  • Experience with geographically dispersed teams.
  • Experience working within an Agile development process (Scrum, XP, Kanban etc.) from the test design, test automation and execution perspective
  • Understanding and experience with Big Data infrastructure such as Hadoop, Pig, Hive, and HBase
  • Deep understanding and experience with Linux, virtual machines, and open source tools/platforms
  • Experience building large-scale distributed applications and services.
  • Sound knowledge of SQL & No-SQL databases.
  • Experience in using Amazon Web Services, especially EC2, S3 and RDS.

Interested people can apply for this job can mail their CV to [email protected] with subject as Lead- Hadoop Test – Altiscale – Chennai

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