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Clustering and Replication Test Development Engineer

Continuent, a leading provider of database clustering and replication software has a position open for a QA engineer. As a QA engineer you will develop automated tests to shake bugs out of Continuent Tungsten database clustering and replication features and make sure they don't come back.

The job responsibilities include:

  • Design, implement, and run new tests on Continuent Tungsten operating with databases ranging from MySQL and Oracle to Hadoop, MongoDB, and Vertica.
  • Document bugs in JIRA as well as Google Issue Tracker and verify fixes
  • Work with the rest of the engineering team to review product designs and implementations
  • Maintain existing automated test suites and build them out with new and interesting cases
  • Help implement new QA methodologies, standards, and procedures

Successful candidates are hands-on, self-starters communication skills who work well in a distributed team environment with fast development cycles. To get in the door you will need great test development skills using languages like Java, Perl, and Ruby, plus excellent skills in database technology running on Linux, especially MySQL and Oracle. Open source project experience, knowledge of specialized data management technologies like Hadoop, and performance testing background are major plusses.

Continuent offers competitive salary and benefits. If you want to get in on the ground floor of a growing company in a challenging field, this job is for you. The company is fully distributed. For this position you can be located anywhere between the Baltic and US Pacific time zones that has fast Internet connectivity and where you have a work visa.

How to apply:

If you love working with databases and think you can make the grade with us at Continuent, we would like to hear from you. Please send your CV with a cover letter that says why Continuent should hire you to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  If we like your story, we will contact you.