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System Test Data Engineer

System Test Data Engineer

Job Description

DIRECTV Broadcast Systems Engineering group is seeking an exceptional and motivated test engineer to develop and implement test data management solutions.  This position requires the ability to understand business requirements, working knowledge of modern software technologies, strong analytical skills, and the vision to create reusable test data solutions that can be leveraged by test teams.

Responsibilities include\:

 Lead a team of offshore engineers responsible for test data management

 Evaluate test data management solutions against DIRECTV requirements

 Implement test data management solution and define processes

 Define test data templates for required data types

 Coordinate with test engineers to leverage the test data management solution

 Troubleshoot test data issues

 Develop a method and process to swap out test environment functionality (application versions and data sets) per a pre-defined schedule to allow usage of the test environments to support different projects around the clock

Job Requirements


 BS degree in engineering and at least 3 years of experience in the area of systems engineering, integration, and test

 Experience in leading technical teams is a plus

 Two or more years of experience working with Linux, J2EE applications, databases/SQL, web applications, SOA/web services and mobile platforms

 Strong analytical, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills

 Good understanding of the various testing approaches including white-box, black-box, coverage testing and regression testing.

 Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to effectively communicate technical issues and solutions to all levels of the organization

 Excellent multitasking and time management skills with consistent attention to detail

 Ability to clearly write technical documents

 Proficiency in standard MS Office applications including MS Project

 Good leadership, facilitation, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work across functional lines and at many levels

 Ability to work in a fast paced, constantly changing environment

 Ability to quickly learn and communicate value of new technologies to technical and non-technical audiences

 Occasional travel may be required

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering, QA - Quality Control, Information Technology
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 1401134
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System Test Data Engineer

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