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SQL Design/Test Positions ***Redmond, WA**

Discussion in 'SQL Server-Related Job Postings' started by asoto, Jan 8, 2007.

  1. asoto New Member

    Are you interested in working with a leading software giant based out of Redmond, WA? Well if you are this could be the opportunity for you! I'm currently recruiting for several contract positions, which is the perfect way to meet and network with managers if you are interested in an Full Time position.

    They are currently ramping up on SQL test and Development positions. I have numerous positions for software tests, and SDET'S working with various products and teams. Please contact me if you have a strong background in SQL and want to working in an exciting leading edge company.

    Required Skills

    Additional Requirements for some of the positions

    Positions available:

    SQL Tester

    - We are working data warehouse product which involve moving data from
    different SQL into one

    - Technology we are using is SSIS which involves ETL process which is similar
    to DTC and UI is based on SSRS technology

    - For SQL testers, they must able to understand SSIS packages and able to build
    SQL query to get information for verification

    Project Description:

    This team is testing an application called CSTAR (Campaign Set-Up, Tracking and Reporting) which is a web-based integrated tool that allows Marketers to manage campaigns from end-to-end. The application will allow Marketing professionals to track campaigns, and set up how it will be managed. The team works in teamlets (term used in AGILE development model) and gather requirements /specifications from project teams for the assigned features via discussions (SCRUM meetings) and available resources. Due to this model of business, the team requires a candidate that has strong communication and collaboration skills.

    The candidate will spend his/her day working on the end-to end testing of the UI for the tool. The role will focus on OLAP data warehousing and data marts. The candidate will be involved in ETL testing to ensure source data is extracted per rules as expected, and data transformations are as expected and loaded into data marts to be available for reports. Test cases are SQL queries written for extensibility and reuse for regression testing, and will be reviewed by leads and audited. The candidate will be expected to create test plan and test cases (manual mostly) for assigned features and upload and update them in VSTS (Visual Studio). If processes can be automated the candidate is welcome to do so. S/he must execute test cases and log in VSTS, participate in defect triages, and report status on assigned areas. Since the team is a collaborative environment, the candidate will be expected to coordinate with lead and team members in Redmond as well as in IndiaChina on tasks related to the assigned features and participate in relevant meetings for the project (status, design, reviews, brainstorm).


    SQL knowledge (SQL 2005 is a bonus)
    Knowledge of OLAP/data warehousing
    Drive & Initiative focus
    Strong Communication
    C# knowledge (ability to read and write) is a bonus
    Experience at Microsoft and with Visual Studio is a bonus

    Software Design Engineer in Test 3

    The group is working several initiatives One is Add Center Analytics: This grabs data from web sites to determine how many visitors a site is having. Then it collects data and extracts for User and marketing purposes.

    They are looking for an SDET for Database testing. They have two positions. One for performance and one for Functional testing.

    “We are seeking strong Software Design Engineer in Test with a thorough understanding of testing methodologies that possesses strong database knowledge as well as good coding skills (C#, C++). You should demonstrate expertise in stored procedures, triggers, replication, DTS and other advanced SQL Server features to implement distributed and partitioned databases. Primary responsibilities include designing and implementing test plans and test cases, automating test cases, performing code reviews, identifying and owning bugs.

    Qualifications include a minimum of 4 years testing and coding experience and in-depth experience/knowledge of database design especially with large scale OLAP/DW implementation. Good communication and organizational skills are required. Proficiency in C# or C++ is preferred. A BA/BS degree in Computer Science or similar discipline is preferred

    There are several more positions available. IF you are interested please feel free to contact me via email or phone at my contact information listed below. Also please forward my information to anyone who you think might be interested.

    Adrienne Soto
    Technical Recruiter

    Volt Technical Resources | 11261 Willows Road, Suite 200 | Redmond, WA 98052
    [email protected] | t: 425.702.9000 | f: 425.702.0415

    Adrienne Soto

    Technical Recruiter

    Volt Technical Resources | 11261 Willows Road, Suite 200 | Redmond, WA 98052

    [email protected] | t: 425.702.9000 | f: 425.702.0415

  2. keyun21 New Member

    Is this position still available?

    In Progress
  3. satya Moderator

    Its better to email to Volt technical resources on the email provided above.

    Satya SKJ
    Microsoft SQL Server MVP
    Writer, Contributing Editor & Moderator
    This posting is provided AS IS with no rights for the sake of knowledge sharing. The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind.

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