Oracle Principal QA Engineer in Prague, Czech Republic
Principal QA Engineer
Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) is funding an ambitious initiative to
accelerate cancer research and improve access to the best available data for
oncologists and their patients. The Oracle Cancer Research Cloud will use
Oracle’s cloud infrastructure to provide cancer researchers and clinicians with
a massive warehouse of genomic and other cancer related data. Oracle will also
provide software tools and high performance computing resources to meet the
needs of academic and pharmaceutical researchers, as well as the evidence base
for specific treatment options for clinicians, their patients and their
The Cloud Architecture, Development and Operations team is a
cross-functional organization that builds or configures the cloud
infrastructure, populates the data warehouse and builds the software to
implement the research applications on the Oracle Bare Metal cloud
will be using a mix of virtualization and container technologies to deliver
application functionality to our clients.
We hire exceptional people and trust them to do their jobs
with minimal oversight. We work together in agile teams with a common story
backlog. We focus on our own work tasks while being aware of the bigger
picture. We help each other where ever we can. Teamwork is expected. We like
individual experts but generalists who can contribute in multiple areas are
very highly respected too.
We are looking for several experienced experienced QA engineers
who will be responsible for ensuring our products meet their objectives and
satisfy all user acceptance criteria. We will be using a mix of web UI and micro-services
backend technologies to deliver visually delightful and easy to use
applications to our clients.
Works with product owners, user story developers and with software
engineers to review and validate their test plans. Creates and documents test
automation strategies and test harnesses Experience working with CI/CD and
version control tools in an agile team is a requirement. Experience working
with core Oracle technologies is desirable as is experience with open source
data management technologies. Any biomedical experience or experience working
with scientists or clinicians in a medical research setting is a plus.
Work with architecture and leadership team to create test
strategy and ensure reproducible testability of individual stories in the
application backlog. Help create test harnesses where needed. Review stories
for completeness and testability. Review test results. Work with the scrum
master and individual developers to ensure the finished product is full tested
and meets all of the specified criteria. Participate in design reviews, sprint
- Thrives in a dynamic, fast-paced and occasionally
- Self-directed, with the ability to break down tasks and deliver
solid business outcomes
Good communication, teamwork and diplomacy skills
Understands and lives Agile development practices, particularly
- Able to read/interpret user stories and validate the test
- Works with software developers or DevOps engineers to ensure proper
test coverage and that each story satisfies the exit
- Through test automation ensures that regression tests and
integration tests are run for every build. Responsible for maintaining the
integrity of the CI/CD pipeline
- Experience with continuous integration/continuous deployment
tools, Git, Jenkins etc.
Excellent scripting language capability, Python, Ruby, Bash etc.
“Can do” attitude
Top 3 skill sets / technologies in the ideal candidate:
- Firm diplomacy in dealing with product
owners and application developers
- Testing strategies, tools and
- Version control, build systems, CI/CD
Detailed Description and Job Requirements
Design, develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.
As a member of the software engineering division, you will take an active role in the definition and evolution of standard practices and procedures. You will be responsible for defining and developing software for tasks associated with the developing, designing and debugging of software applications or operating systems.
Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 7 years of software engineering or related experience.
Job: Product Development
Location: CZ-CZ,Czech Rep-Prague
Job Type: Regular Employee Hire