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QA Engineer – Software – PostgreSQL, DBA application experience

Testing & Quality Assurance

Surrey Permanent £70000 - £90000 per annum

Software QA Test DB2, PostgreSQL – Surrey – £90,000

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: – Software QA Test DB2, PostgreSQL

  • Review product design documentation to ensure that requirements stated are correct, unambiguous, and verifiable
  • Consult with product development to evaluate system interfaces, operational requirements, and performance requirements of overall system
  • Define test methods and create test plans for new or updated software projects to determine if the software will perform accurately and reliably according to documented requirements as well as established standards under both normal and abnormal conditions
  • Accurately provide project (EPIC’s / Story / Task) testing estimates
  • Recommend design improvements or corrections to engineers throughout the development process
  • Maintain effective communication with the project software engineers on project limitation, capability, performance requirement and hardware interface changes

Qualifications: Software QA Test DB2, PostgreSQL

  • Education & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or equivalent technical Degree; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Preferred – Software QA Test DB2, PostgreSQL

  • Previous experience in an ISV (Independent SoftwareVendor) environment
  • Extensive experience with Lifecycle management tools (JIRA)
  • Experience with testing tools (HP Testing Suite (QC, LoadRunner, Performance Center, UFT)
  • Accustomed to working in an agile environment and with technicians across multiple time-zones
  • Experience with developing test automation
  • Experience working in an LINUX environment either as a programmer or in an operations
  • support role; sufficient enough to articulate key concepts
  • Knowledge of Linux CLI (Command Line Interface)

Technical Skills: – Software QA Test DB2, IBM Mainframe


  • Detailed knowledge of architecture
  • Shell / CLI (Command Line Interface)
  • Red Hat (RHEL v.7)


  • DBA application experience
  • Backup and Restore utilities
  • Performance Tuning
  • DDL management
  • Experience with high availability, multi-nodal installations
  • Expert level SQL programming
  • Security principals
  • Networking experience (TCP/IP) OTHER
  • Programming:
  • C, C++, C#, COBOL, PL/I, REXX, HL-ASM, VB, VB-Script


  • QA Testing mindset (ISTQB standards / certifications) / Test Cas
  • Deep understanding of SwDLC (Systems (SW) Development Life
  • Basic knowledge of about Build and Release Management

This is a perm role based in Surrey, please call or email sean Kelly for more details – 0207 928 2525 – skelly@welovesalt.com

Job Reference: SKQA

Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration:

Job Start Date: ASAP-3 Months

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