Data Science QA Test Engineer

Recruiter
Oracle
Location
Oxfordshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Aug 2018
Closes
31 Aug 2018
Sectors
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Adaptive Intelligent Applications (AI Apps) team at OracleCorporation is working to develop and deploy AI and Machine Learningbased solutions at scale and throughout all of Oracle's existingproducts and services. In addition, it builds new products in areaswhere AI and Machine Learning are essential to enable new business. We are seeking to grow the AI Apps team with brilliant and diverseindividuals with exceptional technical ability, therefore looking for adata science QA test engineer to work on the next generation ofcloud-based data-driven applications. These applications will use datafrom Oracle"s Data Cloud, social media and other sources todrive automated outcomes in a number of horizontal and verticalapplication segments. This is an exciting emerging venture for Oracle,leveraging latest technology in the mobile, big data and cloudapplication spaces. A QA Data Scientist should be both a data scientist and a developer,have a robust and all-around knowledge of statistics and machinelearning, and also be able to develop robust scripts for generating testdata and tests. Required Skills & Experience: Have practical knowledge of general data science concepts, such asclassification, regression, supervised and unsupervised learning, aswell as common model performance metrics. Have the ability to design test plans to evaluate various datascience algorithms. Have robust knowledge of statistics, to design tests that arestatistically significant. Be able to assemble test data for various objectives, understandthe nature of big data, correlated or independent data, etc. Fluent with popular programming languages, such as python andJava.. Proficiency with structured data and in using query languages suchas SQL . Make consistent use of solid verbal, interpersonal and writtencommunication skills to carefully document results and findings andshare results with various stakeholders. A degree in Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, Mathematics, oranother relevant quantitative field. Experience with application agile and lean development practicesand version control systems. A proactive and collaborative attitude to seek solution toproblems. Preferred Skills: Understand the nature of QA, being able to create sound QA testplans, and explain the concepts to various audiences. Understanding of NoSQL databases, Json and xml data schemas. Working knowledge of HBase. Understand data structures and algorithms, to test code efficiencyin time and space for integration tests, and help developers debugissues found. Have practical knowledge of REST services. Fluent with other programming languages, such as Scala, C, C++. Detailed Description and Job Requirements:Responsible for developing, applying and maintaining quality standardsfor company products with adherence to both internal and externalstandards. Develops and executes software test plans. Analyzes andwrites test standards and procedures. Maintains documentation of testresults. Analyzes test results and recommends corrective actions.As a member of the technical/process QA division, you will developquality standards, control methods and theories to be utilized duringmanufacturing, testing and inspection to access product quality. Developstandards and procedures to provide quality guidance methods.Duties and tasks are varied and complex needing independent judgment.Fully competent in own area of expertise. May have project lead role andor supervise lower level personnel. BS or MS degree or equivalentexperience relevant to functional area. 4 years of software engineeringor related experience.As part of Oracle's employment process candidates will be required tocomplete a pre-employment screening process, prior to an offer beingmade. This will involve identity and employment verification, salaryverification, professional references, education verification andprofessional qualifications and memberships (if applicable).Job: Product DevelopmentLocation: GB-GB, UK-ReadingJob Type: Regular Employee HireOrganization: Oracle - provided by Dice AGILE, BIG DATA, C++, CLOUD, COMPUTER SCIENCE, DEGREE, HBASE, JAVA, JSON, MACHINE LEARNING, MATHEMATICS, MOBILE, NOSQL, ORACLE, PHYSICS, PYTHON, QA, SCALA, SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, SQL, STATISTICS, XML

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