Primary Skill - SQL STRONG SQL TESTER IS REQUIRED You will be responsible for providing technical expertise for testing and automation. - Review of requirements - Preparation of test cases - Execution of tests - Reporting of defects - Preparation of test reports - Planning the scheduling of jobs to be run. - Unit and integration testing. - Performance Testing and problem determination - Automation and optimisation of tests. - May perform defect coordination functions, ensuring that test defects are tracked to closure and that the defect repository is kept up to date with the current status. - Defect coordination function is the creation and distribution of test status metrics as required by the project. - Interact with the end customer, frequently interacts with internal customers and may be required to participate in on call support. - Create test models for release testing plans, data and scripts including the identification, collection and or creation of test data Lead coordination and execution of release testing as appropriate. - Determine and meet time estimates and schedules for testing efforts - Define Release Test Plans and criteria for user acceptance including entry exit criteria - Develop, update and maintain quality testing standards and procedures - Communicate effectively with customers and software vendors as appropriate - Assist in the planning, creation and control of the test environments. - Facilitate and or participate in structured walk through and peerreviews.