Senior Quality Engineer

US-CA-Sunnyvale
2 weeks ago(1/10/2018 7:10 AM)
Job ID
60243
Category
Quality Engineering

Company description

At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

Job summary

Develop test automation for an offering within our extensive portfolio of innovative storage technologies. The Red Hat Quality Engineering (QE) team is looking for a Senior Quality Engineer to join our Red Hat Ceph Storage QE Test team in Sunnyvale, CA. In this role, you'll need to be an expert in the architecture of our offerings, how they integrate with other solutions, and the ways they're used by our customers. You will serve as a technical mentor for junior members of the team while potentially interacting with customers, partners, and management at Red Hat. This is a great opportunity to make significant contributions and improvements to Red Hat's quality engineering processes and infrastructure while also participating in upstream testing efforts in the open source community.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Define test strategies, methodologies, processes, and procedures
  • Investigate and recommend test architecture and associated infrastructure pieces to support the QE methodology, process, and procedures
  • Investigate and recommend testing and automation tools
  • Analyze source code of an offering and propose appropriate test strategies
  • Oversee the work of other storage automation team members
  • Participate in and contribute to weekly team meetings
  • Interact with external partners and customers regarding testing strategies
  • Schedule and lead reviews with senior management
  • Provide accurate and timely status of automated testing efforts and quality statistics to the engineering team

Required skills

  • Bachelor's or master's degree in IT or computer science with 6-10 years of related experience and training; equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered
  • Expertise in programming languages like Python, Perl, Java, and C
  • Solid understanding and direct experience with the Linux environment   
  • Domain expertise in storage-related technologies including block-level storage and file systems
  • Expertise in defining and analyzing metrics and managing technical debt
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with continuous integration (CI) and automation frameworks is a big plus
  • Background in test-driven development or agile methodologies is a plus
  • Familiarity with open source offerings and technology is a plus


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