• Quality Engineer

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Posting date 2 months ago(3/15/2018 5:36 AM)
    Job ID
    61707
    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

    Make a difference in offerings used by thousands of people around the world. The Red Hat OpenShift Quality Engineering (QE) team is looking for a Quality Engineer with a passion for open source software to join us in Boston, MA. In this role, you will help build OpenShift by Red Hat Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), a system built on container technology and the Kubernetes cluster management system that is changing how development is done. Specifically, you will be working with microservices and microservice resiliency with technologies like Istio, and features like canary deployments, A/B routing, and circuit breakers. You'll be responsible for all aspects of quality for OpenShift by Red Hat, including designing and implementing test plans, extending existing automation frameworks, and developing new automated tests for both back and front ends. As a Quality Engineer, you will gain deep understanding of a variety of popular technologies including containers, Kubernetes, OpenShift by Red Hat, etc.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Develop automation framework and scripts with languages like Golang and Python
    • Participate in the test planning and product planning processes
    • Conduct new feature research and design test cases
    • Carry out manual tests and deliver clear status for testing areas in a timely manner
    • Document and advocate the resolution of new bugs with developers and communicate the impact on customers to developers and support
    • Constantly learn new things and maintain an overview of current technologies
    • Communicate with other globally distributed quality engineers and developers working on OpenShift by Red Hat
    • Work in a fast-paced environment

    Required skills

    • Testing experience working with globally distributed QE team members
    • Bachelor's degree or higher, or equivalent in computer science or a related field
    • 2+ years of experience in quality engineering
    • Familiarity with testing methodologies and techniques
    • Knowledge of the UNIX or Linux operating systems (any distribution)
    • Programming skills in shell, Python, or Golang
    • Knowledge of containers, container orchestration, Kubernetes, or Openshift by Red Hat
    • Motivated and dedicated to learning and collaboration
    • Good written and verbal communication skills in English


    The following are considered a plus:

     

    • Knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2, Google Compute Engine (GCE), or Microsoft Azure
    • Knowledge of containers, Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenStack Platform, or OpenShift by Red Hat
    • Contributions to open source projects or publicly available code samples


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