• Senior Quality Engineer

    Location US-NC-Raleigh
    Posting date 1 week ago(7/10/2018 4:42 AM)
    Job ID
    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

    Help define and implement automated test strategies, methodologies, processes, and procedures. The Red Hat Satellite 6 Quality Engineering (QE) team is looking for a Senior Quality Engineer to join us in Pune, India. In this role, you will help assure quality for the Red Hat Satellite portfolio of solutions. This is an exciting, rewarding opportunity to work on a fast-paced team of associates with passion for open source.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Investigate and recommend test infrastructure tools to support the QE methodology, process, and procedures
    • Analyze product source code and work with development counterparts to propose appropriate test strategies for the subsystems of the offering
    • Develop automated tests in accordance with team policies and process
    • Create test plans and strategies for the whole offering
    • Oversee the work of other quality engineers on the offering
    • Participate in and contribute to weekly team meetings
    • Interact with external partners and customers regarding testing strategies and results
    • Schedule and guide reviews with management and senior technical leadership
    • Provide an accurate and timely status of testing efforts and quality metrics to the broader project team

    Required skills

    • Bachelor's degree in IT or computer science and 5+ years of related experience or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Understanding of quality assurance and engineering concepts
    • Understanding of the Python programming language
    • Practical experience using the Linux operating system including Bash scripting
    • Knowledge of virtualization technologies
    • Experience with Git or other source control technologies
    • Solid problem-solving and analysis skills
    • Fluent written and verbal language skills in English


    The following are considered a plus:


    • Understanding of the Ruby programming language
    • Participation in open source projects
    • Familiarity with Linux system management
    • Familiarity with open source automation tools
    • Familiarity with free and open source software
    • Experience with a variety of bug tracking systems
    • Understanding of advanced networking concepts
    • Red Hat certifications like Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA), Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE), or Red Hat Certified Virtual Administrator (RHCVA)
    • Experience performing web UI automation using Selenium

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