• Senior Quality Engineer

    Location US-MA-Westford
    Posting date 3 weeks ago(11/18/2019 11:16 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

    Get involved in a highly desired networking opportunity which involves OVS and DPDK, OVN, eBPF, XDP, SR-IOV, etc. The Red Hat Customer Experience and Engagement (CEE) team is looking for a Senior Quality Engineer to join us in Westford, MA. In this role, you will represent Red Hat in an industry networking upstream test project. You’ll continue to develop and nurture a relatively new test area by reviewing and improving test plans with Red Hat product managers and developers and Red hat’s partners. As a Senior Quality Engineer, you will create and automate test cases according to test plans and industry requirements. You’ll port test cases to the continuous integration (CI) infrastructure. You’ll also communicate and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders on test requirements. This is a great opportunity to provide technical guidance and mentorship.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Investigate new features
    • Write, debug, improve, and automate test cases
    • Analyze test results
    • Debug software problems and create tools as needed
    • Collaborate with development teams and partners
    • Identify test gaps and improve test plans

    Required skills

    • 4+ years of network-related work experience
    • Proficient knowledge of TCP/IP stack and switch
    • Advanced skills in Linux
    • Familiarity with Python or Bash or programming in C; ability to learn programming in Python quickly
    • Diligent and motivated with creative problem-solving skills
    • Ability to collaborate well with others


    The following are considered a plus:


    • Experience with virtual switch technology
    • Experience with open source
    • Experience with kernel
    • Familiarity with Jenkins CI
    • Familiarity with version control technologies

    Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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