Senior Software Quality Engineer

Posting Location : Location Remote US NC
Posting date 1 month ago(4/1/2021 9:14 AM)
Job ID
Information Technology

Job summary

Red Hat's Customer Identity and Access Management team is looking for a talented Senior Software Quality Engineer to join us. In this role, you will develop and champion quality and reliability engineering practices, tools, and frameworks. You will collaborate with a diverse and innovative team responsible for the key authentication, authorization, and user management service for Red Hat's open-hybrid cloud platform,, and its surrounding integrations. Your mission is one of an enabler, you will enable your peers to more rapidly deliver updates across frontend applications and backend services by codifying your expertise into reusable code, tools, and practices. As a Senior Software Quality Engineer, you will work with our partners in engineering and the upstream open source community to ensure a well-tested and rapidly released offering from upstream to You should be passionate about testing, but also about reading and writing code itself, especially when it's testable and, as a result, well-tested. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business.

Primary job responsibilities

  • In collaboration with developers, develop practices, patterns, and reusable code to use to write and improve automated unit, UI, API, and performance tests
  • Help developers design better test cases; roadmap where to invest in test gaps and testing strategy
  • Maintain documentation of test processes and results to assist in debugging and development
  • Collaborate with developers in diagnosis and resolution of issues and defects
  • Extend testing into production by assisting in the development of monitors, observability instrumentation, and release automation


Required skills

  • 3+ years of experience with Java development
  • 2+ years of experience with test frameworks like JUnit and Selenium
  • 3+ years of experience with software verification for frontend and backend applications
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work within a distributed team
  • Experience developing and using software delivery pipelines, e.g., via Jenkins, GitHub actions, Tekton, etc.
  • Knowledge of SQL databases like MySQL or NoSQL databases, especially MongoDB
  • Experience working with distributed source control like Git, including branching and merging
  • Familiarity with both Maven and Gradle-based Java projects
  • Familiarity with performance testing
  • Familiarity with shell scripting tools like Bash
  • Ability to learn quickly and solve issues as they arise
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, engineering, or another closely related field
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes or Linux Containers is a plus





About Red Hat

Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.



  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account - healthcare and dependent care
  • Health Savings Account - high deductible medical plan
  • Retirement 401(k) with employer match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Paid parental leave plans for all new parents
  • Leave benefits including disability, paid family medical leave, and paid military leave
  • Additional benefits including employee stock purchase plan, family planning reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, transportation expense account, employee assistance program, and more! 

Note: These benefits are only applicable to full time, permanent associates at Red Hat located in the United States. 

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, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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