• Quality Engineer

    Location US-MA-Westford
    Posting date 1 month ago(1/8/2019 10:44 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

    The Red Hat Gluster Storage team is looking for a Quality Engineer to join us in Bangalore, India. In this role, you will develop automated tests for a functional area of a solution within our extensive portfolio of innovative storage technologies. To do so successfully, you'll first need to understand the solution's architecture and how it integrates with other offerings. You will serve as an individual contributor of the team and interact with other team members and developers. As a Quality Engineer, you will get the 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

    • Develop and implement functional, integration, usability, and scale testing
    • Analyze and prioritize the quality risks posed by the offering in development and determine the tests required to mitigate these risks
    • Clearly document new bugs and advocate their resolution with developers and communicate their impact on customers and their businesses
    • Develop tests using automation infrastructure and available scripting languages
    • Contribute to weekly team meetings
    • Participate in reviews and design discussions of our offerings with the leadership
    • Provide an accurate and timely status of manual and automated testing efforts and quality statistics to the product leadership team
    • Collaborate with software developers, support and documentation teams and other storage automation team members
    • Constantly learn new things and maintain an overview of current technologies
    • Help develop the community automation testing framework and enhance the coverage by adding more tests to the existing suite

    Required skills

    • Bachelor's degree in IT or computer science with 2-5+ years of related experience and training; equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered
    • Professional experience with Linux or Unix systems
    • Solid Python development expertise
    • Familiarity with virtualization and cloud computing technologies
    • Experience with continuous integration (CI) and developing automated tests is a plus
    • Expert at developing a scalable automation framework from scratch and the ability to integrate it with the existing frameworks used within Red Hat
    • Ability to understand new features and develop automated test cases as and when the features get developed for a release
    • Familiarity with the open source software development methodologies is a plus
    • Domain expertise of storage-related technologies, including block-level storage and file systems
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to read technical documentation

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