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Quality Engineer - Ansible Automation
Location US-NC-DurhamPosting date 6 days ago(5/14/2019 4:18 PM)
Job ID 69940 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

The Red Hat Entitlements Engineering team is looking for a Quality Engineer with passion for open source software to join us in Durham, NC. In this role, you will work on a new project as part of an overall Entitlements initiative. You'll need to have outstanding technical and communication skills and experience with Python or other object-oriented technology. As a Quality Engineer, you'll also need to be comfortable working in an agile, fast-paced, and team-oriented environment.
Primary job responsibilities

Perform manual testing of offerings and features in accordance with prepared test plans and cases
Communicate with feature developers to gain understanding and knowledge of assigned features
Create test plans under the guidance of a senior quality engineer or team lead
Verify defect fixes and write up new defects
Participate in and contribute to weekly team meetings
Report accurate and regular results of test efforts to the Quality Engineering (QE) team lead
Make use of test infrastructure tools adopted by the QE team and broader organization
Participate in the creation and maintenance of test environments used by developers and QE teams to test integration with various Red Hat’s solutions
Become familiarized with automation test frameworks and join other quality engineers in automating test cases
Provide recommendations for feature or process improvements
Required skills

3+ years of software testing experience
Experience with testing web-based applications, preferably through a REST API
Experience with solutions like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Microsoft Azure, or Red Hat OpenShift
Familiarity with various deployment models including cloud, virtualization, and containers
Experience with GitHub, GitLab, or other collaborative code forges
Passion for open source technologies; experience with open source communities and development is a plus
Advanced problem-solving and critical thinking skills
Understanding of quality assurance (QA) and engineering concepts
Understanding of the Python programming language
Practical experience using Linux operating system including Bash scripting
Fluent written and verbal language skills in English
Knowledge of continuous integration (CI) systems like Jenkins or Travis
The following are considered a plus:
Understanding of the Ruby programming language
Familiarity with free and open source software and open source automation tools
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 Specialist in Virtualization
Experience performing web user interface (UI) automation using Selenium
Experience planning and implementing testing automation jobs and pipelines using Jenkins as the CI system
Experience writing Red Hat Ansible Automation or similar technologies
Understanding of various subscriptions modules, including cloud-based subscriptions

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About the company

Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source solutions, using a community-powered approach to provide reliable and high-performing cloud, virtualization, storage, Linux, and middleware technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. And as the connective hub in a global network of enterprises, partners, and open source communities, Red Hat enables the creation of relevant, innovative technologies that liberate resources for growth and prepare customers for the future of IT. Red Hat is an S&P company with more than 70 offices spanning the globe, empowering our customers' businesses and mission critical IT demands.

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