Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Raleigh


Senior Software Engineer in Test
Location US-MA-WestfordPosting date 6 days ago(5/15/2019 2:11 PM)
Job ID 70013 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

Make a difference in offerings used by thousands of people around the world. The Red Hat OpenShift Quality Engineering (QE) team is looking for a Quality Engineer with a passion for a Software Engineer in Test to join us in Westford, MA. In this role, you will help build Red Hat OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), a system built on container technology and the Kubernetes cluster management system that is changing how development is done. Specifically, you will be working with microservices and microservice resiliency with technologies like Istio and features like canary deployments, A/B routing, and circuit breakers. You'll be responsible for all aspects of quality for Red Hat OpenShift, including designing and implementing test plans, extending existing automation frameworks, and developing new automated tests for both back and front ends. As a Software Engineer in a Test, you will gain a deep understanding of a variety of popular technologies including containers, Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenShift, etc.
Primary job responsibilities

Develop automation framework and scripts with languages like Golang and Python
Participate in the test planning and product planning processes
Conduct new feature research and design test cases
Carry out manual tests and deliver clear status for testing areas in a timely manner
Document and advocate the resolution of new bugs with developers and communicate the impact on customers to developers and support engineers
Constantly learn new things and maintain an overview of current technologies
Communicate with other globally distributed quality engineers and developers working on Red Hat OpenShift
Work in a fast-paced environment
Required skills

Testing experience working with globally distributed QE team members
Bachelor's degree or higher, or equivalent in computer science or a related field
5+ years of experience in QE
Familiarity with testing methodologies and techniques
Knowledge of the Unix or Linux operating systems of any distribution
Programming skills in shell, Python, or Golang
Knowledge of containers, container orchestration, Kubernetes, or Red Hat Openshift
Motivated and dedicated to learning and collaboration
Good written and verbal communication skills in English

The following are considered a plus:
Knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2, Google Compute Engine (GCE), or Microsoft Azure
Knowledge of containers, Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenStack Platform, or Red Hat OpenShift
Contributions to open source projects or publicly available code samples

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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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