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RedHat Senior Quality Engineer in Bangalore, India

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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 Quality Engineering (QE) team is looking for a Senior Quality Engineer to join our Red Hat Storage QE Test team in Bangalore, India. In this role, you will develop test automation for an entire offering within our extensive portfolio of innovative storage technologies. You'll need to be an expert in the offering architectures, how they integrate with other solutions, and the ways in which they're used by our customers. As a Senior Quality Engineer, you will serve as a technical mentor for the entire quality assurance (QA) team. You will also interact with customers, partners, and management at Red Hat. This is a great opportunity to make significant contributions and improvements to Red Hat's QE processes and infrastructure, while also participating in upstream testing efforts in the open source community.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Ability to collaborate effectively, both within an immediate team, as well as regarding other layered and dependent offerings

  • Focus on delivering customer value; ability to directly tie engineering decisions and actions to the value is a big plus

  • Solid technical skills and the ability to lead associates both on their team and across teams toward high-performance, scalable, high-quality solutions to real business problems

  • Define automation test strategies, methodologies, processes, and procedures

  • Investigate and recommend test architecture and associated infrastructure pieces to support the QE methodology, process, and procedures

  • Analyze source code of an offering and propose appropriate test strategies

  • Oversee the work of other storage automation team members

  • Participate in and contribute to weekly team meetings

  • Interact with external partners and customers regarding testing strategies

  • Schedule and lead reviews with senior management

  • Provide accurate and timely status of automated testing efforts and quality statistics to the engineering team

  • Solid understanding of test automation technology; understanding of frameworks related to storage domain is a plus

  • Represent the quality of and customer experience with our offerings through dashboards, scorecards, and recommendations in all required leadership and product forums

  • Guide software quality initiatives and transformation programs as required; by deriving strategic plans, lead and guide junior team members to help them achieve on-time results

Required skills

  • Bachelor's or master's degree in IT or computer science or electrical or electronic engineering with 7-10 years of related experience

  • Expertise in programming languages like Python or Java

  • Solid understanding of and practical experience with the Linux environment

  • Domain expertise in storage-related technologies, including block-level storage and filesystems

  • Expertise in defining and analyzing metrics and managing technical debt

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience configuring and implementing scripts using performance test tools

  • Experience testing the performance of RESTful APIs

  • Experience handling test data in various formats (JSON, XML, CSV, etc.) while understanding data storage, encoding, encryption, data transformation, and related concepts

  • Experience with continuous integration (CI) and automation frameworks is a big plus

The following are considered a plus:

  • Background in test-driven development or agile methodologies

  • Prior experience testing software-defined storage offerings, container solutions, Red Hat OpenShift, or Kubernetes

  • Familiarity with open source offerings and technologies

  • Experience of working on latest cloud technologies, Amazon Web Services (AWS), or Microsoft Azure

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Job ID 70731

Category Quality Engineering

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