Red Hat Senior Quality Engineer in Pune, India

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 Satellite 6 Quality Engineering (QE) team is looking for a Senior Quality Engineer to join us in Pune, India. In this role, you will help ensure quality for the Red Hat Satellite portfolio of solutions. This is an exciting, rewarding opportunity to work on a fast-paced team of passionate associates.You will report on testing status and identify areas of risk when evaluating the readiness of an offering or a subsystem. You’ll also need to write clear and accurate bug reports, conduct technical consultations with development engineers to solve problems, and participate in open source community testing efforts. As a Senior Quality Engineer, you'll need to have an understanding of testing and product release processes, as well as the ability to develop tests using automation infrastructure and available scripting languages.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Help define and implement automated test strategies, methodologies, processes, and procedures

  • Investigate and recommend test infrastructure tools to support the QE methodology, process, and procedures

  • Analyze the source code of our offerings and work with development counterparts to propose appropriate test strategies for the subsystems of our offerings

  • Develop automated tests in accordance with team policies and process

  • Create offering-wide test plans and strategies

  • Oversee the work of other quality engineers within an offering

  • Participate in and contribute to weekly team meetings

  • Interact with external partners and customers regarding testing strategies and results

  • Schedule and guide reviews with the management and senior technical leadership

  • Provide accurate and timely status of testing efforts and quality metrics to the broader project team

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree in IT or computer science and 5+ years of related experience or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Good understanding of quality assurance (QA) and engineering concepts

  • Good experience with the Python programming language

  • Practical experience using the Linux operating system, including Bash scripting

  • Knowledge of virtualization technologies

  • Experience with Git or other source control technologies

  • Solid problem-solving and analysis skills

  • Fluent written and verbal language skills in English

The following are considered a plus:

  • Understanding of the Ruby programming language

  • Participation in open source projects

  • Familiarity with open source automation tools

  • Understanding of advanced networking concepts

  • Red Hat certifications like Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA), Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE), or Red Hat Certified Virtualization Administrator (RHCVA)

  • Experience performing web UI automation using Selenium

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Job ID 67076

Category Information Technology, Quality Engineering, Software Engineering