Red Hat Quality Engineering Internship in Raleigh, North Carolina

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 Quality Engineering (QE) team looking for a Quality Engineering Intern to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will search for, analyze, report, and track issues in Pulp. You will be responsible for developing tools and scripts for automated testing, analyzing test results, and debugging problems. You'll also be encouraged to come up with innovative solutions to problems while working with some of the brightest engineers in the open source industry.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Perform manual product and feature testing per prepared test plans and cases

  • Communicate with feature developers to gain understanding and knowledge of assigned features

  • Create test plans under guidance of a senior quality engineer or a 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 QE team lead

  • Make use of test infrastructure tools adopted by the QE team and broader organization

  • Become familiarized with automation test framework and potentially automate some of these tests

  • Provide recommendations for feature or process improvements

  • Document features or processes

Required skills

  • Applicable practical experience or educational equivalent

  • Basic Linux administration and Bash scripting skills

  • Programming experience with Python or Ruby

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

  • Motivated with good analytical skills

  • Solid problem-solving and analysis skills

  • Fluent written and verbal language skills in English

  • Knowledge of continuous integration (CI) (e.g , Jenkins, Travis-CI, etc.)

  • System management experience

  • Experience with Git or another version control system (e.g., SVN, CVS, etc.)

The following are considered a plus:

  • Knowledge of virtualization technologies

  • Understanding of the Ruby programming language

  • Participation in open source projects

  • Familiarity with Linux system management

  • Familiarity with free and open source software and 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), Red Hat Certified Virtualization Administrator (RHCVA), etc.

  • Experience performing web UI automation using Selenium

  • Basic experience with Python requests, paramiko, and py.test modules

  • Experience with a defect tracking system (e.g., Bugzilla, Jira, etc.)

  • Experience with open source software or open source offerings

  • Familiarity with configuration management system (CMS) tools like Ansible by Red Hat

  • System engineering and DevOps experience

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Job ID 65320

Category Quality Engineering