Red Hat Quality Engineer in Westford, Massachusetts

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 is looking for a Quality Engineer to join us in Westford, MA. In this role, you will perform function and integration testing as well as writing automation for the Red Hat OpenStack Platform, one of our cloud infrastructure offerings. You'll be encouraged to come up with innovative solutions to problems while you work with some of the brightest engineers in the global open source community.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Write and implement new test plans for new features

  • Develop tests using automation infrastructure and available scripting languages

  • Help develop the community automation testing framework and enhance the coverage by adding more tests to the existing suite

  • Write clear and accurate bug reports

  • Build or improve tools after gaining support from stakeholders in the QE and Development teams

Required skills

  • Python and Red Hat Ansible Automation coding skills

  • Linux or UNIX knowledge

  • Understanding of virtualization and cloud technologies like VMware, KVM, Xen, Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)

  • Intermediate written and verbal communication skills in English

  • Familiarity with storage concepts is a big plus

  • Knowledge of Red Hat OpenStack Platform is a big plus

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Job ID 66467

Category Quality Engineering