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Software Automation Test Engineer

Position Description

As a member of the Software Test and QA team you will be key to the continued success of our virtualization and security product development team. You will create and implement automated test strategies for our current product. As new technologies emerge, you will be expected to learn these technologies quickly and work with development to design test strategies that ensure continued quality in our product line. The focus of this position will be designing, building, supporting, and maintaining performance test environments that simulate large, virtualized enterprise data centers.

Position Requirements

The ideal candidate will be integral part development process.  The candidate must possess broad knowledge from web technologies to lower level networking to databases, and be comfortable working throughout the entire software stack.

The Candidate Can Expect To:

  • Develop and maintain complex performance test environments that simulate large enterprise data centers
  • Develop functional, performance and scalability automated test solutions
  • Read, review and understand product source code
  • Find, isolate, document, regress, and track bugs through resolution
  • Assess, interpret and report test results
  • Be a vocal proponent for quality in every phase of the development process
  • Assist technical support with diagnosing and resolving functional and/or scalability issues found in customer environments

Skills and Core Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years’ experience working with large­scale, multi­platform networks
  • 1+ years’ experience working on a virtualization platform (OpenStack, Hyper­V, VMware)
  • Scripting experience with shell scripting, Python, PERL, or similar languages
  • Strong networking knowledge (TCP/IP, VLANs, switches, etc…)
  • Strong knowledge of Windows and *nix based operating systems
  • Excellent written, verbal and analytical skills
  • A desire to work in a fast moving, agile, development environment

Desired Attributes

  • Experience with HTML, CSS, Javascript
  • Understanding of compliance frameworks (PCI DSS, FISMA, HIPAA)
  • Working knowledge of security concepts (firewalls, vulnerability scanning, IDS/IPS)