Red Hat Principal Quality Engineer in Bangalore, 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

Make significant contributions and improvements to Red Hat's quality engineering (QE) processes and infrastructure while also participating in upstream testing efforts in the open source community. The Red Hat Gluster Storage Test team is looking for a Principal Quality Engineer to join us in Bangalore, India. In this role, you will develop and maintain automated tests and frameworks for the Red Hat Gluster Storage project. You'll develop and maintain tests in our automated testing system using a combination of Python, Perl, Ruby, and shell scripts. As a Principal Quality Engineer, you will also be responsible for automating test cases in our test automation framework as well as augmenting the framework to evolve with the solutions under which it is used to test. We'll need you to be comfortable with daily team communication and collaboration while also being able to work on your own.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Design high-level test approaches that suit customer deployments and come up with automation test framework recommendations and detailed test plans for the functionality

  • Automate and carry out test cases as part of new feature testing and enabling automated regression runs for subsequent releases

  • Guide the automation testing effort and work with other engineers to get test cases automated across projects

  • Design, develop, and implement automation scripts using open source tools

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

  • Define the quality of the deliverables and shape the quality delivery

  • Actively participate in requirements and functional and design aspects of our solutions

  • Review requirements, specifications, and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback

  • Create detailed, comprehensive, and well-structured test plans and test cases

  • Estimate, prioritize, plan, and coordinate testing activities

  • Identify, record, thoroughly document, and track bugs

  • Stay up to date on new testing tools and test strategies

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or IT with 11-15 years of working experience

  • Expertise in programming languages like Python, Perl, Java, or C

  • Good knowledge of test automation using frameworks

  • Experience with leading automation efforts and writing and debugging automation tests for complex enterprise software

  • Ability to identify and leverage tools for automated solutions best suited for testing needs

  • Experience with continuous integration (CI) and automation frameworks

  • Domain expertise with storage related technologies, including block level storage and file systems

  • Experience with troubleshooting and debugging in Linux and UNIX environments

  • Proven work experience in software quality assurance

  • Thorough knowledge of software quality assurance methodologies, tools, and processes

  • Experience writing clear, concise, and comprehensive test plans and test cases

  • Working experience with automated testing tools

  • Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting

  • Understanding of storage, virtualization and VMware technologies and containers like Docker

  • Experience with performance and security testing is a plus

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Job ID 63851

Category Quality Engineering