Red Hat Senior Quality Engineer in Boston, 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

Join a team that serves as the final checkpoint before code is released to the public. The Red Hat Quality Engineering team is looking for a Senior Quality Engineer to join us in Boston, MA. In this role, you will perform function, integration, and automation testing on Red Hat's cloud infrastructure project, Red Hat OpenStack Platform. You'll be encouraged to come up with innovative solutions to problems while you work alongside some of the brightest engineers in the open source community.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Develop automated tests using automation infrastructure and available scripting languages

  • Design test cases and carry out manual tests

  • Write clear and accurate bug reports

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

  • Participate in the design sessions of the product side by side with developers and project managers to scope, prioritize new features and propose appropriate test strategies

Required skills

  • Linux or UNIX system administration experience

  • 5-7 years of experience as a quality engineer, developer, or DevOps

  • Solid knowledge and understanding of networking layers 3-5

  • Experience with the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Agile and Waterfall development methodologies

  • Advanced coding abilities using Python, Java, or shell

  • Solid written and verbal communication skills in English

  • Experience with cloud computing environments or virtualization technologies like Red Hat OpenStack

  • Platform, Amazon Web Services (AWS), VMware, KVM, and Xen

  • Expertise in designing, building, and maintaining test environments and automated test suites

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or computer engineering, or equivalent in working experience

  • Good knowledge of Ansible, Jenkins, Docker is a plus

  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) or CCNP certifications are preferred

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Job ID 61730

Category Quality Engineering