Red Hat Senior Quality Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts
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Make a difference in offerings used by millions of people around the world. The Red Hat Quality Engineering (QE) team is looking for a Senior Quality Engineer to join us in Boston, MA. In this role, you will help us build OpenShift by Red Hat, a system built on container technologies and the Kubernetes cluster management system that is changing how development is done. You’ll need to gain a deep understanding of a variety of popular technologies including container technology, Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenStack Platform, and middleware. You’ll make sure that our solutions fulfill the highest possible enterprise quality, performance, usability, and supportability criteria. As a Senior Quality Engineer, you'll serve as the last instance before applications are released to the public. You'll create and carry out test plans, research new features, and develop automated tests. You’ll need to have the ability to think creatively and adapt to rapid change, as well as the willingness to learn new things.
Primary job responsibilities
Work with all OpenShift ny Red Hat offerings and be responsible for the delivery of installation and upgrades
Create and review test plans and suggest improvements for the planning processes of our offerings
Conduct new feature research and design test cases
Develop new automated and manual tests; develop frameworks to simplify test development and automation to speed up implementation
Document and advocate the resolution of new bugs with developers and communicate the impact on customers to developers and support teams
Take responsibility for installation and upgrades and supervise their successful testing in a timely manner
Constantly learn new things and maintain an overview of current technologies
Communicate with other globally distributed OpenShift by Red Hat quality engineers and developers
Contribute bug fixes to upstream and provide demos of the solutions and technologies
Work in a fast-paced environment
Bachelor's or master's degree in computer science or a related engineering field, or relevant professional experience
4+ years of experience security testing with a QE focus
Solid skills and background in Linux
Experience with or the ability to learn Go or Ruby programming languages quickly
Experience with or the ability to learn container technologies like Kubernetes or OpenShift by Red Hat quickly
Knowledge of Ansible by Red Hat, Red Hat OpenStack Platform, Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2, Google Compute Engine (GCE), VMware, or Microsoft Azure
Familiarity with testing methodologies and techniques
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and learn quickly
Ability to assist in or perform root cause analyses of issues (possibly spanning multiple components or subsystems) and develop reproducers
Solid written and verbal communication skills in English
Contributions to open source projects or publicly available code samples are a plus
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Job ID 61748
Category Quality Engineering