Red Hat Quality Engineer in Westford, Massachusetts
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Work to enhance infrastructure and develop tests related to continuous integration (CI) testing of the Linux kernel and related user space. The Red Hat Quality Engineering team is looking for a Quality Engineer to join us in Westford, MA. In this role, you will interpret results, debug failures, and report bugs. You’ll need to have a passion for testing, automation, and examining how things work internally and a good understanding of Linux and other open source technologies.
Primary job responsibilities
Work on the development of CI infrastructure
Write and maintain automated tests for kernel and related user space testing
Debug software problems and write clear bug reports
Provide timely, complete, and accurate testing status reports
Work with development teams to review test gaps and ascertain the appropriate test levels to confirm that both teams are working together to reduce overlap
Experience in software test planning, test design, test script automation, and documentation
Extensive experience using Python and Bash
Good knowledge of operating systems, hardware, networking, and kernel concepts
Solid debugging, troubleshooting, and diagnostic skills
Good written and verbal communication skills in English
Solid interpersonal skills
Ability to work as part of a globally distributed team
Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related engineering field, or relevant professional experience
Knowledge of C, Jenkins, and Ansible by Red Hat is a plus
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