Red Hat Quality Engineer in Westford, 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

The Red Hat Quality Engineering team is seeking a Quality Engineer to join us in Westford, MA. In this role, you will work alongside some of the most passionate test engineers and software engineers in the open source industry to search for and analyze kernel defects and verify kernel bug fixes. You'll also investigate security functions and features and design test plans, perform the testing. We'll need you to have a balance of good technical skills and a passion for running cases and troubleshooting.

Primary job responsibilities

Investigate the features

Write, debug, and improve test cases

Carry out test cases and analyze the results

Verify kernel bugs and test case and tool automation

Debug software problems and create tools as needed

Collaborate with the Product Security and Kernel Development teams

Required skills

University degree in computer science or a related engineering field or relevant professional experience

Creative approach to complex problem solving

Solid skills and background in Linux

Excellent debugging, troubleshooting, and analytical skills

Experience developing software using Bash or Python or a similar scripting language, like Perl

Experience in software test planning, test design, test script automation, and documentation

Ability to remain patient and diligent when working on detailed tasks

Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with a global team

Multi-tasking skills and the ability to work under tight deadlines

Knowledge of Linux Kernel, SELinux, storage, network or file system is a plus

Experience with virtualization, containers, or cgroups is a plus

Job ID 62943

Category Quality Engineering