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RedHat Senior Quality Engineer in Durham, North Carolina

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 Ansible Quality Engineering (QE) team is looking for a Quality Engineer to join us in Durham, NC. In this role, you will need to have passion for open source software, automation, and the impact that our solutions have on our customers. You will work on one of the key projects with the Management QE team, which reaches across Red Hat’s diverse solutions portfolio. Your work will connect you to some of the top automation and management software talent in the open source community. As a Quality Engineer, you’ll need to bring a desire to continually improve our deliverables and approaches with which we verify quality, functionality, and performance of the Ansible software. You’ll need to enjoy the challenge of understanding both the internal operation of our software and how our customers get the most out of our solutions for their business. You’ll thrive on automating all our testing, working closely with software developers, and ensuring that quality is designed into the solutions. You will need to be motivated to make quality engineering an experience filled with innovation and collaboration.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Help implement automated test strategies, methodologies, processes, and procedures

  • Work with other QE team members to implement automated functional testing across the Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform set of projects including Tower, Automation Hub, and Automation Analytics

  • Analyze source code and work with development counterparts to propose appropriate test strategies for solution subsystems

  • Follow and provide feedback on best practices for a variety of team disciplines, including code structure, test architecture, and automation strategy

  • Develop automated tests in accordance with department policies and process

  • Contribute to product test plans and strategies

  • Participate in and contribute to weekly team meetings

  • Provide an accurate and timely status of testing efforts and quality metrics to the broader project team

  • Plan and implement testing automation jobs and pipelines using continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD)

Required skills

  • 2+ years of software testing experience

  • Experience with testing web-based applications, preferably through a REST API

  • Experience with automation and orchestration frameworks like Ansible

  • Experience with solutions like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Microsoft Azure, or Red Hat OpenShift

  • Familiarity with various deployment models including cloud, virtualization, and containers

  • Experience with GitHub, GitLab, or other collaborative code forges

  • Passion for open source technologies; previous experience with open source communities and development is a plus

  • Understanding of quality assurance and engineering concepts

  • Understanding of the Python programming language

  • Fluent written and verbal language skills in English

  • Knowledge of CI systems like Jenkins or Travis

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Location US-NC-Durham

Posting date 1 week ago (3/26/2020 11:36 AM)

Job ID 78734

Category Quality Engineering