Senior Quality Engineer in Westford, MA

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Red Hat   •  

Westford, MA 01886

Industry: Information Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 61 days ago

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Job summary

The Red Hat Atomic Enterprise Test team is looking for a Senior Quality Engineer to join us in Westford, MA. In this role, you will test Atomic Host technologies and code new test automation. In addition, you'll extend existing test software and tools in a continuous integration (CI) environment. As a Senior Quality Engineer, you'll need to have a passion and desire for testing and examining how things work internally, with a good understanding of Linux and other open source technologies.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Design, enhance, and maintain the tool set involved with continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD)
  • Debug and isolate product faults
  • Lead the test efforts for Project Atomic
  • Analyze source code and work with other developers to develop tests
  • Implement test automation, automate daily tasks, and improve overall test coverage
  • Coordinate testing activities with other quality engineering (QE) teams
  • Debug any low-level kernel issue
  • Escalate issues to stakeholders as needed
  • Participate in open source projects and communities
  • Contribute to upstream test projects and tools


Required skills

  • U.S. bachelor's degree, or a foreign equivalent in computer science or a related field; any combination of education or professional credentials that are equivalent to a U.S. bachelor's degree will be considered
  • 5+ years of experience in the job offered, or in a related professional role
  • 2+ years of experience with leading quality assurance (QA) projects, including providing test plans based on project requirements, running small teams as needed, and providing clear status reporting to program leadership; using Python and C programming language; performing open source software development or testing; administering, deploying, and provisioning Linux systems; working with Red Hat Gluster Storage offering or the upstream open source gluster project; and working with Red Hat Ceph Storage offering or the upstream open source ceph project
  • Low-level general and storage-related kernel debugging skills

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Valid Through: 2019-9-15