Senior Software Test Engineer

FireEye   •  

Portland, OR

Industry: Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 152 days ago

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  • Work with development and the testing team to devise and execute testing strategies for a distributed software system
  • Work with the development lead and product manager to plan testing and release efforts for an enterprise application
  • Ability to learn to work effectively with internal users and product manager to understand use cases and devise both front-end and white box tests against the system
  • Apply a strong understanding of network concepts, distributed systems and database structures to configure test environments and execute test plans
  • Work with the support team and internal customers to troubleshoot and remediate issues in production environments – Ultimately, your Customer knowledge is critical to success for the role.


  • Around 5 plus years of experience in an enterprise product testing environment with significant Endpoint product experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn how to successfully deliver enterprise software with a focus on distributed systems
  • Ability to comprehend complex usage concepts and assess an application's ability to fulfill them
  • Strong understanding of distributed applications and the underlying data structures that feed data to them.
  • Fluency in any of the following languages: C or C++
  • Fluency in scriptinglanguages such as Python, JavaScript, or Ruby
  • Understanding of networking and security concepts
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex problems within a distributed system
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to learn and apply previous experience to new arenas
  • Ability to configure and develop in a cross-platform environment (Windows, Mac, Linux)
  • Experience with continuous integration and build environments
  • Experience coding against a Test Harness and client-server testing experience

Additional Qualifications

  • Background in information security disciplines, such as digitalforensics, managed services, application/systems assessments, and incident response
  • Experience in networking, virtual environments, and configuration management
  • Experience in building system-level performance, stress, and load testing from the ground up