Software Engineer, Tools & Infrastructure in San Jose, CA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

8x8 Inc   •  

San Jose, CA 95101

Industry: Technical Services


Not Specified years

Posted 55 days ago

Software Engineer, Tools & Infrastructure

8x8 is looking for an experienced software engineer who is passionate about delivering quality through test automation and cares deeply about delivering the most value to end users as quickly and safely as possible.

You have a test driven mindset firmly rooted in years of developing quality software

You have the ability to analyze complex situations/problems and deliver logical and efficient solutions

You are passionate and can elaborate on the pros and cons of different test automation frameworks

You have developed tools and infrastructure that help engineers develop, test, debug and release software quickly

If it sounds like we're describing you, read on!


  • Design and build / code tooling and infrastructure to help engineering teams measure and increase their velocity
  • Evangelize best practices in code health, testing, and maintainability
  • Experience in most of the following areas: white/black box testing, web app testing, mobile app testing, regression testing, script/tool generation, test automation, Continuous Integration / Delivery (CI/CD), test plan generation, documentation, problem solving/analysis, troubleshooting complex issues, and bug/defect tracking and reporting
  • Design, create, document and maintain test automation scripts/code
  • Perform extensive functionality, integration, regression, interoperability and end-to-end system testing when necessary
  • Work closely with Engineering and Operations teams to ensure that the highest quality software is deployed safely and quickly
  • Troubleshoot, analyze, and isolate defects and report them to a bug tracking database (JIRA)


  • BS or MS in CS / EE / CE or equivalent related work experience
  • Proven experience with building test automation frameworks for REST API's and web services
  • Experience with scripting and/or programming languages including, but not limited to: Java, Python, Ruby, Bash, Perl, C/C++, C#, Objective C, or JavaScript
  • Experience with building/utilizing industry standard test automation frameworks (Selenium, WinRunner, AutoIT, Rational Functional Tester, Robot Framework, Sikuli, UFT/QTP, etc.) from the ground up
  • Working knowledge with most of the following: VoIP (SIP, RTP), Wireshark (or other similar tools), web applications, mobile applications (iOS and Android), backend applications, relational (SQL) and nonrelational (NoSQL) databases, testing client/server architectures, 3rd party SIP/IP phones, consumer-targeted software, QA best practices / policies, Windows/OSX/Unix/Linux OS, Agile software development environments, computer networking concepts and protocols, Kafka, ELK, TICK, Docker, VMWare, Jenkins.
  • Candidate should be: a team player, self-motivated, eager to learn, result oriented, able to work independently when needed, have a strong attention to detail and be able to think "outside the box"
  • Must have a proven track record for documenting test plans, test cases, bug reports, and status reports
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS in CS / EE / CE or related engineering discipline
  • Experience with load and stress testing using industry standard tools and technologies (built or bought) like JMeter, BlazeMeter, ApacheBench etc.
  • Experience with virtualization/container related technologies (Xen, VMware vSphere / ESXi, Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and/or Google Cloud Platform.

Valid Through: 2019-10-17