Quality Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

Job summary

Come make a difference in the technology that is at the core of some of the most innovative and influential businesses in the world. The Red Hat Quality Engineering (QE) team is looking for a highly skilled engineer for the Red Hat OpenShift Virtualization offering to join us in Westford, MA. In this role, you will help us create great technology that delivers long-term freedom, flexibility, choice, and outstanding performance on day one. You’ll need to have development capabilities, Linux or Unix skills, and experience with large and complex systems. You’ll serve as an individual contributor of the team, while working closely with the development team in agile methodology. Collaboration is key at Red Hat, meaning that you will have the opportunity to help shape the future of our technology along with many other developers in the open source community. Our pool of engineers is always growing, so you will have opportunities to lead, learn, and grow as a professional and as a person.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Analyze and prioritize the quality risks posed by the offering in development and determine the tests required to mitigate these risks
  • Write automated tests and carry out manual tests
  • Develop tests using automation infrastructure and available scripting languages
  • Clearly document new bugs and advocate their resolution with developers and communicate their impact on customers and their businesses
  • Participate in the design sessions of the offering side by side with the developer and product manager to scope and prioritize new features
  • Deliver clear status for testing areas in a timely manner
  • Constantly learn new things and maintain an overview of current technologies
  • Required skills

  • Active programming skills using Python or Golang
  • Professional experience with Linux or UNIX systems
  • Expertise in designing, developing, and maintaining test environments and automated test suites
  • Familiarity with containers and container orchestration tools, like Red Hat OpenShift and Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with virtualization, storage, and networking technologies
  • Intermediate written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, or information technologies (IT), or equivalent work experience
  • 2-5 years of experience working as a quality engineer or developer

  • The following are considered a plus:

  • Experience with continuous integration (CI)
  • Knowledge of Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform or other configuration management tools
  • Familiarity with open source software development methodologies
  • Familiarity with agile methodologies

  • Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

    Red Hat does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Red Hat and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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