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Principal Automation Engineer

Company: Red Hat
Location: Durham
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Red Hat supports individuals with disabilities and provides reasonable accommodations to job applicants. If you need assistance completing our online job application, email application-assistance@redhat.com . General inquiries, such as those regarding the status of a job application, will not receive a reply. See what's happening in our offices around the world Job ID 84988 Workday ID R-008411 Category Quality Engineering Job summary The Red Hat Quality Engineering (QE) team craves people with a curious and innovative mindset, with diverse technical backgrounds. In addition to automated testing, you can take part in software development or DevOps to make our QE tools better. The Red Hat Advanced Container Manager for Kubernetes team is looking for a Senior Automation Engineer to join us in Durham, NC. In this role, your key responsibilities will include creating test plans, researching new features, developing automated and manual tests, and bug verification to ensure that the functions work well in our supported environments. You'll be encouraged to come up with innovative solutions to problems while you work with some of the brightest engineers in the global open source community. This is a very high profile project and a unique opportunity to shape the future direction of all of Red Hat. Find out more about what it is like to work in Red Hat QE directly from our engineers in this video . #LI-HH1 Primary job responsibilities

  • Write and implement new test plans for new features
  • Develop tests using automation infrastructure and available scripting languages
  • Write clear and accurate bug reports
  • Build or improve tools after gaining support from the stakeholders in the product team
  • Serve as a technical point of contact for the features that you test
  • Explore innovative ways to run, configure, and test your features
  • Debug complex systems and communicate possible failures
  • Analyze root causes for failures and advise on possible solutions Required skills
    • Bachelor's or master's degree in computer science or a related engineering field, or relevant professional experience
    • 4+ years of experience and skills in software quality engineering
    • Experience with Kubernetes--
    • Familiarity with basic testing theory and methodologies
    • Solid scripting skills and 1+ year(s) of experience with Bash, Python
    • Written and verbal communication skills in English
    • Knowledge of operating systems, networking, storage, and security
    • Solid problem-solving and critical thinking skills
    • Ability to work on a fast-paced project
    • Experience with continuous integration (CI) or continuous delivery (CD)
    • Working experience with containers, cloud, or virtualization The following are considered a plus:
      • Contributions to open source projects
      • Working knowledge of microservices architectures About Red Hat Red Hat is the world's leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.
        • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
        • Flexible Spending Account - healthcare and dependent care
        • Health Savings Account - high deductible medical plan
        • Retirement 401(k) with employer match
        • Paid time off and holidays
        • Paid parental leave plans for all new parents
        • Leave benefits including disability, paid family medical leave, and paid military leave
        • Additional benefits including employee stock purchase plan, family planning reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, transportation expense account, employee assistance program, and more!-- Note: These benefits are only applicable to full time, permanent associates at Red Hat located in the United States.--
          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, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.
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