Senior Automation Engineer

  • Company:
    Red Hat
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    17 hours ago
  • Category:
    Engineering

The Red Hat Quality Engineering 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 Toronto, Canada. In this role, you will create test plans, research new features, develop automated and manual tests, and verify bugs 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. Become a member of a global team of bright engineers who are enthusiastic about the latest technologies around cloud, containers, and microservices and want to push the quality of our offerings onwards through innovation and collaboration. Find out more about what it is like to work in Red Hat QE directly from our engineers in this video.Write and implement new test plans for new featuresDevelop tests using automation infrastructure and available scripting languagesWrite clear and accurate bug reportsBuild or improve tools after gaining support from the stakeholders in the product teamServe as a technical point of contact for the features that you testExplore innovative ways to run, configure, and test your featuresDebug complex systems and communicate possible failuresAnalyze root causes for failures and advise on possible solutions#LI-MH1Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science or a related engineering field, or relevant professional experience4+ years of experience and skills in software quality engineeringExperience with KubernetesFamiliarity with basic testing theory and methodologiesSolid scripting skills and 1+ year(s) of experience with Bash or PythonWritten and verbal communication skills in EnglishKnowledge of operating systems, networking, storage, and securitySolid problem-solving and critical thinking skillsAbility to work on a fast-paced projectWorking knowledge with Golang and JavaScriptExperience with continuous integration (CI) or continuous delivery (CD)Working experience with containers, cloud, or virtualizationThe following are considered a plus:Contributions to open source projectsWorking knowledge with microservices architecturesRed 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.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.