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Test Engineer – Virtualization

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Position Summary:

The individual should be self-motivated, creative and proactive, to work successfully in a fast-paced environment including multiple platforms and architectures, diverse technologies and lab environments. The individual will work closely with developers, project managers, network engineers and other stakeholders throughout the SDLC, executing test iterations, tracking / reporting results, troubleshooting and coordinating defect resolution. The individual should have a strong understanding of SDLC processes and the QA lifecycle and methodology.


• Maintain Virtual Machines in a development or test environment to include image creation, server administration and management
• Maintain build tool for test execution
• Administration of test and file servers
• Interact with product management, project management and development teams to develop a strong understanding of the project and testing objectives
• Develop or customize existing test cases and suites for regression testing
• Automate test cases where possible using Seleium or similar tool
• Participate in troubleshooting and triaging of issues with different teams to drive towards root cause identification and resolution
• Execute test cases when necessary
• Configure and troubleshoot software test installations spanning multiple servers
• Use existing tools and techniques to execute test cases and build/script new tools for performing testing/validation function
• Document, track and escalate issues as appropriate, using Quality Center or similar tools/means
• Flexibility in schedule when coordination is required with other remote teams
• Cross train in other process areas to ensure backup coverage

Skills and Qualifications:

• Relevant work experience in virtual server administration in a testing environment
• 3+ years of virtual server administration (VmWare, Citrix, Hyper-V etc)
• Proven ability to manage and prioritize multiple, diverse projects simultaneously
• Experience with build tools such as TFS (VNext), Jenkins, Rational ClearCase
• Good scripting skills in common languages like VB, JAVA, PERL, C++, etc
• Reporting and database skills (SQL, Oracle, Access etc)
• Strong experience working in Windows and Linux environments
• Strong experience testing web applications including UI, , middle tier and server side components
• Knowledge of automated testing tools, like WinRunner, QTP, Selenium, Rational Robot, etc
• Must demonstrate an understanding of IP networking, protocols such as HTTP and HTTPS, firewalls, routers, etc.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Must be flexible, independent and self-motivated


• BS in Computer Science, related degrees, or equivalent experience

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