Software Engineer - Ansible Tower Test Automation

Red Hat Inc. Durham , NC 27701

Posted 2 months ago

Company description

At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

Job summary

The Red Hat Ansible Tower Engineering team is looking for a talented Software Engineer to join our Quality Engineering (QE) Test Automation team in Durham, NC. In this role, you will design and implement test automation, automate daily tasks, and improve overall test coverage. Working closely with developers, you'll identify areas of risk, understand customer usage, and design, develop, and implement test automation to mitigate risks. As a Software Engineer, you will be a key contributor on the team that is responsible for the quality of Ansible Tower by Red Hat.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Design, develop, and implement test automation

  • Automate daily tasks and improve overall test coverage using Python test frameworks and libraries

  • Propose solutions and, where possible, provide patches

  • Communicate test strategies and document test plans

  • Diagnose complex problems and document defects of our offerings

  • Perform manual tests as necessary

Required skills

  • 2+ years of Python development experience and proficiency

  • 3+ years of experience in application and automation development engineering

  • System administrator-level Linux skills in one or more Linux distributions

  • Experience working with continuous integration (CI) frameworks like Jenkins and Travis

The following are considered a plus:

  • Experience with open source communities via mailing lists, bug reports, patches, etc.

  • Upstream involvement in open source projects, including submitting patches for upstream inclusion

  • Experience with cloud technologies like Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), VMware, or Red Hat OpenStack Platform

  • Experience working with Kubernetes or Red Hat OpenShift

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a technology-related discipline

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.


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