World leader in Enterprise Search and the largest supporter of Open Source Search development is looking for a Senior Test Engineer to join their team and work with their QA Architect, Development, and Product Management to define functional and performance test plans, enable test environments, and work on automation.
*** The company values talent and enthusiasm and provides very generous compensations packages and flexible schedule with opportunity for significant telecommute. The central office location ensures easy commute to all places in Bay Area.***
Work with all parties on functional and performance test plans.
Enable test environments.
Coordinate with testing partners to plan and execute tests on schedule for releases.
Troubleshoot issues, file bugs, and follow up on failures.
Automate test cases and implement some features of test harness and framework.
Work with test partners to automate additional test cases.
5+ years experience in enterprise class QA, software development, automation, or performance engineering
Some programming experience in a structured, object oriented language, OO concepts, especially Python, Java, Ruby
Experience with test automation in an object oriented language or proven ability to master it quickly and efficiently
Experience with shell, batch scripting
Some experience with Performance, Stress, Load, and Stability testing, tools and methodologies
Experience testing API, system, and UI; creating test plans and executing tests
Linux, Windows, and Solaris experience sufficient for system testing and lab management
Networking experience sufficient for understanding system testing of distributed enterprise products
Exceptional diagnostic and troubleshooting skills
Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to produce good written and verbal descriptions of coverage, metrics, procedures, and results for different audiences.
Self-driven quick learner with attention to detail and quality
BS or higher in a science, applied mathematics, computer science or engineering
Knowledge of JMeter or Grinder, Selenium/WebDriver
Experience with search technologies
Experience with Solr, Lucene
Experience with enterprise servers such as AD, LDAP, Sharepoint, databases
Hadoop, Hbase knowledge
Experience with analytics
Knowledge of ant, ivy, Emma
Technical leadership, team scheduling, and remote-team management experience