Red Hat Associate Quality Engineer in Westford, Massachusetts

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 Quality Engineering (QE) team is looking for an Associate Quality Engineer to join us in Westford, MA. In this role, you will search for, analyze, report, track defects, and verify bug fixes. You'll primarily focus on testing and verifying proper operation of driver updates to the desktop components released within Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). As an Associate Quality Engineer, you will also have an opportunity to contribute to our continuous integration (CI) solution.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Investigate functions and features and design test plans

  • Write, debug, and improve test cases

  • Carry out test cases and analyze results

  • Test bugs and analyze them and improve test coverage accordingly

  • Identify testing gaps and develop cases to cover them

  • Develop test cases for patches to prevent regressions

  • Debug software problems and create tools as needed

  • Research hardware requirements from extremely vague bugs

  • Track down required devices from other teams and the people responsible for loaning them out

Required skills

  • Linux skills

  • Knowledge in at least one area like graphics, QE process, Linux coreutils, etc.

  • Passion for testing and examining how things work internally

  • Familiarity with basic programming in Bash or Python

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Job ID 66337

Category Quality Engineering