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Title:  QA Engineer

Location:  USA - Massachusetts - Waltham
Requisition ID:  4822

Job Summary

As a Software QA Engineer you will work as part of a team responsible for building and qualifying software defined storage solutions and virtual storage platforms. You will participate in activities that include test design and automation development for Quality Assurance of operating systems and drivers that run NetApp storage applications.  As part of the Research and Development function, the overall focus of the group is on competitive market and customer requirements, technology advances, product quality, product cost and time-to-market. Software Dev/QA engineers focus on enhancements to existing products as well as new product development.

Job Requirements

Essential Functions:

  • Expected to demonstrate skills in test design and development, automation framework design and implementation and troubleshoot critical virtual platform issues.
  • A major part of your responsibility will be to participate in any and/or all phases of the product development cycle from product definition and design, through implementation and test design.
  • As part of a team, you will participate in technical discussions within the immediate group and across functions, where evaluating and executing test design and test execution plans for virtual storage products.


  • Experience in test design and development and strong background in test automation and test framework development.
  • Experience in scripting or programming languages. Perl or Python experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge in virtualization and Cloud technologies.
  • Experience working on AWS or Azure is a plus.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills are essential.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment and demonstrate initiative in driving unstructured tasks
  • Strong aptitude for learning new technologies
  • Develop longer-range project plans and schedules for individual or work for a small team


  • Participate as a proactive contributor and subject matter expert
  • Responsible for unstructured tasks and the issues addressed are less defined requiring new perspectives, creative approaches and with more interdependencies
  • Limited supervision and direction is provided, as this individual can operate, drive results and set priorities independently
  • Successfully convey information to stakeholders at many levels related to the position
  • Work effectively with senior engineers within Business Unit


Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 3 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent work experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Waltham
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

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