Quality Engineer (linux)

Location: Oakland, CA, United States
The Quality Engineer (QE) will work closely with the development team to test and automate testing of our state of the art dynamic cooling control systems for data centers.  The Quality Engineer will also help to improve our processes to support field implementation and support teams as they deploy sophisticated client-server applications at sites requiring the highest uptime and reliability.
 
Vigilent is pioneering the use of IoT, machine learning and prescriptive analytics to deliver real-time cooling optimization in mission-critical environments.  Vigilent reduces operating costs, unlocks stranded capacity, and increases reliability in hundreds of data center and telecom facilities worldwide.  Our mission is to increase the profitability of our customers and create a more sustainable planet.

RESPONSIBILITIES
In the first month you will:
  • Demonstrate Linux savvy.
  • Learn the Vigilent product ecosystem and lifecycle.
  • Complete test execution of at least one existing regression test suite.
In the first three months you will:
  • Author new automated tests in Selenium or Python.
  • Identify areas of testing improvement, redundancy & opportunities for automation.
  • Take responsibility for one major domain suiting your talents (feature area, build/deploy, firmware/hardware, UI, database).
In the first six months you will:
  • Ensure the continued improvement of Vigilent quality via extended automated coverage and reduced test cycle time.
  • Become known as an expert in your area of responsibility.
  • Work with field implementation teams and customer representatives to diagnose and resolve issues at customer sites.
  • Design and implement complex tests that require an understanding of the application logic.
 
Our Tech Stack:
  • Ubuntu Linux, Win/Mac, VirtualBox, and VMWare.
  • Python, Selenium, SQL, Zabbix, Puppet/Chef.
 
REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
  • Strong experience with Ubuntu Linux.
  • Experience with most or at least some of our existing tech stack.
  • Must be able to pass a background security check, including a drug screening.
 
DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
  • Knowledge of data center operations and HVAC systems.
  • NOC, application or network security experience.
 
HIRING DETAILS
Job Location:  2001 Broadway, Oakland, CA  94612
Start Date: Spring 2017
Hire Type:  Full-Time, Regular, Direct Hire
Reports To:  Engineering Manager
Salary:  Competitive
Benefits:  Full Benefits Package including health, dental, vision, PTO, stock options, and more
 
TO APPLY
Please send a cover letter within the email body and attach your resume (PDF or Word Format) to careers@vigilent.com
 
Vigilent Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to providing a workplace that includes people of diverse backgrounds. Vigilent participates in the E-Verify program as required by law.
 
Mike Burwell
Vigilent Corporation
Oakland, California
Staffing/Recruiting Manager


Please contact me with any questions:
mburwell@vigilent.com


 
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