VMware’s NSX is looking for Software quality engineers who are passionate about changing the future networking and promote NSX’s vision for virtualization.The ideal candidate has a wide variety of software experience in the areas of distributed systems testing, networking, object oriented programming and virtualization software
As a Senior MTS in system test you will be responsible for owning the end to end System testing of next generation NSX network virtualization product. You will be expected to coordinate not only within the system & scale test team, but across the development organization to ensure a feature is tested from the functional, scale, system, and performance perspectives. You will be given broad problem sets, and trusted to implement well-engineered solutions.
In the system & scale test team we consider ourselves to be the first customer. This means that we anticipate problems customers will experience before they experience them, and we do this through writing comprehensive end to end test cases. We utilize automation to build the test environments and execute the test cases. In addition to testing end to end functionality we also have the opportunity to think creatively, and shape the product features and behaviour to create a better user experience for the customer.
Be a technical expert in the area of SDN and network virtualization
Create test plans for releases
Write high quality test code to execute complex tests on a distributed system
Excellent Verbal and written communication skills
Be a strong advocate of software quality
Visit customer sites to understand production deployments
Work across teams with SEs, Support engineers, and across the Dev and QE organizations
Implement code to streamline automation, and reduce cycle times
Track test deliverables to product release schedule
Overall 8 + years of experience in software development and quality engineering
At least 3+ years hands-on experience testing networking/firewall on system-level
Strong knowledge of network protocols from Layer 2 to Layer 7 or L3 Multicast protocols
Demonstrated knowledge and troubleshooting experience for networking protocols (L2-L7), routing protocols, VPN, DoS, IPv6, Multicast, Linux, etc.
Minimum 2 + years of experience in automating test suites (Python/TCL/Perl)
Basic understanding of Virtualization
Experience with network testing equipment such as IXIA and Spirent.
Familiarity with SDN and NFV is a plus.
Experienced in various aspects of Systems test and in QA processes
CCNP or Equivalent certification in Routing is a big plus
Self-sufficient, but knows when to ask for help
Operating Systems: Decent Linux knowledge - Installation/Configuration/Administration (RHEL and Ubuntu a plus), Windows Server, Windows 7
SCM: git, gerrit, Perforce, SVN
Bug tracking: bugzilla, redmine
Bachelor degree in Computer Science (or higher) and equivalent work experience
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