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RedHat Software Quality Engineer in Westford, Massachusetts

About the job

The Red Hat Engineering team is looking for a Software Quality Engineer to join us in Westford, MA. In this role, you will be responsible for writing and implementing test plans for new Red Hat Openstack features in Polarion. You will be responsible for developing new test cases and scenarios that include functional, negative, update and upgrade and deployment testing to ensure that the company releases high quality offerings.

What you will do

  • Test Red Hat Openstack offering with a variety of hardware resources, including different servers, CPU types, network topologies, and storage backends

  • Develop automated software tests using infrared automation infrastructure and available scripting languages like Ansible and Python

  • Support the community automation testing framework, Tempest, and enhance coverage by adding more tests to existing suites

  • Report product bugs, track and communicate the relevant information with development and product managers on a daily basis using Bugzilla

  • Build and improve upon tools while gaining support from stakeholders in the Quality Engineering (QE) and Development teams

  • Execute test cases and verify bugs fixes both manually and automatically using physical and virtual servers, switches, and storage arrays

  • Work closely with developers and product managers to ensure the quality of documents and offerings by prioritizing tasks and analyzing outcomes

  • Be responsible for regression testing and execution and automating cases to improve product efficiency in future releases

  • Participate in feature design meetings to incorporate and highlight quality engineer and customer perspectives into the discussion and ensure that they are represented in the final offering

  • Follow and document company templates, standards, and compliance so that other users are able to replicate, re-execute, and re-verify test cases written by the QE team

What you will bring

  • Bachelor's degree, U.S. or foreign equivalent, in computer science, computer engineering, or related field and 2+ years of experience in the job offered role

  • Must have 2+ years of experience with Linux or Unix systems; active scripting and programming using Python and Bash; and virtualization and cloud computing technologies

  • Must have one 1+ year(s) of experience with continuous integration and developing automated tests

About Red Hat

Red Hat ( is the world’s leading provider of enterpriseopen source ( software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.


  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Flexible Spending Account - healthcare and dependent care

  • Health Savings Account - high deductible medical plan

  • Retirement 401(k) with employer match

  • Paid time off and holidays

  • Paid parental leave plans for all new parents

  • Leave benefits including disability, paid family medical leave, and paid military leave

  • Additional benefits including employee stock purchase plan, family planning reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, transportation expense account, employee assistance program, and more!

Note : These benefits are only applicable to full time, permanent associates at Red Hat located in the United States.

Interested in this job?

Red Hat’s culture is built on the open source principles of transparency, collaboration, and inclusion, where the best ideas can come from anywhere and anyone. When this is realized, it empowers people from diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences to come together to share ideas, challenge the status quo, and drive innovation. Our aspiration is that everyone experiences this culture with equal opportunity and access, and that all voices are not only heard but also celebrated. We hope you will join our celebration, and we welcome and encourage applicants from all the beautiful dimensions of diversity that compose our global village.

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In accordance with Red Hat’s policies, U.S. government regulations, and our ongoing commitment to prioritizing the health and safety of our associates, their families, and the community at large, all Red Hat associates and contractors working in the United States must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no later than November 29, 2021. Should you require accommodation for medical or religious reasons, Red Hat will engage in an interactive process with you to determine if a reasonable accommodation can be provided in accordance with applicable City, State and/or Federal law.

Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Red Hat does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Red Hat and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.

Posting Location : Location US-MA-Westford

Posting date 2 weeks ago (11/16/2021 9:41 AM)

Job ID 91503