QA Engineer (19556)

NetApp - Sunnyvale CA or Research Triangle Park, NC

Posted 756 days ago
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    Mid-Senior level
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    Computer Software
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Job description

From the newest ideas in cluster computing to the latest web framework, NetApp software products embrace innovation to deliver compelling solutions to our customers.

As a QA Engineer you will work as part of a team responsible for delivering high quality NetApp software products. Through the application of systematic test tools and processes you will help deliver reliable, innovative storage and data management products. You will be part of a team that develops, modifies, and executes software test plans; analyzes and writes test standards and procedures; maintains documentation of results; and works closely with development engineers in resolution of problems.

This position requires an individual who is creative, a quick learner, driven to produce results and demonstrates the ability to lead small teams or projects.

This position could be located in Sunnyvale or RTP.

Essential Functions:
• As part of a team, the individual will be responsible for:
o Understanding test requirements and formulation of test cases
o Setting up lab and configuring test beds
o Developing, implementing and executing test plans
o Contributing to, creating and developing test automation strategies
o Investigating found problems and drive their resolution
o Writing test reports
o Test Optimization
• Provide team and project leadership
• Read and understand software and/or hardware design specifications as well as product requirements
• Participate in design reviews and make recommendations for product quality and testability
• Participate in technical discussions within the team and with other groups within Business Units associated with specified projects
• Willing to work on additional tasks and responsibilities that will contribute towards team, department and company goals
• Provide guidance and mentoring to more junior engineers

Desired Skills and Experience

- Strong oral and written communication skills are essential.
- Good knowledge and hands on experience with Fibre Channel Protocol & switches
- Experience reading Fibre Channel traces
- Experience using various appliance and debugging tools needed for protocol error injection testing and analysis
- Experience configuring hosts for storage access via FC, FCoE and iSCSI protocols
- Experience in administering ESX, Linux, AIX (IBM), SUN Solaris, HP-UX and Windows OS Systems for accessing SAN Storage
- Experience operating Fibre Channel Analyzers and Frame Manipulators
- Experience planning, creating and executing interoperability test cases
- Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment of other engineers to meet aggressive goals and high quality standards.
- Experience in software test planning, test scripts and documentation.
- Strong aptitude for learning new technologies.
- Familiarity with basic concepts of computer architecture, data structures and standard programming practices.
- Ability to follow standard engineering principles and practices.
- Creative approach to complex problem solving.

- Good knowledge of Brocade and Cisco Fibre Channel Protocol & switches
- Experience debugging interoperability issues between FC, FCoE and iSCSI components, including switches, HBAs, SFPs and DWDM equipment
- Experience automating interoperability test cases
- Experience in administration of NetApp and/or third party storage arrays
- Ability to work with internal and external partners including the ability to share and protect information under NDA


Education and Experience:
- A minimum of 4 years of experience is required. 5 to 7 years of experience is preferred.
- A Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, a Master Degree, or a PhD; or equivalent experience is required.
- Demonstrated ability to have completed multiple, moderately complex technical tasks.

About this company


NetApp creates innovative storage and data management solutions that help accelerate business breakthroughs and deliver outstanding cost efficiency. Our dedication to principles of simplicity, innovation, and customer success has made us one of the fastest-growing storage and data management providers today. Customers around the world choose us for our “go beyond” approach and broad portfolio of solutions for business applications, storage for virtual servers, disk-to-disk backup, and more. Our solutions provide nonstop availability of critical business data and simplify business processes so you can deploy new capabilities with confidence and get to revenue faster than ever before. You can rely on our industry-leading solutions to lower the cost of protecting your data, business, and reputation. We bring together the industry’s best partners and technology to deliver services that help you maximize what you are getting from your infrastructure. Our collaborative approach, working as one team with one goal, means that you get a solution that is just right for you—on time and on budget. To support your global business, we provide highly-responsive support in local languages. From London to Austin, from Bangalore to Tokyo, we’ll work with you to solve your problems and reach your goals. Discover our passion for helping companies around the world go further, faster at Interested in working at NetApp? Search our open jobs -

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