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Staff or Senior System Test Engineer

Sofia, Bulgaria

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Job ID R1914141

Staff or Sr MTS Quality Engineering – VMware Cloud Foundation

VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF), a VMware offering in exponential growth mode, is a hybrid cloud infrastructure platform to run modern workloads, from mission-critical workflows to containerized apps, in the private cloud, public cloud, and at the edge. VCF integrates compute, storage, networking, security, and cloud management services, including support for modern composable hardware, to create a consistent, and dynamically configurable, infrastructure.

We have ambitious goals to expand VCF infrastructure so it is simple and extensible to deploy, run and manage these modern workloads, which are distributed, hybrid, multi-cloud and elastic, much like cloud services.  Additionally, these full stack infrastructure clusters, hardware(s) plus software(s), should be converted into programmable, intelligent, intent-driven software endpoints that are deployed, secured, and easily managed at scale, like a software CI/CD pipeline.  The infrastructure is intent-driven, whereby an application can provide its runtime characteristics and requirements of the infrastructure and expect the entire stack to configure itself intelligently.  The infrastructure also reconfigures or maintains itself on an ongoing basis, to support these hybrid applications’ dynamic, elastic needs. 

VMware Cloud Foundation team is looking for software quality developers in System Test who are passionate about changing the future of Hybrid Cloud and to promote VMware’s vision of Any App, Any Device, Any Cloud.

In the System Test team, we consider ourselves to be the first customer. This means that we anticipate problems customers will experience before they experience them. We do this through building comprehensive end to end scenarios that reflect real-world scale and usage. We develop automation for operational efficiency in managing our infrastructure, test environments, and test execution.  We partner with the development team to plan comprehensive test strategies covering functional and system testing of product features and provide feedback into product designs and specifications.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and maintain test strategies for comprehensive, customer-focused end to end testing.
  • Build maintainable, high quality and effective automated tests on top of various automation tools and frameworks, to execute complex tests on a distributed system.
  • Analyze product requirements, designs, and functional specifications. Provide valuable feedback as a customer advocate.
  • Perform qualitative assessment and risk analysis on feature readiness for system testing and release delivery. Use pertinent data points to determine the right level of test coverage.
  • Drive product and CI/CD improvements from a quality and efficiency perspective
  • Effectively communicate quality practices to both technical and leadership audiences through documentation, presentations, and verbal communications.
  • Collaborate with other development teams, Support, Documentation, Release Engineering to execute on product goals
  • Provide strong testing, debugging and documentation skills, be self-motivated and proactively manage time and tasks

Required Skills and Experience

  • Desire to work in agile, highly reciprocal environment.
  • Product Quality assessment experience – strategy, criteria, KPIs and approaches
  • Deep understanding of SDLC
  • Experience in project and team leadership roles
  • Experience in developing test automation
  • Strong coding skills (Python or Java) 
  • Strong experience with Linux and Windows based environments.
  • Knowledge of VMware vSphere or understanding of virtualization (compute and network) preferred 
  • Good working knowledge of web applicationsand RESTful APIs and the related testing platforms
  • Strong Experience with build and delivery systems such as Jenkins, Git, Apt, Docker, etc.
  • Experience working with complex cloud infrastructure network/storage topologies and hardware
  • Working knowledge of Agile frameworks (Scrum) and tools (Jira)

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5-8 years of relevant job experience
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills, oral and written English communication

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  • Parental leave for mothers and fathers

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Generous vacation, holiday, and paid-time-off plans

  • Ongoing development through monetary reimbursements and rotation programs

  • Neurodiversity, Backup Child Care and Employee Assistance programs support your loved ones

  • Medical and wellness plans that are inclusive of all family types

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