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Senior Quality Engineer, CloudHealth by VMware

Job Description

CloudHealth by VMware is the global market leader in Cloud Management, and the most trusted software platform used to accelerate business transformation in the cloud. CloudHealth by VMware is looking for highly motivated individuals who will be responsible for providing outstanding customer service to ensure that customers, partners, and employees have a positive experience getting onboarding and ongoing training from CloudHealth. 

 

 

The Elevator Pitch: Why will you enjoy this new opportunity? 

You have an analytical mind and a passion for the craft of software engineering, and you love solving problems and learning new things. Technologies come and go, but that excites you because of the endless possibilities it creates.  You’re looking for an opportunity to work for a company whose software is utilized by every Fortune 500 company and significantly impacts every industry. You want to be a part of a collaborative environment whose teams care about the product they are creating, how they create it, and the impact it has on customers’ business objectives.    

 

What is primary need, technical challenge, and/or problem you will be responsible for?  

You can find and push the boundaries of any system you work with to fully understand its capabilities. You have an ability to look at complex systems and figure out where it can fail. You can clearly explain complex scenarios to people of varying technical levels. You want to successfully drive definition, architecture, and timely delivery of software in an Agile environment. You’re looking for a collaborative environment whose teams care about the product they are creating, how they create it, and the impact it has on customers’ business objectives. 

 

Success in the Role: What are the performance goals over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing?  

Within your first 3 months of employment, you will: 

  • Collaborate with the Executive Team, Product Management, Architects, and existing engineering teams to ensure that we are producing the highest quality product and fault tolerant SaaS platform. 

  • Identify and fill gaps in test coverage by building out tools and frameworks that meet our needs. 

  • Write repeatable test plans and work to automate them. 

  • Write scalable and reliable automation solutions that can be used in many facets of the product. 

  • Advocate for the customer by understanding their workflows and needs. 

  • Work with other Engineers in test across the organization to share knowledge and improve your skills. 

  • Evaluate and adopt new tools and practices to help improve the quality of the product and the health of the team. 

  • Gain experience with Ruby on Rails/Java/Scala application development, DevOps best practices, and working in a cloud environment. 

  • Participate in all phases of the software development cycle as part of a Scrum team. 

  • Work in multi-functional agile teams to regularly experiment, iterate, and deliver on new product objectives with an end-to-end responsibility for your team’s goals. 

  • Obsess over quality in the product you create, and the code you write. 

  • Advance your technical and interpersonal skills in an environment that looks to expand them. 

What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis?  

As part of the QA Engineering team, you will: 

  • Have previous experience with commercial software development. 

  • Be working with programming test automation, using languages such as Ruby, Java, or Python. 

  • Deploy software and integrate it with automated build tools. 

  • Work with QA practices and approaches, including CI/CD practices. 

  • Communicate across Engineering team to help solve problems.  

  • Work in an environment where you will both, teach and be taught. 

  • Understand why comparative analysis is key to continuous improvement, innovation, quality, and success. 

  • Be Comfortable with git and various Linux distributions 

 

What is the leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like? 

The hiring manager for this role is Sean Torpey. Sean joined CloudHealth by VMware in 2018 and is a Sr. Manager over our Quality Engineering team.  

The QE team is made of up versatile engineers who are willing and able to learn new technologies. Technology will constantly evolve over time, so they’re more focused on personal attributes such as curiosity or ambition to learn, analytical or problem-solving skills, adaptability, strong communication abilities and intellectual honesty.  

 

What are the benefits and perks of working at VMware?  

You and your loved ones will be supported with a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Below are some highlights, or you can view the complete benefits package by visiting www.benefits.vmware.com. 

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan 

  • Medical Coverage, Retirement, and Parental Leave Plans for All Family Types 

  • Generous Time Off Programs 

  • 40 hours of paid time to volunteer in your community  

  • Rethink's Neurodiversity program to support parents raising children with learning or behavior challenges, or developmental disabilities 

  • Financial contributions to your ongoing development (conference participation, trainings, course work, etc.) 

  • Healthy and local inspired snacks in all our pantries  


Category : Engineering and Technology
Subcategory: Software Engineering
Experience: Manager and Professional
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2020-04-27



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