Integrated Data Protection Solutions Software - Validation Engineer

Title: Integrated Data Protection Solutions Software - Validation Engineer (DTJP00003573)
Duration: 0-9 months
Location: Austin, TX 78753 - Local Candidates Only
Pay rate: $50/hr on W2
 
Job Description:
Dell is looking for Software Test Engineers who will be part of a small, focused team delivering integrated data protection solutions for enterprise private cloud products. You will work directly with our software developers in an agile software development environment to ensure the quality of the product and to provide product feedback for the user perspective. The successful candidate will be technically savvy, understand software testing and tools in an agile environment (Kanban or Scrum), have a working knowledge of hypervisor administration, and have a basic knowledge of scripting languages. The ideal candidate will also have general experience with data protection product (backup or site recovery). The candidate must have an attention to detail and be able to describe technical issues effectively, through both written and verbal communication.
 
Day to Day Activities: 
• Test software components developed in Java on Linux. 
• Test software components developed for that interface with ESXi and Hyper-V hypervisors. 
• Testing of the product installation and deployment process, providing constructive feedback when necessary. 
• Test and inspect the run-time characteristics of the product to validate correct behavior and find unintended behaviors. 
• Verify, and possibly edit, product documentation to ensure clarity and accuracy. 
• Report defects found in testing promptly and accurately in our issue database (JIRA). 
• Create automated test scripts when appropriate. 
• Work closely with developers; testing and providing timely feedback on frequent releases.
 
Three to five technical responsibilities: 
• Test software components developed in Java on Linux. 
• Test software components developed for that interface with ESXi and Hyper-V hypervisors. 
• Testing of the product installation and deployment process, providing constructive feedback when necessary. 
• Test and inspect the run-time characteristics of the product to validate correct behavior and find unintended behaviors. 
• Verify, and possibly edit, product documentation to ensure clarity and accuracy. 
• Report defects found in testing promptly and accurately in our issue database (JIRA). 
 
Must Haves: 
• Passion for technology and desire to learn. 
• Computer Science or Computer Engineering education. 
• Familiarity with agile software development process and tools (JIRA preferred) 
• Understanding of compute virtualization via hypervisors like ESXi, Hyper-V or KVM. 
• Familiarity with backup software products, preferably Dell EMC Avamar. 
• Ability to work both independently and in a team environment to solve problems. 
 
Nice To Haves: 
• Recently graduated with a degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering. 
• Familiarity with deduplication software product, preferable Dell EMC Data Domain. 
• Familiarity with one or more scripting languages or shells (e.g. Bash, Perl, Python, PowerShell)

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