Senior QA Engineer

Senior QA Engineer
Exp:7 to 9 years

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

Job Description – Blue Planet ROA Senior PV Engineer

Job Description:

What we’re looking for:

We believe in the power of people. We are a network strategy and technology company that is motivated by making a difference in people’s lives – their productivity, their creativity, their health and comfort. That’s why our verification engineers help sanitize technologies that allow people to do great things.

We’re looking for a highly motivated, talented and experienced engineer who is passionate about product verification and automation activities and is ready to assume a leadership position within the team in addressing future projects. You will certify solutions that provide our customers opportunities to differentiate their service offerings in a very competitive market. You will own entire solutions based on BluePlanet ROA and validate them for functionality, reliability, scalability and efficiency.

What will you do at Ciena?

Engage various engineering teams, product line managers and product owners to transform concepts and high level requirements into optimized test coverage and enhanced customer experience.
Develop test strategies to fully exercise ROA functionality as it pertains to L3 Routing and Packet management service provisioning, service switching and routing performance, Fault management, Network traffic integrity, stress loading and track test plan execution using TestRail.
Drive (plan and implement) lab buildout activities to fully address proposed testing scenarios and coordinate equipment acquisition/sharing agreements with the various teams concerned.
Validate the successful integration of both open source and 3rd party software applications within the ROA solutions to ensure these components contribute in making the Ciena Blue Planet solution a success story for our customers.
Analyze test results and prepare test reports.
Investigate software defects and highlight critical issues that can have potential customer impact and consult with software development engineers in finding resolution or to address problems related to specifications and/or test plans/procedures.
Lead the effort to automate all manually devised and executed test cases using automation best practices, including the maintenance of these test cases going forward.
Share your vast experience while mentoring more junior members of the team from time to time.

Required Skills:

Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills associated with enterprise and carrier software solutions in general.
Excellent written (documentation) and interpersonal communication skills (English).
Strong abilities to work as part of a team or independently with little supervision.
Strong abilities to rapidly learn new complex technological concepts and apply knowledge in daily activities.
Knowledge and experience working with UNIX/Linux/RHEL/Ubuntu and/or any other server OS, be it on bare metal and/or Virtual Machine, and system admin functions.
Knowledge and experience working with Layer 3 and Layer 2 protocols (like BGP, IGP, Segment Routing EVPN etc).
Knowledge and experience working with VMware ESXi, OpenStack virtualization software.
Test automation experience is required (REST and/or UI Automation); experience using Postman in the context of developing automation framework would be an asset.
Knowledge and/or work experience with Python, Java, JavaScripting, CORBA, TCL/TK/Expect, Oracle, WebLogic and/or REST API and associated tools is highly desirable.
Knowledge and/or work experience related to network virtualization software like Open vSwitch, vRouter, etc. is highly desirable.
Knowledge and/or experience working with Blue Planet product line, its general functions, architecture and micro-services is highly desirable.
Knowledge and/or experience working with Layers 2 and/or 3 technologies (on Ciena’s CES, 54XX and/or 6500 platforms would be an asset) with specific expertise in any of the following areas:

Segment Routing
Traffic Engineering
DHCP (w/Option 82)
Authentication Protocols

Required Experience:

BS/MS degree in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering or equivalent
7+ years of progressive experience in System Testing role

Employment Type:Full Time, Permanent
Key Skills
QA,Ubuntu,Expect,Network Virtualization,TK,Openstack,RHEL,Interviewing,TCL,Quality Assurance Engineering
Desired Candidate Profile
Please refer to the Job description above

Education:UG:B.Sc – Any Specialization, Computers

Contact Company:Ciena


Reference Id:R014184

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