Position: Quality Assurance Lead Engineer, Grid

Location: Santa Clara, Ca.

Minimum Qualifications -

* Proven experience in Software QA with focus on testing backend server components (no UI testing)
* Recent Unix/Linux experience
* proficiency in Java or C++
* hands-on experience with white box and black box testing, automation testing, and script languages such as Perl/Shell
* strong UNIX/LINUX command-line troubleshooting background
* demonstrated experience in testing and troubleshooting complex, distributed enterprise systems
* experience with performance testing theories, methodologies, analysis and tools
* strong understanding of all aspects of the QA role, and all areas of application testing

Minimum Leadership Qualifications -

* demonstrated ability to prioritize work effort & ensure that tasks are completed on schedule to meet business initiatives
* demonstrated leadership role in delivering quality software/web based products
* experience in developing and fostering relationships cross functionally with program, product, & engineering managers
* demonstrated experience in recruiting, developing, & managing a testing organization
* detailed understanding of the entire development cycle
* experience with implementing successful automated testing strategies and tools
* excellent team building skills, including cross-functional team building
* effective verbal and written skills
* strong organizational and process skills
* capacity for attention to details

Preferred Job Qualifications -

* bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering degree
* 5-10 years experience in Software QA with focus on testing backend server components (no UI testing)
* 2-4 years of recent Unix/Linux experience
* knowledge of open source test tools
* experience working with remote development staff and QA teams
* experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies
* experience in one or more of these areas:
- parallel, distributed or grid computing
- multi-threaded application development
- developing test harnesses

Contact Information -

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