Test Automation Support Engineer

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Date Posted: 02-03-2018
Job Overview:
As a Test Automation Support Engineer, you will be responsible for assisting in the development and maintenance of the backend and frontend tools needed to enable automation for build, test and release of software targeting our new 64-bit ARMv8 based Server SOC ASICs. You will develop, maintain and run the tools needed for test automation, perform builds in a pseudo continuous integration environment, track test execution and present results as webpages and data visualizations.

The ideal candidate for this position will have a proven track record of implementing and supporting test automation systems and infrastructure using various custom and off-the-shelf components and technologies. You should be comfortable in a highly technical role and have provided scalable automation and support to a diverse customer base.

The successful candidate will be experienced at maintaining development schedules and provide on-time deliveries.
Must be able to execute complex development efforts from planning through development, execution and testing.

Other responsibilities include:
  • Assist in the creation, enhancement and maintenance of the test automation framework.
  • Assist with integration of tests into the test automation framework.
  • Enhance and maintain the common target platform reservation system.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • 2+ years of industry experience implementing and maintaining automation infrastructure using various custom and off the shelf components / technologies.
  • 1+ years of Python development experience.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, high motivation, ability to learn quickly, and must be a self-starter.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Automation of software build, test and release.
  • Python 2.7 and 3 development for maintenance of the backend execution environment and build code.
  • Database administration and knowledge of SQL for use with PostgreSQL server.
  • Working knowledge of managing and building Docker containers.
  • Worked with message queuing systems like rabbitmq and celery task queues.
  • Knowledge in JavaScript, HTML and CSS for web page development using standard libraries like Bootstrap, DataTables, jQuery and D3.
  • Knowledge of web server configuration (both nginx and apache).
  • Experience in designing and testing RESTful services using CherryPy or Flask.
  • Automated testing and verification techniques and reporting.
  • Linux and Windows scripting (Bash, Perl, PowerShell, etc.).
  • Linux file system (buildroot, make, etc.).
  • Development and configuration management process tools (Git, Gerrit, JIRA, etc.).
  • Knowledge of PHP.
  • Knowledge of PXE and TFTP boot mechanisms.
  • JTAG and/or ETM based debug environments.
  • Lauterbach/Trace-32 preferred with PRACTICE scripting language experience.

Required: Bachelor's, Computer Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering
Preferred: Master's or equivalent experience

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