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RedHat Quality Engineer in Westford, Massachusetts

Job summary

The Red Hat Engineering team is looking for a Quality Engineer to join us in Westford, MA. In this role, you will be responsible for writing and implementing test plans for new Red Hat OpenStack Platform features in Polarion, a quality engineering (QE) tool that helps design, coordinate, and track test management activities.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Be responsible for developing new test cases and scenarios that include functional, negative, update, upgrade, and deployment testing

  • Test the Red Hat OpenStack Platform product with a variety of hardware resources, including different servers, CPU types, network topologies, and storage backends

  • Develop automated tests using the automation infrastructure (i.e., Infrared) and available scripting languages, such as Ansible and Python

  • Support the community automation testing framework, Tempest (an external open source infrastructure for automation testing of OpenStack functionality), and enhance coverage by adding more tests to existing suites

  • Report, track, and communicate product bugs with development and product managers on a daily basis using Bugzilla

  • Build and improve tools while gaining support from stakeholders in the Quality Engineering and Development teams

  • Execute test cases and verify bug fixes both manually and automatically using physical and virtual servers, switches, and storage arrays

  • Work closely with developers and Product Managers to ensure the quality of documents and products by prioritizing tasks, analyzing outcomes, and making decisions. Be responsible for regression testing and execution, as well as automating cases to improve product efficiency in future releases

  • Participate in feature design meetings to incorporate and highlight quality engineer and customer perspectives into the discussion and ensure that they are represented in the final product

  • Follow and document company templates, standards, and compliance so that other users are able to replicate, re-execute, and re-verify test cases


Required skills

  • Bachelor’s degree (U.S. or foreign equivalent) in computer science, computer engineering, networking engineering, or related and 1 year of experience in the job offered or a related role

  • 1 year of experience with: Linux or UNIX systems; active scripting and programming using Python and Bash; virtualization or cloud computing technologies; and continuous integration and developing automated tests

  • Travel will be required up to 5% of the time; travel expenses will be reimbursed by Red Hat, Inc.

About Red Hat

Red Hat ( is the world’s leading provider of enterpriseopen source ( software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.


  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Flexible Spending Account - healthcare and dependent care

  • Health Savings Account - high deductible medical plan

  • Retirement 401(k) with employer match

  • Paid time off and holidays

  • Paid parental leave plans for all new parents

  • Leave benefits including disability, paid family medical leave, and paid military leave

  • Additional benefits including employee stock purchase plan, family planning reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, transportation expense account, employee assistance program, and more!

Note : These benefits are only applicable to full time, permanent associates at Red Hat located in the United States.

Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Red Hat does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Red Hat and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.

Posting Location : Location Westford

Posting date 2 months ago (3/4/2021 3:31 AM)

Job ID 85293