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Staff Backend Test Automation Engineer

Company: Illumio
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Hybrid: Sunnyvale, CAWhat We Are About:Our guiding philosophy in Engineering is to get things right through practicing disciplined engineering, focusing, not cutting corners, and of course having fun while we are at it. We believe in enabling ownership at all levels of the organization and empowering teams. If you thrive in this culture, come join us, we are changing how enterprises secure their applications. At Illumio, we design systems and write code that runs both in our own multi-tenant cloud service and in customer data centers around the world. ---We are looking for a passionate, hands-on Staff Engineer to join the Policy Compute Engine (PCE) platform QA team, PCE is the central brain of Illumio's Core and Edge products. The platform QA team tests frameworks and infrastructure for our service-oriented architecture including cluster management, high availability, caching and persistence layers, API support, background jobs, reporting infrastructure, authentication and authorization. We focus on automation to achieve high-quality testing, all the test execution is handled by machines and humans doing intelligent work of test spec creation, automation creation, debugging, analysis and reports.What You Will Accomplish:

  • We are looking for motivated, self-starting team players to join our PlatformQA team.
  • You will enjoy learning new technologies and solving/debugging complex problems.
  • You are expected to own features from inception to delivery, and work closely with development engineers, product-management and program-management
  • You will contribute to expanding the existing automation framework infrastructure/libraries/tools, as well as write new automated test-cases as part of your day-to-day activities. We strive for 100% automation.
  • The teams (both QA and Development) are very collaborative and friendly. The work is challenging and very satisfying.
  • Expand your domain of expertise to Cyber Security, specifically zero trust and micro segmentation.
  • Learn how to operate in a dynamic and challenging environment.
  • Practice disciplined Quality engineering, help ship the best high-quality products and have fun testing it. What You Will Bring:
    • 5+ years of experience in QA roles
    • Expertise in Test Spec creation, automation, bug reporting, debugging and analysis.
    • Proficient programming skills in atleast one object-oriented higher-level language (e.g. Python, Ruby, Java), on a Linux operating system.
    • Knowledge of Ruby, Rubymine, TestRail, AWS, confluence, jira and Jenkins is a great value add
    • Rich experience in developing/automating test-suites and test-cases in a fast-paced start-up work environment.
    • Knowledge of in memory database and caching systems (eg. Postgres DB, Mongo DB, Redis, etc)---
    • Experience with adding automated tests to CI/CD pipelines and best practices using Jenkins or similar tools
    • Experience with Testing on virtualization, containers, and orchestration platforms (Dockers, Kubernetes) is a plus
    • Knowledgeable in DevOps concepts & skills required to add automated tests to SaaS production environment
    • Successful track record of owning features from Test spec to automation, testing in Lab env, Testing in production - unafraid to ask
    • Focus on delighting customers and embody a 'Customer First' philosophy Who We AreIllumio enables organizations to realize a future without high-profile breaches by preventing the lateral movement of attackers across any organization. Founded on the principle of least privilege in 2013, Illumio provides visibility and segmentation for endpoints, data centers or clouds. The world's leading organizations, including Morgan Stanley, BNP Paribas, Salesforce, and Oracle NetSuite, trust Illumio to reduce cyber risk. For more information, visit and engage us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Keywords: Illumio, Sunnyvale , Staff Backend Test Automation Engineer, Engineering , Sunnyvale, California

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