[nclug-jobs] Oracle/Sun - SW Test Development Eng - Broomfield, CO

Lorise Best-Johnston lorise.best-johnston at oracle.com
Mon Nov 7 14:49:16 MST 2011

Oracle/Sun is Hiring!  SW Test Development Engineer - Broomfield, CO


Job Title:  SW Test Development Engineer

Job Code:  IRC1550613  

Location:  Broomfield, CO



Main skills:  Proficient in one of the following: C, Unix shell, Perl or Python; test; OS knowledge - Unix, Linux, Solaris



Department Description


The Solaris Core QE team finds creative ways to break the operating system, finding defects before they reach the customer.  Members of this globally distributed team touch all core Solaris technologies including Core Kernel, Networking, Security, Virtualization, Install, Packaging System, System Management, and I/O.  Core QE handles all areas of testing during the product development process -- test planning, developing test frameworks/infrastructure/tools, test design, test automation, test execution, and more.



Additional Details


Specifics regarding this Software Test Development/Quality Engineer position:


Required skills:

     * Proficient in at least one of C, UNIX shell, Perl, or python

     * Good problem solving and troubleshooting skills

     * Ability to work on complex projects involving large teams

     * General proficiency with UNIX-style operating systems

     * Strong organizational and oral/written communication skills

     * Interest in learning how things are designed to work and finding ways to make them break

     * Ability to demonstrate drive, persistence and personal ownership of assignments

     * Teamwork: providing encouragement and contributing equally as a team leader and team member

     * 4+ years in software development as developer / QE / QA


Desirable skills:

     * Strong knowledge of test methodology and practices

     * Solaris test, system administration, or development experience

     * Creative/devious approaches to breaking software

     * Previous test experience on an operating system, database, or other large/complex collection of interrelated software

     * Experience writing test documentation (test plans, test specifications, test reports, defect reports, etc.)


The QE Engineer responsibilities include:

     * Review product requirements and design specifications for new features being introduced into the Solaris operating system

     * Develop high level test plans and detailed test specifications

     * Define and document test cases to exercise the product to reveal potential defects

     * Work closely with product engineering teams

     * Implement new automated test suites and maintain existing suites

     * Execute automated and manual tests, analyze output, and report results

     * Identify serious issues, defects, and deviation from specifications

     * File bug reports providing detailed descriptions of the defects found and how to reproduce them

     * Provide status reports

     * Review test documentation and test suite source code to insure that tests are of high quality and provide necessary coverage

     * Train new hires and junior engineers

     * Provide assessment of product quality at key milestones to project leaders, QA and management

     * Participate in scheduling of target dates for deliverables, prioritizes and monitors activities to meet such dates




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If you are interested in this opportunity please send me an invite along with your resume directly to lorise.best-johnston at oracle.com with the subject line "SW Test Development Engineer" - IRC1550613" for immediate consideration. 



No agencies please.



Thank you, 




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