QA DevOps Engineer (Open Source Software) at Percona Staffing LLC () (allows remote)

QA DevOps Engineer (Open Source Software) at Percona Staffing LLC () (allows remote)


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Created: 2021-10-09 05:00:53

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Percona takes pride in delivering stable and reliable software to our users. We are looking for a flexible and efficient QA engineer to join our QA team. In this role, you will support our distributed engineering team by maintaining and improving the quality of our software products as part of the release process and in an ongoing fashion. This includes tasks such as analyzing and reporting defects captured by our automated testing frameworks, as well as defining and implementing new test cases, improving and scaling our testing capabilities and infrastructure. You will work from your home office, using online tools and resources to contribute to a high-quality QA environment for Percona and it's customers. What You Will Do
  • Contribute to the DevOps and release management lifecycle which includes coordinating, testing, and the management of releases in collaboration with the Percona server engineering teams
  • Evaluate and improve Percona products and new features based on QA plans, locating product issues & bugs
  • Monitor, and analyze/log failures of automated regression, performance, packaging and/or other automated QA systems & infrastructure
  • Research and recommend tools, behaviors and strategies for making testing better
  • Utilize scripting languages such as Shell or Python to enhance testing and improve automation

What You Have Done

  • Solid debugging skills and experience (e.g. analyzing log files, spotting patterns)
  • Good knowledge of test methods in agile software development environments
  • Familiar with established test tools as well as with methods for test automation
  • Experience with tools for tracking and documenting development processes (JIRA, Confluence, git) is an advantage
  • Solid Linux sys admin skills (e.g. adding/removing software, enabling/disabling services, general Unix/Linux CLI tools)
  • Working with automation tools (CI/CD)
  • Automating tasks using Shell or other scripting languages
  • Experience with networking, hardware, file systems, server connectivity etc.
  • Good communicator & fluent in written and spoken English
  • Quick learner & great team player

What Will Make You Stand Out (preferences)

  • Previous exposure and experience in database-related technologies, for example, in a DBA, support or development role
  • Experience in Linux systems administration
  • Experience with compiling/building/packaging/release engineering/yum/apt
  • Coding skills in any language preferably C/C++
  • Previous experience with container or virtualization environments
  • Proven success working in a distributed environment
  • Tertiary studies degree or certifications related to core skills
  • Supplemental MySQL technologies