Data Direct Networks

IME Quality Assurance Engineer

3 months ago(10/25/2017 3:20 AM)
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DDN is The Leading Big Data Storage Supplier to Data-Intensive, Global Organizations

For over 15 years, DDN has designed, developed, deployed and optimized systems, software and solutions which enable enterprises, service providers, universities and government agencies to generate more value and accelerate time to insight from their data and information, on premise and in the cloud.


Organizations leverage the power of DDN technology and the deep technical expertise of our team to capture, store, process, analyze, collaborate and distribute data, information and content at largest scale in the most efficient, reliable and cost effective manner. Our customers include many of the world’s leading financial services firms and banks, healthcare and life science organizations, manufacturing and energy companies, government and research facilities, and web and cloud service providers.


DDN's sustained Vision and execution have made us the World’s largest privately held data storage company. Our technological and market leadership comes from our long term investments in leading edge research and development, our relentless focus on solving our customers’ end to end data and information management challenges, and the excellence of our employees around the globe, all relentlessly focused on delivering the highest levels of satisfaction to our customers.  


We create and bring to market the most advanced and innovative technologies to solve our customers' complex Big Data challenges. Our technology centers are located in the US, France, Germany, Belarus, China, India and Japan, and our manufacturing facilities are based in the US. You can be proud to work for a dynamic company whose two founders are still actively involved in our operations, and which is helping improve the quality of human life throughout the World. 


Job Description

  • Serve as the key point of contact for all Test/Quality aspects for features developed by the IME  team
  • Participate in cross functional teams to develop, communicate and execute a comprehensive system level test strategy.
  • Drive Test scoping of new features with input from development, product management, and test engineering. 
  • Develop use cases to ensure all functional and feature test requirements are captured during the design and development phase.
  • Automation/Jenkins expert who will focus on creation of automated test cases and track the execution and triage using our ALM toolset. Project requirement is 100% automated test cases.
  • Support appropriate technical meetings/scrums and message progress/status/concerns
  • Review solution requirements from a QA point of view and participate in feature test scoping for input into the development of the product roadmap.
  • Drive process improvements within the local test organization
  • Participate in CLCA process with the QA test lead to improve the process release over release.
  • Analyze project metrics to provide data on gaps and areas for improvement as well as data to base future schedules on.


  • Skills and Experience
    • Minimum of 5 years systems level test experience.
    • Experience in Linux based SW development
    • Strong grasp and experience in SW test design, execution, automation and metrics.
    • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a feature development team
    • Demonstrated ability to work across complex organizations and collaborate on technology sharing
    • Experience with Agile software development process
    • Excellent written/verbal communication skills
    • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to independently prioritize, multitask, and work under deadlines in a fast paced environment
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively with program staff
    • Strong team player
    • Highly effective analytical, problem solving, decision making and influencing capabilities
    • Storage industry experience desired.
    • Minimum of BS or MS; computer engineering, computer science or related technical field.
    • Experience with Jenkins and Rally highly desired
    • Experience in geographically distributed teams is highly desired.
    • Experience with performance testing and analysis a plus

DDN Core Characteristics

DDN has a very strong orientation towards these 4 characteristics and any successful employee will demonstrate these capabilities: 


Self-Starter - Takes independent action to identify and solve problems. Seeks out relevant information needed to make decisions. Gets involved with new initiatives. 

Success/Achievement Orientation - Delivers quality results consistently. Targets, achieves (or exceeds) measurable results. Sets challenging goals, focuses on critical priorities, and is accountable. 

Problem Solving - Recognizes problems and responds with a systematic assessment that identifies and addresses cause of issue. Practical, realistic, and resourceful. 

Innovative - Builds and improves key business processes that enhance the effectiveness of DDN. Generates new ideas, challenges the status quo, and solves problems creatively.


DataDirect Networks, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, sex stereotyping, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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