Data Direct Networks

  • Principal Engineer, QA systems & automation

    Job Locations FR-MEUDON LA FORET
    Job Posted Date 3 months ago(4/4/2018 3:47 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-2148
  • Overview

     

     

    DDN builds the fastest data platforms on the planet with unprecedented RAS for data-at-scale.  Our growing team is developing a new generation of storage products that leverage modern storage hardware technologies and software architectures to ensure DDN continues to lead in performance while sustaining the toughest uptime requirements.  Radical new storage architectures require a radical new approach to Quality Assurance and we are looking for a Principal Architect to be the technical leader behind it – formulating our software QA strategy and leading its implementation.

     

     

     

     

    Job Description

     

     

     

    You are a technical expert with a deep understanding of the testability challenges of modern scale-out storage architectures.  You have hands-on experience of stabilizing large scale-out systems to provide reliable storage services to mission-critical workflows and you are eager to apply your theoretical knowledge and won practical experience to bring revolutionary new software storage products to market.  You work well with individuals and teams, your technical leadership inspires your co-workers and you not only formulate the big picture, but you also engage in the detail to bring projects to successful timely conclusions.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Work with a global team of stakeholders to understand requirements and define the product release and QA strategy
    • Act as technical leader and mentor for the global QA team to lead the implementation of QA automation systems, processes and tests
    • Work with product architects to improve quality of the development process and testability of storage software products
    • Work with support, field and product management to address key areas of customer concern regarding product behaviour and stability
    • Drive ongoing continuous improvements of all aspects of product QA

     

    Knowledge and Skills:

    • Demonstrated ability to lead technical contributors working in distributed teams
    • 5 years in a senior technical leadership position of QA for scale-out systems
    • A strong grasp and experience of SW test design, execution, automation and metrics
    • Experience with performance testing and regression analysis
    • Knowledge of traditional storage protocols (e.g. CIFS/NFS/iSCSI)
    • Knowledge/experience with evolving cloud storage “standards” (S3, EBS etc)
    • Experience with some or all C, Perl, and Python; experience with, XML, Javascript, and/or SQL a plus
    • Familiarity with Continuous Integration/Development
    • Experience in Agile development environments
    • Minimum of BS or MS; computer engineering  or computer science.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skill

     

     

     

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