Software Development Engineer in Test (Mid to Senior)

Kinetica DB
Arlington, VA
Apr 17, 2018
Apr 18, 2018
Full Time
Company Description When extreme data requires companies to act with unprecedented agility, Kinetica powers business in motion. Kinetica is the instant insight engine for the Extreme Data Economy. Across healthcare, energy, telecommunications, retail, and financial services, enterprises utilizing new technologies like connected devices, wearables, mobility, robotics, and more can leverage Kinetica for machine learning, deep learning, and advanced location-based analytics that are powering new services. Kineticas accelerated parallel computing brings thousands of GPU cores to address the unpredictability and complexity that result from extreme data. For more information and trial downloads, visit or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter. Job Description Our QE team is responsible for validating Kineticas software products, on our supported operating systems and hardware platforms through exploratory, and automated efforts. We represent the customer perspective and drive product quality and testing efficiency. We are growing our software testing team that will test data processing stacks and DevOps capability to simulate complex scenarios. In this role, Software Developer in Test will Develop (code) and write test cases, acceptance criteria, test plans and test procedures Build automated systems and develop testing processes, to ensure the delivery of high-quality software to our customers Work closely with our development, research and product teams to iteratively deliver quality code to production Collect and analyze data to help validate and improve the efficiency of QA and development processes Qualifications Technical Degree (preferred) or equivalent experiences 5+ years of experience testing distributed platforms/endpoints/software compatibility Comfortable with coding (preferred) and/or testing software that's written in one or several languages such as C/C++, Python, Java, JavaScript Strong technical and problem-solving skills to identify and remove roadblocks Experience with Linux and BASH shell scripting (preferred) Hands-on experience with writing automation test code using leading industry standard tools and frameworks that can simulate complex multi-system scenarios Passion for debugging and determining root cause Experience working on various Agile development methodologies and focused on using QA and development metrics to drive decision making Excellent verbal and written communication skills Based in the DC metro area (preferred) Bonus experiences: Experience with DevOps, CI/CD processes (eg CircleCi) Experience with tools like JMeter Experience with API Performance testing Penetration Testing Applicants are encouraged to share online project/code portfolios and any demonstrations of community participation (eg, public Github profiles, public StackOverflow profiles, public Kaggle profiles, technical blog postings, etc.) Additional Information All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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