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SDET- Automation Engineer[Java,Python]


Bangalore, IN
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering QA
  • Industry: Data Analytics & Infrastructure
  • Post Date: 02/12/2024
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  • Company Address: 1740 Technology Dr. Suite 150, San Jose, CA, 95110

About Nutanix

Nutanix makes infrastructure invisible, elevating IT to focus on the applications and services that power their business. The Nutanix enterprise cloud platform leverages web-scale engineering and consumer-grade design to natively converge compute, virtualization and storage into a resilient, software-defined solution with rich machine intelligence.

Job Description

The Opportunity

Nutanix is a global leader in cloud software and a pioneer in hyperconverged infrastructure solutions, making computing invisible anywhere. Companies around the world use Nutanix software to leverage a single platform to manage any app, at any location, at any scale for their private, hybrid and multi-cloud environments.

Our System Test team is tasked with test planning, test scenario design, test case development and test automation suite development, to assess and improve the overall quality of our products. The role encompasses influencing product design by leveraging the wide knowledge of the product portfolio, continuous improvement using keen eye for system performance, scalability aspects and ensuring that a quality-first mindset is instituted within our development practices. Also, automation of complex tests that mimic customer environments and workloads to ensure performance and scalability baselines.

Engineering / R&D at Nutanix

Prism is the front face of Nutanix, through which customers consume Nutanix Products. Prism being the management plane, hosts a variety of other portfolio products of Nutanix. With a greater role to play, comes greater responsibility as well. The team is responsible for making sure the Prism platform is stable, resilient, performant, highly available and most importantly scalable.

Your Role

  • Work with the product managers to get the PRD, with all required Systemic number expectations on Latency, throughput, concurrency, scale and resiliency.
  • Work very closely with Dev to make sure design is conforming with PRD. Also make sure to understand and question the components getting added and their penalty to PC resources
  • Design System test plans including facets such as Performance, Scale, Longevity, Concurrency and High availability.
  • Get the plan reviewed with Devs, Serviceability/Support, Product Managers and all QA fellow mates and refine it.
  • Execute the test plan manually to get familiar.
  • Automate the system test plan 100% with high quality reusable code and hand it over to Regression team with zero script defects.
  • Own the area for any bugs coming out later and fix the automation if needed.
  • Participate in Sustenance activities to keep the tech debt under control
  • Gain Product expertise and participate in Customer ONCALLs and provide resolutions, whenever Engineering is involved

What You Will Bring

  • BE/BTech/BCA/MCA/ME/MTech or equivalent.
  • 2-6 years of Software QA Engineering experience
  • Experience in Software Development or Test Automation in one of the following programming languages: Python/Perl/C/C++/Java (Python preferred).
  • Basic Systems administration experience in Linux and/or Windows.
  • Prior System testing experience of mid to large scale deployments
  • Experience with distributed software systems on either of Compute, Storage or Network virtualisation
  • Skills in debugging complex distributed applications.
  • Plus: Exposure and expertise on Kubernetes based applications

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