R&D Engineer SW Quality

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February 28, 2020
Burlington, Massachusetts
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Position open for a strong self-motivated and talented SQA Automation engineer to develop Broadcom security platforms solutions. Candidate must have a strong background in embedded system testing, networking, and automation skills. Experience with SSL protocol is required.

Essential Functions:

  • Understand, expand, and integrate existing automated frameworks and harness written in Python
  • Be responsible for setting strategy and approach to increase and optimized automated test coverage
  • Integrate new Products into the various automated frameworks used by the QA and development team
  • Design, develop, and implement an automated framework/environment to discover and isolate bottlenecks.
  • Create, execute, and maintain automated web based UI tests in a Python based Selenium framework
  • Design, maintain, and execute manual and semi-manual tests for new and legacy product features
  • Participate in the entire development life cycle, from requirements gathering, to functional specification, to qualifying of features.

Required qualifications:

  • Demonstrated success building automated frameworks and harnesses from the ground up in a Linux environment.
  • Expert level programming in at least one of the following: Perl, Python, TCL
  • Understand QA methodologies and capable of designing test strategies and individual test cases to provide full coverage of new and legacy features.
  • Willing and highly capable of providing manual test coverage for new features or areas of the product that are not good candidates for automation
  • Working experience on hardware product testing methodology
  • Strong understanding of SSL cryptography and PKI infrastructure
  • Strong working knowledge of security applications such as DLP, or Secure Web Gateway

Desired qualifications:

  • Strong experience with SQA/testing/Automation 10+ years
  • Past working experience with security appliance such as Bluecoat SSL visibility platform and Secure Web Gateway products is highly desired
  • Past working experience with hardware qualification testing (Proto, EVT, PVT), familiar with manufacturing testing process and implementation to an automated test environment
  • Experience with Java, Selenium, Maven, Git, Jira, and Linux/Unix/OS X command line utilization
  • Experience in testing protocols, operating systems, security applications
  • Experience in Network and/or Security Administration will be an advantage
  • Demonstrated success automating Web Based User Interfaces with Selenium a major plus
  • Familiarity with networking (TCP/IP routing/switching, iOS/CatOS devices etc.) and Wireshark
  • Used open source or home-grown tools to emulate real network-based applications
  • Designed, implemented, and maintained an automated environment to conduct Stress and Capacity testing on Network Devices or Appliances
  • User of IP traffic generators (Layers 3 through 7) such as Ixia IxLoad or SmartBits Avalanche
  • Working knowledge of major IP infrastructure products such as firewalls, routers and switches a plus
  • Ability to successfully analyze and debug network issues with Wireshark or other packet analysis tools a plus

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