Principal Test Engineer: Cloud Systems

Polytec Personnel Ltd
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a Principal Test Engineer to join a world class team based in Cambridge. You will be using latest technologies to build web services and deliver testing expertise for cloud based services. You will be responsible for coaching test and software engineers to improve the quality of all testing activities through supported learning using appropriate testing skills and techniques.

You will need to have a good degree in a relevant technical discipline with experience in designing test systems for scalable, distributed cloud-based software, creating test strategies and developing robust, reliable APO level test automation. You will also need to be familiar with security and performance testing, designing charters and exploratory testing.

You will have the ability to apply testing skills to both analysing requirements and software and engage with the testing community.

It would be beneficial if you have knowledge of the following:

* A broad range of testing techniques and approaches knowing when and how to use them
* NodeJS, Python, Java or .NET
* Technologies like REST, AMQP, RabbitMQ, CoAP, PKI, Virtual Machines, Docker, Ansible, Puppet, Chef
* Version control systems, centralised (SVN) and distributed (Git)
* Databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, Mongo DB, Cassandra and Redis
* Networking technologies including IPv6, DNS, HTTP/HTTPS, proxying
* Windows and Linux
* Continuous Integration, test and deployment

You will be working with clients globally and therefore travel may be required.

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