Staff Software Quality Engineer (Beijing)

Engineering /
Full-time /
As a Staff Software Quality Engineer in the Alluxio QA team, you will be responsible for various aspects of delivering the Alluxio project as a product into the hands of our users. You’ll be involved from beginning to end of the development process, from understanding the motivations behind the issues to solve with the product team, designing and implementing solutions with other engineers, and supporting the features and tools after they are deployed. The ability to learn and execute independently while operating in cloud-based environments is a must to keep up with the fast paced growth.

In this role you will provide technical leadership for the quality organization. Ensure the quality, performance, and reliability of Alluxio’s critical use cases that involve integrations with an enormous number of storage systems and compute frameworks. You will be driving the development of end-to-end integration tests, automation frameworks, and tools to have robust automated testing pipelines for Alluxio.

This is a hands-on role in which you will design and implement comprehensive testing frameworks while taking on a technical leadership role, improving productivity of our development/QE teams and bringing standardization to our processes and practices. You will author and enhance Test plans based on feature requirements and specifications, as well as technical discussions and deep dives with engineers. Partner with customer facing people such as PMs,SEs, Engineering to better understand how customers interface and use our product and to investigate, troubleshoot and identify fixes for customer facing issues. This an awesome opportunity to work with cutting edge technology in a highly visible role.

Essential Requirements

    • BS or Master degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience.
    • 8+ years of software development experience in Golang, Python and/or Java, or similar languages.
    • 4+ years of relevant experience in Quality Engineering, specifically Automation Testing, Test Framework development as a Testing Lead.
    • Experience delivering quality software in a large distributed system with emphasis on functional and performance automation, workloads and testing.
    • In-depth knowledge and understanding of standard quality best practices, techniques and methodologies to drive continuous quality improvements.
    • Experience with continuous integration / continuous deployment systems like Jenkins.
    • Experience working with software development on Linux system.
    • Familiarity with cloud providers (ex. AWS, GCP, Azure).
    • Working proficiency and communication skills in verbal and written English.

Desirable Requirements

    • Experience designing, developing, and maintaining Test Automation Frameworks
    • High proficiency coding in Golang, Python and/or Java preferred.
    • Interest and ability to learn other coding languages as needed.
    • Experience contributing to and/or maintaining an open source project.
    • Ability and desire to work in a fast paced, collaborative and iterative programming environment.
    • A contributor to Alluxio.