VMware Software Engineer in Test - Wavefront in Palo Alto, California

Software Engineer in Test – Wavefront

It is clear that customers are responding enthusiastically to our Cross-Cloud at https://www.vmware.com/solutions/cross-cloud-architecture.html strategy and our Cloud Management Business Unit (CMBU) at https://www.vmware.com/solutions/virtualization/cloud-management.html team has a central role to play as we deliver a consistent operating environment across clouds. Our team is rapidly innovating for on-premises products while we also building out our Cross-Cloud management services including costing, discovery, monitoring, root cause analysis, and visualization. To accelerate our delivery for the cloud, Wavefront at https://www.wavefront.com/ is leading metrics monitoring service for companies born in the cloud era.

Using public cloud framework like AWS, open source software, and creative minds, Wavefront has built a world of highly reliable, scalable and resilient cloud based analytics platform. It leapfrogs us into application management of next-generation modern applications. We will now be able to analyze data and offer customers end-to-end operations management for both virtual and multi-cloud infrastructures

In this role as Software Engineer in Test, you will help develop and implement automated tests to deliver a high quality and reliable product. The automated tests will cover end-to-end system testing of features, and performance testing on the backend. You will also be responsible for running stress/load tests both on-demand and as automated daily runs and implement drivers to send varying types of data points to the backend at varying rates.

Your Opportunity:

  • Automated Tests: Design, develop and automate functional, performance and load/stress tests to find the issues.

  • Test Plans: Develop system test plans, review with the engineers and automate them.

Your Professional Profile:

  • Proven experience in test development and test automation

  • Experience in scripting (bash, Python)

  • Basic knowledge of algorithms and data structures

  • Experience in automating API tests

  • Extensive knowledge of Linux/Unix

Any of the following would be additionally beneficial:

  • Experience in TestNg, Selenium, LoadRunner, and QTP

  • Experience in load testing large and web scale infrastructure, distributed systems, and application performance

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