Test Software Engineer (Automation)

Job Description

We are looking for stellar test software engineer to work on the team developing and testing the Blue Planet Orchestration platform services and software development kit (SDK).

You will:

  • Write software that exercises the capabilities exposed by the SDK libraries, APIs, and micro-services and stresses them in step with our most demanding customers
  • Improve overall test-coverage and quality measurement driving toward faster and more confident software delivery
  • Develop test harnesses, simulations, and automation infrastructure
  • Use software engineering knowledge to find ways to break software and expose vulnerabilities to race conditions, negative behaviors, and security flaws
  • Create large scale system tests to drive improvements in scalability, performance, and high-availability
  • Work closely with the Blue Planet solution teams, internal developers, and customers to support their use of the platform to deliver complete solutions to customers
  • Participate in all phases of an agile development cycle

Areas of impact:

  • Improved quality and customer satisfaction for all Blue Planet solutions
  • Greater efficiency for the development team by finding problems earlier and in controlled environments
  • Simpler and faster SDK development

Required experience and skills:

  • Bachelors/Masters in Computer Science or equivalent field
  • Coding experience – preferably in languages such as Python / Java / GoLang
  • Innate skill and enjoyment from debugging, reverse engineering, and breaking things
  • Use of web services and RESTful APIs
  • Experience working on Linux operating system environment
  • Interest and ability to quickly learn and ramp-up on new languages and technologies
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

Desirable knowledge or experience:

  • Knowledge of test methodologies and experience authoring test plans
  • Agile development methodologies and tools
  • Distributed, Highly-available systems running at large scale
  • Network element protocols (e.g., TL1, CLI, SNMP, NETCONF)
  • Distributed platforms which use Kafka, Elasticsearch, Cassandra or similar systems
  • Cloud environments (e.g., Docker, AWS, Openstack etc.,)
  • Database technologies including distributed SQL and non-relational
  • Basic understanding of networking including L2/L3 Switching & Routing

Key Skills

Automation testing; web services; Linux; Docker; Coding; Openstack; RESTful APIs; AWS; Switching; communication skills; SQL

About Company

Ciena� Corporation, the network specialist, expanded its global presence with the launch of a R&D centre located in Gurgaon, India. The 95,000 square foot facility is Ciena's first core research and development centre outside of North America, and is expected to employ more than 300 product development engineers within the next three years.

Ciena's Gurgaon R&D Centre will focus on technologies such as Storage Extension and Optical Transport, including ultra long-haul, long-haul, regional and metropolitan applications, as well as Multiservice Switching, Broadband Access and Network Management. The Gurgaon Centre will supplement and work collaboratively with Ciena's existing research and development organization in North America.

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