QA Engineer

We are seeking an experienced Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer with an unwavering passion for excellence in System Software Quality Engineering and the proven skills and experience to transform that passion into continuous improvement and consistent excellence in release validation. The candidate will work with Developers, Dev QA and other SQA Engineers to help define, implement and improve the system-wide validation and verification of our Media & Content Delivery Network Products. Responsibilities of a Senior Software Quality Engineer include Developing System-level test plans, creating, enhancing and executing manual system tests and automated system tests written in Perl. Diagnosing, debugging and performing root-cause analysis of issues and defects, and working with other SQA Engineers testing existing and new features and functionality to help ensure consistently high release confidence. This individual will be faced with Complex Software automation and verification challenges and opportunities, with a mission to release high quality application/system software that is highly resilient and optimally performing on very large distributed networks.

About the Team

Media System Quality Assurance group is responsible for extensive testing across all the Technologies developed by the Media Content Delivery Network Engineering team. This group is knowledgeable about all these technologies and focuses on real-world, end-to-end testing to ensure all of Akamai's Systems integrate well. In addition, this group works on automated testing infrastructure and systematic test case tracking to increase Efficiency within the Quality Assurance process.

Responsibilities
Perform manual and automated Functional, Performance and End to End System tests for Akamais Media & Content Delivery Network Products.
Contribute to System test methodologies, test plans and highly effective Test automation
Create, deploy and maintain automated system tests to replicate real-world scenarios
Review bug descriptions, functional requirements and design documents, incorporating this information into test plans and test cases

Basic Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
5+ years of software quality and/or development engineering experience overall
4+ years of experience in Server-side SQA and scripts/test automation development Engineering experience
3+ years of hands-on experience with UNIX/Linux Operating System
3+ years of hands-on networking experience including HTTP, DNS, TCP/IP Networking Protocols
Strong Analytical Skills, attention to detail and Excellent Problem Solving/troubleshooting skills


Desired Qualifications
Education: Masters Degree or greater in Computer Science
Excellent Oral and Written Communications Skills
Knowledge of/experience with IPv6 and IPv4/IPv6 dual-stack a strong plus
Highly driven, positive attitude, team player, self-motivated and very flexible
Experience with Linux internals, large-scale/distributed Systems testing
Perl/Object Oriented Perl programming and/or shell scripting skills is a great plus
Salary:Not Disclosed by Recruiter
Industry:IT-Software / Software Services
Functional Area:IT Software System Programming
Role Category:Programming & Design
Role:Testing Engineer
Keyskills:Automation Framework, TCP / IP, HTTP, Streaming, test framework, automation testing
Desired Candidate Profile

Education:(UG B.Tech/B.E. Any Specialization, Computers) AND (PG M.Tech Any Specialization, Computers) AND ( Doctorate Ph.D Computers)
We are seeking an experienced Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer with an unwavering passion for excellence in System Software Quality Engineering and the proven skills and experience to transform that passion into continuous improvement and consistent excellence in release validation. The candidate will work with Developers, Dev QA and other SQA Engineers to help define, implement and improve the system-wide validation and verification of our Media & Content Delivery Network Products. Responsibilities of a Senior Software Quality Engineer include Developing System-level test plans, creating, enhancing and executing manual system tests and automated system tests written in Perl. Diagnosing, debugging and performing root-cause analysis of issues and defects, and working with other SQA Engineers testing existing and new features and functionality to help ensure consistently high release confidence. This individual will be faced with Complex Software automation and verification challenges and opportunities, with a mission to release high quality application/system software that is highly resilient and optimally performing on very large distributed networks.

Company Profile
Akamai Technologies
No one carries more of the world's Web traffic than Akamai, so working with Akamai means you're helping some of the world's best known brands succeed in bringing any experience to any device, anywhere. Cloud computing, SaaS, eCommerce, online entertainment and dynamic personalized experiences are all fueled by Akamai technology. Join Akamai and you join a culture that's extremely intelligent, strongly supportive and passionately committed to delivering world-class solutions. Some of the best minds in business, mathematics, and engineering work at Akamai leading, learning and shaping the future of the Internet

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