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Principal Engineer, Quality Assurance

Location: Bangalore, KA, India 
Req ID: JR-0000037817


HGST is looking for storage software Principal QA Engineer to work on HGST’s Storage Products. Past experience testing Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Storage Area Networks (SAN) solutions is necessary to be a candidate for this role. You will work in a fast paced environment with an experienced and highly technical team of HGST engineers to solve a wide variety of unique and fascinating problems.Responsibilities:Work independently with minimum guidanceReview requirements, design documents and drive for clarityCreate and execute complex system level test plans (stress, scalability, use case, longevity)Identify usability issuesWork hand in hand with Development to understand and solve complex issuesAdvocate process enhancements to improve product qualityExperienceMinimum 8 years of QA experienceMinimum 2 years of experience testing a clustered NAS product or tier one storage solutionMinimum 2 years testing of Networking solutionExcellent written and oral communication skillsStrong Unix /Linux system administration skillsExperience working with virtual machines, ESX, vSphere, Virtual Box, KVMDemonstrated track record of being a key contributor in delivering successful enterprise productsWorking knowledge of data protection paradigms and disaster recovery solutionsWorking knowledge of the following protocols; S3, REST and  HTTP. NFS and CFS a plusApplication experience Openstack, Hadoop as plusFamiliarity with cloud storage technologies a plus (Amazon S3/Glacier, Rackspace, Azure, Google, etc.) Experience working in a team environment in a large, matrixed organization is a plusShell/Perl/Python/BASH scriptingCoding background in C or C++ a plusEnterprise class storage testing experience a plus (5 9’s fully redundant HA products)Experience testing erasure coding solution a plus, RAID knowledge a plusEducation Required:B.S./M.S. in Computer Science   or equivalent experience