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Senior AWS Cloud QA Engineer
Alexandria, VA

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Job Description

The Company

Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., helps data-driven leaders use the value in their data to innovate intelligently and reach outcomes that matter for business and society - what we call a double bottom line. Only Hitachi Vantara combines 100+ years of experience in operational technology (OT) and 60+ years in IT to unlock the power of data from your business, your people and your machines. We help enterprises store, enrich, activate and monetize data for better customer experiences, new revenue streams and lower business costs.

The Role

We are seeking experienced and versatile Senior AWS Cloud QA Engineers with a strong background in DevOps automation to focus on end-to-end test strategy and QA implementation for fully managed microservices built atop AWS services. The ideal contributor will work with a skilled team developing and operating enterprise-grade services backbone products and services supporting industrial process optimization data lakes, agile analytics, and data ops platforms.


* Ability to work closely with development teams to ensure enterprise-grade quality Web services applications
* Ability to design and implement test automation approaches that meet business requirements
* Knowledge of test and verification methodologies including unit, functional, integration, volume, load and smoke/sanity, formal verification, random testing
* Experience with automated test frameworks (Selenium, Jmeter, Funkload)
* Experience generating test data sets, stimulus and coverage analysis
* Experience testing security in applications (firewalls, authentication)
* Extensive background in Linux system administration
* Strong experience with environment and deployment automation, infrastructure-as-code, deployment pipeline specification and development.
* Experience managing applications in Amazon Web Services and familiarity with all of their core, compute, networking, storage, security, compliance, serverless, analytics, developer tools and deployment offerings
* Good working knowledge of deploying large scale applications and services to multiple environments
* Exposure to networking & load balancing solutions
* Deliver ongoing releases using tiered pipelines and continuous integration tools like Jenkins, Bamboo, and AWS CodeDeploy
* Proficient in usage of distributed revision control systems (git) with branching, tagging, and pull request workflows
* Create and maintain release and update processes using build tools like Maven
* Experience in provisioning and maintaining deployment environments using tools like CloudFormation, Terraform, Puppet, Chef, and Ansible
* Strong scripting skills, preferably with Bash, Ruby and Python
* Excellent documentation habits

Key Focus Areas

* Leadership in designing, authoring and implementing end-to-end QA plans for complex systems
* Ownership of QA plan across internal and customer stakeholders
* Integrate automated tests with continuous integration embedded with or in partnership with development teams
* Liaise with development team on test coverage to ensure quality


* Must hold at least a bachelor's degree in engineering or computer science

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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