QA Software Engineer, Cloud

Engineering - Burlington, MA, USA
Posting Date
Feb 05, 2018
Burlington, MA, USA

At Sophos, we operate at the cutting edge of technology, protecting businesses worldwide against complex threats, viruses and spam. We build high quality software security products in a fast-paced, nimble environment and we've been doing it for over 20 years.

Join us to help our customers protect their business and meet compliance needs.


As a member of the Cloud QA Software Engineering team, you will be working directly with Development, UX, PM and other functional groups to ensure highest quality software development and releases for the Cloud product.

    Main Duties

    • Ability to partner effectively with Development, UX, PM and other developers to design and implement meeting the spirit of Quality Engineering standards
    • Pride in test execution
    • Assist with writing and executing sound test cases against product features and functionality
    • Write code (Test) to deliver against project timescales, quality and requirements in various languages for Sophos Cloud products
    • Conduct Unit, System and Integration testing and fixing errors, with guidance if required
    • Define Test scenarios and Test cases to ensure quality of the teams deliverables
    • Ability to identify major issues and escalate accordingly
    • Contribute to daily Scrum meetings in an Agile environment

    Experience and Skills

    • Strong Test Cases Preparation, Manual and Automation Test Execution skills
    • Strong test processes, strategies and approaches based upon product requirements and with support from the software engineering team
    • Able to write Functional, Integration and Regression test cases from the requirements/stories
    • Ability to document the test results and log issues in a test management tool
    • Very Strong troubleshooting skills
    • Good understanding of Networking fundamentals
    • Exposure to software security concepts / best practices a plu
    • Exposure to Cloud computing (AWS experience a plus)
    • Strong Linux or Unix Systems experience
    • Experience testing a SaaS product
    • Understanding of different Automation Test framework tools, scripting experience using Java, Groovy is a plus
    • Experience executing or writing test automation that performs actions such as: HTTP Requests/Responses, query of remote databases, access and execute commands on external systems/VMs, or interacting with AWS APIs
    • Experience testing a SaaS product /cloud-based platforms 
    • Agile Scrum SDLC experience
    • Knowledge of Continuous Integration / Continuous Build framework
    • The desire and ability to work in a fast paced, collaborative environment is essential
    • Strong multi-tasking skills
    • Excited about new and changing technologies
    • BS in Computer Science or related fields
    • 2-5 years of solid experience in the Software QA position
    • Tool Experience: Interlay, Jira, Test Link, Bamboo, Get/Stash


    In most cases, the compensation package includes:

    • Medical insurance
    • Dental insurance
    • Vision insurance
    • Life insurance
    • Long-term disability insurance
    • 401k plan
    • Vacation time
    • Gym membership compensation

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    Posting Date
    Feb 05, 2018
    Burlington, MA, USA