Company: RightScale

General Information
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Location: Santa Barbara, CA
  • Educational Requirements: Bachelors Degree
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RightScale is looking for a motivated Test Engineer to join our engineering team.  At RightScale, we use Agile programming techniques such as test-driven development, continuous integration, and story-based iterative development to build reliable and maintainable software. In this role we look for critical thinkers - people who can rapidly consume domain knowledge and add value to our test process by extending and improving on our tests by applying experience and a strong set of troubleshooting skills.  We place a high value on exploratory testing and other creative testing strategies.



Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

·          Handle testing related tasks while embedded in a engineering scrum team

·          Run daily automated regression tests for features in progress.

·          Create summary report for daily regression tests.

·          Update and maintain bug report database on open issues.

·          Manage and run automated test suite before publishing of ServerTemplates.

·          Update and maintain simple bash and ruby scripts for low level automation.

·          Assist in final check of all details before publishing ServerTemplates.

·          Contribute to the knowledge-base, wiki and other RightScale resources to help build the best customer experience.


The ideal candidate has a Technical Background and Experience that includes:

·          At least 5 years experience in a QA or Testing role.

·          Ability to diagnose and identify Linux system configuration problems.

·          Knowledge of distro specific package managers and how they are configured.

·          Experience with a source control management tool (preferably SVN or Git).

·          Basic understanding SQL command syntax and Database replication concepts.

·          Familiarity with configuring NTP, iptables and apache.

·          Exposure to at least one scripting language, (i.e. Bash, Perl, Ruby, python, etc), and a desire to grow in proficiency.

·          Passion for Linux, cloud computing and deploying internet services

·          Excellent attention to detail


All candidates are expected to possess the following skill set:

·          Self-starting learner who thrives under pressure and enjoys success

·          Excellent communication skills and strong organizational skills

·          Dedication to individual development, challenging teamwork, and new technology

·          Flexibility in a dynamically growing/evolving company


RightScale is a great place to work and we are looking for only the best.

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