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Cloud Quality Assurance Engineer

CQAE_1540833480
Negotiable

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Ellie O'Shea

Associate Consultant - Cloud Contracts Specialist 0207 759 7878

Coming from a sales and customer service background, Ellie combines sound commerciality with a strong passion for cloud transformation technologies. Always keeping up-to-date with the latest transformation projects, she’s built an excellent reputation for unearthing exceptional cloud professionals.

 

Roles recruited: Cloud/DevOps architects – Microsoft Azure

Seniority: Mid-senior

Job Type: Contract

Geographical coverage: London

Market: Cloud architecture, MS Azure, MS Certified Partners

Cloud Quality Assurance Engineer

Blackthorn Trace has partnered with a Global Software company, looking for someone to fit into their Cloud engineering team. The successful candidate will have a strong passion for technology, be open minded and have good technical skills to help solve and troubleshoot large scale Cloud deployments.

If you are interested and experienced in Cloud technologies then we would like to talk with you about being part of our team.

Responsibilities

  • Effectively develop test automation scripts at different test levels
    • Assist in designing and creation of test harnesses
    • Reproducing defects and help the team investigate escalated issues
    • Assist development of bug fixes, bug isolation, and resolution
    • Writing test cases; automating test cases within existing framework
    • Create test plans based on requirements and effectively estimate tasks/projects
  • Develop and execute test strategy (plans, cases, etc.) for assigned features
  • Log test results, write bug reports and maintain schedules for assigned features and functionality

Required Skills

  • Self-motivated and flexible to changing tasks that may require learning new skills
  • Experience with a high level programming language (preferably Python)
  • Able to work well as part of a team or independently as needed
  • Strong work ethic, highly motivated with strong written and verbal communication
  • Experience in formal software testing methodologies, including software development cycles, testing processes and standards

Desired Skills

  • Use of Linux with some system administration experience
  • Knowledge and use of Public Cloud technologies (AWS)
  • Experience and understandingofCICD process and tools (preferably to Jenkins)
    • Knowledge of networking concepts (TCP, UDP, IPv4, IPv6)

Education & Experience

  • Degree educated and/or equivalent test qualifications, eg. ISEB - ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.


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Job Description

  • Proactively identify and resolve potential problems in an effort to prevent them from occurring and improve the overall customer experience.
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  • Diagnose reported problems or configuration issues and recommend possible solutions and drive resolutions through to completion
  • Research and duplicate difficult configuration, compatibility or product-defect issues and track results of investigations in appropriate systems
  • Escalate to appropriate Product Development Team if no resolution can be found, or for bugs or customized solutions
  • Constantly seeks to review and learn from each closed Engineering escalation, seeking to eliminate non-code escalations to Engineering
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  • Provide technical reviews of user documentation, product requirements documents and functional specifications
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Required Skills and Experience:

    • Bachelor's degree or higher in Information Systems, Computer Science, or equivalent experience.
    • Proven ability to diagnose and troubleshoot complex systems level technical configuration issues.
    • Advanced skills in design, configuration and troubleshooting of Linux server operating systems (RedHat, CentOS or similar UNIX flavours such as Solaris) and
    • Extensive experience with design, deployment and integration of Windows Server Operating System 2003/2008/2008R2, preferably in an Enterprise environment and
    • Extensive experience with the design, configuration and troubleshooting of common MTAs such as Sendmail, Qmail, Postfix and common Email Server Applications such as Exchange, Lotus Notes
    • In-depth understanding of common anti-spoofing techniques such SPF, DKIM, DMARC
    • Experience in MSSQL Server, Oracle, DB2 or other database
    • Experience with scripting languages such as Python, Bash/Shell
    • Experience in the design, implementation, and troubleshooting of Active Directory or other directory services such as OpenLDAP, Novell eDirectory, Sun One or iPlanet
    • Advanced experience in Network principles, including experience with Routers, Switches, and/or Firewalls as well as advanced experience with routing protocols, IP addressing (Subnetting) and general LAN/WAN principles including TCP/IP, DNS/DHCP,
    • Advanced experience with SSL/TLS protocols (Structure, certificates, initial handshake, etc.) and email encryption methods and applications.
    • Enterprise applications, including performance, interaction, and conflict/troubleshooting, with an in-depth understanding of server operating systems such as Linux and Windows
    • Experience in system integration and multi-vendor environments
    • Experience with virtual and cloud based platforms

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.