Senior MTS - E2E Quality and Automation Engineer

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Job Description

VMware Carbon Black is leveraging the power of big data analytics to provide our customers with the tools and visibility to stop attacks before they start. Our Carbon Black Cloud  platform is transforming cybersecurity by delivering a new generation of cloud-enabled security solutions to protect against the most advanced threats.


To deliver on this mission we are looking for a quality-focused Senior Member of Technical Staff to automate end-to-end test scenarios for full validation across all our products.  Our goal is to understand high-value customer workflows and develop and evolve a comprehensive automation platform for the continuous inspection of quality.


As a Senior MTS you’ll experience owning, leading, and guiding Engineering efforts to support this mission and benefit from a highly supportive, cooperative team using the latest in cloud and security technology.  


What You’ll Do

  • Work as a member of the Production Engineering team to understand test gaps and prioritize quality efforts.

  • Develop a vision for how current frameworks can be extended to support all aspects of E2E testing.

  • Work across scrum teams to help evolve quality and automation testing methods.

  • Use Python and pytest to develop automated tests to increase test coverage.

  • Investigate automation failures and collaborate with engineers on best path forward.

  • Participate in root-cause analysis of customer issues to feed back into the test cycle.

  • Identify and remediate gaps in current automated tests, reducing technical debt.

  • Work across scrum teams to improve quality and visibility into shared projects.

  • Maximize test coverage by leveraging your experience to apply appropriate testing methods based on project status

  • Participate in Engineering-wide planning to reduce cross-team dependencies and get visibility into why features are being developed


What You’ll Bring

  • 10+ years experience in test automation and framework development 

  • 5+ years hands-on experience in Python development

  • Experience developing automated test suites for execution within CI/CD pipelines

  • Experience gathering and investigating test metrics to drive improvements

  • Solid understanding/experience of containerization services such as Docker/Kubernetes 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to lead discussions 

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills and great attention to detail 

  • Growth mindset and willingness to mentor junior engineers

  • Skills in Python, pytest, Jenkins w/ Groovy, Docker, Kubernetes, AWS, cloud monitoring tools, Java, Git, Gitlab/GitHub, CI/CD practices

What We Use 

  • Python, Gitlab, Github, Bullseye, Jenkins, Artifactory, Docker, vSphere, X-Ray for JIRA, pytest

  • AWS, TerraForm, Spinnaker, Kubernetes, ElasticSearch, SignalFX, Splunk, Kibana, PagerDuty, Wavefront

  • JIRA, Confluence, Slack, Google Suite, Outlook


We are looking for talented quality-focused engineers to help execute VMware Carbon Black's vision of keeping the world safe from cyber attacks.


Category : Engineering and Technology
Subcategory: Software Engineering
Experience: Manager and Professional
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Remote: Yes
Posted Date: 2020-10-15

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Waltham HQ - 1100 Winter Street, Waltham Boston Location - 201 South Street, Boston

An Insider's view of VMware Carbon Black

What does career growth look like on your team?

We consider the Sales Development Representative Program an important first step in building out the foundation of a future leader. Whatever your first steps are at Carbon Black won’t be your last. Our program isn’t just about getting SDRs to be a good quota carrying rep; it’s also about helping them develop the next best step in their careers.


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How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

My leadership style is all about empowering my teams. I work in a way that is transparent and honest and want to help people achieve personal and professional goals. I want to foster technical abilities and make sure our people are keeping up with the leading edge technologies.


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What are some social events your company does?

Our culture club, Life at CB, focuses on a range of events. From company parties, employee communities, and sports leagues to philanthropy and learning and development, there's a ton of ways we get together and grow.


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What are VMware Carbon Black Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
In our Waltham HQ location.
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
For our Waltham HQ
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
For some roles, we will offer relocation assistance.
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Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
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