Performance and Benchmarking Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer Panasas
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The Performance and Benchmarking Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer is responsible for creating and maintaining QA software for file systems testing and coordinating with multi-disciplined project groups to achieve their goals. This position requires a highly competent, results-oriented, self-directed software testing professional.
The individual is expected to be able to work with a variety of development environments and operating systems. The individual should be proficient in testing methodologies, programming and scripting languages, and various automation techniques. Must have superior problem solving skills and the ability to work in a multi-disciplined environment.
Duties and Responsibilities
Ensuring that performance benchmarks are established for the Panasas file system (PanFS).
Operation and maintenance of the performance test lab infrastructure.
Ability to review technical software and/or hardware specifications in order to create a thorough test plan.
Responsible for the design, implementation, and execution of testing in accordance with test plan specifications.
Perform first level analysis using tracing, performance counters and other performance related tools prior to submitting defect reports.
Submission of detailed bug reports which provide enough debug information for the development teams to quickly resolve product defects.
Assist in the development of tools which will be used to improve our performance test automation infrastructure.
Ensure that work meets or exceeds project performance, reliability, and quality goals.
Occasional travel, could involve customer visits.
5+ years industry relevant experience
Experience in Performance and Benchmark testing (2+ years would be desirable)
Thorough understanding of networking environments and HPC applications and how product changes/configurations relate to file system and application performance.
Strong programming experience in C, Perl, Tcl/Tk, or Python is a must for this role
Working knowledge of NFS, pNFS, or CIFS
Comfortable in a work environment which utilizes Linux / Unix as the operating system of choice
Thorough understanding of Software Development and QA processes, principles, and techniques
Strong analytical and communication skills
Ability to work independently and as a member of project teams
BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent
Panasas, Inc., the leader in high-performance parallel storage for business-critical applications, enables customers to rapidly solve complex computing problems, speed innovation and accelerate new product introduction. Addressing the Big Data market, all Panasas storage products leverage the patented PanFS? storage operating system to deliver superior performance, data protection, scalability and manageability. The company?s global reach extends to 50 countries with a diverse line-up of fortune 500 companies in key verticals including life sciences, finance, oil and gas, government, research, manufacturing and aeronautics.
||Pittsburgh, PA |
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
Provides next generation network attended storage solutions.Investors: Centennial Ventures
, Focus Ventures
, Intel Capital
, Mohr Davidow Ventures
, Novak Biddle Venture Partners All Jobs: at Panasas
|Headquarters:||6520 Kaiser Drive|
Fremont, CA 94555
|Industry:||Computers and Peripherals|
|Company Profile:||Panasas ActiveStor Parallel Storage is the premier storage system for scalable Linux clusters. Panasas delivers exceptional scaling in capacity and performance while extending appliance-like ease of management to a virtually boundless storage system for High Performance Computing (HPC) organizations around the world. All Panasas storage clusters contain the object-based, PanFS parallel file system. Using Panasas storage solutions, organizations can achieve maximum application performance while reducing total cost of ownership (TCO) by driving cost and complexity out of their storage infrastructures. Panasas solutions break the storage I/O bottleneck and are deployed in a broad range of government, academic and Fortune 500 organizations.|
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