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Cisco Quality Automation Engineer(1392450) in RTP, North Carolina

Engineering IT is a fast-paced group that is working to modernize and evolve development workflows in Cisco Engineering with modern, cloud-native tools and processes. The ideal candidate is self-motivated to accelerate typically slow IT, replace manual processes with automation, and is excited to be a part of an innovative and continually learning development and operations team. We are looking for an experienced quality automation professional who will be expected to perform a variety of quality engineering tasks to ensure that our software products meet quality standards and end-user requirements. While working as part of a cross-functional project team composed of developers, project managers, product managers, and support personnel, our QA personnel help shape the quality and stability of our software products while making continuous operational improvements to maximize testing coverage and reduce testing cycle time.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience developing automated tests

  • Minimum of 3+ years of experience in test automation of web applications

  • Experience testing REST APIs

  • Experience building automated testing solutions using automated web testing tools such as Cucumber (BDD), TestNG, REST Assured and Selenium Webdriver

  • Strong experience in testing back end database applications (DB2)

  • Experience creating and using Docker images / containers

  • Experience or exposure to an Agile testing environment including Continuous Integration Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) - Test Driven Development (DEV and QA delivered in same cycle)

  • Experience with utilizing Continuous Integration and Configuration Management platforms, tools, and processes to automate code deployment and change management (ex. Jenkins, Puppet, Ansible, Git, BitBucket)

  • Strong communication (written and verbal) and team collaboration skills

  • Experience developing with Python

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Positive attitude and ability to learn fast

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with test management tools such as TestRail or TestLink

  • Experience with load testing and performance testing tools such as k6 or LoadRunner

  • Experience with SQL commands to analyze data in relational databases, prepare data for testing purposes, and validate data integrity

  • Hands-on experience with Unix/Linux command line

  • Advanced knowledge of test automation tools, frameworks, design approaches, and effective implementation techniques

Why Cisco

#WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference powering an expansive future for all.

We adopt digital, and help our customers implement changes in their digital businesses. Some may think we’re "old" (36 years strong) and only about hardware, but we’re also a software company. And a security company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns and protects. No other company can do what we do - you can’t put us in a box!

But "Digital Transformation" is an empty buzz phrase without a culture that allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure (if you learn from it.)

Day to day, we focus on the give and take. We give our best, give our egos a break, and give of ourselves (because giving back is built into our DNA.) We take accountability, bold steps, and take difference to heart. Because without diversity of thought and a dedication to equality for all, there is no moving forward.

So, you have colorful hair? Don’t care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That’s cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Passion for technology and world changing? Be you, with us!

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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