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Senior Software Quality Engineer

Raleigh, NC

The Red Hat QE team craves people with a curious and innovative mindset, with diverse technical backgrounds. Automated testing, software development or devops, you can touch all of that in QE on the journey to make our software better. 

Find out more about what it is like to work in Red Hat QE directly from our engineers in this video.


The Red Hat  OpenShift QE team is looking for a Senior Software Quality Engineer with the United States nationality to join us. In this role, you will work on Red Hat’s OpenShift cloud service web console and the related technologies, including container technology, Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenStack Platform, and Red Hat Middleware. You'll be required to interpret test requirements for Red Hat’s OpenShift customer use cases and develop innovative automated solutions for testing real-world customer workflows in test environments containing Red Hat’s OpenShift .


You will be a part of Red Hat’s culture that makes us unique in the Industry, enriched with Open Decision Framework, Open Management Practices, and diversity and inclusion, to name a few. Your continuous growth will be ensured by extensive learning opportunities, including Red Hat Learning modules and certifications as well as Red Hat University (RHU) courses.

What You Will Do

  • Create detailed, comprehensive, and well-structured test plans, test cases, and test reports.
  • Execute functional, integration, regression, performance and scalability tests using open source tools for OpenShift.
  • Design, develop and maintain test automation using Golang & Cypress, analyze test results and guarantee test efficiency. Implement automation tools as needed.
  • Work in a fast paced environment, be goal-oriented. Proactively communicates with multiple stakeholders across teams to implement new ideas and improvements.
  • Oversee potential problems and devise mechanisms to solve them timely.
  • Act as an expert in the area of your project.
  • Actively suggest and implement continuous improvement in the workflow.
  • Work in a global team, embrace diversity and culture differences.

What You Will Bring

  • 3+ years professional experience working as a Software Quality Engineer.
  • Ideally able to work Hybrid in Raleigh NC, Boston MA or Westford MA
  • US Citizen as this is working with the US Government
  • Experience in the front end web technologies such as HTML/CSS/JavaScript/TypeScript/AJAX etc.
  • Experience in Web automation such as Cypress, able to contribute to automation framework.
  • Experience of any Linux operating system (any distribution) (basic commands, Shell scripting, basic system maintenance), able to maintain and resolve issues under Linux.
  • Experience in CICD technology.
  • Familiarity with the web development framework (React) .
  • Experience in troubleshooting and root cause analysis.
  • Familiar with agile testing methodologies and techniques.
  • Must be a quick learner.
  • Proven written and spoken English skills.

Nice to Have

  • Knowledge with OpenShift is a big plus.
  • Knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2, Google Compute Engine (GCE), or Microsoft Azure is a plus


The salary range for this position is $101,300 to $140,000. Actual offer will be based on your qualifications.

Pay Transparency - Red Hat determines compensation based on several factors including but not limited to job location, experience, applicable skills and training, external market value, and internal pay equity. Annual salary is one component of Red Hat’s compensation package. This position may also be eligible for bonus, commission, and/or equity. For positions with Remote-US locations, the actual salary range for the position may differ based on location but will be commensurate with job duties and relevant work experience.

Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver high-performing Linux, cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Spread across 40+ countries, our associates have the flexibility to choose the work environment that suits their needs from in-office to fully remote to office-flex. Red Hatters are encouraged to bring their best ideas, no matter their title or tenure.

We're a leader in open source because of our open and inclusive environment. We hire creative, passionate people ready to contribute their ideas, help solve complex problems, and make an impact. Opportunities are open. Join us.


  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account - healthcare and dependent care
  • Health Savings Account - high deductible medical plan
  • Retirement 401(k) with employer match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Paid parental leave plans for all new parents
  • Leave benefits including disability, paid family medical leave, and paid military leave
  • Additional benefits including employee stock purchase plan, family planning reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, transportation expense account, employee assistance program, and more! 

Note: These benefits are only applicable to full time, permanent associates at Red Hat located in the United States. 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Red Hat

Red Hat’s culture is built on the open source principles of transparency, collaboration, and inclusion, where the best ideas can come from anywhere and anyone. When this is realized, it empowers people from diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences to come together to share ideas, challenge the status quo, and drive innovation.

Our aspiration is that everyone experiences this culture with equal opportunity and access, and that all voices are not only heard but also celebrated. We hope you will join our celebration, and we welcome and encourage applicants from all the beautiful dimensions of diversity that compose our global village. 

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