As a Principal Engineer you will Develop Test Strategy, Plan, Test & validate products (units, nodes, networks, systems and solutions), including validation activities like requirement analysis, test plan development, verification, troubleshooting customer problems, product documentation.
Primary job responsibilities
Review Requirements, design and functional specifications and comes up with Test Strategy to Test a Functional/System/Network area
Debug software products through the use of systematic tests to develop, apply and maintain quality standards for company products.
Analyze and write test standards and procedures.
Develop and provides guidance on the execution of software test plans.
Maintain documentation of test results to assist in debugging and modification of software.
Analyze test results to ensure existing functionality and recommends corrective action.
Come up with Test Automation strategy and automate scripts if required
Consult with development engineers in resolution of problems. Work on problems of complex scope, through extensive usage of standard concepts and principles.
Work as a fully contributing team member, under broad guidance with independent planning and execution responsibilities.
Expected to continue to build upon domain knowledge and technical/ proprietary skills to reach levels of expertise, while adapting standard principles to new or changed conditions in day to day work.
Apply own judgment to independently determine a course of action, which is then executed independently post review.
Responsible for coaching, guiding and mentoring junior members in the team to help them scale up faster
Interface and consult with multiple stakeholders in improving quality of the products.
Consult with customer support teams and customer units in understanding customer scenarios and use cases, brings this knowledge in to the testing
Drives initiatives in improving product quality, new test tools, new methods of testing, automation methodologies, etc.
Experience in developing Test Strategies, Test plan, Test Report documents
Testing Experience in the area of L2/L3 Protocols/Technologies ? VLAN, Switching Protocols/Routing Protocols /L2VPN/L3VPN
Good understanding of Linux layer 2 and 3 networking internals
Experience in Functional/System/Performance and scale testing of L2/L3 protocols and services.
Experience with traffic generators/analyzers - IXIA/Spirent devices
Experience in developing test scripts using languages like - Python/Perl/Ruby
Experience in working with complex network topologies
Experience in understand and replicating customer network
Knowledge on following technologies - Open vSwitch, OpenFlow,
Knowledge on cloud infrastructure/NFV/Virtualization/software-defined networking (SDN), Open Daylight (ODL)
Knowledge on KVM/QEMU hypervisor environment
Minimum education and experience requirements
Minimum: 7+ years of relevant industry experience.
Bachelor degree or equivalent in Electrical / Electronics Engineering or Computer Science & Engineering required