• Quality Development Engineer

    Location US-MA-Cambridge
  • Overview

    As a Quality Development Engineer, you will contribute to developing high quality, robust software products by working hard to uncover weaknesses and areas for improvement. If you are passionate about breaking things, you will excel in this role by purposefully building tools that will be destructive to our products. Then, you will provide analysis to figure out the error and the best method to rectify and improve, while working closely with our Product Development team. Successfully, we will use your strong technical capabilities, creativity, and resourcefulness as an essential part of InterSystems’ innovation process.

    Responsibilities

    • Develop functional, load and stress tests for InterSystems products
    • Develop test scenarios, author and execute test plans.  Specialize in high availability and performance
    • Review product source code to inform test design for edge and stress test case development for key areas of the product such as failover and recovery
    • Write software to test product functionality in a heterogeneous multi-platform environment with a focus on destructive testing
    • Collaborate with interdepartmental teams to provide early feedback on new features.
    • Promote product quality by advocating for the customer's point of view
    • Communicate about defects for assignments that range from verification of targeted changes to optimizations for new hardware, and where specifications range from informal concepts to detailed descriptions

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • Ability to find weak spots while critically reading code
    • Enthusiasm for debugging
    • Understanding of Software Development Life Cycles (SDLC)
    • Familiarity with application development, relational databases and object-oriented development
    • Effective communication and analytical skills
    • Curiosity and aptitude for acquiring new technical skills and knowledge in a dynamic and highly technical environment
    • Versatility and flexibility

    Desirable:

    • Familiarity with software test tools and automation methodologies
    • Object-Oriented programming (Java, DotNet, C#, C/C++)
    • Experience with one or more of the following scripting languages: Perl, Python
    • Experience with Windows batch and PowerShell scripts, UNIX sh and bash scripts
    • Experience with coding for or testing low-level multi-threaded applications
    • Technical knowledge of operating systems

    Education and Training

    STEM background preferred

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