Senior QA Security Engineer at Vertica (U.S. - REMOTE)Job Description:Senior QA Security Engineer at Vertica
Vertica believes that each of us knows the work environment that makes us the most productive. That's why we provide our employees with the ability to work how and where they will be the most successful. We enable a flexible approach to work location, meaning for roles where it makes sense, you can work from the office or from home, or a combination of both, but you make that choice including where you choose to live. Vertica invests in the best technologies and provides flexible benefits and collaborative work environments to empower employees to work productively in the setting that meets their personal needs. That's why we're so proud to have a highly productive and engaged team in every function of the company.About your role
The Vertica QA team seeks a senior engineer with experience testing the security of a distributed production systems application. The Vertica Analytics Database Platform is enterprise software used by engineers in data driven organizations to build powerful analytics applications in every business vertical imaginable.
Our customers want to handle hundreds of nodes and petabytes of data, and these scales present unique testing challenges. We need a person who prefers hands-on work, solving complex problems in securing our test environment and in directing the testing of security features within Vertica.
You will use your strong analytical skills and experience to contribute to the design, build, and maintenance of Vertica's security testing and the test infrastructure . As part of an interdisciplinary team including Security, Integrations and Machine Learning experts , you will be responsible for identifying security risks associated with our test environment as well as directing the testing of the security features of our product, keeping in mind how our customers are deploying the product and security concerns and configurations. Scripting experience and comfort with Linux will be needed to participate in the continual improvement of QA automation and test tooling.
We're a data-driven organization and always seeking to augment test metrics so that product quality and test quality can be rigorously analyzed. As such, we welcome innovation that rethinks the process from an industry or academic perspective. Beyond improving the testing process itself, you'll offer guidance on features' test strategies and directly assist in authoring new integration tests.
It's an exciting time to join the team! Vertica is growing quickly to meet the high demand for Big Data solutions, and this role offers a chance to direct quality assurance and shape customers' experience with Vertica.Required skills
- Experience testing a production application, preferably one that uses a database, even better if the application is analytical.
- 4+ years of experience working in the software development industry as an engineer or a test engineer with responsibilities relating to security.
- Design and implementation experience using security-focused tools and services.
- Comfort with Linux.
- Excellent communication is a must!
About our team
- Intermediate database experience and SQL knowledge
- Automated testing experience testing and creating automated test suites
- Subject matter expertise for Key Management and Certificate enrollment/revocation processes.
- Experience working with cross functional teams that included development, QA, documentation and others.
The best ideas often come from fresh perspectives. At Vertica, our open-minded, diverse and inclusive team is always learning from each other. We approach intellectually challenging work with a "get it done" attitude. Vertica Engineers are given significant latitude and support to pursue what they are passionate about to make Vertica an even better place. If you are excited about building great technology with a proactive team, you will find yourself in good company at Vertica. Welcome to the family.About our product
Vertica is a recognized leader in analytics powering some of the world's most data driven organizations like Uber, Wayfair, Intuit, Cerner, and more. Our columnar, MPP, distributed database delivers unprecedented speed, petabyte scale, with analytics and machine learning functions built into the core.
We believe the future belongs to the fast. Join us for the ride!
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