Quality Assurance Engineer
StrongBox Data Solutions
Portland, OR

About $79,000 - $110,000 a year

Data Solutions is building a team to expand our StrongLink software. StrongLink is a disruptive technology which brings the power of metadata and machine learning to autonomous data management across heterogeneous storage platforms. Our customers have discovered that StrongLink can reduce storage costs and complexity to manage big data environments.

We strive for excellence and seek like minded individuals to join our team. We are seeking bright, passionate individuals who want to work on new and disruptive technologies, and who enjoys dynamic environment where they can directly impact that next generation technology. If you enjoy challenges in a fast pace company, we welcome your application.

As a QA Automation Engineer, you will develop and execute automated tests for our software-defined data and storage, large scale, distributed system management solution. The ideal candidate will be able to develop and execute automated test plans and test cases for a comprehensive test suite and high quality product delivery, identify test cases for regression testing and proactively reducing test escapes. Test automation coverage includes continuous development and maintenance of the test suite for newly integrated and maintenance of existing features. Experience developing automated tests in a Linux environment using Python is required for this position.


Develop automated tests using Python
Integrate automated tests into a CI/CD system
Research and analyze product requirements and designs to define test plans and procedures. These plans must cover product installation, feature verification, usability, performance and release integrity
Execute automated and manual test cases based on test plans to ensure product readiness, stability, and robustness
Identify, analyze, and clearly document problems found during testing. Work software development to isolate and troubleshoot issues and verify solutions
Participate in developing and delivering on strategies to maintain an effective, efficient, productive overall test environment and team
Correctly scope, estimate time and deliver on schedule automated test case development and execution
Reproduce customer reported issues and verify fixes.
Identify and implement test cases required for regression testing and prevention critical test escapes


Experience with QA methodology and and QA validations to ensure Quality
2+ years Python test automation experience
Demonstrated experience analyzing test scenarios and verifying requirements are correct and complete
Various types of product testing experience (unit, integration, functional, system, regression, performance, reliability)
Experience with shell scripting
Excellent debugging and diagnostic skills
Proficiency working in Linux environments
Experience with CI/CD systems
Experience with various types of databases preferred
Experience with REST API’s preferred
Experience with Subversion or other source control
Solid understanding of software development processes and lifecycle

SBDS offers a comprehensive benefits package