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Test Senior Engineer - Data Protection - Hyderabad, India

Test Senior Engineer - Data Protection - Hyderabad, India

Job ID 
SW Engineering
Position Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Job Summary:


The engineer will be involved in qualification of, and own key areas of, the Quest’s Data protection Software products.  The engineer will develop test cases, execute and report findings in one or more technical areas of the product such as: Backup, File System layer, Networking, Data Compression, Performance, System Management, Data management and Cloud. The successful candidates will become key members of Quest’s engineering team and participate in design and qualification of Quest’s next generation line of products.


  • As a QA engineer, you will be actively contributing in various stages of the product development lifecycle.
  • Developing the test cases and test execution of new products / features.
  • Working with other engineers to solve functionality and usability issues.
  • Find performance bottlenecks and generate comparative / benchmark data
  • Develop automation for the test cases where needed.
  • Work quickly and efficiently in finding technical issues
  • Work with the customer support group as needed to resolve/recreate issues


  • Hands on experience working on Linux/Windows based systems; storage systems preferred, Windows systems experience is highly desirable.
  • Excellent knowledge of either networking, clustering, system management or file systems
  • Good understanding of operating system fundamentals such as: virtual memory, process scheduling, VFS, multi-threaded programming, etc.
  • Good understanding of File systems and experience testing the file systems and layers above file systems.
  • Working experience of backup applications testing (Data Management applications like Backup Exec, Commvault, NBU etc)
  • Working experience with application testing like Exchange, SQL etc.
  • Desire and ability to trace out bugs through methodical as well as innovative methods
  • Must have the ability to multi-task and work effectively in a fast pace environment.
  • Track record of being a key contributor at previous companies
  • Early stage start-up experience is a plus
  • Good C, Perl programming skills, leverages programing  (c / perl / python / etc) to efficiently automate / test.
  • 4 year Engineering degree in CS, ECE or related field, Post Graduation preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of experience



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