Sr SDET - QA Platform
15h ago

Alation continues to hire for roles at various locations with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19 crisis.

Big Data isn’t a problem. It’s an opportunity.At Alation, we help people find, understand, and trust data, so they not only excel in their work they drive value for their enterprise, team and role.

In the words of our customers, Alation is our one-stop-shop for our data and analytics. It’s bringing people together to collaborate and solve our business problems.

More than 400 enterprises drive data culture, improve decision making, and realize business outcomes with Alation, including AbbVie, Allianz Global Investors, American Family Insurance, Autozone, Cisco, Draft Kings, Exelon, Fifth Third Bank, Finnair, General Mills, Munich Re, NASDAQ, Parexel, Pfizer, Salesforce, Virgin Australia, and Vistaprint.

Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Alation is a 3X winner of Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces and is backed by leading venture capitalists including Blackstone, Costanoa, Data Collective, Dell Technologies, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Icon, ISAI Cap, Riverwood, Salesforce, Sanabil, Sapphire, and Snowflake Ventures.

For more information, visit more than $217M in funding - valued at $1.2 billion, Alation is poised to capitalize on data as an opportunity.

Our exceptional Glassdoor ratings reflect a culture that makes coming to work each day a joy. Do you want to join a team that welcomes new ideas, supports your growth and recognizes your unique value?

Join us!Alation is seeking a talented and experienced QA Engineer to join our team in India and be responsible for maintaining our test infrastructure.

What you'll do :

  • Use your CICD experience to design and develop parts of the CICD pipeline like deploying build packages, provision test instances and related resources on a cloud platform like AWS and run automated tests
  • Use your experience with CICD tools, preferably Jenkins, to maintain a stable environment which is expected to run builds at a large-scale usage
  • Use your experience of working on a cloud application to propose and design optimized solution for maintaining test environments and run automated tests for the application
  • Ensure high productivity for engineers by resolving issues reported around the CICD platform, provisioning of test instances etc.
  • Use your experience of automated test frameworks and infrastructure to optimize test runs in terms of time taken, resources utilized and overall efficiency
  • You Should Have :

  • Degree in Computer Science, a related technical field, or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years of relevant industry experience
  • Solid working experience on AWS popular cloud platforms
  • Solid working experience of a CICD tool, preferably Jenkins
  • Working experience in developing Jenkins jobs from code - Jenkins JobDSL & Pipeline, groovy scripting
  • Understanding of the concept of Infrastructure as Code (or IaC), preferably working experience with any one or more of Terraform, Ansible, Chef
  • Good working knowledge of Shell and / or Python scripting
  • Good understanding of build and deployment pipelines for a cloud application
  • Working experience with Kubernetes, docker containers
  • Experience of popular relational and non-relational databases
  • Good understanding of authentication mechanisms like SSL, Kerberos, LDAP / Active Directory
  • Working experience on multiple UNIX based platforms, shell scripting knowledge
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to lead discussions
  • Debugging, analysis and issue resolution skills
  • More About Alation Our founders have come together from different backgrounds : business, engineering, and design. This unique mix from our founding team is important to the Alation culture story.

    Today, our team consists of creators and communicators with varied backgrounds - from Stanford, to the Indian Institute of Technology, big companies and one-person startups, the United States, and abroad.

    We continue to seek ever more diverse perspectives as we grow.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.

    We do not discriminate onthe basis of race, name, religion, color, national origin, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

    Why Alation? - Market-Leading Data Catalog Provider- High-growth, collaborative environment with diverse and inclusive teams- Continuous learning, enrichment and development opportunities- Competitive pay and health offerings including commuter benefits- Flexible time off to relax and rechargeand much, much more!

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