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Data Direct Networks Lead Software Development Engineer in Test in Pune, India

DDN Storage is the world leader in high performance and massively scalable data management and storage solutions that accelerate business results and scientific insights for data-centric organizations worldwide. Our unified, end-to-end platform uniquely addresses the tiered storage and large scale data management demands of mixed workloads, multiple collaborative data centers and Web and cloud environments. Across traditional and commercial high performance markets, customers rely on DDN Storage to solve the most demanding big data problems in industries such as cloud, online content and social networking, security and intelligence, life sciences, finance, energy and media production.

Job Summary:

We are looking for a Solution Integration QA Test Engineer for our team to design and implement test cases to ensure quality of our parallel filesystem storage solutions. The ideal candidate will have experience in design, develop, modify, and execute software test plans using modern development tooling and practices.

Responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to:

  • Review acceptance criteria, set up test environments, and execute test strategies and test plans for parallel filesystem storage solutions projects.

  • Work with other test and development engineers to create, automate when possible, and execute test cases that are flexible and reusable across software releases and hardware platforms.

  • Coordinate with project team, developers and other test engineers on defects and issues, provide pertinent data for root cause analysis and verify test and production build changes for resolutions.

  • Support appropriate technical meetings/scrums and message progress/status/concerns.

  • Review solution requirements from a QA point of view and participate in feature test scoping for input into the development of the product roadmap.

  • Drive process improvements within the local test organization


  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent degree/experience.

  • 5+ years in QA and manual and automated test execution.

  • 3+ years of experience working with enterprise-class or HPC storage systems and/or distributed systems.

  • Understanding of all phases of the development life cycle.

  • Familiar with QA methodology, functional, and structural testing techniques.

  • Strong team player with good communication skills and should be self-starter.

  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize, multitask, and work under deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Knowledge of Parallel File Systems, in particular Lustre, is highly preferred.

  • Familiar with redundant block storage technology is highly preferred.

  • Experience with JIRA, Jenkins, Gerrit, Git, and Github preferred.

  • Proven experience dealing with File System, I/O performance, operating system tuning is a plus.

DDN has a very strong orientation towards these 4 characteristics and any successful employee will demonstrate these capabilities:

Self-Starter - Takes independent action to identify and solve problems. Seeks out relevant information needed to make decisions. Gets involved with new initiatives.

Success/Achievement Orientation - Delivers quality results consistently. Targets, achieves (or exceeds) measurable results. Sets challenging goals, focuses on critical priorities, and is accountable.

Problem Solving - Recognizes problems and responds with a systematic assessment that identifies and addresses cause of issue. Practical, realistic, and resourceful.

Innovative - Builds and improves key business processes that enhance the effectiveness of DDN. Generates new ideas, challenges the status quo, and solves problems creatively.

DataDirect Networks, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, sex stereotyping, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

ID: 2021-2916

External Company Name: Data Direct Networks

External Company URL: www.ddn.com

Street: Nyati Emporius