Principal Software QA Automation Engineer – Secureworks – Houston, Texas

Posted 13 days ago
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Round Rock, TX, United States
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Secureworks® (NASDAQ: SCWX) a global cybersecurity leader, enables our customers and partners to outpace and outmaneuver adversaries with more precision, so they can rapidly adapt and respond to market forces to meet their business needs. With a unique combination of cloud-native, SaaS security platform and intelligence-driven security solutions, informed by 20+ years of threat intelligence and research, no other security platform is grounded and informed with this much real-world experience. www.secureworks.com

We enjoy competitive compensation and benefits packages, and reward and recognize our employees for exceptional results. A constant focus on continued learning and growth keeps our team members engaged and excited about “what’s next.” We offer flexible work options when available, and emphasize the importance of work-life balance. We know that when our people are rewarded, recognized, and rejuvenated, we win as a team.


Role Overview
As a Principal Software QA Automation Engineer, you will be a key member of an exciting new product development initiative. You will be responsible for designing, creating and managing automated software testing harnesses in a multi-platform environment using cutting-edge technology, including Cloud services. We protect our customers by disrupting attacker tradecraft so we can deny them access to the networks we protect. This is a challenging and also very rewarding position where interesting projects in security are implemented in order to protect our clients from Internet intrusions.

The ideal applicant must have strong communication skills, solid analytical and problem solving skills and in-depth knowledge of the software manual and automated testing best practices. Applicant must be highly motivated and willing to work in a team environment with very talented individuals on complex, early-stage development projects.

Role Responsibilities

  • Defining and automating end-to-end test cases and incorporating use case scenarios that will help on continuous deployment.   

  • Debugging and defining issues based on end-to-end testing

  • Scale and performance tests

  • Installing, configuring and maintaining automated testing framework

  • Design, implement and manage software automated testing strategy and harnesses from inception

  • Evaluate new software testing technologies for appropriateness

  • Work with TFS or GIT and other development automated build and code repository frameworks

  • Perform software testing in an Agile/SCRUM environment

Minimum Requirements

  • Must have programming experience with Python

  • Must have Linux Shell Scripting experience

  • 5+ years of developing, deploying and maintaining QA automated testing frameworks

  • 3+ years of experience in automated testing on Linux and Cloud based applications

  • Strong Automation background. Experience with REST API calls is required

  • Two (2) or more years of experience utilizing UI automation frameworks such as: Selenium, Webdriver, Jasmine, Mocha, Cypress and/or SoapUI 

  • Cloud  Experience (AWS, GCP – experience with at least one of these is required)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent

Preferred Requirements

  • DevOps tools development experience is a big plus

  • Experience with TFS or GIT and other development automated build and code repository frameworks

  • Experience writing automation scripts in JavaScript or Go, or similar

  • Linux background (system level)

  • Experience working in Container and/or other microservices environments

  • Experience working on Agile/Scrum development teams

  • Experience in load testing tools (JMeter, Grinder, Gatling, Locust) and ability to define performance metrics


Secureworks (A Dell Technologies Company) is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Secureworks are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Secureworks will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.  Learn more about Diversity and Inclusion at Secureworkshere.

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Principal Software QA Automation Engineer – Secureworks – Houston, Texas
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