**Sr. SDE, Validation – Isilon Protocols**
Isilon Systems, a division of EMC Corporation, is the leader in scale-out storage systems. Our clustered storage and data management solutions drive unique business and economic value for customers by maximizing the performance of their mission critical applications, workflows, and processes. Isilon enables enterprises and research organizations world-wide to manage massive and rapidly growing amounts of file based data in a highly-scalable, easy-to-manage, and cost effective way.
We’re in the business of transforming the way data is stored. At the forefront of the big data movement, our highly parallelized, distributed architecture has completely redefined the storage model.
Our **Validation Team** , part of the **File** **A** **ccess Protocols Engineering organization** , is seeking a **Senior-level Software Design Validation Engineer** to join their team. As part of Isilon’s core product strategy, we enable our thousands of customers to work at a scale that wasn't previously possible by shipping a true clustered file system that can be expanded from a few dozen terabytes up to many petabytes. The goal is to package game changing technology, un-paralleled scalability, and record breaking performance into a product that is simple to manage and continuously delights our customers.
We are looking for a person who is not only capable of working on hard technical problems, but excels at cross team collaboration and providing technical leadership to junior validation developers. If you are interested in building complex systems with high quality, and like working in a fast paced environment with smart, passionate engineers we want to hear from you!
As a Senior Software Development Validation Engineer, you will work within a development team to drive product features from initial requirements to final completion in Isilon’s OneFS product releases. Your knowledge in software quality, testing strategies, and client/server interoperability will help us create industry leading products for the Isilon Storage Division within EMC 2 .
**PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES**
+ Help build our internal product around test and software quality.
+ Define the quality strategy for a feature and identify the appropriate success metrics.
+ Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills across multiple teams to obtain test requirements, build a detailed validation plan, and successfully execute according to an agreed upon schedule.
+ Provide high fidelity feedback to development teams for identified feature defects.
+ Build and integrate API and feature level frameworks and tests.
+ Execution of committed test plans developed by yourself or other engineers.
+ Contribute to the culture of quality throughout our broader engineering organization.
+ Share experiences and skills to aid team members in enhancing their professional skills and career.
+ Possess a strong aptitude exploring new technologies and understanding how to apply them to new product releases and in customer facing support scenarios.
+ BS in Computer Science or related technical field, and 4+ years industry experience with network protocols, UNIX/Linux systems software development, or related field.
+ Experience working on one or more product release cycles.
+ Broad understanding of software testing methodologies.
+ Ability to participate in code reviews across both feature and test code.
+ Programming in Python or C/C++. Experience with similar languages will be considered.
+ Candidates may also possess any of these highly desired skills:
+ Experience with NFS, SMB, or other network file system or object protocol.
+ An understanding of the UNIX operating environment.
+ Knowledge of distributed software solutions.
When you choose our company, you join a diverse world of innovative thought leaders. At our core is a commitment to workplace diversity, the sustainability of our planet, and community corporate involvement. We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities-all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.
We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage applicants of all ages.
**Critical Hiring Criteria:**
When you choose EMC, you join a diverse world of innovative thought leaders. At our core is a commitment to workplace diversity, the sustainability of our planet, and community corporate involvement. We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities-all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law, are strongly encouraged to apply.
Engineering - Software, Engineering - Other
205 - ISILON
US - Washington - Seattle