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Software Quality Engineer

Primary Location Bangalore, Karnataka Additional Locations Date posted 05/16/2019
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Role Overview:

We are looking for a new team member who is passionate about software testing, has a strong interest in cyber security and data protection, and wants to join our collaborative team as a Software QA Engineer to help drive the high quality of our product family. This role will report to an Engineering Manager within the Enterprise Products Team.

Working at our Bangalore development center, you will exhibit a deep understanding of software testing and validation, be able to think like a user to define and code creative test scenarios and have the capability to quickly learn and adapt to new technologies. You would also interact with customers and support teams to troubleshoot complex issues.

In a world where large data breaches are becoming more frequent, we are offering you a rare opportunity to influence and contribute to an interesting and critical part of McAfee’s enterprise business that protects our customers’ data (and that of their customers).

Company Overview

With the mission of capturing the biggest market share in the area of cyber security, network security, endpoint security, threat research, malware research, cloud security, we work together for a common goal of shaping the company’s future by designing and building the best in class robust and scalable security products for consumer and enterprise customers. As industry top performers, we aim to develop optimized high performance system software solutions with high availability and reliability.

About the Role:

  • You will review product requirements, specifications and technical design documents and provide accurate feedback to ensure that software is written in a testable and supportable fashion
  • You will work closely with the development teams to create testing strategies and plans
  • You will define detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases which are streamlined for automation
  • You will be involved in debugging complex customer issues and attend live debugging sessions
  • You will track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts
  • You will handle customer facing product release activities (KB articles, Product documentations, Release Notes etc...)
  • You will use your experience in agile development/testing practices, and risk-based testing to ensure efficient release testing
  • You will be estimating, prioritizing, planning and coordinating automation activities
  • You will need to identify and document product defects that you find, and work closely with the development team to help them resolve the defects
  • We will help you stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies
  • We will ask you to help optimize the software testing process and procedures to make them more efficient

New to Bangalore or relocating? we will support you with our newly developed employee onboarding tool to ensure you and your family feel like locals in no time!

About You: 

  • You have experience in a Software Testimg role.
  • Previously exposed to a variety of Operating Systems (Windows and Linux)
  • Experience of testing network protocols like TCPIP, UDP, HTTP, FTP, SNMP, ICMP etc.....
  • Experience with performance and security testing
  • You have experience in Python or some scripting language
  • Anything above that gets you an enthusiastic high-five and bonus points for having experience in the computer security industry
  • Degree Level Computing Qualification or equivalent
  • Building partnerships and interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and the ability to collaborate with internal and external parties including Dev and QA teams, Program/Product managers, Technical Publications and other Project Stakeholders.
  • You have a keen interest/experience in improving efficiency in software testing.
  • Software Development principles and methodologies such as Agile or Waterfall
  • Understanding risk-based testing or other approaches to increase efficiency.
  • Positively adapting to project changes and multitasking.

Company Benefits:

Our corporate culture and values are central to McAfee’s philosophy. Every day we embrace a more diverse workforce and inclusive environment. We are encouraged to bring your true selves to work. Our wide range of social communities & programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits, all allow our employees to feel valued as people, while enjoying positive and challenging work. Check out more: Careers & Life at McAfee.    Perks include:

  • Retirement Programs
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage Programs
  • Support for Community Involvement and Programs

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Shift 1 (India)

Primary Location:

EMB2 - India - Bangalore Embassy Golflinks

Posting Statement:

McAfee prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

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