Senior QA Engineer


As a Senior SQA Engineer, you will be responsible for Quality Assurance of Drobo’s storage technologies. As a member of a high caliber Software Quality Assurance team, you will be involved with planning, execution and automation of SQA of cutting edge storage technologies. You will also understand usage patterns of customers and map them to practical test scenarios. To be successful, you will have to be able to multitask in a dynamic, challenging and fast-paced environment.


  • Plan and manage test projects
  • Represent SQA in cross-functional product teams
  • Participate in planning, development, sustaining and execution of manual and automated tests in SAN, NAS and direct attached storage environments
  • Communicate progress and escalate issues to management in a timely manner
  • Understand technical aspects of Drobo product-line, debug problems and analyze results effectively


  • Strong knowledge and experience of SQA process and methodologies
  • Manage and drive test projects to complete on time
  • Produce industry standard high-level test plans, test design and procedure specifications, and test reports
  • Experience in Functional, System, Performance and Interoperability testing
  • Technical understanding of SAN, NAS and direct-attached storage technologies
  • Experience in native GUI testing in Windows and Mac environments
  • Strong understanding of virtualization technologies ( VMWare, HyperV, XenServer). Certification is a strong plus
  • Strong knowledge of network configuration
  • Strong knowledge of test infrastructure and test case development in Perl
  • Strong knowledge of MS Windows, Mac OSX and Unix/Linux. Experience with setup, configuration and debugging of operating systems is a must
  • Capable of effective communication, presentation, leadership and follow-up
  • Excellent team player with ability to effectively interact with cross-functional teams
  • Strong experience using test management, bug tracking and source code management systems
  • Experience with TestLink, Jira and Subversion a plus
  • Experience with embedded environments such as VxWorks and Linux is a plus
  • Knowledge of test tools such as Wireshark, JetStress, QuickBench, IOMeter, Medusa (MLTT) a plus
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience is required
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience is required

Drobo Benefits:

  • Competitive Base Salary and Incentive (Stock Option) plan
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
  • Life and AD&D coverage
  • Long Term Disability coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account benefits
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Pete’s and Starbucks coffee
  • Great location right off the freeway

If you are interested, please send an email to with your resume and experience.

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