Senior QA Engineer


The Sr. QA role is a hands-on role for Drobo’s cutting edge storage technologies. The person will play an active role in the day-to-day execution, planning, development, sustaining and execution of manual and automated tests in SAN, NAS, and direct attached storage.


  • Understand the technical aspect of the Drobo product-line.
  • Understand test requirements and write test cases.
  • Setting up lab and configuring testbeds.
  • Accountable for the testing quality from start to finish, which includes editing and maintaining test cases, test plans, execution of test plans, and the evaluation of test results.
  • Test plan development for both sustaining and new-product development.
  • Communicate progress and escalate issues to management in a timely manner.
  • Develop/debug test scripts written in perl.

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or related engineering field.
  • Technical understanding of SAN, NAS or DAS storage technologies.
  • Hands-on experience in Functional, System, Performance and Interoperability testing.
  • Knowledge of network configuration, test infrastructure and test case development.
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience with setup, configuration and debugging of MS Windows, Mac OS X and Unix/Linux.
  • Solid experience using test management, bug tracking and source code management systems.
  • Self-driven and demonstrated ability to achieve goals in an innovative and fast paced environment.
  • Adept at working with remote teams.
  • 3+ years of experience in Quality Assurance.

Highly Desired:

  • Strong understanding of RAID concepts and/or virtualization technologies.
  • Experience with TestLink, Jira and Subversion.
  • Experience with embedded environments such as VxWorks and Linux.
  • Experience with system bring-up and debugging would be helpful.
  • Past experience with test tools such as Wireshark, JetStress, QuickBench, IOMeter.

Drobo Benefits:

  • Competitive Base Salary and Incentive (Stock Option) Plan.
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package.
Drobo appreciates your interest in our company. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you are interested, please send an email to with your resume and experience.

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