Current SilkTest Job Opportunities

Senior QA Engineer - Automation

LOCATION: San Francisco, CA

OVERVIEW: In this position, the Senior QA Engineer will be helping to deliver high quality products to our websites, on schedule, in a fast paced environment. You will be responsible for expanding and maintaining our functional test automation suite, as well as designing, building and executing load, performance and reliability tests. As a senior member of the team, you will be mentoring and training junior QA engineers.


• Design, build and execute load, performance and reliability tests.
• Build upon and maintain existing SilkTest automation suite.
• Create test plans, and provide estimates for project scheduling.
• Investigate new test methodologies and tools.
• Mentor junior team members.


• Understanding and knowledge of software development life cycle and software engineering best practices.
• A solid understanding of testing methodologies.
• Demonstrated knowledge of Internet technologies and experience testing web applications.
• Experience developing automated testing harnesses.
• Experience with SilkTest, and facility with its 4Test Scripting language.
• Experience with load testing tools, JMeter a plus.
• Demonstrated knowledge of databases and facility with SQL.
• Facility with and knowledge of Windows platforms (Win9x, Win2K, Win XP).
• Knowledge of UNIX servers and environments (Solaris).
• Some experience with J2EE containers (Resin, Tomcat, Jetty, etc.)
• Additional programming experience a plus, e.g: Scripting languages such as shell scripting, Perl, Ant, etc; Compiled languages like C, C++ or Java.
• I18N (internationalization) and L10N (localization) testing experience.
• Good technical troubleshooting skills.
• Good written and verbal communication skills.

Please send your cover letter with compensation requirements and resume via email to (no attachments please). Please include the job title: Senior QA Engineer

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