Senior System QA Engineer - Interoperability
HP 6,311 reviews - Belfast

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In this position you will be responsible for QA interoperability testing of a broad range of enterprise ecosystem partner products with the HP InServ storage array. The set of products to qualify from HP's storage ecosystem partners will include host based HW and SW, Fibre Channel and Ethernet infrastructure components, and data path appliances. This position will specifically focus on the support of new ecosystem products (or new versions) with currently released InServ product lines.

You will be required to perform technical analysis of the features/functions of the ecosystem partner products to be able to develop a detailed test plan to validate interoperability with HP InServ, and to scope the test schedule duration. From testing results, you will update the HP configuration matrix and develop implementation guides that document any special considerations related to installation and configuration of the Inserv Storage with the various ecosystem partner products tested. You will use both manual and automated testing to complete test execution and from that experience will help define and implement improved test automation and regression strategies.

You will also be required to assist HP Customer Support in resolving customer reported issues when deploying qualified and supported enterprise ecosystem partner products with InServ. Investigate issues, troubleshoot, reproduce issue in test lab as needed, and drive to root cause determination.


Main Responsibilities and deliverables include the following. Others may be assigned.

Develop test plans and test cases from product specifications.

Develop test execution schedules based on the completed technical analysis and test planning.

Perform hands-on installation and configuration of HW & SW components of both HP products and ecosystem partner products.

Execute test plans independently with minimum assistance from other engineers while achieving test completion milestones.

Be able to troubleshoot and diagnose test failures to root cause and file defects with appropriate supporting information for development to investigate and prepare a fix.

Document test results as needed to address multiple audiences: summary for HP management, summary for external partners, summary for Sales and marketing teams, etc.

Author knowledge base (KB) articles and provide technical review of KB articles from other team members.


Education and Experience Required:
BS in EE/CS or equivalent experience

Typically 5-8yrs of experience in QA interoperability testing of enterprise computing systems and enterprise storage

Depth of knowledge in OS platforms including any of: Windows, Linux, Solaris, VMware, AIX, HP-UX

Depth of knowledge in virtual operating systems including any of: VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V, Red Hat kvm, HP Integrity Virtual Machines.

Experience with configuring, installing, testing host server based operating systems, multi-pathing and clustering SW.

Experience working as part of a remote team.

Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to convey ideas and information at the detailed engineering level as well as the senior management level.

Demonstrated ability to work independently, effectively deal with ambiguity, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and execute with minimal direct supervision.




Primary Location


United Kingdom-Belfast




Job Type





Day Job




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