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Software Test Engineer - Cloud

Redmond, WA 98052

Posted: 05/24/2023 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Microsoft, VMS Job Number: 27366

Job Description

Position Title: Software Test Engineer - Cloud

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity for a Software Test Engineer - Cloud with our client located in Redmond, WA.

Job Description:
  • This role is working in a mid-size environment with many different technologies, that do software and hardware development.
  • The candidate will get to add a lot of different learning opportunities to their resume if they wish to be more involved in the infrastructure team.
  • There are many diverse software that the candidate will have the opportunity to learn and experience.
  • They will also be working with a lot of senior employees at the company, and they won’t have to manage a queue, but can just focus on the work assigned to them.
  • Work on reviewing new applications/software for data privacy and security
  • Review software applications for developer workstations, review software applications for business iPhones, review firmware for industrial workstations.
  • Reviewing software configuration for environment use (50%)
  • Writing and updating scripts for an Azure Infrastructure as Code Environment (50%)
  • Test firmware, cloud and locally hosted software, and mobile applications to verify and validate application behavior with defined specifications and requirements.
  • Azure tenant administration with PowerShell.
  • Develop scripts that manipulate key value pairs in JSON.
  • Develop scripts that make GET or POST requests to APIs, modify the contents of the data retrieved and make PUT requests to update target objects.

Job Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of QA methodology and testing approaches and techniques.
  • Ability to reverse engineering data payloads at rest (file formats etc) and in flight (tcp/ip and other bus captures)
  • Experience with sandbox technologies and hyper-v.
  • Experience with Fiddler, wireshark and network monitoring tools.
  • Experience with pcap and ncap.
  • Ability to analyze packet captures.
  • Experience with sysinternals tools.
  • DNS knowledge.
  • Experience with windows registry management.
  • Familiarity with secrets management.
  • Familiarity with PKI.
  • Familiarity with Git, Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates.
  • 8-10 years of Software Eng. or Software Test Engineering experience
  • No Degree or Certifications required
  • 3 years experience Network Monitoring Tools Example: wireshark
  • 3 years experience Windows Sys Internals Tools 
  • 5 years experience developing scripts that make GET or POST requests to APIs, modify the contents of the data retrieved and make PUT requests to update target objects. Example: powershell
  • Excellent quality of work
Nice to Have:
  • Someone that has administration in a development environment
  •  Worked in a small/mid size company and developed software (in home security system)
  • Worked in a company for oil and gas or ships

Job Details:
• Contract
• Pay Range: $60-$69/hr.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salaries, 2 insurance plans (100% paid for employee only - HDHP plan, and a buy-up POS plan), education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Meet Your Recruiter

Jeff Morgante

I have an ability to connect with engineers easily, with an engineering background myself, I can relate and communicate using the same language. I have been working in Technical staffing at Protingent since 2011. I have two dogs, Kaleb & Kayce and two cats, Mika and Shiloh. I am originally from upstate New York, but love living in the Pacific Northwest! I have a passion for cars, old and new.

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