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Test Engineer, Security

Sunnyvale, CA 94010

Posted: 08/23/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Software Job Number: 18798

Position Title:  Test Engineer, Security

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Sunnyvale, CA for an experienced  Test Engineer, Security,

Job Requirements:
  • As a Test Engineer, you will work with the development and automation teams to define, develop, and execute test cases that will allow us to perform validation targeting the hardening of our software and its components. 
  • This will include testing Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux) changes that provide a mechanism for supporting access control security policies.
  • Ensure the overall software functionality remains intact with the implementation of security features.
  • Engage in exploratory testing targeted at trying to hack into the code.
  • Analyze various components of the systems, collaborate with various development teams, and use your technical expertise to debug or provide circumstances needed to triage and resolve issues.

Job Qualifications:
  • 4+ years of experience as a Software / Test Engineer with hands-on experience in the development and test of security functionality
  • Experience with SELinux, Sandbox, PriviledgeManager, some code hacking methodologies experience.
  • Knowledgeable on Linux OS; middleware, kernel, and device drivers
  • Excellent understanding of all test fundamentals and the associated use of test management and defect tracking tools is a must
  • Hands-on experience with manual and/or automated testing of embedded devices is desired
  • Excellent understanding of all test fundamentals and the associated use of test management and defect tracking tools is a must
  • Hands-on experience with manual and automated testing of embedded devices is a must
  • Good understanding of hardware/software interoperability in an embedded system
  • Expertise with one or more programming languages, such as C, C++, C#
  • Scripting knowledge of Python, PowerShell and Shell scripting is desirable
  • Good troubleshooting skills to root cause complex issues
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excel in a fast-paced, agile environment supporting multiple projects using a wide variety of technologies
  • Excellent oral and written communication with effective presentation skills including possessing a dynamic and “ can do” attitude

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.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

 

Samantha Slote

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