Exploratory Test Engineer

Exploratory Test Engineer


Exploratory Test Engineer

Details of the offer

Are you an experienced Storage System Administrator with a desire to expand your skills and move into the QA space?

We have an opportunity for an experienced System Administrator who has extensive storage domain experience to utilize their knowledge of operating systems fundamentals to help assist us in the QA space. You will be fully supported and developed in your journey, ultimately becoming a technical specialist within our team.

In your role as a Storage Exploratory Test Engineer, you will work alongside our development teams who are defining new disruptive technologies, shaping the storage ideas of the future within a modern agile environment.

Why Nyriad? We are growing in 2020! As our company scales, we are looking for talented Exploratory Test Engineers to join our Cambridge based software development teams.

We offer market-related packages, a well-supported team, and an awesome workspace. Other perks include free breakfast daily and access to the local gym!

About you:

As an Exploratory Test Engineer, you will be trained and supported to become a technical specialist and assigned to track down relentlessly every possible source of failure in our product.

You'll work within the Engineering department as part of an agile development team but in an antagonistic exploratory test mode - finding faults to improve the product and indirectly the development team.

You'll perform product testing by analyzing the product and its failure modes within its system environment, including analyzing the source code/architecture and hardware components in the operational pipeline.

The Role:

Perform product exploratory testing, analyze architecture/designs, source code, perform failure analysis

Develop comprehensive and accurate reports and presentations for both technical and executive audiences

Effectively communicate findings and strategy to client stakeholders including technical staff, legal and executive leadership

Develop scripts, tools, or methodologies to enhance existing processes

Minimum Qualifications and experience:

5 - 8 years of relevant experience in the storage domain as a Linux System Administrator with excellent OS & Storage troubleshooting skills


5 - 8 years of relevant experience in exploratory/red mode/tiger team style testing for a block/file storage OR

4+ years of automation experience using any high-level programming like Python, Perl, Ruby, Shell, etc, or system-level programming using C/C++.

Linux operating system expert OR Comprehensive understanding of the Linux internals around the areas of user/kernel space, networking, device drivers, HBAs, JBODs, HDDs, & SSD's.

What would make you ideal?

Possess a deep understanding of systems and software development

Solid understanding of failure mode analysis, failure testing including robustness, functionality, and security

Prior experience analyzing/reverse engineering an application in order to break the product.

Whitebox or functional and system-level QA experience on a block/file storage

Solution tests experience like Lustre, Ceph, Gluster,beeGFS, etc.

Agile, Confluence & GIT experience.


Based in Cambridge, New Zealand, we're a software development company building the next generation data storage systems by unifying the CPU, GPU, NVDIMM & storage media (HDD or Flash), enabling new levels of throughput, data resilience and security.

With a year of intense growth ahead of us we are looking for intelligent, driven, and passionate engineers to nurture our culture and grow with us. Our company has a dedicated leadership team supported by a formidable board of directors and advisors.

We value your application, however, due to large volumes of CVs, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

PLEASE NOTE: Ideally we would like this position to be based in NEW ZEALAND. However, if you have extensive storage experience and wish to work remotely we will consider this.

We look forward to hearing from you!

At Nyriad we believe in equal opportunities for all. We celebrate and encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

The application form will include these questions:
Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
Which of the following programming languages are you experienced in?
Do you have experience working within a scrum agile team?
What's your expected annual base salary?
How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
Are you able to work onsite at our Cambridge office?

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