• Senior Automation Engineer

    Job Locations US-CA-Sunnyvale
    Req No.
    Software Engineering
  • Company Overview


    Riverbed solutions help companies transition from legacy hardware to a new software-defined and cloud-centric approach to networking and application delivery for the digital age. The Riverbed Application Performance Platform takes Riverbed’s SD-WAN solution for agile networking that really works, and adds to this digital backbone industry-leading solutions for WAN optimization and hybrid networking, for branch IT orchestration, and for end-to-end visibility from device to cloud. All these solutions are integrated in a flexible, modular, digital architecture that delivers any apps, data and services from any public or private cloud across any network to any end-point, with the best possible user experience as determined by business policy.


    Riverbed is a pre-IPO opportunity with over $1 billion in revenue headquartered in San Francisco with branch offices around the globe.

    About this Position

    We are looking for a motivated, passionate, results-oriented, Sr Software Automation Engineer to be a part of the SteelFusion team. The Infrastructure and tools group is a team of developers who collaborate with other teams within SteelFusion to design, implement and maintain automation frameworks, tools and methodologies.



    • Upholds the overall codebase quality by participating in design review, code review, unit testing and general technical discussion.
    • Develop automated test libraries to create a robust test infrastructure for an enterprise class application
    • Design and implement Test framework.
    • Participate in team strategy, technical roadmap, and driveadoption of test infrastructure across the engineering team.
    • Responsible for build and test pipeline architecture, tools and integration of test infrastructure with Cloud.
    • Build dashboards and devise monitoring tools for release quality and feature quality.
    • Devise strategies to migrate from legacy test tools and designs to next generation automation framework.
    • Develop automated test libraries to create a robust test infrastructure for Steelfusion product solutions.


    Required Qualifications


    • BA/BS or higher degree in Computer Science, IT, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • 10+ years of professional software experience with design, development, tools administration, support and use of a wide variety of industry-leading tools in an expanding Agile environment.
    • Excellent design and coding skills in Python. Should have experience in automating tests and/or frameworks using Python.”
    • Very strong understanding of Devops, distributed systems, CI/CD and test automation. Possess a track record of optimizing build and test pipelines.
    • Familiar with Linux and Windows system administration tools and debugging.
    • Experience with system monitoring and configuration utilities (Nagios, saltstack, puppet, etc).
    • Used Jenkins and other continuous integration tools in a production environment.
    • Experience with and understanding of different software development life cycles (waterfall, iterative) and contemporary software quality assurance processes and automated tools.
    • Experience with a few of the below technologies is highly preferred: Salt, Nagios, Jenkins, Django, MySQL, Postgres, MongoDB, Bugzilla, Git, GitLab, Subversion, Apache, Nginx, TestRail, splunk, Azure, AWS.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication. Ability to roll up your sleeves and get the work done!


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Familiarity with testing enterprise class appliances in the storage, virtualization or cloud domains.
    • Experience with Atlassian class of products – Jira, Bamboo, Confluence
    • Experience with Openstack, KVM or Docker

    About Riverbed

    Why Riverbed Technology?

    If you are a high-achiever who wants to be part of a dynamically growing, billion dollar plus company, then you should look closely at Riverbed.  We offer the rewarding experience of working with the best minds in the industry that are changing the world through cutting edge technology and applications. The company has been recognized multiple years for attracting and retaining today’s top talent as a great place to work by Glassdoor, Fortune magazine’s 20 Great Workplaces in Tech and by numerous other publications.


    Learn more at www.riverbed.com


    Riverbed is proud to be an affirmative action (AA) and equal employment opportunities (EEO) employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.





    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed

    Connect With Us!

    Don't see the ideal job for you posted today? Connect with us for general consideration for future opportunities at Riverbed.