Senior Automation Engineer

Location: Princeton, NJ
NIKSUN is a recognized worldwide leader in making the Unknown Known. The company develops and deploys a complete range of award-winning forensics, compliance, security surveillance and performance management solutions for applications ranging from core infrastructures to edge and branch environments.

Job Summary
We currently have an opening for a Senior Automation Engineer to lead, implement and participate in NIKSUN infrastructure automation processes with an in-depth understanding of IP networking technology and protocols. This engineer will envision, plan and implement automation tools that will lead to the realization of a proactive operational posture and systems management strategy, increase the efficiency of resource utilization through the automation of repetitive tasks, and establish visualization into the status of systems though views and automated workflows.

Key Responsibilities

  • Execute functional and performance test scripts
  • Plan and develop automation framework/tools/scripts
  • Interface with the application development teams to assist them in determining the most efficient and value-added method of automating their application Lifecycle development activities that move their applications through the QA process to production implementation.

Required Qualifications

  • QA Engineer with 5+ years of experience preferably in network domain
  • 5+ years of demonstrated work experience with scripting languages, automation design and delivery
  • Broad and deep base of experience with several of the following: UNIX and MS operating platforms systems; databases; networking; technical platforms; and open source software
  • Experience with shell scripting, python/ruby/PERL/TCL-TK/BASH, Nagios, UNIX (Linux)
  • Working knowledge of QA Software Tools such as Selenium, Quality Center, etc.
  • Expertise in creating tool chains to automate release and management of custom developed code in a production environment
    Team Leadership

Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge of UNIX commands and ability to write scripts
  • Well versed in network related protocols - TCP/IP, UDP etc.
  • Knowledge of VMWare/KVM (hypervisor, para-virtualization), Cloud/AWS and similar virtualization technologies
  • Familiar with Bugzilla, SharePoint, common office productivity tools
  • Familiar with Agile Methodology

Educational Requirements

  • BS in Computer Science, EE or related field. MS is a plus

Travel Requirements: <10%

Physical Requirements: NA

NIKSUN is a dynamic, professional, fast-paced company offering an attractive compensation and benefits package, including a comprehensive health and dental insurance plan, 401(k) plan, paid holidays, vacation and sick time, and a flexible work environment.

Please submit your resume and salary requirements to:
Attn: Human Resources Department
100 Nassau Park Blvd.
Princeton, NJ 08540