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Software QA Engineer
Search Country Greece, Hungary, India, Philippines
City Bangalore, Pune, Chennai, Greece , Philippines, Hungary
Job ID # 45281
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Transforming the Future with the Convergence of Simulation and Data 

Software QA Engineer 

Do you like a challenge, are you a complex thinker who likes to solve problems? If so, then you might be the new Altairian we are searching for. At Altair, your curiosity matters. We pride ourselves on a business culture that enables open, creative thinking, and we deeply value our employees and their contributions towards our clients' success, as well as our own. 

Job Summary:

Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance.  With more than 2,000 employees, Altair is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, USA and operates 68 offices throughout 24 countries. Today, Altair serves more than 5,000 customers across broad industry segments. 

Altair's workload management solutions (Accelerator, PBS Professional) are in use in the world's top tier technology companies.   Supported operating systems include Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Microsoft Windows. In addition, Altair's Monitor, Allocator and FlowTracer products are widely used in the high tech industry.  

The successful applicant for this position will play an important QA role in automating and testing the above Altair products in a multiplatform environment. In addition, you work with other QA Engineers across Altair as part of our Quality Center of Excellence including Security Testing, Performance Testing, Automation and more.  

As a member of the Software Quality Assurance team, you will work closely with the product management, software development and applications engineering teams. You must be driven by a desire to be efficient, collaborative, thoughtful and productive in a fast-paced environment of prolific engineers.   

What You Will Do:

  • Job Responsibilities:  

    ·     Working independently on all aspects of QA.  

    ·     Proactively identifying problems, researching and offering solutions.  

    ·     Working in product and delivery Agile scrum teams.  

    ·     Contributing to and reviewing user stories, requirements, and design documents for new features.  

    ·     Writing test scenarios and automated tests based on the use case and requirements.  

    ·     Writing thorough, robust functional, stress, and performance test cases.  

    ·     Executing pre-existing manual and automated tests.  

    ·     Automating test cases using scripting and porting existing automated tests to high performance systems.  

    ·     Serving as an advocate for software quality in both product and test development.  

    ·     Have detailed knowledge of cross-platform software testing tools and environments.    

    ·     Collaborates, communicates well across the QA team and does not hesitate to work with the cross functional team to solve issues, move initiatives forward (Dev, DevOps, PM, Doc).  

    ·     Goes above and beyond to not only identify bugs, but makes them easier to solve by providing minimal steps needed to reproduce and also digs deep to help identify a potential root cause (searches log files, uses QA/Dev tools, etc).  

What You Will Need:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering or similar technical field or equivalent experience 
  • 2+ years of related work experience. 
  • Proficient in Python programming (preferably Python3). 
  • Extensive experience testing complex enterprise client/server products on Linux and Windows  through command line
  • Insight into how customers use software and the ability to use that knowledge to design better tests, identify more meaningful bugs and offer product ideas that add high value. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to work effectively in a distributed team. 
  • Experience with QA Test Management Systems and assuring coverage against requirements for features and regression testing. 
  • Ability to work flexible hours to communicate with USA-based and other technical teams. 


  • Understanding of high-performance computing solutions is strongly preferred. 
  • Experience with testing and automating REST APIs.   
  • Knowledge of workflow systems. 
  • Understanding of application security testing and tools (e.g., WebInspect, Veracode). 
  • Understanding of software license management systems (e.g., FLEXlm, RLM). 
  • Understanding of software defect analysis systems such as Purify, AddressSanitizer, Coverity, valgrind. 
  • Understanding of software performance tools (callgrind, Quantify). 
  • Experience in using  pytest or nose test framework for backend CLI testing. 
  • Experience in using containers (docker, Kubernetes). 
  • Experience testing C++ applications. 
  • Experience testing against a variety of cloud providers (AWS, Azure, Oracle). 
  • Experience with performance testing using a variety of tools.  

How You Will Be Successful:

  • Envision the Future
  • Communicate Honestly and Broadly 
  • Seek Technology and Business “Firsts” 
  • Embrace Diversity and Take Risks  

Why Work With Us: 

Altair is a global technology company providing software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high performance computing (HPC) and data analytics. Altair enables organizations in nearly every industry to compete more effectively in a connected world, while creating a more sustainable future. With more than 3,000 engineers, scientists and creative thinkers in 25 countries, we help solve our customer’s toughest challenges and deliver unparalleled service, helping the innovators innovate, drive better decisions, and turn today’s problems into tomorrow’s opportunities. 

For more than 30 years, we have been helping our customers integrate electronics and controls with mechanical design to expand product value, develop AI, simulation and data-driven digital twins to drive better decisions, and deliver advanced HPC and cloud solutions to support unlimited idea exploration.

To learn more, please visit altair.com .                                                                          Ready to go?  #ONLYFORWARD




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