Sr DevOps Engineer with Vmware and Virtualization

CA Technologies provides IT management solutions that help customers manage and secure complex IT environments to support agile business services. It’s our aim to encourage global collaboration and innovation while supporting and developing our talented workforce. CA Technologies empowers its employees to drive success for both the business and themselves.

Job Overview

This position is responsible for creating, testing, ensuring the quality of and maintaining a product or family of products/solution. Provide complex code modification, testing and debugging tasks. Provide high level analysis related to software design and development and solve problems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and code complex units/modules/products Test Cases that meet functional and business requirements.
  • Evaluate impact of software performance, and recommend changes to software design team.
  • Effectively communicate testing activities and findings in oral and written format
  • Assist in strategic research and design as directed
  • Set up software configuration control and software development environments including program source control to ensure reliable backups and source code integrity.
  • Participate in design and code reviews with other developers.
  • Provide product content to technical writers.
  • Mentor, train, develop and serve as knowledge resource for less experienced Software Engineers.
  • Develop plans outlining steps and time tables for developing programs and communicate plans and status to management and other development team members.
  • Visualize, articulate and break down complex testing areas into simpler parts
  • Initiate and influence test strategies across teams and functional areas
  • Participates in grooming of product backlog with product management, architecture, and other stakeholders.
  • Visualize, articulate and break down complex problems into simpler parts
  • Perform unit/module testing of software to find errors and confirm programs meet specifications.
  • Write and maintain documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, testing, changes, and corrections.
  • Work effectively with other team members as needed to determine system problems.
  • Put forward accurate time estimates of work to be done on a project
  • Provide product content to technical writers and review for technical accuracy.
  • Provide input to establish and improve departmental processes and procedures.
  • Participate in design and code reviews with other developers.
  • Develop and execute customer focused test cases and maintain associated records
  • Provide test automation, test planning, triage, isolation and troubleshooting
  • Integrate test suites into the test management system and test harness
  • Develop and utilize automated test scripts to perform duties
  • Develop Continuous Build, Integrate and Test process
  • Record issues into a defect-tracking system
  • Participate in test plan reviews
  • Put forward accurate time estimates of work to be done on a project
  • Follow-up and close issues entered into the defect-tracking system Provide input to establish and improve departmental processes and procedures

Typical Role Definition

Professional Staff. A senior level professional role. Evaluation, originality or ingenuity required. Knows and applies the fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of a particular field. Has mastered the key responsibilities. Assignments can be broad in nature. May serve as a resource to others to resolve complex problems and issues. Instructions generally provided in general terms. May take on project lead role as required.

Job-Specific Authority and Scope

  • Generally works without consulting their manager.
  • Independent decisions are made daily.
  • Examples of typical decisions without manager consultation:
  • Design programs or solutions.
  • Set workload priorities based on load and deliverable targets.
  • Decide best course for code development.
  • Typically has no direct reports.
  • Typically has no total staff.
  • Typically has a global geographic focus.
  • Typically does not manage a budget.

Business Travel and Physical Demands

Business travel of approximately 10 or less percent yearly is expected for this position.

Physical demands:

  • Office environment. No special physical demands required.

Preferred Education

Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Sciences

Work Experience

Typically 5 or more years of software development experience.

Skills & Competencies

Experience Requirement:

  • Experience with Testing Tools (Unit, Load and Performance Testing)
  • Experience in creating and executing test cases
  • Experience with DevOPS Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment
  • Experience in Database, Web Applications, Mobile Technologies
  • Experience with SAFe

Technical Experience:

  • Database (MS SQL, Oracle, MYSQL)
  • Testing Applications / Tools (CA LISA, HP ALM, Load Runner, QTP, Selenium)
  • Continuous Integration (Git, GitHub, Jenkins, Teamcity, Jira, maven)
  • Must have Scripting (Java Script, Pearl, Shell, Ruby or Python) Experience
  • Must have Java Programming Experience
  • Operating System: Windows, Unix and Linux
  • CA Product experience a Plus
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a plus
  • Experience with Virtualization (Vmware), Docker Containers a plus


  • Good Analytical Skills to trouble shoot issues
  • Thinking out of the box
  • Ability to adapt change course quickly at the Management direction
  • Keep up with current Technology and Business trends.

If you want to fulfill your potential, be acknowledged for your achievements, and be given autonomy to make decisions for your business and customers; if you want to work with a company that respects you as an individual – recognizing both your needs at work and your responsibilities outside of it – then CA Technologies is where you belong. At CA Technologies your passion and expertise can directly impact the business and you’ll help offer our customers practical approaches to delivering new, innovative services and value through IT.

Learn more about CA Technologies and this opportunity now at http://ca.com/careers

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