Staff Software Engineer, System Test

What We Are About: 

Our guiding philosophy in Illumio Engineering is to get things right through practicing disciplined engineering, focusing, not cutting corners, and of course having fun while we are at it. We believe in enabling ownership at all levels of the organization and empowering teams. If you thrive in this culture, come join us, we are changing how enterprises secure their applications.

What You Will Accomplish:

  • As a Staff Engineer of the Software System Test team, you will architect and implement tools and solutions that will exercise and verify end-to-end capabilities of Illumio products

  • You will design and develop modular and scalable artifacts to automate modeled data setups and workflows

  • You will improve current framework capabilities to extend test coverage and for the inclusion of new technologies

  • You will help define various metrics to assert proper functioning of product features in an integrated fashion and write tools to collect the data and generate reports.

  • You will work with technologies like Ruby, Redis, InfluxDB, Postgres, AWS SDK, VMware, Kubernetes and/or Docker, OpenShift, F5 and host firewall technologies, such as IPTables and WFP

  • You will gain thorough understanding of Illumio’s product features and their business usage, and use this knowledge for effective test design and development

  • You will develop and extend tools to set up environments and workflows that simulate customer ecosystems

  • You will work closely with multiple product verticals within Engineering and cross-functional teams across Illumio including field personnel

What You Bring:

  • 7-10 years’ experience in test automation of enterprise systems involving complex configurations 

  • Deep understanding of Object Oriented Programming (OOP) concepts

  • Strong proficiency of at least one OOP language like Ruby, Python 

  • Prior experience in a System / Scale / Performance testing role

  • Advanced knowledge of Linux/Windows based systems and tools

  • Strong database fundamentals

  • Ability to model test configurations by analyzing software systems, business applications and their communication patterns

  • Understanding of Distributed Systems and RESTful APIs

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related field

Who We Are:

Illumio enables organizations to realize a future without high-profile breaches by providing visibility, segmentation, and control of all network communications across any data center or cloud. Founded in 2013, the world’s largest enterprises, including Morgan Stanley, BNP Paribas, Salesforce, and Oracle NetSuite, trust Illumio to reduce cyber risk. For more information, visit

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