Forward Networks is revolutionizing the way large networks are managed. Forward's advanced software delivers a "digital twin" of the network, enabling network operators to verify intent, predict network behavior, avoid outages, and simplify network management. Our platform can be implemented on premises, in the cloud, and in hybrid environments.
The results? More reliable networks, reduced outages, and reduced business risk.
Forward Networks is looking for a Senior Software Engineer in Test that can work closely with our developers to ensure high-quality releases of our product.
Building robust and high-quality test automation solutions for functional and regression testing
Understanding project documents, customer demands, and product objectives to create and execute test cases
Setting up, maintaining, and executing test automation frameworks, and building test scenarios and acceptance tests
Investigating customer problems referred by the technical support team, testing bugs, and creating and managing bug reports
Handling technical communications and understanding the customers' systems
Researching test tools, methodologies, and trends and upgrading existing practices and processes
Managing the final quality on production releases
Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Computer Science or similar, or equivalent industry experience
6+ years of industry experience
3+ years of experience testing REST APIs
3+ years of experience with automated test development tools and testing frameworks such as Selenium
Proficiency in Java
3+ years working in an Agile environment
Excellent oral communication skills
Strong written skills and ability to follow established software procedures and generate required software documentation and defect logging
NOTE: Experience in the networking domain is NOT a requirement for this role, it is a plus.
This position is a regular, full-time opportunity with Forward Networks in Santa Clara, CA.