Principal QA Software Engineer, WiFi

Products San Jose, California

There has never been a better time to join Extreme, after three acquisitions extending our portfolio and go to market strategy, we have seen enormous opportunity and growth within the regions. Aside from being a Technology Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant, we also adamantly promote an internal culture that truly embraces diversity, inclusion and equality in the workplace. Having Diversity and Inclusion as part of our core values and beliefs, we’re proud to foster an environment where every Extreme employee can thrive because of their differences, not despite them.

Job Summary: Principal QA Engineer

Extreme IQ Engine platform and Extreme IQ Engine was built from the ground up as a modern distributed system to manage large number of network devices around the world. We are looking for an experienced QA engineer to test and maintain our high level of quality on our next generation wireless OS, managed by our cloud-based NMS.

Successful candidate is required to have solid wired and WiFi networking knowledge and execute on wireless testing with NMS system testing plus automation. The candidate is also expected to lead and influence the team to maintain a quality-driven release culture using the Aglie process.


The Principal QA Engineer is responsible for testing and automation of the Extreme IQ Engine product. In this role, the engineer is expected to perform planning and execution for the testing of each release. It includes but not limited to working with product managers, developers, and guiding the QA team towards continuous delivery of high quality software.


Who you are...

  • 10+ industry experience in networking and related field
  • CCNA or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • CWNA or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Experience with 802.11 protocol and performance testing
  • Experience with RF power measurements
  • Automation experience with Python and/or Selenium. Familiarity with robot-framework is a plus
  • Experience with testing on cloud-based architectures
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Leadership skills to influence team towards quality-driven development
  • Familiar with Agile development and testing process and environment
  • Experience working with remote (international) teams

BS in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent.
MS preferred

LOCATION:  Position is based at our San Jose, CA site and not budgeted for relocation.  Qualified local candidates (and those planning to move to the area) are encouraged to apply.

Extreme Networks, Inc. (EXTR) creates effortless networking experiences that enable all of us to advance. We push the boundaries of technology leveraging the powers of machine learning, artificial intelligence, analytics, and automation. Over 50,000 customers globally trust our end-to-end, cloud-driven networking solutions and rely on our top-rated services and support to accelerate their digital transformation efforts and deliver progress like never before. For more information, visit Extreme's website or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

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