Principal Software Engineer in Test

Engineering Boston, Massachusetts Marlborough, Massachusetts


SDET - Principal Software Development Engineer in Test - Automation

Nasuni is hiring a Software Engineer in Test using Python and Selenium for Test Automation of our Cloud File Storage Control Path. Use your ability to write test cases for new feature tests including unit and regression. Prior experience in enterprise product testing such as Networks, Databases, Cloud, SaaS, or Storage is helpful but a passion for testing and quality is most important.  Prior Python, C++, Java or similar Object Oriented coding is required. You will use our Python frameworks, Python libraries, and Python code in this role. 

Nasuni is seeking an individual with a passion for analyzing complex software and creating test automation that ensures the quality of our best-in-class storage products. This person will be responsible for developing and maintaining complex automated tests including functional tests and large scale performance tests. Critical skills include familiarity with Python and Python testing frameworks (Pytest, Nosetest). The ideal candidate is a highly organized, self-motivated team player that is proficient in software development and testing.


  • Participate in all aspects of the test cycle from gathering requirements to functional, system and regression testing
  • Design, execute and document detailed and thorough test plans and test cases to ensure product quality
  • Automation of test cases and assist in the maintenance of the internal Python-based testing libraries
  • Effectively isolate and analyze defects providing detailed steps and conditions for defect reproduction
  • Work with developers to understand all aspects of defect resolution and verification

Qualification & Requirements

  • 5+ years experience testing software: white & black box, functional, and system testing
  • 3-4+ years of professional Python software design and development
  • Object Oriented Programming using Python 
  •  2+ years Selenium experience
  • Knowledge and experience with software testing best practices and methodology
  • Ability to design and write tests against dynamic resources such as external APIs and databases, mocking interfaces where needed
  • Experience with version control systems, preferably GIT.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

Desired Skills

  • Understanding of file system concepts and protocols such as: networked filesystems, logical volumes, journaled filesystems, tiered storage, NFS, and CIFS
  • Deep understanding of Linux and file systems
  • Excellent communicator, both written and verbal - able to independently and clearly communicate issues with others
  • Prior enterprise class storage product development experience a plus
  • Previous experience working in a dynamic and fast paced environment
  • Ability to read C++ code.

About Nasuni

Nasuni delivers a single software platform to store, protect, synchronize, and collaborate on unstructured file data at scale. Nasuni Cloud File Services™, powered by the patented UniFS® global file system, leverages cloud storage to modernize primary NAS and file server storage; file archiving; backup; and disaster recovery, while offering transformational new capabilities for multi-site file collaboration. By combining the low cost, unlimited capacity, and durability of private or public cloud object storage with the high performance, security, and broad application compatibility of traditional disk-based file storage, the Nasuni subscription service improves workforce productivity, simplifies IT operations, and reduces IT costs. Nasuni operates globally from its worldwide headquarters in Boston, Mass., USA.

Why work at Nasuni?
As part of our commitment to your well-being, we are pleased to offer comprehensive benefits packages to employees across the world. Benefits packages vary by geography, but generally include:

  • Take-What-You-Need paid time off
  • Incentive stock options
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision plans
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Generous employee referral bonuses

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Nasuni is an equal opportunity employer. The equal employment opportunity policy at Nasuni protects employees and job applicants from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, and training and career development programs.