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Software Engineer - Sunnyvale, CA
Title:Software Engineer - Sunnyvale, CA
Pay Rate:Competitive
Work City:N/A
Work State :N/A
Job Duration:6 Months +
Software/System Engineer (Contractor)
Location: Sunnyvale
•       Deployment of  Virtualization (VMware), network share, development tools and database needs
•       Allocate and implement hardware, VMs, network share needs
•       Server implementation, tool installations, DB configurations
•       Integrate between development tools, build tools and other process integrations
•       Tools management (Ex TFS, Jenkins ,  Rally , ALM)
•       Deploy and maintain process flow on user provisioning for all of the tools, infrastructure (VM) and systems
•       Implement network connectivity for all developers to the server/system/tools that are needed for development
•       Submit NCS requests and work with IT to open specific ports in the network
•       Deploy firewall port openings for various services and tools
•       Integrate VM images with the development tools and build process
•       Prepare and customize Build controllers, Build Agents and Build engines for a smooth and efficient build process implementation
•       SMTP server setup & link all email notifications with SMTP server
•       Get custom tool needs from the development community and work towards meeting the needs and integrate them with Automated build environment (Ex Visual Studio 2012 Ultimate)
•       Analyze Open Source tools used and get OSRB approval If any
•       Maintenance of servers, VM instances, tools and systems including running OS upgrades, tool upgrades, running patches , Localization image
•       Implement and Validate that the backups strategy for build and development environment
•       Maintain network shares
•       Create SharePoint portal , Wiki  and maintain it
•       Manage  project containers within version control tool and define proper folders for each application
•       Within version control tool, group common modules to simplify build process
•       Enable user access and define proper permissions on each folder on the version control server
•       Define parallel development practices, branching and merging principles
•       Create branches and enable permissions for certain users
•       Define a merge process and document “how to solve merge conflicts”
•       Develop and Implement source code check-in policies
•       Integrate static code analysis rules with the check-in/build process
•       Integrate code analysis tools (FXCop and StyleCop) with IDEs
•       Define a mechanism to use shelve sets in TFS
•       Define and implement source code labeling (Tagging) mechanism within build process
•       Define and implement source code labeling (tagging) mechanism on milestone achievements
•       Design and implement source code backup and recovery process
•       Help in resolving source code merge conflicts
•       Design Build & Release Plan
•       Prepare blueprint of Build workflow
•       Implement Build & Release process workflow
•       Prepare Continuous Development roadmap including Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing and Continuous Deployments of all source codes 
•       Implement Team Foundation Build layer
•       Automate continuous integration build workflow
•       Liaison between various parties to identify dependencies in product build tasks
•       Create Build Definitions in TFS
•       Integrate Build Definitions to IDEs
•       Implement integration between different tools TFS , ALM , Rally , through IDE and other low level connectors
•       Design build workflow template and use it for all platform/application builds
•       Integrate build notify process on all developer IDEs
•       Implement Build & Release “self-service” support model by documenting all practices and support needs
•       Direct periodic continuous integration builds on the right build controller
•       Integrate automated unit testing from White box engineer of applications into the build process
•       Integrate automated deployment of applications onto the build process
•       Design and enable on-the-fly deployment automation
•       Create, implement and maintain dedicated builds for CV libraries and application layers
•       Analyze automation needs around infrastructure, build and tools
•       Implement automatic recovery process for servers, tools and VMs
•       Create automations for weekly and daily backup process for TFS, Build servers etc.
•       Building interfaces between build/release tools and development tools (Ex IDE integration with source control & continuous integration server)
•       Automate the deployment process on units through Build Labels and Build Detail parameters
•       Design and develop reports that would showcase the following
•       Code Quality
•       Code Review
•       Static Code Analysis
•       Build Reports
•       Build Stability
•       Change Sets
•       File Changes
•       Integrate some of the reports within lower environment build logs
•       Create build components that would build open source applications, libraries etc.
•       Integrate Ronorex based automated testing on Windows Blue
•       Integrate Ranorex reports on to build process
•       Automate deployment and rollback process
•       IF need it deploy  CPS needs and implement CPS/Jump station redirectors
•       If need it Design beacon services on the device so that analytical data is captured from the units
•       Implement a process for Code and App signing
•       Work with Code Sign team to customize and implement a sign tool
•       Implement support model and document clear support request workflow for development operations
•       User Provisioning needs for tools
•       Address user access permission requests
•       Debug and fixing build errors
•       Debug access and connectivity issues
Education and Experience
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or equivalent
  • Working experience in Agile software development model
Knowledge and Skills
  • 6+ years on client application, test automation
  • Test management tool experience – TFS, Jenkins, Rally, Quality Center, ALM, JIRA.
  • Experience with Automated build environment (Ex Visual Studio 2012 Ultimate), code analysis tools (FXCop and StyleCop) with IDEs
  • Work experience on integrating and deploy VMware, network share and develop tools for database needs
  • Strong debug and trouble shooting skills
  • Basic idea about client technologies is desired.
  • Work Experience with following OS: Win7, Win8 and popular PC applications
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Fast learner and flexible, be able to adapt to new areas and technologies with less monitoring.
  • Comfortable working in an Agile team setting

QSoft is a Software Quality Assurance provider based in Glastonbury, Connecticut with a rich history that spans more than 15 years. QSoft has successfully delivered Quality Assurance (QA) solutions to Fortune 500 companies spanning multiple industries including Financial Services, Insurance, Government, Telecommunications and Manufacturing.

QSoft's target customers require high-value added, highly complex solutions that demand thought leadership from a vendor. QSoft’s Management team has well over 100 years of collective IT experience and understands the journey that their customers have embarked on. QSoft works with their customers to develop comprehensive QA strategies that address all aspects of quality, including automation, methodology, measurement, organization and culture. Our framework is based on years of accumulated experience and wrought with best practices. At QSoft, we deliver lasting, high-impact solutions that guarantee our customers’ success. We leave our confidence with our customer. 

QSoft professionals are highly skilled in developing QA strategies that emphasize the balance between speed to market and quality deliverables. Whether you are an eXtreme programming shop or employ more traditional development methodologies, QSoft Professionals will use proven techniques to decrease your cycle times and increase your speed to market. We pride ourselves in our ability to help our Clients deliver quality software with confidence.
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