Senior Software QA Automation Engineer – Big Data

  • 305 Main St, Redwood City, CA 94063, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

PubMatic is a digital advertising technology company for premium content creators. The PubMatic platform empowers independent app developers and publishers to control and maximize their digital advertising businesses. PubMatic’s publisher-first approach enables advertisers to maximize ROI by reaching and engaging their target audiences in brand-safe, premium environments across ad formats and devices. Since 2006, PubMatic has created an efficient, global infrastructure and remains at the forefront of programmatic innovation.  Headquartered in Redwood City, California, PubMatic operates 13 offices and nine data centers worldwide.

Job Description

  • Should have minimum 3 years of experience on working Big Data technologies
  • Good Programming skills.
  • Hands on Experience in Automating Backend Applications (e.g. db, REST API's)
  • Knowledge of relational databases.
  • Good debugging skills.
  • Strong working experience working in Linux/Unix environment.
  • Strong understanding of testing methodologies.


  • Experience working in Linux/Unix environment.
  • Good experience with SQL
  • Hands on experience in working on Big Data technologies like Hadoop, Spark
  • Hand on experience in working with ETL Testing
  • Hands on experience in QA Automation Framework development & Design & Strong hold on data structures.
  • Hands on experience with Automating any backend applications (e.g db , server side).
  • Preferred language Python/Shell Scripting
  • Strong Understanding of OS and performance benchmarking
  • Good debugging skills, Knowledge of relational databases.
  • Strong understanding of testing methodologies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop Program using various programming languages such as python and write scripts with 2- Python/shell script for test automation development
  • Debugging and troubleshooting issues within Zscaler products running on Unix systems
  • Set up the Big data platform and Hadoop ecosystem for testing
  • Define test strategy and write test plan for the data platform enhancements and new features/services built on it.
  • Define the operating procedures, service monitors and alerts and work with the NOC team to get them implemented.
  • Responsible for system & performance testing of the data platform and applications
  • Solve problems and establish plans and provide technical consultation in the design, development and test effort of complex Zscaler engineering projects
  • Review product specifications and write test cases, develop test plans for assigned areas.
  • Identifies issues and technical interdependencies and suggest possible solutions.
  • Assist in development and delivery of training to cross-functional teams.
  • Recreate complex customer and production reported issues to determine root cause and verify the fix.
  • Establish processes, checks and balances to assure high quality of the company products and professional services.
  • Ensure smooth conduct of internal audits and timely addressal of internal commitments.


Primary (Mandatory) Skills: 

  • QA with good hands on experience with Unix/Linux
  • QA experience in Networking and/or Big Data domain.
  • Automation experience into Python.
  • QA Methodologies understanding.

Secondary Skills (Good to have): 

  • Experience in Big data platform & data analytics testing is an advantage.
  • The Senior Software Engineer will have the end to end ownership of feature starting from testing, automation (if applicable), deployment and helping with monitoring of the feature(s)

Additional Information

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