Sr. Engineer - Vault Quality Engineering



Quality Assurance
United States
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

About the Role

Are you a passionate software engineer eager to make an impact on a widely used enterprise security product? Join our Vault team as a Senior Software Engineer and drive the quality of our solutions to the next level. You'll have the opportunity to design innovative testing frameworks, develop automation tools, and shape the quality culture.

Leverage your testing expertise to tackle the unique challenges involved in securing enterprise data, ensuring the robustness and resilience of our solutions.

Partner with our exceptional cross-functional teams to drive the delivery of world-class software solutions.

In this role, you can expect to learn how to...

  • Develop and execute detailed test plans, designs, and cases, ensuring robust coverage for feature, integration, regression, and system-level testing.
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to incorporate testing frameworks into the build process, focusing on operational effectiveness.
  • Contribute to the design and development of Go/Terraform-based automation frameworks, assisting in the creation of tools and utilities to enhance overall testing effectiveness.
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of systems for performance testing Vault at large scale and in complex deployment topologies.
  • Advocate for a culture of testing across the organization, assisting Software Engineers in identifying and capitalizing on testing opportunities throughout the development process.
  • Participate in defining and monitoring quality metrics and risk assessment for releases, contributing to ensuring superior product quality.

You may be a good fit for our team if you...

  • 5+ years in Quality Engineering, with proficiency in test automation frameworks.
  • A solid understanding of integration and performance testing.
  • Solid hands on coding and development experience with at least one programming language.
  • Comfortable with writing unit and integration tests in Bash, Go, and JavaScript.
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines and integrating automated testing.
  • Familiarity with infrastructure management tools (experience with Vault is a plus!).
  • Strong knowledge of networking and distributed systems.
  • A passion for automation, testing, and documentation.
  • Strong knowledge of observability tools such as Datadog and Grafana.


  • Mainly program in Go, contributing to a team committed to continuous skill improvement.
  • Provide guidance to the technical leadership and strategic direction for the continuous improvement of the Vault Quality Engineering Team.
  • Mentor other quality engineers, nurturing a culture of high-quality work and continuous learning.
  • Collaborate with customer-facing teams (like PMs, UX, SEs) to better understand customer usage of our product and drive quality improvements.
  • Assist in designing, building, and maintaining automation that provisions infrastructure at scale and detects issues proactively.
  • Contribute to the development of long-term quality strategies and help shape quality standards, guidelines, and processes at the organizational level.
  • Execute prioritized test cases in cloud-based automated environments that mimic customer networking topologies and workloads.
  • Work with engineering and support teams to replicate and address customer-reported issues.
  • Participate in measuring and quantifying improvements in the quality of delivered software.


Individual pay within the range will be determined based on job related-factors such as skills, experience, and education or training.

The base pay range for this role in the SF Bay Area / NYC area is:
$176,000$207,000 USD
The base pay range for this role in Seattle Metro, Denver / Boulder Metro, New York (excluding NYC), Washington D.C., or California (excluding SF Bay Area) is:
$161,300$189,800 USD
The base pay range for this role in Colorado (excluding Denver / Boulder Metro) and Washington (excluding Seattle Metro) is:
$146,600$172,500 USD