Test Engineer

Ready for an opportunity to make a substantial impact with a disruptive tech company while building your Developer Advocate career in the rapidly growing Kubernetes ecosystem? Then come and PLOW with MayaData, the leading Container Attached Storage (CAS) solution for Kubernetes called OpenEBS.

At MayaData we believe that the best way to deliver storage and related services to containerized and cloud-native environments is with containerized and cloud-native architectures. Everything we do is focused on providing data agility and simplifying the daily operation of Kubernetes SRE's and DevOps teams using Kubernetes as a data layer. We enable our users to handle complex data management operations efficiently, and we have become open source leaders in building Kubernetes into a first-class data platform.

Location: Remote (US / Europe / India Time zones)

In the nutshell

Testing is the first-class citizen in MayaData. Our customers and users relay on us to keep their data safe and accessible. On the other hand, we write software and software has a tendency to contain bugs. Role of the test engineering is to help discovering them early in the process.


  • Develop and maintain tooling for running end-to-end tests of MayaData products.
  • Keep tickets updated, make sure that they cover work being done.
  • Purposefully break things, deep-dive into the inner workings of storage components.
  • Be comfortable not to stick on the happy path. Actively seek edge-cases.
  • Detailed understanding of how to properly document test cases and create effective and focused testing plans.
  • Owning a project/feature from concept to production, including proposal, discussion, execution, roll-out plans, helping the support team to have good article/blog/doc, helping test team with test plans.
  • Participate in the proper code-reviews.
  • Collaborate with Users (Community and Customers), Product Management and other stakeholders within Engineering (frontend, UX, etc.) to maintain a high bar for quality in a fast-paced, iterative environment.
  • Craft code that meets industry and open source standards for style, maintainability, and best practices for a high-scale Data Center platform and tools. Maintain and advocate for these standards through code review.
  • Recognize impediments to our efficiency as a team ("technical debt"), propose and implement solutions.
  • Represent MayaData and its values in public communication around specific projects and community contributions.
  • Confidently ship features and improvements with minimal guidance and support from other team members. Collaborate with the team on larger projects.


  • Computer science education or equivalent experience.
  • Significant professional experience with the language required by the expertise or specialty. The dominant languages are Go, Rust, JavaScript/TypeScript, Python, C/C++, depending on the area of expertise.
  • Experience with Linux command line and scripting. Ability to read system logs and do basic troubleshooting.
  • Experience with debugging, tracing and profiling tools.
  • Professional experience with any other technologies that may be required by the expertise or specialty.
  • Proficiency in the English language, both written and verbal, sufficient for success in a remote and largely asynchronous work environment.
  • Demonstrated capacity to clearly and concisely communicate about complex technical, architectural, and/or organizational problems and propose thorough iterative solutions.
  • Experience owning a project from concept to production, including proposal, discussion, and execution. Ability to work single-handed as well as in a team.
  • User level knowledge of Kubernetes.
  • Ability to use MayaData Products.

The following are considered a plus:

  • Experience with some CI/CD tooling (Jenkins, GitLab pipelines, GitHub actions).
  • Experience with mutation testing and fault injection systems.
  • Experience working with a global, remote team or otherwise multicultural team.
  • Passionate about working for Infrastructure Products focused on Storage and/or Kubernetes SREs.
  • Passionate about/experienced with open source and developer tools.
  • Contributions to other open-source projects.