Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) - Microsoft Technologies at Cohesity
San Jose, CA, US

Cohesity Increases Revenue 600 Percent in 2017, Validating Global Enterprises’ Need for Hyperconverged Secondary Storage

Cohesity makes your data work for you by consolidating secondary storage silos onto a hyperconverged, web-scale data platform that spans both private and public clouds. Enterprise customers begin by radically streamlining their backup and data protection, then converge file and object services, test/dev instances, and analytic functions to provide a global data store. Cohesity counts many Global 1000 companies and federal agencies among its rapidly growing customer base and was named:

Forbes’ “Next Billion-Dollar Startups 2017,”

LinkedIn’s “Startups: The 50 Industry Disruptors You Need to Know Now” 

CRN’s “2017 Emerging Vendors in Storage"

Founded by Mohit Aron (the original designer) of the Google file system, and subsequently, the Nutanix converged data center system. This is a unique opportunity and time to join a leading-edge company experiencing rapid enterprise customer adoption and growth of 600 percent increase in 2017 sales revenue.

Cohesity’s world class Engineering team bring a rich history taking part in building the original Google File System, Google Search and Ads, hyper-converged scale-out systems, Netflix Real Time Bidding & Cloud and Veritas Data Protection. Be part of this amazing team and join the mission of remaking and transforming secondary storage!


  • Own Data Protection related product areas and lead the test effort of one or more features.
  • Work with the engineering team during the feature design and  implementation phases to develop:
    • the test methodology (designing the test approach) to test the feature end-to-end.
    • test plans.
  • Collaborate with other testing members, developers, technical writers, and customer solutions engineers to ensure the company delivers high quality products to our customers.
  • Execute multiple iterations of the test plan by running manual and automated test cases.
  • Analyze failures and root cause issues, file defects, follow up with developers, documentation and other teams on the resolution.
  • Automate test cases.
  • Monitor and manage continuous integration environment.
  • Mentor team members.


  • Have a high bar for quality of the product.
  • Creative, independent, self-motivated and willing to learn new technology.
  • Possess good understanding of QA methodologies and processes.
  • Ability to take up variety of roles in a startup environment.
  • Excellent troubleshooting abilities spanning multiple software and hardware components (such as switches, storage systems, kernels).
  • Good knowledge of Linux and should be comfortable with shell.
  • Prior experience of programming, preferably in Go or Python.
  • Knowledge of one or more Hypervisors - ESXi, HyperV, KVM.
  • Understanding of data protection, storage concepts is a plus.
  • Experience with distributed systems (databases, storage, map-reduce frameworks, etc.) is a plus.
  • Strong test planning ability is a big plus.


  • BS in Computer Science with 7 yr experience or MS in Computer Science with 5 yr experience
  • 4+ years experience with testing “systems” products (storage, networking, virtualization, etc.)