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Senior Software Test Development Engineer

Req ID: J2347163-SGA

  • Location
    Remote - United Kingdom
  • Category Technology Services
  • Posted Thursday, February 2, 2023
  • Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

At Jabil we strive to make ANYTHING POSSIBLE and EVERYTHING BETTER. With over 260,000 diverse, talented and dedicated employees across 100 locations in 30 countries, our vision is to be the most technologically advanced and trusted manufacturing solutions provider. We combine an unmatched breadth and depth of end-market experience, technical and design capabilities, manufacturing know-how, supply chain insights and global product management expertise to enable success for the world’s leading brands. We are driven by a common purpose to make a positive impact for each other, our communities, and the environment.

Job Description

Jabil is a product solutions company providing comprehensive design, manufacturing, supply chain and product management services. Operating from over 100 facilities in 29 countries, Jabil delivers innovative, integrated and tailored solutions to customers across a broad range of industries and end-markets, such as automotive, consumer lifestyle and wearable tech, defence and aerospace, connected home and building, industrial and energy, enterprise and infrastructure, healthcare, mobility, packaging and printing.

Jabil is seeking a Senior Software Development Engineer who will directly contribute to the transformative growth within our Enterprise and Infrastructure division by applying unique and innovative approaches to solving problems within a large-scale software production environment.   You will be responsible for contributing to the end-to-end architecture, definition, development and production deployment of production software applications and infrastructure spanning multiple customers and manufacturing regions.  You will also be responsible for interfacing with internal engineering, manufacturing and quality teams and our end customers to ensure your software deliverables meet the rigorous standards of Jabil’s world-class manufacturing environments.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Definition and collaboration on overall test infrastructure and application architectures.

  • Creation of behavioural and high-level software design specifications.

  • Development of production infrastructure and related application code.

  • Lead and participate in peer/code reviews.

  • Contribute and improve software build methodology, procedures, and environment.

  • Operational and development support for the software and test infrastructure at production facilities


Knowledge Requirements:

  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices for the complete software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.

  • Expertise in the following programming/scripting languages:  Python, Java, BASH, Ruby, Expect.  C, C++, experience a plus.

  • Linux development experience with a solid understanding of its fundamentals and internals.

  • Well-versed in the following container/virtualization environments: VMware, Docker, Kubernetes.

  • Solid understanding of large-scale distributed systems in practice, including multi-tier architectures, application security, monitoring and storage systems.

  • Experience with application integration using web services.

  • Experience with front-end and back-end Web UI design.

  • Experience with common web APIs (REST, XML-RPC).

  • Expertise with leading edge networking systems, hardware, software and protocols including but not limited to enterprise ethernet datacentre switching/routing (L1 – L3).

  • Strong knowledge of server products including embedded remote management standards, interfaces and applications (IPMI, Redfish).

  • Prior experience with code versioning tools (Git preferred).

  • Database experience (SQL or similar).

Education & Experience Requirements

  • BS degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related field.  MS preferred.

  • 8+ years experience in a software development/test capacity with enterprise server, storage or networking products.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Experience working in a multi-site and multi-cultural environments.

  • Domestic and/or international travel, up to 10%, may be required.

Jabil, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

BE AWARE OF FRAUD: When applying for a job at Jabil you will be contacted via correspondence through our official job portal with a e-mail address; direct phone call from a member of the Jabil team; or direct e-mail with a e-mail address. Jabil does not request payments for interviews or at any other point during the hiring process. Jabil will not ask for your personal identifying information such as a social security number, birth certificate, financial institution, driver’s license number or passport information over the phone or via e-mail. If you believe you are a victim of identity theft, contact your local police department. Any scam job listings should be reported to whatever website it was posted in.

The pay range for this role is $104,268 - $198,024. Job-related, non-discriminatory factors used to determine the actual offered rate include qualifications and experience, geographic location, education, external market data, and consideration of internal equity.

As part of the total rewards package, this position is eligible for a short-term incentive based on performance. In addition, Jabil offers benefits to enhance your health, wealth, and resilient self. These include medical, dental, and vision insurance plans; paid time off accruing at a rate of 3.07 hours during your first year of employment; 4 weeks of paid parental leave; in 2023, 10 company-paid holidays (8 fixed holidays and 2 optional floating holidays), subject to change yearly; 401(k) retirement plan; and employee stock purchase plan.

Accessibility Accommodation

If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access site as a result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an e-mail to with the nature of your request and contact information. Please do not direct any other general employment related questions to this e-mail. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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