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Zebra Technologies Chaos Engineer in Chicago, Illinois


At Zebra, we’re reinventing how businesses operate at the enterprise edge - helping them run faster, smarter, and more connected than ever before.

A dynamic community of builders, doers and problem solvers , we each play a unique role - shaping new technologies, bringing solutions to market, and partnering with companies on the front line of business.

Being a part of Zebra means making your mark as we make digital transformation a reality.

It means growing into a leader at a leading company that makes a distinct difference - because together, we’ve only just begun.

Calling all Changemakers.

Zebra is waiting for you.

Join us as we transform the edge of the enterprise.

Want to develop cool technology that helps our clients make smarter decisions?

As a member of the Enterprise Intelligence Software business unit, a high-growth, incubator business backed by the financial strength of Zebra Technologies, you will be instrumental in building new breakthrough products.

Our motto is “Have Fun At Work” and we want employees who enjoy what they do. We collectively work together to drive our business forward and need collaborative individuals to join us and be instrumental to our success. Inspired? Motivated?

Think you can do it? Come join us!

The new member will be part of a Software in Test team, working on frameworks to test, monitor and evaluate services and platform created in the enterprise software division. This team is using the latest technologies to develop those solutions like Kafka, Kafka Streams, Machine Learning, Cassandra, HazelCast, MongoDB, Docker, Kubernetes. The team will also be tasked to push the boundaries of automation testing using the latest methodologies such as machine learning for dynamics test augmentation and generic algorithm for test generation.

In other words, build things to break other things!


Working within a multi-functional, Agile working environment, performs all roles in managing, crafting, automating, and improving non intrusive test frameworks. Understands automation technology and how it is best applied to reach a continuous deployment, continuous automation goal. Builds automation frameworks capable of operating solutions with minimal manual maintenance.

  • Works effectivity in a global environment supporting mission critical solutions.

  • Establishes requirements for highly complex software design projects and may lead a team responsible for establishing requirements. Insure correct features are incorporated first in the projects. Insures correct features are incorporated first in the projects.

  • Architects and designs highly complex software projects. Manages all phases of the projects. Follows through on all in-process and final inspection activities.

  • Drives code review of projects. Develops and applies technical and quality improvements.

  • Builds new programs, technologies and solutions based on novel or unique ideas. Insures new ideas and methodologies are documented for use by software teams.

  • Uses status as a knowledge leader in software design and functional knowledge across multiple engineering disciplines and program management to provide technical leadership to a given program.

  • Defines requirements for and may design complex new tools to aid in the analysis and solving of complex problems.

  • Initiates cross-company collaboration and develops positive relationships with other engineering disciplines.

  • Exercises judgment (within broadly defined policies and practices) in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.

  • May coordinate the activities of other personnel.

  • Networks with key contacts outside own area of expertise. Interacts with management and senior customer personnel on matters requiring coordination across organizational lines. Represent the organization as the principal customer contact and often performs project leadership.


Education: Bachelor's or Masters degree in an appropriate engineering discipline required

Work Experience: Bachelors degree and 5+ years experience or Masters degree and 3+ years of engineering experience.

  • Strong Experience using and developing test automation frameworks

  • Robust experience writing code in Java (v1.8+) or C#

  • Good knowledge of the JVM

  • Experience with scripting languages (Bash/Ruby/Python)

  • Experience with Continuous Integration (Jenkins) and Continuous Delivery

  • Experience with container technologies Docker, Kubernetes, ECR, GKE

  • Experience with the Robot Framework

  • Monitoring toolsets and custom alerting, ELK, Grafana, Nagios

  • Keen understanding of Performance Testing to ensure system reliability, capacity and scalability.

  • Interested in Genetic Algorithm test generation frameworks

  • Automate infrastructure to execute automation scripts on a scheduled basis

  • Writes testing automation to identify problems in software as a result of testing, troubleshoots issue (QA automation)

  • Experience building and maintaining production systems on Multiple Cloud Providers, VPC, VPN, Security

  • Experience with Apigee or other API gateways is a plus

  • Work with teams to design and architecture

  • Understanding of source control systems

  • Experience working with Agile methodologies

  • Collaborate with team members from Development, QA and Support

  • Work with Release Manager and development teams to deploy software releases

  • Ability to quickly triage problems, identify root causes, and drive issue resolution

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Location US-IL-Chicago

Job ID 70818

Function Engineering