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SW QA Engineer

Carlsbad, California 92008 | Contract

Post Date: 06/11/2018 Job ID: 76718 Category: Engineers-All Other

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Design and implement manual and automated tests of embedded systems.
  • Functional testing.
  • Create and implement comprehensive test plan for embedded software-based products.
  • Use product specifications, product-use scenarios and other design documentation to develop test plans with sufficient coverage.
  • Thoroughly test release candidates and prototype hardware to identify bugs, issues and needed improvements.
  • Clearly record, document and communicate testing status working closely with Engineering, Program, and Product management.
  • Develop processes/methods to improve the product testing and development process.
  • Continuously improve the process and resulting product and software release quality.
  • Applies defined software quality best practices and procedures to design, influence, and drive quality and testability of software.
  • Review functional and technical documentation in order to identify requirements for the creation of test plans, test cases and test scripts.
  • Actively participate in establishing project plans, estimating work and monitoring progress against milestones.
  • Make recommendations to improve product reliability, performance, and quality assurance best practices and processes.
  • Investigate and evaluate new testing technologies and products for application within the environment.
  • Accurately report and track defects throughout development life cycle.
  • Partner with the development team in all project phases to ensure deliverables satisfy requirements and achieve desired level of quality.
  • Engage other SW Quality Assurance team members for feedback on testing strategies, new test designs, and test plan reviews.

Required Skills and Qualifications:
  • 4+ years Software Quality Assurance Testing or relevant experience.
  • BSEE, BSCS or BS in technical or scientific discipline is highly desired (and/or Equivalent experience).
  • Automation (Python).
  • Knowledge of electrical products, wireless RF links and consumer products is highly desired.
  • Programming experience in automated regression testing of embedded devices.
  • Experience with Agile Development/SCRUM.
  • Understanding of test methodologies (functional, performance, stress, scale, etc.) and using test automation tools.
  • Exposure to Linux/Unix and/or embedded Linux.
  • Experience with Jira or other equivalent software bug tracking database is highly desirable.
  • Experience in testing user interface/human factors.
  • Self-directed and self-motivated individual who takes complete ownership of the product and its outcome.
  • Ability to rapidly master and utilize leading-edge technologies to innovate creative test solutions and improve efficiency.
  • Must be well organized, and a self-starter that would require minimal daily management.

Other Requirements:
  • Limited travel required (up to 25%) to Utah, California and other locations.
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