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Posted - 14/11/2007

Lead Test Engineer

Company sierra wireless
Job Type Contract Job
Job Category Software Engineering/WirelessTesting
Salary N/A
Location NEWARK , USA
Region: North America
Requirements
Education Bachelor's Degree
Work Experience 5-10 years
Job Reference
Details Position Overview
The Mobile and M2M Products Group of Sierra Wireless is recruiting for a Lead Test Engineer. This Group delivers wireless data solutions that enable pervasive connectivity to fixed and mobile assets. The company’s continued industry leadership is based on its reputation for making complex wireless data solutions work.
The Mobile and M2M Products Group is headquartered in Newark, CA.

Responsibilities
• Provide planning and leadership for the technical testing effort, including process development
• Develop test plans and procedures to verify feature implementation and bug fixes
• Execution of test plans or portions of test plans as appropriate
• Pursue identified problems until they can be reproduced
• Properly diagnose, classify, and document defects
• Migrate manually executed test plans and procedures into an automated test framework
• Supervision and training of test engineers
• Work with tech support and sales engineers to reproduce problems reported by customers
Work with a variety of technologies: Windows Apps, Web Apps, embedded Software, wireless modem hardware

Requirements
• Able to create a test plans and procedures working from requirements, user manual, existing code, or discussions with development engineers
• Analyze test results to find defects in the product or incomplete/inadequate test cases
• Perform ad hoc and exploratory testing beyond pre-existing test cases
• Experience with automated test tools appropriate for testing data communications applications
• Able to work with a broad range of technologies (Windows, Web, Embedded, Wireless)
• Strong sense of initiative
• Able to be flexible and creative with test procedures
• Excellent oral and written communications skills. Must be able to provide documentation examples.
• Experience as a lead engineer with supervisory responsibilities
• Minimum of 7 years experience in software testing and test management, including 3 years testing embedded applications
• Experience with a fast paced, customer driven development environment

Nice to Have Qualifications
• Understanding of cellular radio technologies (GSM, CDMA, etc.)
• Software development experience – scripting languages are preferable
• Development of hardware validation and performance tests
• Background in wireless cellular data communications or telecom.
• Knowledge of networking protocols such as HTTP, TCP, UDP, PPP, NAT, and IPSec.
• Experience with GPS testing
• BS or MS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent

Sierra Wireless offers a comprehensive compensation package. Our benefits include paid holiday, vacation and sick leave, medical, dental and vision plans, and 401(k). Sierra Wireless is an equal opportunity employer.

Job summary: Job: Lead Test Engineer USA, NEWARK , North America, sierra wireless, category: Software Engineering/WirelessTesting
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