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Quality Engineer - SMTS 2

Company: IPC Systems, Inc.
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

This is a "hands on" position where the person will be expected to dive into the requirements of the Quality Engineering department, and design and develop manual and automated regression tests to be implemented in a new platform. It is expected that the candidate in this position will work with Software Development groups, QE Automation Engineers, as well as in-house and over-seas contracted personnel. The candidate will have strong lab management skills, possessing the ability to configure servers at the hardware and software levels. Solid communications and project management skills will be required. The person must satisfy required experience and must be passionate about staying current with the latest test testing methodologies on the market, as well as constantly striving to apply the latest in enhancement techniques into the IPC test platforms. Responsibilities
The ideal candidate will be responsible for designing and developing a cost effective, long-term test strategy promoting reusable components, low maintenance costs, high efficiency and scalability.
The scope of the position is:

  • Design, research and develop components of test architecture for a new platform
  • Design an infrastructure to validate the requirements, functionality and performance goals for the particular product
  • Identify the bottlenecks in the system during architecture and design
  • Develop practices and select tools to facilitate test-driven development with a high-degree of test automation for a highly scalable, mission-critical communications solutions used in trading floors
  • Develop the performance test harness for execution on automated, performance, and endurance testing platforms
  • Work with and potentially support offshore automation and manual development resources, as well as contracted "on-site" personnel resources when required
  • Interact with development engineers to design and implement functional, performance interface applications when necessary
  • Be responsible for the specification and installation of required hardware and software for automation projects.
  • Conduct documentation reviews for performance automation documents developed by QE automation engineers
  • Specify automation platform operation: automation servers, operating systems, simulator applications, automaton applications, and future automation environments
  • Plan and manage rollouts of enhancement and maintenance upgrades to performance automation platforms when necessary
    • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering is required
    • Minimum of 5 years of recent experience in the full life cycle of product development environments in planning, code development and implementation efforts, utilizing industry standard performance automation tools
    • Solid understanding of UNIT, white-box, functional, system, performance, technical and operational testing and tools utilization
    • 1+ years performance analysis experience; full life cycle test, writing test plans, developing test strategies, implementing test strategies, stress testing, performance testing, endurance testing
    • Experience in parallel development and continuous integration, like Agile
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to analyze and balance facts, priorities, and alternatives to make sound decisions and recommendations
    • Ability to evaluate past decisions to improve effectiveness of future decisions and development efforts
    • Ability to understand and communicate complex technical concepts to all levels of the organization
    • Outstanding problem solving skills, including the ability to look for non-standard problem solutions, this is key to this position
    • Ability to learn and apply new technologies and learn and understand details of third party applications and technologies
      • Masters Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering is preferred
      • Recent experience in VoIP telephony
      • Experience in IP and networking protocols and architectures
      • Experience in security, including security of networks, servers, and VoIP systems
      • Ability to work on multiple simultaneous projects
      • Working knowledge of Windows and UNIX preferably Solaris and/or Linux operating systems
      • Linux, Windows, UNIX, Cisco, SQL, Avaya or Nortel PBX Administration, Octel or Audix voicemail administration

Keywords: IPC Systems, Inc., Fairfield , Quality Engineer - SMTS 2, Engineering , Fairfield, Connecticut

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