QA Test Engineer HydroPoint Data Systems
We currently have an opportunity in our QA department validating the quality of our water saving irrigation controllers that connects via wireless network to our server. The server includes a web interface to control and monitor the products in the field.
The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast paced work environment that requires a strong work ethic and getting the job done right. This self starter will make progress with minimal supervision including the ability to work with the development team to provide a detailed test plan based on functional requirements and manage testing and bug reporting.
The candidate also will have a proven track record of application, database, and embedded software testing for quality assurance. The successful individual will possess the following skills, abilities, attributes and technical expertise:
3 years MINIMUM of experience in software QA
Embedded Software Products Testing
Wireless cellular device testing experience (or telecommunications background)
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Anticipate issues and risks with testing the product and escalate appropriately
Work closely with development team to ensure effective and optimal validation plan
Assist in remediation of technical issues
Work closely with product development team to translate requirements into well-defined use cases and functional QA test plan
Understand system impacts and create performance/load test plan
Identify opportunities to implement continuous quality improvement practices
Debugging issues with applications running on a VM environment running MS Server 2003
Authoring test plans and test case documents
Run and execute testing
Administer and manage the bug list in Bugzilla and provide status updates on bugs in the release.
Design, build and maintain an automated framework and infrastructure for testing using in house automation tools and automated tests based on API for the product using C#.
Enhance and maintain existing QA tools.
Support IT and Customer Service departments in resolving issues on Production.
Other Desired Experience:
Bugzilla (or similar bug tracking software)
Perforce (or similar source code management software)
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft SQL 2005
Visual Studio 2005, 2008
Microsoft's .net framework
Microsoft Message Queues
Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, IEEE, or Quality Assurance related
Irrigation or similar background would be a plus
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