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QA Engineer
Ref No.: 17-06861
Location: Calabasas, California
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 07/24/2017
Title: QA Engineer (Looking to fill 3 different levels of expertise; Junior, Mid-Level, and Principal)
Location: Calabasas, CA
Duration: Full Time
Salary: DOE

Our Client is looking for 3 QA engineers to join the company and help them reach new levels throughout the year. This company will be hiring a QA of three different levels. The levels for this position will be Junior, Senior, and Principal. 

Job Description:
  • The test engineer will design and enhance automation tools and frameworks for large scale systems that can be use by others in the company.
  • The engineer will be responsible for  creating a robust automation framework ensuring scalability and reusability, and for maintaining a controlled test environment that can be used by various departments across the company.
  • The engineer will collaborate with all the teams, leverage all existing scripts and create one common test environment for all applications.
What You Will Do:
  • Create brand new or enhance automation/regression frameworks.
  • Create, enhance, run and debug automation tests for new and existing features.
  • Provide test methodologies to execute complete code coverage and bridge test gaps.
  • Perform test across a variety of parameters and topologies, including System Test Automation, Automated Regression Testing, Tests for L1-3 networking, manufacturing tests.
  • Assist in debugging, isolating root cause in customer test environment and provide necessary workaround to keep customer networks operational. Troubleshoot L2-7 protocols and other related technologies as well as troubleshooting protocols on various Ethernet platforms   such as 10G, 40G, and 100G Ethernets.  Research and write test strategy documents in various newer platforms such as 100G, 40G and 10G Ethernet.
  • Required to configure and provide guidance for non-client/client equipment; strong debug and troubleshoot skills
  • Responsible for one major feature: accurate effort estimation, progress tracking and status reporting.
  • Highly skilled in debugging layer1 issues, experience with hardware testing for example cable tests, manufacturing quality tests etc.
  • Organize and provide input in FS/TP review.
  • Required to translate Marketing Feature/Product Requirements Documents (FRD/PRD) use cases in test scenarios;
  • Required to maintain up-to-date documentation (TP/TC)
  • Required to provide input in customer support escalations.
  • Adheres to the client's documented QA practices and standards; Uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways.
  • Bugs: Root cause isolation, steps to reproduce, problem description, proper logs and files attached.
 
Qualification:
  • Strong automation knowledge (scripting language, automation harness). Preferred Python/TCL/Perl.
  • Strong programing knowledge (algorithms, best coding practices, version control)
  • Strong interest in automating anything that needs to be done twice
  • Able to provide technical supervision to another QAE.
  • Able to monitor progress for a minor release (Patch, Hot Fix) and flag up any delays; able to suggest mitigation plans
  • BS in Computer Science or related, or equiv.
  • A minimum of 4 years' relevant work experience, including with Linux systems and tools.
  • Master's degree accepted in lieu of 2 years' experience.
  • Hands-on experience in analyzing, and troubleshooting large-scale systems
  • Experience working with private, hybrid and public cloud APIs/tech VMWARE, AWS, Azure etc.
  • Strong Knowledge of routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, LDP, RSVP) and MPLS technologies (L2 VPN, L3 VPN, MVPN) is a plus
  • Knowledgeable about tools and debug techniques (Wireshark, Perforce, IxTracker, automation harness); Able to provide guidance to junior team members.
  • Required to communicate in clear and concise manner with peers (QA and DEV groups).
  • Works on assignments of moderate difficulty requiring judgment in resolving issues or making recommendations
  • Some supervision needed on technical aspects and occasional mentoring for personal growth.
  • Demonstrated knowledge/proficiency in troubleshooting complex hardware topologies, latency measurements, hardware benchmarking tests
  • Strong Knowledge of routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, LDP, RSVP) and MPLS technologies (L2 VPN, L3 VPN, MVPN) is a plus