System Test Engineer

Are you a highly motivated, entry level System Test Engineer looking for an opportunity to work in a team environment to deliver unique solutions to a growing customer base? Are you looking to work onsite in a casual, suburban environment in central Maryland with the best software, system test and customer engineers in the wireless industry?  If so, this may be the perfect opportunity for you!

Mission: Working closely with other System Test Engineers, Software Engineers, Project Managers, and Customer Support Engineers effectively and efficiently to provide high quality, bespoke telecommunications solutions.

Job Description:

As a System Test Engineer, you will be involved in all phases of the software testing function including: planning, development and execution of test environments and processes including: functional, regression performance, capacity and acceptance, and documentation of the same.

Duties

  • Review and analyze software requirements and design documents to assist in the planning, development, and execution of test environments and strategies
  • Interface with the appropriate engineering/development personnel for scheduling lab time, planning and prioritizing test scenarios and execution
  • Routinely perform system set up and lab maintenance
  • Routinely support other teams including Customer Support, Sales, Production, Engineering and Quality, with troubleshooting and resolving product issues
  • Perform system level testing on the iCore/RNC/EPC/GSN/eNode B software for verification of network infrastructure and related service functionality
  • Verify software releases, service packs or patches, including the replication of reported anomalies in preparation of resolution of software problems. Perform testing using applicable methodologies which may include: regression, feature, performance, capacity, stress and acceptance testing in manual scenarios across multiple software and hardware configurations
  • Document formal test reports, data and observations
  • Update internal defect tracking database to include test(s) performed and results. Opens new defect reports when applicable

 

Required Skills/Experience

  • BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or equivalent related work experience
  • Working knowledge of various software testing processes and types; unit, integration, system regression and acceptance
  • Working knowledge of test plan development, including planning and writing test plans
  • Knowledge of basic wireless telephony/telecomm systems; LTE, 3G, GSM
  • Understanding of networking (TCP/IP)
  • Ability to quickly and independently analyze and troubleshoot technical problems
  • Good verbal and written communication skills including the ability to write thorough documentation, reports and verbally articulate technical information concisely and accurately
  • Good organizational skills including attention to detail and follow-through
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple and changing demands with diplomacy and decorum
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in and constructively contribute to a harmonious cross-functional team work environment

Desired Skills/Experience

  • Prior software testing experience in telecommunications and data communications
  • Prior customer and networking support
  • Understanding of Linux, compact PCI, scripting languages, C/C++