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SQA Engineer

Landis+Gyr is a leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions for the utility sector. Offering one of the broadest portfolios, we deliver innovative and flexible solutions to help utilities solve their complex challenges in Smart Metering, Grid Edge Intelligence and Smart Infrastructure. With sales of USD 1.7 billion in FY 2019, Landis+Gyr employs approximately 5,500 people in over 30 countries across five continents, with the sole mission of helping the world manage energy better. More information is available at the Landis+Gyr website landisgyr.com

 

 

We are looking for an experienced embedded firmware QA Engineer to join our high-profile team.  You will be responsible for delivering excellent software products to an international audience! This is a challenging and exciting position where you will conduct testing activities on software development projects within the Firmware Engineering department.

 

Responsibilities include the design, execution and management of test plans, scripts and cases, set up, configuration and implementation of test environments, and the identification and management of issues for each development project.
Working experience in Software development and agile are needed.

 

Primary Responsibilities
•    Under general direction, plans and performs engineering duties for part of a major project or for projects of moderate complexity. Will have some supervisory responsibility and mentoring of other team members. Acts as technical authority in areas of specialty on assigned projects.  Assists all levels of software/firmware engineers, and project managers with design, testing, prototype building, test data set creation, and other activities related to testing. Uses established policies and procedures to complete work assignments. Work assignments are varied and of high scope and complexity. May be required to use specialized computer applications to perform duties.  Must be extremely adaptive in responding to ad hoc testing issues that arise, and still be able to successfully multi-task and prioritize to meet scheduled testing objectives.      
•    Represent Company in a positive, professional manner when working with both external and internal customers.   
•    Support and adhere to Company’s Code of Conduct and Ethics Policy.   
•    Perform other duties as assigned or required.
•    Create, revise, and execute test plans and test cases. 
•    Communicates effectively and works closely with internal and external resources.
•    Provides status reports and participate in departmental and project team meetings and email communications.
•    Identifies testing risks and propose solutions to mitigate.
•    Provides escalations in a timely manner and through the appropriate channels.
•    Establishes and maintains strong working relationships with cross functional team members.
•    Provides input into continually improving quality processes and procedures.
•    Serves as an escalated support resource for products released.
•    Work directly with software and firmware developers to ensure requirement implementation/verification correctness and to review test case coverage.
•    Detect, document, and track system defects throughout the SQA process. 
•    Write firmware/software defect reports. Identify and record the exact sequence of activities that were performed to produce software malfunctions.
•    Investigate software defects and problem reports to provide additional information in the report to aid defect fixing.
•    Review defect reports submitted into TFS for validity.
•    Submit change requests against the software when requirements are incorrect.
•    Review log files and other run-time documentation for defects and issues.
•    Follow project and corporate software plans, standards, and procedures to perform software verification.
•    Develop manual and automated functional and regression tests for web services and web-based user interfaces.
•    Participate in meetings regarding requirements and ensure software meets these requirements.

 

Education and Experience
•    Requires a bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or related field and 3 - 5 years of test development experience, or master’s degree in related field and 3 - 5 years of engineering experience.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
•    Must possess strong written and oral communications skills.
•    Excellent troubleshooting ability
•    Team player with strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills 
•    Ability to proficiently utilize standard computer applications as they relate to software/firmware development and testing.
•    Such programs may include, but not limited to Linux Shells, Wireshark, Terminal Emulators, and various editors.
•    Languages 2 or more years of test tool, test automation, or production-level programming experience with any of the following is desired (in order of preference): Python, ANSI C/C++, C#
•    Experience with embedded development is preferred.
•    Experience with the following technologies (in order of preference): Networking Testing (including protocol analysis and load testing), Shell Scripting, Hardware Design and Troubleshooting
•    Experience with Linux/Unix set up and configuration is desired.
•    Understanding of configuration issues related to software development.
•    Experience with Agile Methodology
•    Experience testing web services for functionality, load, and scalability
•    Experience testing HTML5 based user interfaces.
•    Experience testing web-based user interfaces, GXT/GWT a plus
•    Experience testing software with database components, SQL a plus
•    Experience with source control and automated build systems
•    Experience working with the full software development life cycle.
•    MS Office Suite
•    Ability to work under tight deadlines.
•    Very good Windows experience
•    Experience with Quality Assurance Test Tools. 
•    Able to convey information concisely and clearly to all levels of personnel.
•    Able to communicate with users in non-technical terms both verbally and in writing.
•    Able to work with minimal supervision and to work on several active projects simultaneously.
•    Exceptional interpersonal and teamwork skills.

 

EOE  AA   M/F/Vet/Disability  VEVRAA   Federal Contractor

 

If you have the drive and enthusiasm to accept this challenge and to work in a very dynamic, cross functional and international environment, we are looking forward to meeting you. Click apply now.

Job Title:  SQA Engineer

Location: 

Alpharetta, GA, US

Requisition ID:  6132
Date Posted:  Sep 17, 2021


Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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