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SQA Engineer I

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

 

 

Responsible for delivering excellent firmware and software firmware products internationally. Conduct automated testing activities on software/firmware development projects within the Information Technology department. Responsibilities include the development and modification of firmware automation framework(s), development and execution of automated firmware test scripts, the design and implementation of test environments, and the identification and resolution of issues for each development project. A solid understanding of information systems development is needed.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work is varied in nature. 
  • Under general direction: plans and performs engineering duties for part of a major project or for projects of moderate complexity. 
  • Under general direction: Manage hardware devices in labs across multiple test environments.
  • May have some mentoring of other team members. 
  • Acts as technical authority in areas of specialty on assigned projects.  
  • Assists all levels 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 moderate to 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.   

Supervision Responsibilities:  may provide work direction to technicians, and mentor less experienced team members.  

  • 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. 

 

Education and Experience
Requires a bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or related field and 0-3 years of test development experience, 
or master’s degree in related field and 0-2 years of engineering experience

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Appropriately applies engineering principles and concepts to area of specialization. Is able to draw solutions from formal training and experience.  

 

Language Skills 

  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents, procedure manuals, schematics, data books, handbooks, etc. 
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization. 
  • Mathematical Skills
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.  

 

Computer Skills

  • Ability to proficiently utilize standard computer applications as they related to software/firmware development and testing.  
  • Such programs may include, but are 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 setup and configuration is desired.

     
Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.  
  • Use of proper scientific methodology is required (Define hypothesis, test hypothesis using reproducible experimental practices, peer review and reporting).  
  • Ability to derive boundary cases and equivalence classes from a software/firmware specification and quickly produce a minimum test data set.  
  • A clear understanding of risk-based testing and assessment is required. 
  • Also mandatory is the ability to debug and reproduce software/firmware problems, to write functional, stress, integration, white box, etc. tests to cover specified business rules and standards.  
  • Ability to provide feedback at software/firmware design reviews from a Design Assurance prospective is required, and includes an assessment of the testability, scalability, usability, and maintainability of the proposed design.
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Membership in a quality-related organization (e.g., SQA, QAI) and/or any of the following software/firmware testing-related certifications is highly desirable:  
  • Certified Software/firmware Quality Analyst (CSQA), Certified Software/firmware Tester (CSTE), Certified Software/firmware Project Manager (CSPM), Certified Software/firmware Test Professional (CSTP), Certified Test Manager (CTM), or similar.  
  • Personal Computer knowledge 
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite 

 

Keyboard/typing skills
Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.

 

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 I

Location: 

Alpharetta, GA, US

Requisition ID:  6787
Date Posted:  Sep 11, 2021


Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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