Senior Test Engineer
Company: VT iDirect
Posted on: January 26, 2023
ST Engineering iDirect continues to fuel its engineering growth and
seeks an innovative, creative Test Engineer who is ready for the
challenges, responsibilities, and rewards that come with working in
a high-energy, fast-paced environment. ST Engineering iDirect is
dedicated to providing next generation solutions for broadband IP
networking via satellite networks. As the leading innovators in
this new space, our diverse and talented team of Internet,
satellite and telecommunications professionals continues to break
new ground and create significant opportunities for network
operators, for service providers and resellers, and for corporate
Candidates must have a strong technical background and be capable
of coming up to speed on new technologies quickly. Good
communication skills, great problem solving skills, and the ability
to work both individually and collaboratively in a team environment
are required. If you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with
the smartest team, and the very latest technology, then this is the
job for you!
- 3+ years of industry experience in test engineering.
- Design, develop, and document comprehensive test plans for all
- Coordinate and participate in system level testing activities
including test planning, execution, and reporting.
- Perform setup of test scenarios, both hardware and software
components, and perform troubleshooting as needed.
- Evaluate and recommend third-party test tools and other
software/hardware products to aid in the system test
- Attend and participate in system-level design meetings in order
to address testing issues early in the software development
- Create testing tools and scripts as needed to support system
level testing activities.
- Provide training and support as required to operations
- Lead small to mid-size projects, mentor junior staff.
- Other duties as assigned.
BS/MS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or Mathematics,
or equivalent experience
- Experience with Linux and other flavors of UNIX
- Familiarity with IP Networking protocols and standards
- Experience developing and maintaining comprehensive system test
- Experience writing Linux shell scripts
- Knowledge of TCP/IP, UDP, sockets, etc. and experience in
network performance testing
- Experience with Spectrum analyzer, multimeter
- Experience with IP router performance test tools such as
Spirent, iXia, tcpdump, wireshark etc.
- Experience in telecom / Satcom industry is preferred.
- Strong verbal and written communications skills.
- Has a 'can do' attitude - willing to dive into and take
ownership of critical design issues.
- Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly
innovative and fast paced environment.
- Must be able to analyze and solve technical problems.
- Must be able to look under the hood to appreciate the low level
functionality of the tools.
- Must have strong interpersonal skills and be
- Completes tasks in a timely manner.
- Communicates effectively on a technical level.
- Can work under pressure in high visibility situations.
- Flexible - able to quickly adapt to changing conditions and
make decisions based on incomplete data.
- While we emphasis the ability to work in a team, the candidate
must also be effective as a single contributor as the situation
- Willing to take direction and follow sound software development
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