Systems QA Engineer

qa, test, blackbox, .net, network protocols, FTP, packet sniffing, certificate management, PKI, IPv4 Subnetting and Radius Authentication
Full Time
$90,000 - $110,000
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

**All resumes will remain strictly confidential. Candidates must be LOCAL to the Pacific Northwest and available for onsite interviews. US Citizenship required due to federal government contract requirements.


We have an immediate opening for a Systems Quality Assurance Engineer. This test position is responsible for designing and executing tests to evaluate the functionality, robustness and performance of hardware and telecom systems. The successful candidate must have demonstrable test design experience across the full scope (hardware, firmware, software) of multiple complex projects. The candidate will be accountable for designing, implementing and executing tests against designed systems.

  • Faithfully represent customer needs and expectations for entire system throughout the full development lifecycle

  • Use experience with networking concepts to anticipate and document errors introduced by design assumptions

  • Verify the fitness of developed systems using manual black box test strategies

  • Develop test strategies and cases to maximize coverage and evaluate new technology

  • Design and execute test cases to support concurrent research and development projects

  • Identify customer use cases and setup workflow based test scenarios

  • Enter and manage clear, detailed defect reports

  • Define test procedures

  • Create and manage system performance and integration test cases

  • Mentor Quality Assurance staff on networking concepts and system verification procedures

  • Contribute to project scheduling and planning activities

  • Manage test lab equipment


  • Bachelor s degree in engineering, computer science, research or laboratory science fields

  • Must be able to obtain or maintain security clearance

  • Multiple project self-directed test design experience with complex multi-disciplinary technologies

  • Demonstrable experience troubleshooting complex multi-tier, multi-vendor systems

  • Demonstrable experience designing functional, negative, performance and integration tests for software and hardware systems

  • Experience working closely with System Engineering and Development teams to identify areas of risk and prioritize test tasks

  • Experience identifying errors and faulty assumptions in early design phases

  • Proven track recording of finding defects in complex systems

  • Proven ability to communicate and interact with customers and team members of all experience levels

  • Comprehensive understanding and wide application of technical principals, theories and concepts in the fields of network management, system validation and verification

  • Familiarity and comfort performing in light agile system development methodologies

  • Basic Familiarity with .Net test issues

  • Ability to describe and use common validation and verification topics including: Use case identification, experimental design, test plan design, task scheduling and risk management

  • Comfort configuring common network appliances including router, switches, access points, fire walls, modems and security appliances

  • Ability to read, modify and create Cisco iOS device configuration files

  • Familiarity with Windows Domain and Active Directory administration

  • Ability to articulate and use core networking concepts including: network protocols, FTP, packet sniffing, certificate management, PKI, IPv4 Subnetting and Radius Authentication

  • Ability to set up and maintain a complex TCP/IP network

  • Familiarity with VMware and VSphere

Posted By

Jeff Morris

12520 SW 68th Ave, Suite B Tigard, OR, 97223

Position Id : 007
Originally Posted : 5 years ago
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