Sr. Engineer, QA

Requisition Number: 
Date Posted: 
January 8, 2019
Sunnyvale, CA
Reports To: 
Director of E2E QA
Position Summary: 

As a member of the E2E QA team, you will participate in the product engineering process that facilitates updates of NextNav’s mission-critical MBS (Metropolitan Beacon System) and it’s Network Operation System. As a Sr. QA engineer, you will contribute to QA team through development and execution of functional, system, regression test as well as field testing for various test projects.

Essential Functions: 
  • Requirements analysis, test case identification, test script creation and execution, tracking of defects and reporting of test results
  • Develop and maintain regression test environments for NOSS, Mobile app (AOS & iOS) and AWS servers (CodeBuild, CodeDeploy etc.)
  • Create test plans and test cases which encompass all NextNav’s E2E MBS System Test/QA & field test and perform manual & automated tests
  • Work with project teams through the design and test stages to ensure released products are strictly adhere to business requirements.
  • Assess product testability and implement automated processes to increase testing efficiency and reliability
  • Logs detailed and accurate defect reports and follows the defects through to resolution and closure
  • Provide support to operation team as a 2nd line of support
  • Provide support to demo
Education, Experience, Skills and Attributes: 
  • BS/MS degree and 5+ years of software development/automation and QA experience
  • Must be able to clearly communicate technically complex issues, resolve conflicts, and participate projects over cross functional teams
  • Experience in test automation in Web-UI, CLI a plus: Selenium, Java, Python and/or Perl  
  • Thorough understanding of the defect-life-cycle/process and industry standard defect tracking tools.
  • Strong team player, self-motivated, self–directed, action oriented, able to learn quickly, work with DEV/QA engineers
  • Hands on experience with software, hardware, testing and failure analysis methodologies.
  • Preferred: experience or working knowledge on Location/GPS technology
  • Experience on Mobile application test and automation a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Prior experience in QA of EMS/NMS application and MySQL/postgres DB desirable
  • Domain knowledge of IT infrastructure and admin level knowledge of Linux systems a plus
  • Experience on CI/CD pipeline for build, test and deploy preferred


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