Pros: free lunch and travel
Cons: i had to go back to school.
The duties I performed and learned was the stationary and field testing of upcoming BlackBerry Handsets and Playbook including the verification of product performance in GSM/UMTS/HSPA/LTE network to ensure quality prior to release with a focus on device performance and issues faced by the customer.
To extract handset logs (RIM Proprietary logs, Qualcomm QXDM logs and Omni peek logs) in case of call fails, resets, WLAN and other issues.
Performed first level trouble-shooting of issues in the field, collect logs using Wire shark, QXDM, Omni peek and other internal tools.
Worked on CDMA, EVDO, GSM, WI-FI, VoIP, and LTE technologies.
Run E911(Enhanced 911), AGPS( Assisted GPS),CPTA(Call performance Test Application), MHS(Mobile Hotspot) ,MVS(Mobile Voice System),Wi-Fi Testing, Metrico VQ and Issue verification tests for the carriers such as AT&T and T-Mobile.
Provide feedback to the developer by reproducing the issue and providing additional issue logs using MKS Integrity Tool.
Performed Cycle Tests (MO/MT Call performance test, SMS,E-mail, Call retention tests,Multi –RAB tests,Inter-RNC Network test,HSDPA Network test, Scenario Tests, WLAN Tests like Captive Portal, Hotspot login on the BlackBerry and the reference handsets..
I would finish my duties and always be home in time for dinner.