Functionality Test Engineer
Interactive Intelligence Inc. - Indianapolis, IN

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The Functionality testing role provides a great deal of responsibility, whether you are a new Engineer just starting your career or a veteran. Every person on the team has the opportunity to become the product or feature expert and go-to person for the entire company. Functionality Engineers are the first to see a product or feature in a real world environment and not only determine if it is functional, but ensures that the experience for the end customer exceeds expectations. The Functionality Engineer has an incredibly proactive job; they need to be ahead of the Customer, Development, and Support to provide the best practices needed for the successful implementation of the product. The Functionality Engineer has to think in many directions by developing a well-designed plan and test scenarios before the customer is even part of the equation. Functionality Engineers must demonstrate the willingness to take chances, continue to develop new tools, learn new technologies, and be confident in their work. This is not a traditional test environment and team members have the unique opportunity to grow their technical skill set exponentially. This is a high energy team environment with an equally high job satisfaction rating. The actual work environment is outstanding and offers an excellent work life to home life balance: an 8am to 5pm schedule, no beepers, no weekends and no emergency calls. Interactive Intelligence Inc. is a cutting edge technology company. We use the latest standards and methodologies such as IPv6, Virtualization, VoIP, Cloud Computing, and Encryption. We also work with innovative implementations of Speech Recognition, Intelligence Routing and Process Flow. We execute difficult operations in software, while our competitors still use hardware for low level operations. Team members touch tons of technology – from configuring and maintaining their own environments, to using multiple solutions within a single realm i.e., in the Mail Server Realm (MS Exchange 2010, Novell Groupwise, IBM Lotus Notes Domino, Gmail) and in the Database Realm (Oracle and SQL Server).

Major Responsibilities/Activities:
Position requires setting up and maintaining test environments. Working with Peers and Development to find problems with Interactive Intelligence products.

Person will be managing / supporting multiple products at one time from ground up. Must be able to capture information on how one function / process may impact another and create test environments.

Capture design requirements and specifications for product testing. Ability to interact heavily with developers on a regular basis to diagnose problems identified by test runs.

Will be responsible for writing complete test cases

Assist in special product-related issues as needed.

Continually enhance technical and professional skills.

Minimum Requirements:
Degree in computer science or computer technology or equivalent in work experience

Working knowledge of the design and implementation of network, software and hardware solutions.

Experience with setting up and maintaining Windows 2003 or 2008 Server operating system and technologies such as domains, Active Directory, mail or database systems.

Team member needs to possess a hybrid of skills, they need to actually run a system not just oversee a system

Knowledge of MS Exchange, Lotus Notes, SQL Server, Oracle, Telecommunications, Server Hardware and/or Database platforms is needed.

Prior experience with various testing tools is required.

Experience with TCP/IP-based networking including routers, switches, network topologies, etc. is a must

Familiarity with telephony is highly preferred

Interpersonal Skills Needed:
Time management and strong attention to detail

Strong communication skills (verbal/written); good presentation skills.

Must be confident in work,

Must work independently,

Must have a high threshold for quality

Must be persistent and not frustrate easily,

Must assert self to a developer, i.e. designed right, but not use-ability friendly,

Must be able to function “hands on”

Real world network experience desired

Desire to work with top-notch team

Additional Desired Skills


Cisco Network Engineer (CCNA , CCNP, CCVP)

Comptia (A+, Network+, Server+, etc.)

Citrix certification

Oracle certification

Basic understanding of VOIP and telephony protocols is a plus