SQA Test Engineer
Digital Signal Corporation (DSC) - Chantilly, VA

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Job Description:
Position Summary:
The role of the SQA Test Engineer is to be involved in the full testing lifecycle process in support of DSC’s precision 3d imaging products.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop specific test cases for new features and capabilities
· Develop and manage test cases for overall system functionality
· Design and implement test methodologies which will provide full breadth of coverage, while reducing overall test time and redundancy.
· Specifically evolve a test methodology and tracking system
· Develop overall test plans and schedules, understanding functionality, coverage, schedules and risks
· Understand test needs and daily/weekly plan for test execution
· Specify and/or assign test cases to be executed in order to meet test plans and overall testing goals
· Track overall test execution vs planned test execution
· Report test progress, coverage, defect metrics, overall assessment as required
· Report defects using current agreed upon tools and process
· Provide guidance and assistance to SQA team for isolating, characterizing, and reproducing defects
· Schedule and run defect review meetings with SQA, Development, Apps, Support, Marketing
· Write release notes for all external software releases
Minimum Qualifications:
Seven years total experience in product development roles (development and/or test)
· Five years experience exclusively in a formalized product testing role (automated)
· Bachelors Degree in a Technical Discipline (Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering)
· Possess very good understanding & working knowledge of agile development & test processes
· Ability to create Test Plans, Test Cases, and Traceability Matrices
· Ability to create & manage defects utilizing a formal defect tracking system
· Must have Experience with MS SQL, Server config, GUI
· Other Experience: MATLAB, HTML5, PHP, Python, TCL/tkl
· Must be able to design, develop, and expand test automation framework, continually refine process, improve test cycle efficiency and overall software quality.
· Must have understanding of System Testing and all aspects of integration of API testing.
· Ability to create a balanced data set of test information to use with test harness.
· Ability to understand graphical analysis of image comparing.
· Familiarity with both COTS hardware and custom embedded hardware components
· Excellent inter-personal skills & the ability to work effectively both independently & in a fast-paced, team environment
· Ability to quickly grasp new technology & adapt to frequent changes in business direction
· Exposure to formalized software programming/software development
· Experience testing, debugging, & troubleshooting of Client/Server & Web based applications
· Familiarity with debugging tools & system level debugging techniques
Desired Qualifications:
Ten years total experience in Product Development role (development and/or test)
· Seven years experience exclusively in a automated product testing role
· Experience designing & developing software applications/software based products
· Experience testing & troubleshooting imaging systems & applications
· Experience with Defect Tracking and Software Version Control software
Physical Requirements: *
  • Ability to frequently sit, and reach within hands and arms length. *
  • Regularly required to use office equipment such as PC, printer, telephone, etc. *
  • Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. *
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and use of computer monitor screens a great deal of time.

Work Environment: *
  • Individual’s primary workstation is located in an office with daily interaction in the production/manufacturing/lab areas. *
  • The noise level in this environment ranges from low to moderate

Digital Signal Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer a friendly, business environment with a competitive salary and benefits package. All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of background and reference checks.

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