Sr. QA Engineer
Harman International - Sandy, UT

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Harman International Industries, Inc. is the worldwide leader in the manufacture of high-quality, high-fidelity audio and electronic products for automotive, consumer and professional use. It is the parent company behind an array of legendary brands that includes Harman Kardon®, JBL®, Mark Levinson® and Infinity®. The Company has developed, both internally and through a series of acquisitions, a range of product offerings. It operates in three segments: Automotive, Consumer and Professional. The Automotive segment designs, manufactures and markets audio, electronic and infotainment systems for vehicle applications primarily to be installed as original equipment by automotive manufacturers. The Consumer segment designs, manufactures and markets audio, video and electronic systems for home, mobile and multimedia applications. The Professional segment designs, manufactures and markets loudspeakers and electronic systems used by audio professionals in concert halls, stadiums, airports, houses of worship and theme attractions. For more than 50 years, our legendary brands have taken a leading role in the creation and innovation of progressive technologies, from the world's first car radio in 1948 to today's most revolutionary infotainment systems.

Position Summary
This position is responsible to develop and execute hardware and software test plans in order to identify problems and their causes. Conduct hardware and software compatibility tests with programs and hardware on various operating systems. Evaluate standalone software, hardware and firmware products.

Essential Responsibilities:
Continually improving testing methods and test designs.
Create test-cases and scripts, partly working from already existing code
Thoroughly document all test steps and problems
Maintains test computers and installs and maintains multiple operating systems.
Setup and configuration of test networks. (TCP/IP, WiFi, Bluetooth)
Works closely with other engineers during project planning to develop the test plan
Carry out system tests and document in test report and suggest optimizations
Provide input regarding usability to Product Managers
Works directly with other test team personnel locally and overseas to complete required tasks within a specific schedule.
Work with other available test resources (engineers, interns, customer service personnel, external beta testers etc) to complete specific project assignments.
Teach, mentor, and train other team members in QA best practices.

Basic Qualifications:
Working with different Operating Systems (Mac, iOS, Windows, Android)
Basic understanding of programming, scripting, and Object Oriented methodologies
Advanced understanding of Software Development Lifecycle
Ability to think outside the box, to come up with test scenarios that will prove the product before it goes to market.
Ability to work well and communicate with others.
Self initiative, leadership abilities, detail oriented, and a passion for quality
Advanced knowledge and understating of virtualization methodologies.

Desired Characteristics:
Experience working with Source-Control-Management-System
Background with guitar, music, and audio electronics is highly desirable.
Proficient with Apple hardware. (iPhone, iPad, iPod, Mac Mini, etc.)
Familiarity with Android OS
Test Case database experience
Advanced level of proficiency with MSOffice, Visio
Familiarity with Test Automation software
Ability to use hardware imaging tools
Familiarity with I18N and L10N methodologies

REQUIRED Degree and/or Training, including specifically defined educational equivalent
B.S. in electronics, software, or related field in Engineering, or similar degree

REQUIRED Specific Prior Experience
Minimum 5-years of SQE experience or equivalent

REQUIRED Work Traits/Competencies
Display structured working approach and strong analytical skills
Proactively collaborate with software developers
Easily adapt to changing environment and requirements
Fast execution of new requirements from SPBU R&D
Strives to keep expertise up to date
Ability to handle a variety of projects simultaneously.
Ability to function in a team environment.
Ability to work with design engineers and less technically skilled operators.
Familiarity with software testing methodologies (e.g. black/white box testing, unit testing) and test plan design.
Ability to effectively present information to management and employees of the company

Eligibility Requirements:
Willingness to work in an office in Sandy Utah
Willingness to submit to a background screen and a drug test

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HARMAN designs and engineers connected products and solutions for consumers, automakers and enterprises worldwide, including audio, visual...