EchoStar is currently looking for an experienced Technical Specialist for our Software Test, Support and Integration team. The ideal candidate will have some experience leading a team which is responsible for building out and upgrading equipment within a software engineering lab. We are looking for someone who has knowledge of connecting and using a variety of communications equipment within a software engineering lab.
EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) is a premier global provider of satellite operations and digital TV solutions that enhance today's home entertainment lifestyle. Its wholly-owned subsidiary, Hughes, is the world's leading provider of satellite broadband for home and office, delivering innovative network technologies and managed network services for enterprises and governments in more than 100 countries.
Among the many offerings of this combined powerhouse in broadband data and video are HughesNet®, the market's #1 high-speed satellite Internet service; Sling Media's award-winning SlingLoaded® technology; Move Networks' adaptive bit-rate streaming technology; and Troppus’ software suite that combines a Client Application, an Agent Application, and a powerful Semantic Knowledge Management System.
EchoStar currently has a need for Technical Specialist
Does the following describe you?
Smart, flexible, and eager to learn—new, award-winning products are developed every year using the latest technologies. You are excited about learning these products and technologies, and using your defect-detection skills in new areas.
Forward thinking—you look for ways to improve how defects can be found, and you are comfortable “managing up” to improve tools and processes used in your area.
Passionate about your line of work—you know it’s your efforts in finding defects that helps millions of customers enjoy our products.
If we still have your attention and you think you would be great fit for this opportunity, then read on about the specifics of this opening.
Work with Business Analysts, Developers, and PMs Representatives to gather test requirements and product knowledge
Communicate and establish test requirements.
Manually test by using applicable test techniques and exploratory testing methods while producing adequate test logs to document the test results.
Identifying new technology, techniques and tools to incorporate into the test process, if possible
Manage, maintain, create and execute the manual regression test suite for individual and multiple projects.
Provide final qualification of software, hardware, and documentation by accurately following test procedures and using automated test equipment.
Provide verbal and written descriptions of all problems found.
Provide feedback for improving the test process or procedures.
Test with minimal or no requirements
Use automated test equipment and provide verbal and written descriptions of all problems found in addition to providing feedback for improving the test process or procedures
Interface directly with Engineers to perform tests that will provide results and present those findings to the Engineering Staff in a professional format
Upgrade signal distribution required for testing purposes
Provide support for the Engineering Department when required or perform other duties as assigned
Skills and Qualifications we look for:
At least an Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or at least three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge of software and software test processes.
Proven verbal/written English communication skills.
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.
Ability to work well in a team or alone with minimal supervision.
Ability to manage and meet multiple changing deadlines.
Quality assurance background is a plus
Ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Benefits of the position:
Medical, Health Savings Account, dental and vision insurance
Flexible spending options and Employee Assistance Plan
401(k) and Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Employee Referral Program
FREE DISH Network Satellite TV System and Programming
FREE Hughes Network Service
50% Discounts on Sling technology and service
Corporate discounts for retail and personal travel
Opportunity for a level of responsibility that could take years to reach in other companies
EchoStar - 13 months ago
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