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Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Portland, OR 97224

Posted: 01/08/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: IT/Software Development Job Number: 19271

Position Title:  Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting direct hire opportunity with our client in Portland, Oregon.

Job Requirements:
  • Faithfully represent customer needs and expectations for entire system throughout the full development lifecycle
  • Use experience with networking concepts to anticipate and document errors introduced by design assumptions
  • Verify the developed  systems using manual black box test strategies
  • Develop test strategies and cases to maximize coverage and  evaluate new technology
  • Design and execute test cases to support concurrent research and development projects
  • Identify customer use cases and setup workflow based test scenarios
  • Enter and manage clear, detailed defect reports
  • Define test procedures
  • Create and manage system performance and integration test cases
  • Mentor Quality Assurance staff on networking concepts and system verification procedures
  • Contribute to project scheduling and planning activities
  • Manage test lab equipment
  • Position requires ability to lift and carry 35 pounds of test equipment at least 40 feet.
  • Performance requires physical attendance
  • Other Activities as assigned

Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in engineering, computer science, research or laboratory science fields
  • Must be able to obtain or maintain security clearance
  • Multiple project self-directed test design experience with complex multi-disciplinary technologies
  • Demonstrable experience troubleshooting complex multi-tier, multi-vendor systems
  • Demonstrable experience  designing functional, negative, performance and integration tests for software and hardware systems
  • Experience working closely with System Engineering and Development teams to identify areas of risk and prioritize test tasks
  •   Experience identifying errors and faulty assumptions in early design phases
  • Proven track recording of finding defects in complex systems
  • Proven ability to communicate and interact with customers and team members of all experience levels
  • Comprehensive understanding and wide application of technical principals, theories and concepts in the fields of network management, system validation and verification
  • Familiarity and comfort performing in light agile system development methodologies
  • Basic Familiarity with .Net test issues
  • Ability to describe and use common validation and verification topics including: Use case identification, experimental design, test plan design, task scheduling and risk management
  • Comfort configuring common network appliances including router, switches, access points, fire walls, modems and security appliances
  • Ability to read, modify and create Cisco iOS device configuration files
  • Familiarity with Windows Domain and Active Directory administration
  • Ability to articulate and use core networking concepts including: network protocols, FTP, packet sniffing, certificate management, PKI, IPv4 Subnetting and Radius Authentication
  • Ability to set up and maintain a complex TCP/IP network
  • Familiarity with VMware and VSphere
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is a must
  • Must be able to self-organize workloads and manage all deadlines

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Gazelle Medina
Sr. Technical Recruiter

I have been a Technical recruiter for over 20 years, much of that time with Protingent.  My passion is teaching people how to manage their career and effectively look for work.  I will keep working with a candidate until we find that right fit. I want to know what your dream job would be so I can help you find it.

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