Acting as a QA point of contact and studying to become an expert in your assigned area.
Installing/testing/verifying multiple components that comprise a product with the intention to certify that the product is ready for release and conform to product requirements.
Developing and maintaining test plans and test cases for features under test.
Automation of your test cases within an established automated framework
While meeting schedule commitments, executing tests and providing quality test status reports.
Reviewing and analyzing project documentation to ensure product testability.
Providing accurate defect submissions which communicate customer impact and provide information to assist with the defect investigation and resolution.
Installing, configuring and troubleshooting the integrated solution under test.
Understanding how a feature is implemented in order to develop test cases for the functionality, performance, stress, and fault conditions.
Assisting in project risk analysis, testing scope and scheduling
Identifies level of test coverage required and evaluates customer feedback to identify weak areas
BE or ME (or equivalent degree) degree in Engineering or Computer Science
2 - 8 years of work experience in a software testing and verification or a related field
Experience developing automated tests and test automation software using scripting languages such as TCL, iTCL, UNIX Shell or similar
Working experience in DPI, Layer 2, Layer 3 protocols are highly desirable
Understanding of hardware and software configurations, network switches, configuration of software, and the ability to work from the command line on Windows and Unix (FreeBSD)
Knowledge of networking protocols (TCP/IP, etc.) and networking devices
Understanding of Quality Assurance processes including development of Test Plans, Test Cases, Test Strategies
Experience analyzing network protocols using tools such as Wire shark, Ethereal
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated time management, project planning and organizational skills
Decision-making: Ability to work independent and collaborative
Key relationships: Work closely with Architects, Tech Leads, and Software Engineers to understand the testing requirements.
Organizational impact and challenges: Development of reusable tools for test automation and identify new methods for automation.