Under general supervision, the Software Test Engineer designs, develops, and implements cost-effective methods of testing and troubleshooting wireless networking products. Participates in the development and maintenance of the test automation framework, configures test bed components and develops test scripts to verify product compliance with functional requirements. Contributes to planning of test development schedules, and identifies equipment required for testing and evaluating products in a system environment. Persons employed in this position are responsible for but not limited to supplying comprehensive test engineering support for research and development programs to ensure total customer satisfaction. This position is located in Akron, OH and hybrid work schedule is available.
Design test solutions for new products and new features based on industry standards and requirements specs.
Identify test bed equipment requirements.
Design, write and support test scripts to meet software test and software development needs.
Maintain documentation involving test design, requirements, and operator instructions.
Execute automated and manual functional, system, performance and stress tests and document results.
Work with product development engineers to isolate issues by collecting and analyzing detailed protocol traces, log files, and debug output.
Develop and maintain project timelines to ensure all key deliverables are met.
Understanding of the testing process and test methodologies
Programming in C, C++ and Python
Understanding of database development and maintenance is a plus
Proficiency with Linux
Understanding of networking technologies and protocols
Experience in troubleshooting networking issues at a protocol level
Understanding of wireless networking technologies and protocols is preferred
Excellent communication skills
Effectively present information and respond to questions from the broader engineering team
Ability to work with management to establish project milestones, but otherwise executes project plan with little supervision required
Ability to work toward defined objectives with little direct supervision
Possess knowledge of new product development processes and work flow
Experience in participating on multi-disciplinary product development teams
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
2-5 years experience in a related role
Experience developing test automation in a product development environment
Experience testing wireless technologies (especially 802.11 and Bluetooth) is strongly preferred
Laird Connectivity simplifies the enablement of wireless technologies with market-leading wireless modules and antennas, integrated sensor and gateway platforms, and customer-specific wireless solutions. Our best-in-class support and comprehensive engineering services help reduce risk and improve time-to-market. When you need unmatched wireless performance to connect electronics with security and confidence, Laird Connectivity delivers — no matter what.