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Validation Engineer

PositionValidation Engineer

Location: Bellevue, WA, preferred but will consider other locations where Mobile Phone Carriers are prevalent, e.g., Dallas, TX and New Jersey 

Description:                                                                                                 

Our client with its North America headquarters based in Irvine, California, is a wholly owned company of a global consumer electronics brand with products currently sold in over 160 countries and is currently the fourth largest handset manufacturer in North America. The company also operates nine R&D centers worldwide and employs over 13,500 people globally.

 

The North America headquarters is seeking a Validation Engineer to work within the company’s North America Device Validation Team to support Mobile Device Validation for North America Region. This includes, but is not limited to: Supporting Validation of Customer Requirements, Supporting Validation of Internal Requirements, and Mobile Device Defect Reporting and Resolution. This candidate will also work closely with our Marketing, Quality, Sales and Product Realization/Customer Technical Support Teams.

 

Roles/Responsibilities

  • Use deep understanding of smart connected and feature devices from customer perspective in order to improve baseline product quality
  • Understand requirements and translate them into applied test cases and scenarios, and maintain continual improvement of those cases and scenarios
  • Perform customer-specific testing such as Sprint SLATE tests, AT&T 10776 tests, TracFone OTCP tests, and T-Mobile required tests.
  • Perform carrier-specific SIM test cases regarding Over-The-Air interaction, such as with Gemalto OTA, OMA-DM, Oberthur and Comprion tools
  • Perform carrier-specific provisioning test cases regarding activation, such as Bearer Independent Protocol, OTASP, IOTA-DM or OMA-DM activations.
  • Perform general feature testing such as SMS, MMS, LBS, GPS, application performance, including carrier-specific tests as driven by carrier requirements.
  • Utilize logging tools such as QxDM, Cather, Wireshark and Android Debugging Bridge (ADB).
  • Manage and investigate issues reported by carriers, Technical Account Managers, Quality Managers, Customer Care Managers, Validation Managers, and other Test Engineers.
  • Create and enhance internally developed test cases and plans, as products and customer needs evolve.
  • Work with R&D and on-site engineering teams to debug device software issues, and take ownership of all issues personally raised.
  • Report device defects with detailed exactness in error databases, email correspondence, instant messaging discussions and conferences.
  • Execute device testing in various field test environments, including occasionally outside of your home market using various field test tools.
  • Prioritize your tasks to align with the Manager’s expectations, and align personal test development areas with internal and external customer expectations beads on test area shortfalls.
  • Perform Validation duties as assigned by Manager, Device Validation.
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    Experience/Qualifications:

    1. Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering or Telecommunications Engineering
    2. Experience working with a dynamic, global company.
    3. Advanced knowledge of Excel and experience with a heavy/complex database management required
    4. Must be organized, self-motivated and have strong attention to detail
    5. Must be both independent and a strong team player who thrives in a fast-paced environment
    6. Possess strong analytical skills
    7. Possess a cooperative “can-do” attitude
    8. Professional, accessible, and flexible to the changing needs of the department and region
    9. Able and willing to work flexible hours in order to accomplish daily/monthly tasks
    10. Capable of handling complex situations with imitative and adapts well to change
    11. Excellent work ethics and reliability
    12. Basic knowledge of wireless protocols including UMTS/LTE/CDMA/EvDO, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and Near-Field Communication
    13. Basic knowledge of source code management tools and control procedures, such as GIT and Gerrit
    14. Intermediate knowledge of device logging tools, including QxDM, QCAT, CAIT, TEMS, Accuver XCAL/XCAP, Catcher and Wireshark
    15. Intermediate understanding of Phone Software Tools, such as QPST and OEM-specific utilities for parametric management and software upgrades
    16. Advanced understanding of Application Lifecycle Management methodology, Scrum product development methodology and the importance thereof
    17. Experience with bug tracking and reporting through JIRA/Confluence, Quality Center, Bugzilla or equivalent tracking systems
    18. One or more years of Python, Perl, HTML5, CSS, JS, C+ and C# development experience, all inclusive
    19. Two or more years of Android Software Development Kit (SDK) and/or Google Web Toolkit (GWT) and/or Google App Engine (GAE)
    20. Three or more years of Java development experience
    21. Mobile device software development and validation experience

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Our client is a subsidiary company of one of the largest consumer electronics companies in the world.

    Requirements:

    Expertise -                    Microsoft Office Suite, data analysis, time management, collaboration, problem solving, attention to detail, task prioritization, project management, product management, mobile device software development, mobile device software validation

    Education -                   Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering or Telecommunications Engineering

    Travel -                         Up to 50%

    Job Type -                    Full-time

    Locale -                         Bellevue, Washington, US

    Preferred Language -     English and Mandarin Chinese

     

     



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    Company
    Modis
    Posted
    11/20/2021
    Salary Range
    $73,000.00 - 99,000.00
    per Year
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    Location
    Bellevue, WA 98009, US