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Principle (QA Validation Engineer) - Practice Advisor

Location: Redmond, WA
Posted On: 03/10/2022
Requirement Code: 56267
Requirement Detail

Required :


  • Factory Calibration Data Processing
  • Calibration Assessments
  • Test Map Collection & upload, Test Map Processing, Test Map Assessments, System OQC Tests
  • Deploying Ready Stack
  • Create test plans and ensure adequate test coverage
  • Integrate manual testing with automation to maximize efficiency and coverage
  • Ensure any bugs are detected before deployment
  • Troubleshooting and bug analysis
  • Manages the hardware lab working with the lab networking team
  • Coordinates hardware and software releases under direction of remote QA lead
  • Execute automatic & manual system tests defined by software and hardware teams to validate core system functionality on all released devices as part of OQC process.
  • Provision and image new PCs as required to enable extended team to meet system build and maintenance goals.
  • Build automated test suites/systems that apply industry best practices


  • Solid technical competency in Linux, IO fundamentals, systems administration, network configuration, including performance profiling and tuning
  • Proficient with shell scripting, C++, and Python
  • The ideal candidate will have experience with setting up automated test/imaging/deployment solutions
  • Works well in a research environment: i.e. constantly shifting priorities, ambiguous direction
  • Must have hands-on experience with test planning, design and execution, performance/stress testing, as well as maintaining QA automation of client/server systems
  • Must have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, in order to be able to work well with cross-functional teams and stakeholders with different levels of technical skills (such as Program Managers, Research Scientists, Research Assistants, and other engineering teams).


  • Technical degree or equivalent experience
  • 5 years of individual contributor experience as a software developer/engineer/SDET
  • Strong Linux skills
  • Proficient in Python and bash scripting
  • Experience with C/C++