Sr Quality Assurance Engineer (NMS/EMS)
Location: Milpitas, California, USA
Dept/Division: System Test Engineering

Job Description
Conduct software tests, including UI/GUI testing, functional testing and performance measurements in networking oriented environment. Develop test plans and generate test cases based on product specifications and requirements. Document test procedures, test configurations and test topologies. Implement automated or manual test scripts. Implement test topologies, configure both hardware and software configurations of test systems and equipment. Execute test plans and compile test results, including test progress reports, and fault reports. Conduct acceptance, functional, and regression tests during test cycles. Communicate with and provide support to other disciplines involved in the project, including Marketing, Engineering, and Manufacturing.

Required Skills/Experience
Min. 5 years experience in network management software testing. Self-motivation and ability to work effectively in a team environment. Experience in network management software testing and troubleshooting. Familiarity with networking infrastructure, equipment and architecture. Solid knowledge in SNMP, MIB standards, network management system (NMS) architecture, or element management system (EMS). Working knowledge in at least one the following areas of technology: networking, telecommunication, network management, and wireless LAN/WAN communications. Working knowledge in the following networking protocols required: TCP/IP, Ethernet, RIP, OSPF, EGRP, and HTTP. Familiarity with test methodologies and strategies. Strong analytical skills and ability in troubleshooting and isolating fault conditions. Strong communication skills required.

Desired/Preferred Skills
Prior experience in testing products targeted to ISPs or TELCOs desirable. Experience in test automation tools and scripting preferred. Working knowledge in Network Management Software configuration, or router and switch configuration/setup preferred. Knowledge in test automation tools such as SmartBit, IXIA, Visual BASIC, MIB browsers, tcl/tk or UNIX shell scripting preferred. Working experience with Sniffer or similar tools. BCS or equivalent preferred.

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