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Manager, Quality Assurance (Systems)
Location: Milpitas, California, USA
Dept/Division: Engineering

Job Description

  • Define, plan, schedule and manage test efforts for cutting edge technology based products.
  • Manage and lead a team of experienced test engineers.
  • Implement and enforce standard processes and procedures for quality activities throughout the Product Development Life Cycle (PDLC).
  • Develop and maintain an environment conducive of efficient execution of test activities.
  • Collaborate with various disciplines, including Engineering, Marketing, Customer Support, and Operations, to support product release schedule and achieve quality goals.
  • Facilitate cooperative spirit within the System Test team, and among the groups interfacing with System Test.
  • Compile and implement test procedure documentation standards.
  • Develop strategies and processes, and identify tools for quality, test coverage, and efficiency improvements.
  • Liaise and manage off-shore quality activities.

Required Skills/Experience

  • Proven track record of success in managing and leading technical teams. Min. 5 years in managerial capacities in networking industry.
  • Good business acumen and problem solving skills.
  • Experience in wireless or cable product testing, preferably IEEE 802.16 (WiMAX), DOCSIS or similar technologies.
  • Success in implementing state-of-the-art software testing methods, strategies, concepts, and tools on testing integrated hardware/software systems.
  • Self-motivation and ability to work effectively in a team oriented environment.
  • Strong knowledge in QA theories, strategies, standards and practices.
  • Strong communication and analytical skills.

Desired/Preferred Skills

  • Hands-on involvement in daily test activities. Demonstrate strong technical skills and provide technical leadership to the team.
  • Experience in planning, implementing and sustaining a fully automated test environment.
  • Strong knowledge in test automation tools including WiMAX specific test tools, SmartBit, IXIA, Visual BASIC, tcl/tk, Expect, Perl, Windows NT/2000 scripting or UNIX shell scripting.
  • Min. BCS or BEE degree.

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