Software Application Tester – III

Calance US

Job TitleSoftware Application Tester – III – ID:30528

Duration6 Months

Start DateASAP

Job SkillsSelenium, Python, Java

Locationwestlake, TX

Date Posted12/01/2017

Our client, a Fortune 50, global telecommunications company is looking for Qa to join their team for a 6++ month contract. If you feel this position matches your experience and availability, please email your updated RESUME with a DAYTIME CONTACT

The automation engineer at Verizon Wireless will work within a service development and maintenance engineering team responsible for writing scripts to test mobile voice and video services. He/she will be responsible for building and maintaining a library of automated tests to execute against the Verizon Wireless network, based on test plans provided by senior engineers. We are driving towards a zero-touch test environment.

To start, we are building an automation team to tackle problems in two domains. The first is end-to-end service level testing, driven mainly by device automation. The second domain is testing individual network applications. In this domain, automated tests will programmatically log into network elements/devices (bare metal and running in the cloud) and element management systems (GUIs) and execute commands, and then parse the output against pass/fail criteria. Future work includes automating network trace validation, interface-level testing, and performance testing.

The engineer will also research technical problems during automated testing, analyze test results and assess severity of issues, provide test summary and reports, facilitate troubleshooting, and work closely with other teams to resolve issues and provide general tool support. The individual will also be responsible for recommending technical enhancements to automation platforms based on work history and experience gained in developing the library of scripts. In addition, the candidate will also be responsible for maintaining the scripts that the team builds, accounting for platform, device, and feature changes over time. The ideal candidate will be a self-driven individual who completes assigned projects accurately and on time.

The position requires:

Minimum of a BS degree in an engineering discipline is REQUIRED.

Minimum of 2-4 years of overall programming experience is REQUIRED.

Minimum of 2-4 years of overall testing experience is REQUIRED, PREFERRABLY in an automation environment.

At least 2 years of python programing experience in an automation environment is PREFERRED. Alternative languages include Perl, Groovy, Scala & JavaScript.

Sound understanding of programming and software concepts and principles including database, networking, json/xml, object oriented design is REQUIRED.

At least 2 years experience of hands-on coding/scripting experience using Appium, Selenium, or a related mobile application automation framework (i.e. Perfecto Mobile) to test Android and iOS mobile applications is PREFERRED.

Familiarity with Testing Techniques and Methodologies – understanding of the various approaches used in testing, including white – box (logic driven), black – box (requirements driven), load testing, coverage testing and regression testing is REQUIRED.

Strong communication skills (both oral and verbal) are REQUIRED.

At least 1 year of Linux experience is REQUIRED.

Experience with the Robot Framework for automated acceptance testing is DESIRED.

Knowledge of and experience with IMS, SIP, VoIP and Video applications in a carrier/service provider/ISP environment is DESIRED.

Working knowledge of protocols, network technologies and standards including: 3GPP IMS-architecture, LTE, TCP/UDP, SIP, RTP, DNS, ENUM, GSMA-RCS, MMTel and other SIP/VoIP standards is DESIRED.

Experience with debugging tools such as Wireshark and QXDM is DESIRED.

Knowledge of other VoIP test, monitoring and debugging tools is DESIRED.

The work location is Westlake, TX.
Only Local Candidates will be considered. Telecommuting is not allowed.
Authorization to work in the U.S. is a pre-condition for this position.
H1 Visa sponsorship not permitted.
Who is Calance?
Calance is a global IT company with operations in the United States, Canada and India. Over the years, Calance has grown organically and has acquired numerous successful IT Services firms along the way. As a result, the company today is a mix of diverse cultures, talents and expertise that collaborate globally to bring our best capabilities and thinking to clients. Calance also offers benefits which includes Medical, Dental, Vision care and 401K.
Calance (Formerly Partners Consulting) provides IT design, implementation, operation and talent services for enterprise customers enabling transformations to new technologies such as cloud and mobile. With over 600 staff and 10 offices worldwide, we support the full life-cycle of IT services. Local offices can be found in Texas, California, Washington and Georgia. Formed following the merger of Calance and Partners Consulting, this single global company offers.

IT Service Management – including hosting and managed services Infrastructure Transformation – including data center consolidation Cloud Services – including AWS based hosting and management
Talent services – including global talent sourcing. . .

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