Senior Manual QA Engineer with Networking-(2100008Y)
VIAVI (NASDAQ: VIAV) has a 90+ year history of technical innovations that have evolved to keep pace and address our customer’s most pressing business issues. We make equipment, software, and systems that help to plan, deploy, certify, monitor, and optimize all kinds of networks - like those for mobile phones, service providers, large businesses and data centers. VIAVI is also a leader in high performance thin film optical coatings, providing light management solutions to anti-counterfeiting, consumer electronics, automotive, defense and instrumentation markets.
We are the people behind the products that help keep the world connected – at home, school, work, at play, and everywhere in between. VIAVI employees are fierce about supporting customer success and we welcome people who bring their best every day to the company - to question, to collaborate and to push for solutions that will delight our customers.
As an Ops / Lab Engineer at VIAVI, you will be working to ensure the successful development, testing, and deployment of roadmap items for VIAVI's network protocol analytics and packet storage solution in a fast paced and agile environment where you’ll be making meaningful contributions day one. The ideal candidate is someone who cares deeply about the quality of the product and the technology that makes it possible. We’re looking for someone who is interested in new and innovative approaches to ensuring the quality of a highly complex suite of network performance monitoring applications.
Duties/Responsibilities: Ensure quality software releases that are stable, maintain performance requirements, and are free of major issues Testing of Windows thick client applications as well as web-based applications Be the voice of the customer throughout the development cycle Execute the test strategy containing both manual and automated test suites Challenge your skillset by learning scripting to assist in automated test efforts when applicable Monitor the CI/CD process and ensure it is continually functioning and meeting the evolving needs of the teams and business Participate in a team culture that encourages productivity, engagement, and product ownership Log bugs and provide input for bug triage using Atlassian Jira Continue to build upon the overall test strategy by adding new test suites using Xray for Jira
Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience 3-5+ years of relevant software QA experience Demonstrated competence working in a fast-paced agile process with cross-functional project teams A proven ability to initiate and drive forward software quality in an Agile environment Detail oriented, reliable, and have the ability to work both in a team environment and alone with minimal supervision Experience with all phases of software testing (Functional, Performance, Integration, Regression, User Acceptance, and Release Management) Experience testing web-based client-server systems Experience testing desktop-based services and systems in Microsoft windows Ability to adjust and set priorities to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment Ability to work effectively in a professional manner with technology staff and all levels of management
Nice to have: Knowledge of Application Aware Network Performance Monitoring (aaNPM) products Knowledge of distributed software systems Strong knowledge of networking, TCP/IP, and VoIP protocols Experience with layer 7 protocols and their inner workings Network architectures and what impacts their performance Proficiency in Atlassian Jira, XRay, Bamboo, and BitBucket tools Scripting skills (python, bash, batch, powershell, VB, etc) – not really matter – need to know how to script; need to able to automate; to come up with structures; come up with ideas; Experience with system-level optimization as well as VM management and deployment Experience with product deployment and system imaging for an on-premises software solution