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Software Test Engineer

Company: TransCore
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

TransCore (TRN), a subsidiary of ST Engineering, is seeking a full-time Software Test Engineer I or II to join our Infinity Quality Assurance (QA) team, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.The Infinity QA team in Albuquerque is in a phase of growth and will be hiring for multiple positions to support the myriad of quality improvement and project-focused challenges facing TransCore. Other positions open for this team include:Product Testing Manager: Test Engineer: DescriptionThe successful candidate for the Software (SW) Test Engineer I (entry-level) or SW Test Engineer II (mid-level) role will report to the Albuquerque-based Product Test Manager and contribute to multiple aspects of the QA team. The SW Test Engineer will apply their technical skills to support the Infinity test site located in Albuquerque, with a focus on operationally relevant integrated system testing.During a given month, the SW Test Engineer I/II can expect to spend time on some or all of the following:

  • Conduct operational testing and collect data on the integrated system at the Albuquerque test track in support internal R&D projects or client-facing integrated system tests and demonstrations
  • Support system updates, build testing, and unit testing at the Albuquerque test track
  • Contribute to test plan development and revision, conduct dry runs, and troubleshoot integrate system issues identified during testing to facilitate escalation to the appropriate team for resolution
  • Contribute to QA deliverables such as reports on build or unit testing results
  • Support software and hardware installation, configuration, or update for upcoming integrated systems testing at the test track in conjunction with the QA Hardware Test Engineer(s)
  • Learn more about the current and upcoming Infinity capabilities
  • Attend project meetings to understand client expectations and goals for Albuquerque testing
  • Perform occasional second shift (4pm-1am) work as needed based track schedule (generally 1-2 weeks per month)
  • Contribute to the QA knowledge base and wiki
  • Communicate via email, teleconferencing, and in person with people across the company and across the countryBecause of the complex nature of the integrated Infinity system, as well as the ongoing process improvement goals set by the Infinity Product Management core team, there is no specific collection of technical skills that we are looking for. Instead, we seek to match a candidate with relevant technical skills with the overall goals and collaborative team approach already in place in the QA team. The successful candidate will bring software test skills that can be applied to the QA team immediately, while also continuously learning more about the past, current, and future capabilities and challenges of the integrated Infinity systems and projects.Required Skills/Experience
    • Coursework, training, or work experience as a software tester in Windows or Linux OS
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Outstanding attention to detail
    • Willingness and ability to continually gain knowledge regarding the integrated Infinity system
    • Ability to work independently on requested tasks, and to effectively hand off tasks to other team members when necessary, based on shifting priorities
    • Ability to effectively respond to changing priorities based on guidance from the Product Test Manager and/or Director of Quality
    • Ability to develop and improve process documentation
    • Ability to provide outstanding support to internal and external customers and stakeholdersDesired Skills/ExperienceThe successful SW Test Engineer I candidate will have training or experience in several of the test and evaluation skills or the technical skills category. A successful Test Engineer II candidate will have experience across both the test and evaluation and technical skills categories. We are not looking for someone who has all of these, but these are examples of the kinds of skills that will be valuable to contribute to the Infinity QA team.
      • General Test and Evaluation skills
        • Previous experience with JIRA or similar RAIL tools
        • Previous experience implementing a wiki or other documentation outreach
        • Previous experience identifying shortfalls in processes, improving them, and supporting team outreach and training
        • Test and Evaluation background
        • System of systems integration and testing
        • Test requirement/criteria development
        • Test script development
        • Test script execution
        • Test result documentation
        • Automated testing
        • Regression testing
        • Technical - Software-focused skills (examples)
          • Windows networking
          • Complex network environments (mixed Windows and Linux)
          • Linux OS
          • Windows OS (embedded, desktop, and server)
          • Scripting
          • Software development, coding, review
          • Configuration management
          • Code review and evaluation
          • Troubleshooting
          • Bug identification and documentation
          • Experience in an agile software development or manufacturing environmentApplication GuidancePlease include a cover letter with your application materials describing how your combination of education, work experience, and interest in integrated system testing and support may be a good fit with our QA team.Position BackgroundTransCore's Infinity product is a complex system-of-systems end-to-end tolling solution from the Roadside where data is captured to the back office systems where payments are processed. The solution encompasses both internally developed proprietary hardware and software, as well as integrated 3rd party hardware and software, as needed by our specific client requirements.The QA team is responsible for supporting new product introduction efforts (including integration and testing) for both hardware and software capabilities using representative testing environments such as our Albuquerque test track, lab-based testing facilities elsewhere at TransCore, and in the cloud. In addition, the QA team provides support to existing legacy clients and projects as needed. Thus, the QA team has developed extensive integrated system knowledge about both historical Infinity challenges and solutions as well as new and upcoming capabilities. In addition, the QA team is actively working to improve the documentation of TransCore best practices and test processes and procedures.The Albuquerque-based Software Test Engineer I or II will report to the Product Test Manager. The successful candidate will be expected to primarily work out of TransCore's Albuquerque test and manufacturing facilities, and we expect less than 10% travel for this position. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: TransCore, Albuquerque , Software Test Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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