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QA Test Engineer $30-$35/hr near LAX

El Segundo, CA 
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Travel Required:
BSEE software and hardware test engineering ms office applications technical documentation JIRA debug test issues 
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about one year+ 
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Ultimate Staffing is seeking a QA Test Engineer to join its client, who is the nation’s leading satellite TV provider with more than 18 million customers. Customers enjoy hundreds of channels of digitally delivered entertainment, sports, news, family and informational programming. This company is leading the HD revolution with over 130 national HD channels- more quality HD channels than any other television provider.


Local candidates ONLY.

Unfortunately no sponsorship is available for this role.

This position is a long term contract position for about 6 months to 1 year and is seeking someone who has 2-4 years of experience. The hourly is $30-$35 and the job description entails: 


Position Summary:

The End to End System Test team is responsible for the integration and validation of head end components for new and existing features of the set top box (STB).  The team ensures that features are fully functional from the head-end all the way to the Set Top Box before they are implemented in the production environment.

As part of the End to End System Test team, you will be focused on STB validation within the Archive lab.  Our main focus within the Archive lab is to validate and approve any future broadcast changes through functional verification of all existing customer STBs.  The lab consists of over 100 STBs that are continuously exercised throughout each test cycle.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Understanding of black box and functional test methodologies.
  • Document issues in-depth via bug tracking tools (JIRA, Quality Center, Bugzilla, etc…).
  • Support and debug test issues that arise.
  • Manage software downloads for 100+ Set Top Boxes.
  • Troubleshoot RF signal quality issues.
  • Ability to comprehend technical documentation including but not limited to specifications, ICDs and test plans.
  • Create in-depth test plans and test procedures based on relevant specifications.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or Engineering field.
  • Knowledge within Linux environment.
  • Exceptional troubleshooting skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc...).
  • Excellent written/verbal communication and documentation skills.