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Staff Wireless Test Engineer (Embedded)

Tarana Wireless

Tarana Wireless

Quality Assurance
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2024
We are looking for a smart QA engineer who will verify and validate our Wireless Solutions (focused on the Wireless MAC layer). As part of the product QA, you will work on the product automation, tools development and setting high benchmarks for the product quality.

This will require a broad top-down understanding of the Tarana wireless devices, data, management and control flows between them, and network communications with the Tarana Cloud Suite.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Understand the Tarana Wireless Embedded Device architecture and gain expertise in all the MAC/PHY components involved
  • Design, execute Wireless MAC layer functional and system tests for various Tarana product lines and review results release on release
  • Facilitate continuous evolution of tests based on features and issues seen in customer deployments.
  • Drive automation of QA owned tests
  • Own regression test areas and ensure that the product quality is intact despite of code churn
  • Contribute to development of tools that enhance test efficiency/management
  • Analyze issues by debugging test scripts that are written in Python (unittest/pytest)
  • Identify defects and own them through the resolution and verification cycle
  • Ensure effective communication of project and testing status to all stakeholders

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in computer science or related discipline
  • 9+ years of QA test experience on a similar product/domain
  • Experience with Wireless fundamentals and protocols – LTE/WLAN, MIMO, MAC Layer Protocols, Network Entry, Calibration, Packet scheduler/allocator, switching, Ethernet, TCP/IP, QoS, policing, shaping
  • Good understanding of Object-Oriented Design methodology
  • Excellent debugging/analytical skills with a focus on solving problems
  • Experience in Unix/Linux development environments
  • Experience of designing and maintaining automation frameworks/tests using Python
  • Exposure to tools such as- Xena, IXIA, Spirent, Iperf, TRex and networking on Linux and containers is a plus
  • Knowledge of ElasticSearch based Dashboards and Visualizations is a plus
  • Exposure to Service provider network topologies and NMS/EMS frontend testing is a plus
  • Good understanding of QA processes and Agile methodologies
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence

The salary range for this position is: $155,000 to $200,000

Compensation will be determined based on several factors including, but not limited to: skill set, years of experience and the employee’s geographic location.

Tarana provides competitive benefits to employees in this role including: Medical, dental and vision benefits, 401K match, flexible time off and stock option.

Since our founding in 2009, we’ve been on a mission to accelerate the pace of bringing fast and affordable internet access — and all the benefits it provides — to the 90% of the world’s households who can’t get it. Through a decade of R&D and more than $400M of investment, we’ve created an entirely unique next-generation fixed wireless access technology, powering our first commercial platform, Gigabit 1 (G1). It delivers a game-changing advance in broadband economics in both mainstream and underserved markets, using either licensed or unlicensed spectrum. G1 started production in mid 2021 and has now been installed by over 160 service providers globally. We’re headquartered in Milpitas, California, with additional research and development in Pune, India.

G1 has been developed by an incredibly talented and pioneering core technical team. We are looking for more world-class problem solvers who can carry on our tradition of customer obsession and ground-breaking innovation. We’re well funded, growing incredibly quickly, maintaining a superb results-focused culture while we’re at it, and all grooving on the positive difference we are making for people all over the planet. If you want to help make a real difference in this world, apply now!