ST Engineering iDirect

  • Senior Test Engineer IV

    Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
    Product Integrity Team (PIT)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    ST Engineering is dedicated to providing next generation solutions for broadband IP networking via satellite networks. As the leading innovators in this space, our diverse and talented team of Internet, satellite, and telecommunications professionals continues to break new ground and create significant opportunities for network operators, for service providers and resellers, and for corporate networking professionals.


    We are seeking an innovative and creative Senior Test Engineer who is ready for the challenges, responsibilities, and rewards that come with working in a high-energy, fast-paced environment. Candidates must have a strong technical background and be capable of coming up to speed on new technologies quickly. Good communication skills, great problem solving skills, and the ability to work both individually and collaboratively in a team environment are required.


    If you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with the smartest team, and the very latest technology, then this is the job for you!


    • Design, develop, and document comprehensive customer use cases and test plans for all iDirect products
    • Coordinate and participate in use case testing activities including test planning, execution, and reporting
    • Collaborate with Customers and Customer Success on joint testing and product verification/validation
    • Perform setup of test scenarios, both hardware and software components, and perform troubleshooting as needed.
    • Evaluate and recommend third-party test tools and other software/hardware products to aid in the system test effort
    • Attend and participate in system-level design meetings in order to address use case requirements
    • Create testing tools and scripts as needed
    • Provide training and support as required to operations staff
    • Assist customers with early deployment, lab verifications, training and operational escalations
    • Mentor junior staff
    • Other duties as assigned
    • Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or equivalent experience
    • 5+ years of industry experience in test engineering


    • Experience with Linux and other flavors of UNIX
    • Experience with RF and Satcom
    • Experience with databases Mysql, Postgres
    • Experience with RestFul API and webservices
    • Experience with IP Networking protocols and standards
    • Experience writing Linux shell scripts
    • Knowledge of TCP/IP, UDP, sockets, etc. and experience in network performance testing
    • Experience with IP router performance test tools such as Spirent, NetIQ Chariot, ixload etc.
    • Strong verbal and written communications skills


    Personal Qualities:

    • Must have strong interpersonal skills and be self-motivated
    • Must be able to complete tasks in a timely manner
    • Must be able to communicate (oral/written) effectively
    • Must be able to work under pressure


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