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Android Lab Engineer

Job Reference: 20-04748 Type: Title – Android Lab Engineer
Duration – 6 months (Possible conversion)
Location – Bellevue, WA
 
Requirements
  • Passion for cool devices
  • Associates degree in IT services and/or Cloud computing
  • Deep experience with Android devices (MDM, development, testing, using)
  • Basic understanding of Android debugging concepts (ADB, Logcat, …) and familiar with Android Studio
  • Script development experience (preferably Python)
  • DevOps experience using automation
  • Excellent customer service, analytical, collaboration, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality across a diverse set of customers, demonstrate persistence, and customer understanding
 
Required Skills
  • Experience around android devices.
  • Python scripting
  • Self-Motivated
  • Someone who can talk to customers (for devices) fluently.
  • Experience with Rest API
  • Any cloud experiences.
  • Nice to have experience with android development.
They want someone who is comfortable with hardware
Bonus Points
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science/Engineering.
  • Strong knowledge of Android SDK, different versions of Android, and how to deal with different screen sizes
  • Knowledge of the AOSP open-source Android ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks, including the ability to build and flash your own AOSP image
  • Understanding of Android for Enterprise and experience provisioning Android devices for MDMs
  • Experience working with or managing a Test Lab
  • Quality Assurance automation experience

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QA Tester

Job Reference: 20-04744 Type: Quality Test Engineer III
Job Summary
The Quality Test Engineer III is a position in Quality Engineering responsible for developing and executing performance and automation tests. This position also supports strategic QA initiatives in alignment with business strategies to accomplish on-time and efficient delivery of high-quality software products and/or data.
Responsibilities
Develop and execute test plans, identify defects and report them in defect management system.
Develop and execute automated testing for assigned projects to create solid regression test beds.
Conduct automation code pull request reviews, ensuring code meets defined best practices for ensuring quality control of testing deliverables.
Report issues and results, researching and identifying root causes as appropriate, documenting accordingly.
Participate in all Agile ceremonies.
Provide accurate level of effort estimates based on business requirements.
Participate in technical design work with Business Analysts, Development, QA/Testing staff, Test Lead, and other stakeholders to plan and execute tests.
Collaborate with test lead to do proof of concept on QA strategic initiatives.
Work with development and other stakeholders to resolve defects and blockers.
Maintain flexibility to react quickly to changes in priorities or circumstances to meet the needs of the business.
Ensure that testing addresses requirements as agreed with other stakeholders.
Research available tools and participate in initiatives to implement those that will cost-effectively enhance testing capabilities and product quality.
Identify opportunities to apply existing automation or other tools to meet testing needs.
Maintain awareness of the state of the industry and evaluate emerging trends/developments that may benefit the organization.
Cooperate in the enhancement of the methodologies employed for test planning and execution, defect tracking, and metric and status reporting.
Participate in continuous improvement initiatives and implementation of best practices.
Maintain testing notes, release notes to support internal and external IT audits.
Work across teams to promote best practices for quality assurance/testing and help to develop/execute automation testing throughout the business as appropriate.
Identify areas for improvement and, with leadership, peers, or others, implement initiatives improving overall capability and efficiency.
Research and identify root causes of performance issues in partnership with performance engineer, architects, developers, network and system engineers. Ensure results of root cause analysis are presented to all stakeholders.
Participate in technology showcases to learn and present new methodologies in software engineering.
All other job duties as assigned.
Technical Skills
Programming languages Java, Python, Groovy etc.
Automation tools/frameworks Selenium WebDriver, Cucumber, JBehave, Gherkins, TestNG, JUnit etc.
Build tools Maven, Gradle etc.
Others JIRA, SOAP UI, Postman, JMeter etc.
Solid experience working with relational databases and writing complex SQL queries.
Strong understanding of QA methodologies.
Strong knowledge of process improvement.
Strong knowledge of the software development process.
Advanced written and verbal communication skills.
Strong project management skills.
Solid QA testing skills.
Attention to detail.
Proven ability to develop and execute automated and performance testing.
Basic understanding of working within budgets.
Understanding of industry trends.
Ability to identify and implement continuous improvement practices.
Strong research skills (tools/root cause analysis).
Good oral and written communication.

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Quality Assurance Tech

Job Reference: 20-04736 Type: Job Description

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Sr. Pharmacovigilance Quality Assurance Specialist

Job Reference: 20-04734 Type: Position Summary
We are seeking a highly motivated Good Vigilance Practices (GVP) Compliance contractor to support our drug development programs and European expansion. This position will be in Seattle, WA and will report to the Director, Research & Development Quality (RDQ) GCP/GVP Compliance. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting GVP compliance by:
Overseeing and assisting with a GVP gap assessment,
Developing and maintaining GVP SOPs, training programs, inspection readiness support, deviation/CAPA management, and metrics reporting.
Ensure a high level of quality and consistency across the entire program
Contribute to the GVP audit strategy and conduct audits

Key areas of accountability for this role are to provide professional expertise and strong technical leadership in GVP and applicable regulations and guidance and to proactively identify compliance issues/risks.

Primary Responsibilities:
Lead a GVP gap assessment of Drug Safety and associated processes/departments versus EU GVP and FDA Pharmacovigilance guidance
Oversee the remediation of an assessment findings such as:
Develop and review GVP SOPs
Develop and coordinate GVP Training
Support regulatory inspection readiness activities
Support the management of regulatory inspections
Oversee and manage the GVP Deviation and CAPA management process using Veeva
Develop and periodically report Quality Metrics/KQIs
Ensure existing GVP regulatory intelligence information gathering process is fit for purpose (i.e. regulations, guidance documents, countries)
Define GVP audit program strategy
Prepare GVP audit plans and conduct GVP audits
Prepare, review, and approve internal and external reports and other documentation required by regulatory agencies, or customers, to support the quality assurance function
Participate in periodic review of the PSMF
Partner with colleagues in Development, Regulatory, and Medical departments to increase the overall effectiveness of the PV Quality role, and instill a Quality Improvement approach in all activities


Requirements
Minimum Bachelors degree in Chemistry or related life sciences is required
A minimum of 5 years' experience supporting EU and FDA GVP functions
Full understanding of FDA GCP and Part 11 regulations, EMA and MHRA regulations, ICH Guidelines and European Clinical Trials Directive, EU GVP Modules and an understanding of their application in the field.
Understanding of good documentation practices, ability to organize and utilize electronic systems to track and manage information
Knowledge of clinical development process and Phase I-IV trial operations and the related regulations/guidelines
Experience with effectively managing pharmacovigilance regulatory inspections, working with regulators and partner audits
Experience developing SOPs, reviewing internal drug safety, clinical operations, regulatory and medical processes to ensure they are accurately represented in current SOPs
Experience with Veeva is desired
Must have excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
Highly organized with strong attention to detail, clarity, accuracy and conciseness
Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

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Product Marketing Manager Ads Product Content

Job Reference: 20-04711 Type: As the *** Ads team, our mission is to connect online marketplace sellers to buyers through rich targeting at scale, innovative ad experiences, and data science that serves both shoppers and sellers across all devices. We have begun to build out advertising products and solutions that will enable all sellers from large merchants and brand manufacturers to mom-and-pops to redefine how they promote
and sell goods more effectively on ***. Our self-service ad tools allow sellers to grow scalable businesses no matter which stage they are in. As a member of the Global Ads Product Strategy team, you will:
1. Help bring the Voice of the Seller into product decisions through qualitative interviews and quantitative studies
2. Represent the Voice of the Product, from internal product briefs and global messaging to assisting with in-market messaging
3. Work with many cross-functional partners, including Product Managers, Product Developers,Sales, Marketing, and Legal

Product Marketing Manager Ads Product Content
Job Description *** is looking for a skilled Product Marketing Manager to join our Global Ads Product Strategy team. You will be helping to create a cohesive narrative and a unified voice for all Ads products across multiple touch points and platforms. In collaboration with multiple cross-functional stakeholders, you will create useful and easy-to-understand content that helps our sellers get the most out of our Ads products, tailoring tone to different experiences. This is a unique opportunity to use your content strategy and product marketing skills to help take ***s self-serve advertising offerings to the next level. The end-to-end solutions you create will be visible across
***s global sites and will help our sellers understand how they can leverage our innovative products to grow their business. The insights you gather will be shared with key stakeholders within Ads and other *** teams so that *** can deliver the right solutions to its customers.

This role is for you if you are: a strong, clear product marketer with excellent grammar and attention to detail, who has an interest in digital technology and product development (bonus if you are interested or experienced in online advertising).

You can write in a simple, straightforward and engaging way, keeping the end user in mind. You value consistency and know how to maintain and follow voice, tone and style
guidelines.

The ability to articulate complex solutions clearly and concisely to various stakeholders is also critical to success in this role.

Responsibilities
Lead, plan, write, edit, and iterate content for our self-service advertising products, including interface content, FAQs, training guides, 1-sheeters, user tips & tricks, etc
Collaborate with market research, product marketing, sales, UX design, product management and engineering to make sure that your content accurately reflects overall strategy and serves a global content audience
Quickly understand complex product development concepts and be able to communicate these clearly and succinctly to global partners
Create written content that is clear, informative and engaging that adheres to ***s company voice, style and tone guidelines
Evaluate content for quality assurance, working with cross-functional stakeholders as needed to update/revise content before releasing to customers
Partner with market research and sales to determine customer needs to recommend appropriate content, updates and establish future best practices
Create and maintain internal training materials for core Ads products and update as required
Ask questions and seek to understand both customer and company rationale in everything we do

Who You Are
Native English speaker who is a strong, clear writer with excellent grammar
Self-starter who can manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment, remain focused, and still
hit deadlines amidst frequently changing requirements
Comfort asking questions and tracking down answers
Strong attention to detail
Strong sense of initiative and follow-through with a proactive and open-minded attitude to resolving problems and delivering results
Ability/willingness to learn complex, sometimes technical, concepts quickly
Ability to translate complex concepts into simple and intuitive communications and guides
Experience in Advertising, B2B, B2C or E-Commerce context is preferred
Experience working independently in a cross-functional team, including geographically dispersed partners

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Project Manager

Job Reference: 20-04673 Type: Activities include coordinating the delivery of multiple projects, developing cost benefit analyses for the program, communicating to an executive committee, creating and reporting program status utilizing a dashboard, allocating resources across the multiple projects, defining project governance policies and managing the financial concerns of the program. Must be able to utilize and effectively communicate technical components of an initiative to applicable parties.

About 4-5 years of technology project management experience.
Must be knowledgeable in: Data management, JIRA, Google Docs, spreadsheets.

Nice to have skills in Hadoop

Extension possible, dependent upon budget and performance

Bill Rate is Flexible for the right person

Remote is considered a possibility for the right person.

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Quality Analyst

Job Reference: 20-04502 Type: Perform audits of vendor work to ensure quality standards are being maintained
Interpret data, analyze results and provide ongoing reports based on quality analysis
Pilot new workflows and provide feedback on review process improvements; complete Ad Hocs tasks as needed
Identify patterns, common issues and root causes for day-to-day tasks
Drive guideline changes through analysis, problem definition and workflow feedback
Monitor, drive, and maintain quality of workflows; escalate issues as necessary
Suggest actions for vendor and product teams through a strong understanding of data and review process
On-board & train new auditors and participate in team operations as necessary

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelors degree, or equivalent
Self-Starter which strong verbal and written communication skills.
Experience with Excel and basic understanding of SQL
Meticulous attention to detail and commitment to quality
Preferred Qualifications
Ability to quickly absorb training across products and tools.
Ability to perform autonomously, in a large group setting and to adapt to a highly dynamic environment.
Penchant for technology, data analysis, problem solving and has a strong interest in quality and user experience.

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Operations Specialist

Job Reference: 20-04375 Type: Position open to either Tempe, AZ or Salt Lake City, UT

Banking operation experience; preferably commercial
Auditing/QA experience
Familiarity with reviewing loan documents
Comfortable in a production based environment
Great attention to detail
Self-starter
Excellent communication




Performs assigned activities required to support Global Loan Operations. Works under moderate supervision and has a general skill set that is applied to the essential functions. Escalates non-routine problems or complex issues. General operations functions may include, but are not limited to:
Implementation and maintenance of commercial loan products and letters of credit on the Bank systems
Reviews loan documents and credit approvals for implementation and quality assurance
Analyzes and researches operational activities related to loans
Reviewing accuracy of information or documents
Performs quality assurance of implemented items on the Bank systems
Processing fee, advance and repayment transactions
Reviewing reports and performing interest calculations
Providing back up documentation for internal and external auditors
Provide client support and training
Communicates and respond to inquiries from Lenders and various other groups within SVB

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Network QA Engineer 4

Job Reference: 20-03983 Type: Job Description: ***MAX BILL RATE ***/hr

***4G/5G System Test Engineer - 4G M&S (2) Telecommunication

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The candidate will be responsible for the 4G/5G System Test with emphasis on the RAN CP and OAM Features. He or She will perform complex system verification, and customer support of *** 4G/5G RAN Equipment including virtual EMS, vRAN. The candidate will provide technical guidance to the junior team members to ensure deliverables are met.


Key Responsibilities
Describe the five or six most important elements or responsibilities of the position as well as any key special projects or assignments. Include information related to the impact this position has on the organization and the responsibilities of the position to innovate procedures, services or products. For Expanded roles, please indicate which responsibilities are new. (For Expanded responsibilities please start with the word New)
1. He or She will perform complex system verification, and customer support of *** 4G and 5G RAN Equipment including virtual EMS, vRAN. Candidate will perform feature validation, interoperability testing, field evaluation to get product acceptance from customer.
2. Aid in product & feature performance analysis, evaluation of new product & SW releases
3. Ensures that customer commitments are achieved according to project plan.
4. Candidate will work with team members to prepare test plans/cases and execute to validate RAN CP/OAM functionality.
5. Candidate will Interface proactively with Product/Technology Engineers to ensure comprehensive test coverage.
6. Candidate will be responsible for analyzing the customer requirements, developing test strategy for features and functionalities, converting customer requirements into test plans and detailed test procedures.
7. Educate our customers on ***s new products and services both individually and in a team environment. Ensures that customer commitments are achieved according to plan.
8. Works closely with various support organizations, logistics, and cross- functional teams from SEA and *** HQ to achieve successful new product roll-outs and developments.
9. Ability to travel sporadically during the project

Knowledge, Skills and Education
Strong knowledge in 5G and 4G air interface and call processing technologies and network architecture specifically focused on Radio Access Network
Good understanding of overall Wireless systems with emphasis on PHY, MAC, RLC, RRC and PDCP layers
Must have understanding on 5G concepts such as Hybrid Beamforming, Massive MIMO, New Waveforms, LTE-NR interworking & co-existence, 5G Numerologies etc .
Experience with system engineering activities such as feature requirements identification, feature description documentation, parameter optimization, performance analysis, test strategy creation, problem troubleshooting is desirable

Skills
Have in-depth technical engineering experience including wireless telecommunications engineering activities.
Must be able to write, read, analyze, and interpret technical journals and procedures utilizing mathematics language, non-linear communications, vectors, complex numbers and logarithms as reference.
Must: Have a good understanding of the overall 5G/LTE RAN Network Architecture.
Must: Experience with product testing, development of Test Plan and Test Cases
Must: Technical lead working with team members and providing technical guidance
Must: Working knowledge and experience using RF test equipment
Must: Thorough understanding of SW development cycle
Must: Ability to support market issues to meet commercial SLAs.
Must: Hands on experience with mobility management & mobile broadband Radios.
Must: Working knowledge of 5G/LTE protocol stacks

Must: 10+ years of relevant industry experiences with BSEE or BSCS or 8+ yr. with MSEE or MSCS
Bachelors Degree is EE/CS is required. Masters in EE/CS is beneficial
Must: Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must: Some travel required for customer presentations, design reviews, and onsite debugging.
Must: Hands on ability to establish and demonstrate new technology.
Must have PC and UNIX Workstation experience in a LAN/WAN systems environment.

Contacts/Communication
Who (internal & external) does this position interact with on a regular basis to perform this role?
Internal ES Team: Project Lead, Project Managers, Engineers, Managers , CAT Team
External Customer Technical Teams

Problem Solving & Decision Making
o Deciding that the product meets customers requirements and can be delivered to customer network.
o Decide criticality of open issues and its impact to customer network to determine deliverables.

o Problems/Decisions made at this level:
Deciding that the product meets customers requirements and can be delivered to customer network.
o Problems/Decisions that must be escalated
Decide criticality of open issues and its impact to customer network to determine deliverables.
Any impacts to Project deliverables

Critical Challenges/Risk
What are the critical challenges and/or risk associated with this position? Please list at least the top 3.
Ensure that project technical deliverables are in line with what is expected by the Customer
Ensure that project technical requirements are captured from the customer and shared with development team
Ensure that product details are captured and documented from development teams and shared with the customer

Are any of the responsibilities currently being performed by anyone else in the department as well?
o No, This is a new position to support customer
Comments for Suppliers:

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Product Manager

Job Reference: 20-03041 Type: THIS REQ WAS CREATED FOR A CANDIDATE IDENTIFIED FROM REQ TMOBJP00011165

Senior Product Manager Wholesale
*** USA, Inc.

Position summary

*** USA is a leading provider of digital wireless voice and data technology standards. Senior Product Manager of Wholesale located in Bellevue, WA will be responsible for developing business and product requirements, writing product specifications, driving product development for new initiatives and enhancements, making appropriate trade-offs to optimize time-to-market and desired outcomes throughout the organization. Expertise in SQL and automation a plus.

Position duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Generate Monthly Invoice Estimate
Daily Validation of Invoice/Recon reports
CDR support
Daily usage trending
Support Back office requests
Resolve revenue assurance concerns
Develop and run SQL Scripts
Process Documentation
Advanced Excel Skills
Familiar with accounting principles
Data analytics
Familiarity with Quality Assurance methodologies, including BVT and functional testing are desired.
Familiarity with test automation as it pertains to black and gray box testing around billing and invoicing.

Supplier to provide laptop

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Senior JAVA Engineer

Job Reference: 20-00157 Type:
Title: Senior JAVA Engineer:

Job Description:
  • Gather Requirements, participate in the design development of complex computer software systems and applications.
  • Write functional and design specifications as well as respond to requirements documents.
  • Design and implement components-based applications to support distributed deployments.
  • Develop, code, unit test and deploy System software components.
  • Ability to automate functional testing and deployment process.
  • Test and document major system software components.
  • Analyze and fix software bugs and improvise the application stability.
  • Advise and coordinate with development teams in developing SAO contract interfaces.
  • Work with Tech Support and customers regarding customer issues and escalations.
  • Interface with other functional groups like Quality Assurance, Documentation, and Training teams around the release of new features and functionality.
  • Help determine technical objectives and contribute to organizational goals and objectives.
  • Interact with other groups regarding technical content and functionality.
  • Building web-based applications on RESTful Web Service platforms and distributed systems.
  • Create modern RESTful web applications that are backed by scalable backend systems.
  • Design, implement, deployment and maintenance of innovative software solutions to transform service security, durability, availability, performance and cost.
  • Using software engineering best practices to ensure the standard of quality of all team deliverables.
  • Effectively estimating time to implement design, consistently making systems simpler.
  • Working on Micro Services, Spring Boot, Java-based Spring Frameworks, including Spring MVC and Spring Security.
  • Understanding of software engineering practices, OOD, design patterns, data structure, algorithms, and system level programming (including multi-threaded programming).
  • Knowledge and working experience with Agile Software Development mechanics. Background in Service Oriented Architecture implementation, service versioning, and backward compatibility.
Qualifications & Tools and Technologies Required:
Bachelor's Degree or Foreign Equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Applications, Information Systems, Engineering, or related field and 7 years' experience. Alternative: Master's degree (or foreign equivalent) in Computer Science, Computer Applications, Information Systems, Engineering or related field and 3 years' experience in same field and areas.

Experience must include the following:
  • Experience in C, Java, SQL and PL/SQL, C, Java J2SE, Python, Java Script, Groovy, Java Script API AngularJS, Ext JS, YUI, Maven, Ant, node, npm.
  • Experience in Web Services: XML Schema, DTD, REST, SOAP, WSDL, SAAJ, JAX-RPC, JAXB, JAXP, SOA, JAXR, UDDI, Message Handlers, DOM, SAX, XSL, XSLT, XML.
  • Experience in Hibernate, JPA, MyBatis, Data Modelling.
  • Experience in web Logic, Web Sphere, Jboss, IIS, Apache
  • Experience in Apache Tomcat, Glassfish Applications Frameworks Struts 1.x, Struts 2, JSF and Spring, Apache CXF, Spring Framework, MS Reporting.
  • Experience in oracle, MySQL, SQL Server, Casandra, Graph Databases.
  • Experience in JUnit, J-Mock, Easy Mock, Spring Test, Power Mock, SOAPUI.
  • Practical knowledge of developing and implementing of Application solutions.
  • Deep understanding of the Java, SQL and PL/SQL, C, Java J2SE
  • Deep understanding of enhancing and maintaining existing applications and systems, including development, testing and launching of the user interface-based applications and stand-alone service-oriented and batch processing systems for Telecommunication's internal and external customers.

Please send resumes to Aditi Consulting LLC, Attn: Raja N, Job Code SJE 001, 11820 Northup Way, Suite 305, Bellevue, WA 98005. Work location: Bellevue, WA. If submitting your application electronically, please email to
Raja@aditiconsulting.com and mention the name of the position and the job code.

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Sr. Operations Specialist

Job Reference: 19-13731 Type: Responsible for performing Global Loan Operations daily operations and providing operational support to internal business partners and or clients. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: establishing and ongoing maintenance of loan accounts, researching or reconciling moderately complex information in a production environment. Accountable for performing assigned standard and non-standard functions efficiently with minimal supervision and ensuring all regulations, procedures, and polices are adhered to. May act as a resource and may identify potential opportunities for improvement.
Performs assigned activities required to support Global Loan Operations. Works under minimal supervision and has significant skill set that is applied to the essential functions. Utilizes knowledge or resources to resolve moderately complex issues, escalates complex non-routine problems. General operations functions may include, but are not limited to:
Implementation and maintenance of commercial loan products and letters of credit on the Bank systems
Reviews, understands and translates loan documents and credit approvals for implementation and quality assurance
Analyzes, researches and resolves a variety of operational activities related to loans
Reviewing accuracy of information or documents
Performs quality assurance of implemented items on the Bank systems
Process loan fee and costs, advance and repayment transactions
Provide training and support to clients, business partners and junior team members
Reviewing reports and performing interest calculations
Providing back up documentation for internal and external auditors

Skills & Requirements
Loan boarding and servicing implementation experience required
Commercial loan experience preferred
Strong attention to detail
Critical thinking with the awareness to know when to challenge or question
Aptitude for following process and procedures
Ability to handle high volumes and support cross-functional teams
Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to convey information
Able to independently research and solve simple to moderately complex scenarios
Solid networking skills, strong ability to establish relationships with internal clients
High School Diploma or Equivalency PLUS
2-4 years of banking/financial services professional experience
4-6 years of overall experience
Bachelors Degree desired and may be considered as 1-2 years overall experience

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FAQs

Who is a quality assurance engineer?

A quality assurance engineer analyzes and inspects products to ensure that they meet customer specifications. He/she is also responsible for inventing new methods of testing products. A quality assurance engineer also makes improvements in existing methods of sampling, testing, or inspecting products. The quality assurance department of a company makes sure that it increases productivity by identifying the causes of defective products. A quality assurance engineer has to continuously evaluate the methods used to monitor the quality of products. View and apply from a range of Quality Assurance (QA) jobs present in this section.

What are the certifications required to become a quality assurance engineer?

Getting certified as a quality assurance engineer will definitely give an edge to the candidate’s profile. The American Society of Quality offers a certification in quality assurance engineering. In order to get the certification, the candidate needs to pass an exam and should also possess a prior experience of 8 years in this field. The candidates can get a waiver for the number of experience years required by getting a diploma, associate’s degree, master’s degree, or doctorate. The Certified Associate in Software Quality is a certification offered by QAI Global Institute. A college degree or at least 3 years of experience is necessary to be eligible for this certification and to get you the job of a quality assurance engineer.

What are the technical skill sets and qualifications required to become a quality assurance engineer?

Employers usually look for candidates with a bachelor’s degree in quality engineering or quality control. A candidate can also have a bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, or information systems technology. A master’s degree program which gives knowledge of quality control standards like Total Quality Management (TQM), Statistical Quality Control (SQM), ISO 9000, and Six Sigma will definitely be beneficial in securing a job as a quality assurance engineer.

Programming Languages and Technologies:
A candidate who will be working for an IT company should have a good understanding of different computer operating systems and programming languages.

Experience:
A candidate can start as a quality assurance inspector and go onto become a quality assurance engineer.

What is the scope of a quality assurance engineer?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment opportunities for inspectors, sorters, testers, weighers, and samplers are expected to increase by 5.5 percent between 2012 and 2022. Since most companies have started using automated inspection equipment’s, the employment of quality control engineers has seen a slower-than-average growth.

What are the career opportunities for quality assurance engineers?

According to CBSalary.com, the national average salary of a quality assurance engineer was estimated to be $80,445 in the year 2010. Professionals in this field can expect employment growth as companies rely on internet and computer technologies to run their businesses. Candidates can be promoted to the post of senior quality assurance testers after gaining experience as a quality assurance engineer. A senior quality assurance tester is responsible for supervising junior team members, project management, and preparing reports on the progress of the team. According to PayScale.com, these professionals get an average annual salary in the range of $71,453 to $97,194.
Quality assurance engineers can also go on to become computer hardware engineers. In order to get employed in this sector, a candidate will need a bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, or electrical engineering. These courses must be approved by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology. According to the U.S. Bureau Of Labor Statistics, a computer hardware engineer is expected to earn a median annual salary of $100,920.
Quality assurance engineers can also work as computer programmers. A bachelor’s degree in a related field will be helpful in getting a job in this domain. This also opens the door for working in multinational IT companies. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual salary of a computer programmer is $74,280.