Automation Engineer, Aviation Networks

Verizon Communications   •  

Portland, OR

Industry: Telecommunications & Hardware


Less than 5 years

Posted 58 days ago

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What you'll be doing...

In order to open the skies so our customers and fly in more ways and more places, enabl ing the continuing expansion of commercial UAS operations, Skyward must provide high quality products to our customers. The Automation Engineer is a critical player in this mission. This role will define test plans and create automated functional, system, and regression tests specifically for cellular aviation ecosystem applications . The role not only ensures the quality of the shipped product but also drives the efficiency of the releases via automation.

What you'll be doing...

A s a n Automation Engineer you will enforce quality assurance standards and execute test plans with a focus on ensuring connectivity apps remain at the highest quality. You will use industry standard testing tools to ensure on-time, high-quality releases. You will test the Skyward Aviation Network Platform across onboard drone operating systems, supported connectivity devices, aircraft, and cloud services while keeping an eye on quality, performance, and usability. You will emphasize safety and professionalism when flight testing our software in the field. You will write clear, effective bug reports and track issues through their lifecycle. You will advocate for Skyward's customers, ensuring they have a great experience using the Skyward p latform as they run their drone businesses around the world.

Rigorously test the Skyward Software Platform across onboard drone operating systems, supported connectivity devices, aircraft, and cloud services to ensure on-time, high-quality releases

Flight test software in the field while following all applicable laws and regulations in a safe and professional manner

Document defects and issues clearly in Jira with examples, replication steps and other information sufficient for an engineer to address

Monitor and work with the product team to prioritize issues as they progress through the software development lifecycl

What we're looking for...

You will need to have

Bachelor's degree in IT, Computer Science, Engineering, Aviation, or similar technical discipline

3+ years in a full-time software quality assurance testing role

2+ years writing QA automation tests with tools such as XCUITest, Appium, Robotium , UIAutomator , etc.

Even better if you

Aviation experience highly desired (FAA Remote or Private Pilot Certificate, airspace knowledge, ability to read VFR sectional charts, operating UAS, etc.)

Outstanding attention to detail and organizational skills

Experience using bug and issue tracking systems

Experience using test case management software

Experience working on Agile teams utilizing Scrum practices

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