Firmware QA Engineer - Test Automation

light   •  

Palo Alto, CA

Industry: Energy & Utilities


Less than 5 years

Posted 168 days ago

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Light is pioneering the era of the software-defined camera. Powered by sophisticated computational processes, software-defined cameras deliver intelligent, high-quality imaging at cost-effective, global scale. Light’s first product, the award-winning L16 Camera, has eliminated the quality or convenience dilemma that has plagued photographers for a century.

Light’s foundational technologies, including its Lux Capacitor camera control chip and its Polar Fusion Engine for multi-image processing, are licensed for use in applications like smartphones and beyond. To learn more about Light, visit 

We are hiring a Senior QA Test Automation Engineer to join our team as we introduce radically new camera technology to the world. This key role will be crucial in helping us deliver the Light L16 to eager consumers. You will be responsible for the design and execution of test cases in support of the validation and verification of firmware and device software.

Only engineers with testing experience with embedded systems on consumer electronics will be considered.

what you will do...

    • influence, design, and implement processes and tools at a fast-paced start-up
    • bring your Software Quality Engineering and Test Automation expertise to help launch our revolutionary camera technology
    • work on cutting edge consumer device projects 
    • very hands on work - writing automation test scripts and debugging and analyzing logs
    • design and build automation framework for firmware and platform level tests
    • design and execute test cases for hardware devices
    • isolate bugs and record issues in an issue tracking system
    • collaborate with the firmware and platform development teams to isolate and resolve open issues
    • generate project summary and status reports
    • contribute to the continuous improvement of the quality of the products
    • collaborate and provide guidance and test strategy for offshore team

what you bring to Light...

    • extensive test automation experience with CONSUMER ELECTRONICS - required
    • BS in computer science - required
    • 3+ years of experience in at a hardware company writing test scripts for hardware test automation - required
    • hands-on industry experience coding with Python and Shell scripting 
    • consumer devices and embedded systems experience - required
    • ability to code and write scripts independently
    • strong knowledge of Bug reporting, code tracking, and source control tools such as JIRA, Gerrit, Git or Subversion - required
    • experience providing guidance to offshore teams- preferred
    • knowledge of testing in Linux and  Android environments

oh, but there's more...

      • You get to up-level your game as you work with world class technologists who have proven they know how to create extraordinary technology.
      • We offer medical, dental, vision, life, maternity, paternity and commuter benefits.
      • We value flexibility and know that it's a 2-way street. So our teammates get to enjoy our open time off policy.
      • Our passion for photography is evident in everything we do from our in-house photo talks, gallery walks and other photography-obsessed events!
      • Fully stocked kitchen. Yes. We eat a lot.
      • Be one of the first photography enthusiasts to get your hands on the L16!