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System Engineering Test Technician

  • Viva USA
  • Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS), 3600 Presidential Blvd, Austin, TX 78719, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

Title System Engineering Test Technician Mandatory skills peripheral hardware, drivers, software tools, firmware, BIOS, operating system, systems power sequence, POST, power, firmware, boot, HAL, standard computer architecture, ACPI, PCI, USB, AMBA, DirectX, OpenGL, audio codecs, video codecs, instruction set architectures, interconnect buses, software tool, hardware tool, OS, JTAG interface, USB protocol, programming language, web, architecturally plan, test strategy, test procedure content, automation, power sequencing a system, operating system configuration, application execution, failure detection, PC system, software architecture, sub system, PCIe, memory, USB, server, client Windows operating systems Description Demonstrated ability to configure and manage large farms of machines. Conduct design reviews and develop test solutions to mitigate test escapes. Hands-on skills in complex system design, integration, testing, and troubleshooting. Assists in the coordination and resolutions of technical issues. Demonstrated ability to work in cross-functional, multicultural team environment and to understand and apply technical concepts. Understanding and ability to explain computer system architecture. PC troubleshooting skills Knowledge of and ability to develop test procedures to exercise how applications run in an operating system leveraging drivers and OS features for hardware acceleration. For example games, video, audio, compilers, web browsers, camera. Experience writing test cases to validate systems including ASIC hardware (SoC or discrete), peripheral hardware, drivers, software tools, firmware, BIOS, operating systems, and applications. Knowledge of how systems power sequence from POST to operating system including power, BIOS, firmware, boot and HAL. Experience with industry standard computer architecture specs and the ability to convert those to applicable test procedures including ACPI, PCI(e), USB, AMBA, DirectX, OpenGL, audio and video codecs, instruction set architectures, interconnect buses. Experience with register read and write using software and hardware tools in an OS or with JTAG interface. Ability to research new technology, both internal and industry for inclusion in test procedures. This can range from a new USB protocol to a new programming language for the web. Ability to interpret new technologies from specifications and architecturally plan a test strategy or test procedure content. Good communication skills with local and remote employees worldwide. Experience working in databases to create test plans. Ability to review test plans and procedures from other engineers and provide guidance to update to increase coverage or optimize. Ability to make risk calls on what to test and what not to test. Ability to write automation for power sequencing a system, operating system configuration, application execution, and failure detection. Ability to report test data in meaningful formats including tables and graphs. Demonstrated ability to perform hands on system test execution. QUALIFICATIONS Bachelors in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Information Systems, related discipline or equivalent experience Strong background in PC system and software architecture and sub-systems (PCIe, memory, USB, etc) Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with worldwide teams Extensive familiarity with recent server and client Windows operating systems Programming experience a preference VIVA USA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a professional working environment that is free from discrimination and unlawful harassment. The Management, contractors, and staff of VIVA USA shall respect others without regard to race, sex, religion, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical, mental or sensory disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or status as a Vietnam-era, recently separated veteran, Active war time or campaign badge veteran, Armed forces service medal veteran, or disabled veteran. Please contact us at for any complaints, comments and suggestions. Contact Details Please send your resumes and one of our recruiter will get in touch with you. VIVA USA INC. 3601 Algonquin Road, Suite 425 Rolling Meadows, IL 60008 httpwww.viva-it.com
Associated topics: equipment, infrastructure, maintain, maintenance, satellite, server, system engineer, system specialist, system technician, technician