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Software Test Engineer in Covington, LA at Globalstar

Date Posted: 11/16/2018

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Job Description

Globalstar is hiring a Software Test Engineer to join our team!

This position is for an experienced software test engineer requiring a Bachelor of Science degree.  This position will be responsible for the testing of and successful delivery of software releases such as the Globalstar System Planning software (software that allocates resources to the satellites and earth stations), Globalstar ground systems support software, business systems software, product back-office support systems, etc....  The candidate will develop test plans, execute test cases, resolve defects for the delivery of the resource allocation software and other resource management tools, and manage the configuration control and delivery documentation.  This individual must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills as they will be working with other technical department team members, non-technical users, and vendors to ensure issues are analyzed and resolved in an expeditious manner.

Major Job duties are, however not limited to the following:      

  • Work with developers and project management to ensure that requirements are clear and testable
  • Analyze specification and design documentation to determine test scenarios
  • Define, create and execute test cases
  • Write test plans and procedures
  • Manage defects through resolution
  • Continually improve test processes and techniques
  • Implement automated testing where practical and appropriate
  • Follow agile testing principles and continuously review, implement and communicate process improvements and quality metrics to the team
  • Maintain the software test lab environment
  • Maintain software deployment mechanisms (script, build configurations and environment, etc.)
  • Produce software release notes, manifests, and associated reports.
  • Work effectively with cross-functional team members to identify and resolve issues

Job Requirements

Position requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or other STEM Degree
  • Three years’ experience in UNIX software development environments (PL-SQL and Oracle database experience a plus) including
    • software test experience from UI through backend databases
    • developing test plans and procedures in programming languages appropriate for automated test environments such as, Python, C++, Perl scripting, and vendor-specific scripting languages
  • Ability to dive deep on technical issues with developers and escalate if necessary
  • Experience with Squish test scenario development a strong plus
  • Experience with version control systems such as Git or SVN
  • Ability to work independently and the initiative to meet project milestones
  • Ability to communicate effectively with cross-functional groups
  • Experience with SDLC
  • Familiarity with Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, and Continuous Deployment concepts
  • Experience with satellite ground system software development is a plus

Who are We?

Globalstar is a leading provider of mobile satellite voice and data services. Customers around the world in industries such as government, emergency management, marine, logging, oil & gas and outdoor recreation rely on Globalstar to conduct business smarter and faster, maintain peace of mind and access emergency personnel. Globalstar data solutions are ideal for various asset and personal tracking, data monitoring, SCADA and IoT applications. The Company's products include mobile and fixed satellite telephones, the innovative Sat-Fi satellite hotspot, Simplex and Duplex satellite data modems, tracking devices and flexible service packages.

Globalstar offers a competitive salary and benefits package including, but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, wellness program, 401K, stock options, employee stock purchase plan, life Insurance, accidental injury, long term disability, short-term disability, holiday pay, vacation and sick days.

Globalstar is an EOE.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.



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