Contract Systems Test Engineer

Cubic Corporation San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 2 months ago

Business Unit:

Cubic Transportation SystemsCompany Details:

At Cubic we're changing the way people travel to work, to school, to wherever they want or need to go, and home again. Come join our team of data experts as we build innovative technologies and leverage the latest data science techniques to tackle transportation's most pressing challenges. As a global company our work impacts the lives of millions of people around the world in cities like London, New York, Sydney, and many more. Cubic is the analytics center of excellence and we are using data to optimize transit networks, reduce road congestion, improve the travel experience, and minimize each city's carbon footprint.

You will collaborate with a diverse group of talented professionals who are as passionate about their work as you are, and are committed to delivering only the highest quality solutions. We are an agile team and this means you're empowered to deliver the best results, have the opportunity to influence all aspects of the business, and know that each contribution you make is significant. In an industry where Cubic is a world leader, we're driving a paradigm shift in how transportation services are planned, delivered, and consumed to better meet the needs of an increasing and ever-more concentrated urban population. Don't take a backseat. Join Cubic and be instrumental in driving the future of travel.Job Details:

Please Note: This is a 3-4 month assignment

Job Summary:
Responsible for the technical planning, coordination and conduct of test activities at the system level across projects. The incumbent will work with multiple internal engineering teams to develop system requirements analysis, system configuration data and automated test activities to ensure required system performance and reliability standards are designed in and verified. The essential function is to drive design, development and test activities from the system requirements view. Additional duties include the implementation of tools suitable for increasing the efficiency of system testing, developing and tracking system test metrics. This position typically works under general supervision and direction. Incumbents of this position will exercise discretionary decision-making authority.

Essential Job Duties and

  • Works with engineering leads to develop system requirements.

  • Works closely with management to develop and coordinate system test concepts and objectives.

  • Manages one or more System Test Personnel and drives their day-to-day activities.

  • Works closely with software developers to create software test work products including test plans, test cases, test procedures, and test reports.

  • Identifies test resources and need dates.

  • Prepares software test status reports and presents status to management and customers.

  • Performs procedure validations, software builds, and test administration.

  • Traces system requirements from customer specifications to test cases.

  • Assists in the development and maintenance of the System Test Environment (STE).

  • Conducts integration and formal system tests.

  • Maintains the test requirements database.

  • Prepares presentation material and leads Test Readiness Reviews.

  • Provides technical guidance and training to junior test personnel.

  • Develops and manages test budgets and schedules.

  • Keeps abreast of improvements in system test engineering techniques.

  • Evaluates vendor capabilities to provide required products or services.

  • Interfaces with hardware, software, and systems engineers to evaluate test alternatives.

  • Interfaces with the QA organization to perform any corrective actions resulting from reviews and audits.

  • Performs other system test engineering duties as required to meet contractual requirements.

  • Writes device/system procedures and conduct tests.

  • Actively drives the management and resolution of system ARQs and Issues.

Minimum Job Requirements:

Four year college degree in engineering, computer science, information systems, or other related technical discipline plus a minimum of two years of experience, or a Master's of Science degree. Requires knowledge of system test engineering and knowledge of mobile application testing. Necessary computer skills include: Experience with iOS and Android native application testing, JAVA, Web Serivces (SOAP/REST), SQL Queries, TestRail and JIRA as well as proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Visio and other MS Office Applications. Effective written and oral communication skills are required. Ability to use typical PC software such as word processors, databases, flowcharts, project schedulers, and spreadsheets. Must have the ability to analyze and test complex engineering software, and be able to prioritize and conduct multiple tasks under deadline and budget constraints. Use of standard hand tools, and special and general purpose test equipment. Knowledge and experience using tools like Selenium, Postman/SoapUI and other Test Automation tools desired. Able to prioritize work and complete multiple tasks under deadline and budget guidelines. Demonstrate people-oriented management expertise and practices. Must have strong presentation and organizational skills. Travel, both domestic and foreign is necessary in performing on-site testing.

The description provided above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities and requirements. Duties, responsibilities and requirements may change over time and according to business need.

Worker Type:

Contingent Worker

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