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Principal Engineer, Gateway Integration & Test

Company: Iridium
Location: Chandler
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

What We're Looking For:Iridium is seeking a motivated Principal Engineer to join our Gateway Integration and Test (GWI&T) Team. As a Principal Engineer, you'll serve as the project test and technical lead and be responsible for maintaining Iridium subsystems and services. In this role, your primary focus will be to perform systems level testing and end-to-end analysis. You'll be successful in this role if you have a passion for learning about new products and services, learn quickly and enjoy supporting a diverse set of customers and team members. What You'll Do:

  • Lead engineering activities and teach engineering activities within a small team
  • Work independently to define required test products and test resources required for various integration level tests with any of the system elements
  • Conduct requirements analysis and decomposition of systems requirements into verifiable test objectives
  • Develop test plans, procedures, test execution scripts, and data analysis reduction scripts
  • Conduct test execution, analysis, issue resolution, and reporting
  • Improve upon test plans, procedures, test execution scripts, and data analysis reduction scripts
  • Perform continuous improvement efforts, including reducing test cycle time and improving product quality
  • Be responsible for configuring the physical lab environment (cable connections)
  • Manages best practices within the team
    What You'll Need to Succeed:
    • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to convey to both engineers and management, a range of behaviors and factors as they relate to issues and performance clearly and confidently
    • The ability to build meaningful relationships with others, be comfortable providing constructive feedback to your team members and management, and leadership and mentoring your team
    • The ability to analyze a situation or complex problem, generate effective solutions, and see those solutions through to completion
    • The creativity and resourcefulness needed to make reliable decisions and determine methods on new assignments
    • The ability to thrive in a dynamic environment by handling multiple tasks and managing shifting priorities and possess a drive for continuous innovation, adding value, and reducing cycle time/costs
    • A passion for test automation systems and a positive attitude to take on ever increasing integration and test tasks
    • Proactivity in providing feedback and sharing your knowledge with others as it relates to various functional disciplines to ensure high product quality
    • The ability to produce, update, and maintain technical product documentation and conduct on-site customer acceptance tests
      Things You Must Bring to the Table:
      • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related technical field
      • Minimum of 10 years experience with test automation or software development
      • Expertise with the Microsoft Windows and Office product suite
      • Expertise in Telecommunication Protocols and call flow diagrams
      • Experience developing software in C, C++, C#, Java, Python and/or other computer languages
      • Experience with circuit switched data, IP networks and network analyzers
        Things That Would be Great if You Brought to the Table:
        • Experience with WireShark or other protocol analyzers and test simulators
        • Exposure to using databases such as Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server
        • Knowledgeable about machine virtualization, specifically VMware Desktop and ESXi
        • Knowledgeable with software management tools (JIRA, Bamboo, etc.)
        • Exposure to Agile software development process
          We'll also need you to:
          • Be on call
          • Be able to travel up to up to 15 days annually
          • US Citizenship is required
            Iridium requires all employees/new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to starting work, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable state or local law. Iridium is an equal opportunity employer and will consider requests for exemption from this policy as a reasonable accommodation where it can do so absent undue hardship, consistent with federal, state, and local law. Iridium is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or status as a protected veteran. EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability and other protected categories.

Keywords: Iridium, Chandler , Principal Engineer, Gateway Integration & Test, Engineering , Chandler, Arizona

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