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Power and Thermal Test Engineer
Ref No.: 18-27375
Location: San Diego, California
Work as part of a large test and engineering systems organization which handles test automation infrastructure, test strategy, test plan development and execution & report management in Power and thermal test areas of Modem, HLOS (like Android) and other technologies. Role will include daily collaboration with other test engineers and power ecosystem as well as product engineers so communication and ability to partner with others is key. Designs and modifies test cases, test plans, scripts, or procedures. Documents systems-level defects, using a bug tracking system, and report defects to developers. Identifies, analyzes, troubleshoots, and documents problems with program function, output, or content. Develops testing programs that assess effectiveness of a new system or modification of an existing system. The responsibilities of this role include: Working under close supervision. Taking responsibility for own work and making decisions with limited impact; Impact of decisions is readily apparent; errors made typically only impact timeline (i.e., require additional time to correct). Using verbal and written communication skills to convey basic, routine factual information about day-to-day activities to others who are fully knowledgeable in the subject area. Completing most tasks with multiple steps which can be performed in various orders; some planning and prioritization must occur to complete the tasks effectively; mistakes may result in some rework. Exercising some creativity to troubleshoot technical problems or deal with Client circumstances. Using deductive problem solving to solve moderately complex problems; most problems have defined processes of diagnosis/detection; some limited data analysis may be required.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Use power measurement equipment to collect measurements for system use cases on test platform Focuses and completes work in a timely manner. Understands basic features of the system. Collects basic information (e.g., logs, requirements) and identifies common errors related to systems testing. Collaborates with individuals inside own team to complete the team's work. Conducts log analyses to identify where an issue has occurred. Gathers, integrates, and interprets information from a variety of sources in order to troubleshoot issues. Assists with verifying that proposed solutions to identified issues accurately address and correct the problem. Detects bugs in the "system under test " and resolves issues using basic debugging approaches Adapts to minor changes and setbacks in order to manage pressure and meet deadlines. Manages individual project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables with close supervision. Communicates feedback about identified feature issues to software and systems teams. Regularly discusses testing problems with manager and peers to maintain open communication. Conducts basic field or lab tests as directed by tech leads. Makes simple decisions as it pertains to basic feature issues associated with systems testing and follows up with tech lead if requirements are unclear/ambiguous. Communicates with tech leads on a project in order to verify the accuracy as well as adequate running time. Seeks opinions of others within own team about ways in which a problem can be addressed differently. Writes functional tests for features to ensure functionality.


Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field. 2+ years Systems Test Engineering or related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field. Familiar with android system and architecture Power/core BSP/multimedia system test or R&D experience is a plus Experience with wireless standards (i.e. LTE/WiFi/5G/UMTS). Python or Perl Scripting ADB, FTRACE, QXDM Logs Kratos and UDAS/Ni DAQ Systems

Education:
Required: Bachelor's, Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering Preferred: Master's or equivalent experience