QA Software Test Technician, Tier I (2 Onsite Contract Positions)
|August 16, 2012 - October 15, 2012|
|Location:||Nevada City, CA|
|Description:||Telestream is a leading global provider of digital media encoding, delivery, workflow automation, and cross-platform compatibility solutions. Our team of video and networking experts has created a continuous stream of innovative products that revolutionize the way video and audio files are accessed, repurposed and shared across data networks. Customers include the world’s leading media and entertainment companies as well as other sectors, including corporate, government and education. Our company is comprised of a team of people whose creativity, talent and passion have helped to create an environment that is healthy, hard working and fun. Telestream is headquartered in the Sierra Nevada foothills community of Nevada City, California with offices in Emeryville, CA, Sterling, Virginia, Germany and Stockholm, Sweden.|
The primary responsibility of the Quality Assurance Test Technician I is to execute tests scripts forthe testing of existing products.
-Follow test plans to qualify various products functionality.
-Finds and reports bugs to the company database.
-Define bugs in a defect database in a manner that allows for accurate reporting and good communications to engineers.
-Check and verify patch functionality by following written test plans and known test patterns.
-Explore with manager or fellow workers best methods to further test and fully qualify patches.
-Run simultaneous tests across multiple platforms with efficiency.
-Understands how to use various broadcast servers to qualify outputs.
-Understands networking and how data flows through networked applications.
-Independently uses available resources, such as the internal wiki, on-line tools, or JIRA, to find answers to questions that pertain to the quality of the various software/hardware products.
-Analyzes video and audio for quality, including:
video and audio sync
video field interlacing quality
audio channel mapping
closed caption inclusion
video rate conversion
Shows initiative by learning to use assigned applications by reading manuals
Good understanding of how to create a clean test system.
Performs other duties as assigned by manager.
•High School Diploma or equivalent
•Thorough knowledge of Quality Assurance process
•Thorough knowledge of Testing- performance and functional
•Knowledge of Microsoft and/or Apple operating systems as well as networking processes.
•Punctual, reliable attendance is requited.
•Ability to communicate effectively with employees and management of the organization.
•Ability to set priorities and/ or ask for assistance in setting priorities if needed.
•Strong written and verbal communication skills.
•Ability to complete multiple tasks and projects within deadlines.
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