Quality Assurance Tech III

Cupertino, California | Freelance | Job ID #67571 |
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We seek a talented and highly motivated Quality Assurance Engineer (QAE) for a contract position.


This candidate is expected to be able to dive deep technically, look around corners, anticipate potential design gaps and build effective and efficient quality assurance test campaigns. The candidate is expected to understand software designs, create module and system level test plans, establish test processes and frameworks to execute these plans and then harvest and analyze these results through highly automated post processing tools.

  • Collaborate with a world class team of software and firmware developers and complement their work by building test plans and test frameworks focused on improving quality of their deliverables.
  • Work with the system developers hand-in-hand from design phase to system level launch of products in stores and creating white box and black box test campaigns.
  • Work closely with cross functional teams in networking, mechanical and electrical hardware, firmware, software as well as program management teams across multiple locations and time zones.
  • Influence design decisions through a strong test data driven approach that creates collaborative accountability for the developer teams.
  • Make high judgment decisions as well as provide clear vision and detailed plan on how to achieve the goals for stress, feature, functions and performance testing.




  • 6+ year of experience working as a Quality Assurance Engineer
  • Hands on experience with scripting/coding in Python or other language and programing to create test automation and post processing
  • Experience in manual testing
  • Experience in automation testing
  • BS in Computer Science or 4+ years equivalent combination of technical education and work experience.



  • Experience in creating detailed test campaigns for embedded systems or Linux device driver or wireless software stack
  • Experience in Agile development process and industry-standard QA and bug tracking tools
  • Experience developing test strategies, test plans and test cases
  • Experience communicating cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal settings
  • Good understanding of embedded system design (RTOS and/or embedded Linux platform)
  • Good understanding of wireless protocol, interference, congestion and link budget challenges
  • Track record for ensuring high standards of quality, performance and reliability

​Does this sound like you? Apply today! 

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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