GPS Software Test Engineer in Torrance, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 7/30/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Torrance, CA
  • Duration:
    100 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $34.84/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt provides highly skilled contingent workers to local, national and international clients in all major industries.  Volt has over 60 years of experience and is a leader in the industry.  We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions.

Capitalizing on knowledge and innovation, comprehensive resources, and technology, Volt provides top talent to the many thousands of clients across the globe.  Over 60 years of unwavering focus on the issues of workforce management have gained us a reputation of being one of the most knowledgeable and accomplished strategic workforce partners in business for clients and candidates alike.

We have a talented and upbeat staffing team focused on the quality of your career. As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of on-site support. We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.

Volt has an opportunity for you to become part of a prestigious team of professionals. We are seeking a GPS Software Test Engineer to work onsite at our client’s facility in Torrance, CA. This is a contingent position expected to last 3 years.   

Duties Include:

  • As a GPS Software Test Engineer you will provide software engineering test and validation of our client’s line of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receivers.
  • Provide validation of advanced navigation algorithms, baseband performance and configuration for all GNSS receiver testing.
  • Work with software engineering to define test setup and metrics, standardize test plans and data analysis tools.
  • Provide detailed requirements for future workflow improvements.
  • Coordinate and review test results from team member tasks, including periodic bug review meetings to ensure software development and program/product management understand issues correctly.
  • Provide daily assistance and guidance for team on scheduled tasks/bugs, which may involve working with non-technical team members in order to understand customer faced issues.
  • Diagnose and solve software defects.
  • Understand Global Positioning System concepts and fundamentals through directed work assignments and training material for self and fellow team members.
  • Direct technical contribution through engineering validation, test  plan creation, tool development and simulator testing.
  • Perform product verification in lab environment and in dynamic test vehicles.

Required Skills/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Aerospace Engineering or similar degree.
  • 1+ year of experience working with GNSS receiver testing.
  • 2+ years of experience with test plan creation and execution.
  • 2+ years of experience with software development life-cycle and reporting/tracking software defects.
  • Experience working with Matlab, Python, C/C++ or other programming language.
  • Experience working with validation and/or verification testing of requirements, system and egression level testing.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Experience with tools such as Microsoft Project, Team Foundation Server or Rally.
  • Experience with Agile Software Development methodology.

***This position is located in Torrance, CA. Candidates must be able to relocate to this location at their own expense.***

Must be available to work on W2 for Volt. No C2C or 3rd party vendors please.

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer