SATCOM DIRECT (SD) offers world-class global communications services, support, and technology to business and general aviation, military, government, emergency response, media, and others who depend on reliable, global communications. SD Avionics, located in Ottawa, designs and manufactures communication products in support of these services.
Our company culture is based on innovation and creativity which allows our team members to thrive in a lively and dynamic atmosphere. We offer our employees a dynamic environment with an excellent benefits package and competitive compensation. SD hires team players with a high level of professionalism who demonstrate a positive attitude and an overall willingness to get the job done. We are looking for people who are passionate about customer satisfaction and who excel in a constantly changing technology environment.
Consistently exemplifies the Satcom Direct (SD) mission, vision, and values focused around a philosophy directed toward customer service/satisfaction, job performance, and cooperative team interactions. Willingness to support organizational policies that foster "continuous improvement" activities, promote Satcom Direct's ongoing strategic growth plan and maintain its position as the premier leader within the Aviation Satellite Communications industry.
SD is recruiting for an experienced Quality Assurance (QA) Test Automation Professional. The primary focus for this role will be building and augmenting the automated test infrastructure for our tactical communications and satellite communication systems.
To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and should demonstrate the following competencies to consistently execute the functions of this position. All employees are expected to adhere to and be knowledgeable of Satcom Direct (SD) operations standards, established safety/security rules, and requirements for company work guidelines.
-Create and apply test strategies that deliver high-quality software and hardware products.
-Use your software development skills to develop tools, test frameworks, and automation for the system under test
-Analyze product requirements and define technical test cases
-Collaborate with members from QA, SW, HW, Systems, Support, and Product Management
-Continuous communication with our tight-knit development teams
-Ability to work productively alone and in a team.
-Ability to be proactive and work effectively with little direct supervision.
-Support day-to-day Test efforts in the Lab and in the field.
GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to meet the minimum qualifications established for education, knowledge, and skills in order to be effective. The requirements listed below are representative of the traits required for the position:
-University Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent
-Energetic, outgoing, passionate developer with solid communication skills
-8+ years of experience in a technical QA role
-Solid experience in test automation using a variety of automation frameworks
-Experience testing APIs, Authentication, Ethernet Networking Protocols, and Telecom interfaces (Bonus: Asterisk PBX)
-Familiarity with the Atlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence) and Git source control
-Experience with IP based routers and switches and wireless access points
-Experience with Linux
While performing general office duties for this position, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand and/or walk around (including the use of stairs). Other demands include the ability to openly communicate with others by talking, listening and reading, able to lift light objects (< 25lbs), and use standard office equipment such as computer, printer, phone and cell phone. In addition there is an occasional need to bend, twist or stoop in order to open/close cabinets, reach for files or other standard office type objects.
The office environment is generally quiet and in a temperature controlled setting with random adjustments in noise or temperature due to others talking or laughing loudly, unscheduled maintenance repairs to the building or its interior offices or unpredictable situations due to weather or other acts beyond company control. An employee must be willing to work their regularly assigned work schedule for their particular duties and/or job responsibilities and in times of need, be able to work an extended schedule depending on company/department needs, project requirements or customer demands. Work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment. The temperature at client locations can vary from controlled to variations off hot/cold when working, standing or walking in or near the flight-line or maintenance repair center.
If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department at (321) 777-3000
SD is committed to hiring the most qualified candidates for approved company positions, without preference to any individual on the basis of race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin. Our policy is to engage in recruitment and selection practices that are in compliance with all applicable national or local employment laws. SD and its various international entities follow talent acquisition practices that identify qualified and diverse candidates, promote opportunities for employee development, and provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. Satcom Direct promotes equity in employment: As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.
Job Type: Full-time
- Dental care
- Extended health care
- Paid time off
- RRSP match