Senior Software Platform Test Architect

Location: Chicago, IL
Date Posted: 08-19-2016
Senior Software Platform Test Architect
Location:                                Chicago, IL
Employment Type:                Full Time, Perm
Salary:                                     Flexible for the right candidate
Requisition #: 1600004
Our client is one of the world’s fastest growing smartphone providers, creating groundbreaking, affordable, high-quality products designed and built with the global customer in mind. And it’s their people who make this all happen. They are thinkers, risk-takers and problem solvers, working together to constantly challenge the status quo. If you share their commitment to ingenuity, creativity and innovation, we want you to help them define their world of tomorrow.
The Software Architecture Test Team is a global team responsible continuous integration test functions to ensure our client delivers the best Android experience on the market.
Essential Responsibilities
  • Analyze new product portfolio, creating the overall software test strategy that will be used from product concept to ship
  • This strategy needs to include Functional, Performance, Stability, and Stress testing approaches
  • Working with the global architecture test team, determine the best regional test approach to deliver globally launched products
  • Evaluate customer reported issues and determine best method to prevent further dissatisfiers from shipping
  • Continuously evaluate process flow for quality and cost improvements.
Essential Skills & Experience
  • 15+ years of software development OR software test experience
  • 10+ years in the mobile industry
  • 5+ years’ experience working as part of a global development/test team
  • Experience in both software development AND software test
  • Experience testing Android devices
  • 5+ years experience creating automated test solutions / environments
  • Process Black Belt
  • Proven strong research, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Experience with Big Query and proficiency in SQL
  • Understanding and experience with various test methodologies and techniques
  • Strong coding skills in multiple languages
  • Experience in an agile development / test team
Essential Education
·         Bachelor's degree in computer Science or Computer Engineering
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