Interop Lab Technician

Supervisor: Interop Lab Manager

Position location: US/Portland, Oregon, USA

Overview

The Interop Lab Technician for the Connectivity Standards Alliance will be responsible for day-to-day activities associated with the development and maintenance of the Alliance’s interop devices within an interop lab setting which includes member facing tools (i.e., test harnesses, reference devices, etc.), and other member-related technical support activities.  

Job Duties

Interoperability Testing (primary role)

  • Conduct interoperability testing with wired (Ethernet) and wireless (802.11, 802.15.4) IoT devices
  • Help maintain and configure interoperability devices on the network
  • Bug reporting
  • Help clients (members) in configuration and debugging of network devices.
  • QA testing of internal web applications
  • Help with general organization and inventory related to the interop lab
  • Interoperability Test plan and test configuration triage

Technical Events (backup role)

  • Support test event activities and recording of activity to meet Alliance requirements
  • Leverage Alliance events as source for interop tools feedback
  • Assist in pre and post-test event activities related to the interoperability tools being used at the event
  • Provide technical interoperability support to the Certification and Testing Team of the Alliance

Member / Non-Member Communications (backup role)

  • Provide technical support to members relating to official Alliance interop test events and testing
  • Provide technical support to members relating to Alliance processes and to non-members regarding the Alliance services

Additional Responsibilities

  • Special Project Support, as requested.

Qualifications and Experience

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated knowledge of wireless communication principles
    • Knowledge/experience with IEEE 802.15.4 based protocols and/or Zigbee
    • Knowledge/experience with Internet Protocol (IP) v4 and v6

Experience

  • Testing of wired and wireless network devices.
  • Knowledge of Wireless Networking and Configuration
  • Experience in capturing network traces (i.e. Wireshark)
  • Experience in Linux, Windows, and MacOS Operating Systems
  • Experience in test plan execution and bug reporting
  • Experience in Quality Assurance testing (Black box and White Box) for hardware devices
  • Experience in Quality Assurance website and application testing
  • Testing Equipment configuration and debugging
  • Inventory Management
  • Experience of working with a small team
  • Experience with web-based applications
  • Strong communications skills and customer facing experience
  • Self-starter and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience working/collaborating across a geographically diverse team

Submit your résumé and cover letter to [email protected]