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Cisco Senior System QA Test Automation Engineer - Acacia in Maynard, Massachusetts

Acacia is well known for developing groundbreaking products in short time intervals. To support new product development at an exciting pace the SQA team is challenged to architect, develop and maintain test automation software using scalable and maintainable methods.

The Senior SQA Test Automation Engineer is one of the key members of the Acacia team, responsible for assuring that Acacia products reliably conform to software and hardware specifications.

Key Essential Functions

  • Design and develop test plans, test facilities and test automation software (C#)

  • Execute tests on new Acacia product software releases

  • Work closely with product developers to resolve issues prior to delivery to customers

  • Document detailed test results and publish software release notes for customers

Minimum Qualifications, Experience, Skills, Education and Certifications

  • MS or BS in Computer Science or Computer/Electrical Engineering or equivalent

  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in developing large scale, efficient, scalable and easily maintainable test automation software in SQA, SVT or similar environment using C# or Python

  • Exposure to QA methodologies

  • Ability to lead efforts towards enhancing testing process

  • Experience with bug tracking and reporting tools such as Bugzilla and Jira

Other Considerations/Qualifications

  • Candidate must be self-motivated, have good communication skills, be able to manage their time well, and be able to manage multiple activities simultaneously

  • Strong technical background in optical telecommunications, especially in DWDM transport and optical coherent subsystems

  • First-hand experience with testing of optical telecommunication systems

  • Understanding of ITU recommendations related to Optical Transport Networks, such as G.709 and G. 798

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.