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R&D Engineer System Integration Test

Research and Development | Atlanta

Entry level opportunity to develop test cases for software and hardware functions with traceability to engineering requirements, design manual tests, and then automate those same tests for a variety of fiber optic transmission equipment. Document test results and then initiate defect tracking for any non-compliance with engineering requirements. Position requires interacting with several multidisciplinary teams (R&D, test, production, and customer support).


  • Test automation script development and contribute to tools development
  • Development of test cases in test management system (Quality Center)
  • Configuration and maintenance of test environments according to test task
  • Documentation and tracking of defects in test management system
  • Review of project related technical specifications and give feedbackMaintain test equipment and prototypes which are part of LAB
  • Respond to internal customers (SW, FPGA, SVT), include support for defects debugging
  • Ability to use measurement equipment necessary for all tasks in SIT
  • Independent learning about new technologies, test methods and usage of measurement equipment
  • Demonstrated ability to complete the full product design life cycle on a portion of the system involving multiple components
  • Capable of working independently on assigned activities with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to develop comprehensive understanding of the product architecture, design, processes, tools, etc. required to perform assigned integration activities.


  • BS and/or MS Engineering/Science(0-5 years experience)
  • Self-Motivated/Independent with a passion for the verification process
  • Ability to participate with developing testing strategies, test plans, test cases and execution of those plans.
  • Ability to develop and execute automation scripts using Python, BASH scripting, and Robotframework
  • Familiarity with GIT or other Source Configuration Management tools.
  • Professional written and oral communication skills a must.
  • Experience with MS Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Ability to operate in a Linux environment
  • Interfaces well with different departments within the company.
  • Basic knowledge of IP, UDP, TCP required
  • Software architecture and design experience is a plus
  • Experience with standard Internetworking applications (telnet, ftp, ntp, syslog, etc) is a plus
  • Experience with OTN, GigaBitEthernet, SONET, DWDM, and fiber optics is a plus.
  • Experience with Network sniffers and analyzers, HP Sonet test sets, Fiber optic level testers is a plus.Experience with IP address planning and network configuration is a plus
  • Experience with dynamic routing protocols (OSPF, RIP, BGP) is a plu
  • Knowledge of SNMP protocol is a plus
  • Knowledge of Ipv4/Ipv6 routing is a plus
  • Office work environment
  • Travel = <10%
  • Able to work at a desk majority of the day; Moderate lifting, 15-44 lbs.