QA Network Engineer

iS5 Communications - Mississauga, ON (8 months ago)

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Position Status: Regular, Full time
Work location: Mississauga, Ontario

What you’ll be doing:
Are you interested in helping to secure and enable reliable operations of a nation’s critical infrastructure? iS5 Communications develops products and solutions that do just that. Utilizing the iS5 designed secure networking and edge computing platform for Industry 4.0 and Industrial IoT applications, iS5 is developing innovative cybersecurity, industrial communications, big data, and AI/machine learning solutions for Smart Grids, Intelligent Transportation Systems, and other critical infrastructure industries. iS5 is seeking individuals to help build the next generation solutions for iS5’s global customer base at our Corporate Headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario.
iS5 Communication is currently looking for a creative and experienced Network QA Engineer with a great can-do attitude and passion for network testing/ troubleshooting. The Network QA Engineer will be a part of our QA team and participating in team activities such as functional and system level test execution, regression, performance, stability, interoperability testing. Along with the iS5 QA team the candidate will be interacting with testing and development teams in multiple locations.

The role will include understanding iS5 customer requirements & product solutions, forming knowledge and opinions about system level test coverage, being a writer and/or a key reviewer for system test plans & coverage, and providing technical knowledge sharing inside the company. The primary responsibilities of the role will be:

Design and develop test cases for network equipment.
Configuring QA network test environments in both L2 and L3.
Reviewing the test plan and making improvements and suggestions as required
Performing QA of new and existing products according to the test plan and generating a test report prior to product/feature/code release.
Investigating reported product bugs, reproducing reported issues, performing root cause analysis and communicating details to the development team for fix.
Testing engineering provided code fixes and validating bug resolution.
Collaborating with other QA team members on test cases, root cause analysis and test plan improvements
Collaborating with our development team on open code issues, bug fixes and feature requests/product feedback.
Support customer-based activities like problem investigation and presale activities.

Degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering or equivalent areas with 5+ years of practical work experience.
Hands-on experiences performing manual QA testing in the NETWORKING industry (required).
Experience with network emulating and debugging tools. (iXIA, Spirent, Wireshark) (required).
Outstanding technical & hands-on expertise in system testing execution, system test planning, and customer issues trouble-shooting & resolution (required).
Experience of working on Layer2 Ethernet technologies (RSTP; LLDP, Multicast Filtering, IGMP snooping, 802.1.x, etc…) (required).
Experience of working on Layer3 IP technologies (IPv4/IPv6, SNMP, IPSEC, VRRP, RIP, ISIS, OSPF, BGP, EIRGP, MPLS, PBR, ACL etc…).
Knowledge or experience in Spirent ITest an asset
Cisco CCNA/CCNP certification an asset.
Experience in Automation Test Development (TCL/Perl/Python) an asset.
Experience with NMS system level testing will be applicable an asset.
Excellent communication skills (written and spoken)

To fit in our growing and diverse team, you must be:
Critical thinker and problem solver
Proactive and energetic, creative and self-starter
Team-oriented and collaborator, committed to the organization and its vision

What iS5Com offers:
At iS5 Communications Inc. our team is everything! You will have an opportunity to join a talented, fast-paced, and collaborative team. Some of the perks our team members have are:

Medical, Dental and Vision care benefits
Access to public transportation
Flexible work hours
Casual Friday dress code all week long!
Employee Referral Programs
And more!

Interested In Joining our Team?
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