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    PC Systems Test Engineer

    Tiffany Tarpein
    Tiffany Tarpein

    Posts : 112
    Join date : 2010-02-19
    Age : 45
    Location : Austin, TX

    PC Systems Test Engineer Empty PC Systems Test Engineer

    Post  Tiffany Tarpein on Tue Feb 23, 2010 1:23 pm

    PC Systems Test Engineer

    Do you want to be on the cutting edge of the computer industry? VOLT has an immediate need for a PC Systems Test & Development Engineer. This is a long term, full time consulting opportunity with the Systems Test Team of a prominent semiconductor company in the Southwest Austin area.
    Responsibilities include:
    * Determines specifications, then plans, designs and develops the most complex and business critical software/hardware solutions, utilizing software/hardware engineering processes, either individually or with other engineers
    * Researches and maintains knowledge in emerging technologies and possible applications
    * Apply knowledge and principles of PC architecture in order to trouble shoot hardware compatibility issues.
    * Develops CPU/system level applications and custom integration solutions including major enhancements, interfaces, functions and features
    * Test and configure multiple systems in order to determine functional issues/failures on laptops, desktops and server systems (testing could include capturing test results and inputting data into database)
    * Writing up detailed description of failures seen.
    * Assigned projects must be completed in a timely fashion based off expected completion time and customer or program deadlines (Will be managing several different development projects at a time, so it's important to have the ability to multi-task under high pressure situations in order to meet customer and program deadlines)
    * Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an emphasis on details and must be able to work in a team environment
    * Must be able to conduct and drive meetings with local and remote debug engineers and program management
    * Create and recommend test system infrastructures
    * Recommend and use remote monitoring tools and assist with product benchmarking and device configuration


    * Bachelors in Computer Science, Engineering, Computer Information Systems, related discipline or equivalent experience
    * Strong background in PC software/ hardware specifically in PC system architecture and sub-systems (PCIe, memory, USB, etc) and preferably X86 based CPU.
    * Extensive experience installing, configuring, administering, patching and troubleshooting Linux operating systems(Red Hat, Solaris, Ubuntu, etc)
    * Thorough understanding of network and server fundamentals including services, topologies and security concepts such as firewalls and security; Strong knowledge of data communications (TCP/IP, layer 2/3 devices, addressing, VLANs, Internet); Deep understanding of TCP/IP networking, troubleshooting, architecture and core technologies (AD, DNS, LDAP, NFS, FTP, SMTP, etc)
    * Ability to configure SSL, Active Directory, PXE servers and NetApp administration
    * Experience with automated test execution frameworks such as Microsoft DTM/WHQL, DTM version 1.3 or 1.4 experience a plus
    * Understanding of software development processes and object oriented programming; MUST have strong software background with extensive knowledge of C/C++, SQL, Visual Basic, Visual Studio, .NET Frameworks, Visual C# and Perl
    * In-depth knowledge of programming languages for coding, testing and debugging PC's
    * Familiarity with the development of device and chipset driver and system BIOS in addition to troubleshooting OS related, device driver and software level problems.
    * Experience flashing BIOS using ROM burner or BIOS update utilities
    * MUST have knowledge and ability to locate voltage rails, signals and components through the use of schematics.

    Location: Austin, TX

    Type: CONTRACT

    Duration: 365+ Days

    Pay Rate: DOE


    Volt Technical Resources
    Volt Workforce Solutions
    12007 Research Blvd., Suite 103
    Austin, TX 78759
    PH: 512/219-6070
    FX: 512/219-6059

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