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QA Engineer at OLPC in Cambridge, MA

by Matt Lee Contributions Published on Mar 27, 2008 01:58 PM
Create and execute test plans and report on the quality of our products including laptops, servers, and wireless devices.

OLPC is looking for a QA Engineer to create and execute test plans and report on the quality of our products including laptops, servers, and wireless devices. This person would work closely with the development and test community both inside and outside of OLPC to help identify, document and recreate bugs. This job requires a methodical approach to planning, testing and reporting, so we are looking for someone with an excellent skills in organization, attention to detail and communications. This position is based in Cambridge, MA.

The job function includes:

  • Create test strategy and test plans for end to end laptop-server systems
  • Help specify and maintain a test case management system
  • Contribute to the bug tracking system, both individual bugs and system improvements
  • Provide regular reporting on test cases, bugs and system improvements
  • Work with Support Engineer and third parties to ensure their bugs are represented and covered in test cases
  • Work with the triage team to represent the priority and severity of bugs

Skills required:

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong written and oral communications
  • Strong attention to detail and follow through
  • 5 or more years experience in software QA, both manual and automated testing
  • Good hands-on knowledge of GNU/Linux
  • Software development or scripting experience
  • Experience with open source development environments is helpful

To apply send a resume and cover letter to: jobs-QA at laptop.org

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