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QA Engineer - SDK/Core or Software Engineer in Test

at Aspera in Emeryville, CA   —   Jul 01, 2014   |  
Overview
Aspera’s unwavering mission is to create the next-generation software technologies that move the world’s large data at maximum speed, regardless of file size, transfer distance and network conditions. At the root of Aspera’s success lies our innovative, patented, highly efficient bulk data transport technology: fasp™ (fast, adaptive, secure protocol). This technology is unique and core to all Aspera high-performance file transfer software. Consistently ranked first in every WAN transfer throughput benchmark it was ever evaluated in, fasp outperforms software and hardware WAN acceleration solutions alike.

Aspera is profitable, privately held and headquartered in Emeryville, California with satellite offices in the United Kingdom, France and Singapore. Over 2,000 customers across all industries that need to move large volumes of data in industries such as enterprise IT, games and software development, government, legal & eDiscovery, life sciences, media & entertainment and oil & gas rely on Aspera software to move extreme data sets at high-speed over global distances.

High-profile users include James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment who relied on Aspera software for moving massive visual effects files across continents during the production of Avatar, Netflix who receive all their video content directly to their cloud infrastructure via Aspera On Demand and BGI, the world’s largest genome research organization where Aspera solutions are used to enable global collaboration between scientists across the globe.

If you are a QA Engineer who has strong programming skills or you are a Software Developer who wants to help build high quality products by ensuring that they have good unit tests and that quality is built in from the start, then you are encouraged to apply.
Responsibilities
Develop cross platform frameworks to enable the testing of Aspera products;
Develop test tools for members of the test team;
Work with the development team to ensure unit test coverage;
Write test programs for exercising SDKs and APIs;
Create test cases for new features;
Maintain project status dashboards;
Perform manual testing of Aspera products as required.
Experience
Experience with network simulation i.e. Dummynet;
Experience in Performance/Load and Stress testing;
Strong scripting skills Python, Perl, or Ruby (Ruby preferred);
Skills
2+ years of QA or Development experience (C++, C#, and/or Java);
Strong understanding of software engineering and testing principles;
Understanding of TCP/IP networking and protocols;
Strong foundation in OOP principles and Software Design Patterns;
Hands-on experience with Web Services (SOAP, REST, XML-RPC)
Experience with C++ Unit Test Frameworks, NUnit, JUnit;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Ability to achieve results on tight time lines.
Education
B.Sc. or greater in Computer Science/Engineering or related discipline
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