Senior QA Engineer
Mountain View, CA  / Westford, MA 
Posted 5 days ago
Job Description

About Nokia

We create the technology to connect the world. Only Nokia offers a comprehensive portfolio of network equipment, software, services and licensing opportunities across the globe. With our commitment to innovation, driven by the award-winning Nokia Bell Labs, we are a leader in the development and deployment of 5G networks.

Our communications service provider customers support more than 6.4 billion subscriptions with our radio networks, and our enterprise customers have deployed over 1,300 industrial networks worldwide. Adhering to the highest ethical standards, we transform how people live, work and communicate. A truly global company, we are 166 nationalities working in more than 118 countries.

Come create the technology to connect the world.

About IP Optical Networks

Our IP/Optical Networks business group (ION) includes IP, optical and network automation technologies and related services sold to our communication service provider customers as well as adjacent markets including webscale companies and enterprises. Our comprehensive wide area networking (WAN) solutions enable our customers to build and operate automated, secure, and high-performance networks at massive scale - helping to interconnect people and things from any broadband access modality to - and among - edge clouds, central clouds, the Internet, and other services and data centers.

As a Software Quality Assurance Engineer with Nokia, the employee will be responsible for quality assurance system testing for Nokia's Data products. It entails automated, end-to-end testing of various features including L2, L3, Platform and QOS features, evaluating the performance of the hardware, and stressing and scaling these features and their interaction. The employee will work closely with different groups within the organization including the Software and Hardware Development teams, Support team and Product Management Team.

Key Responsibilities:

* Create and execute test plans for functional and system testing on Nokia Ethernet Switches for DC deployments

* Review test plans, test procedures and infrastructure for adequacy and completeness/correctness

* Augment test strategies with real-world Customer deployments.

* Work with the Test Community to steer the design and discussion for automated testing of Data Center platforms

* Develop Automated test cases using Python in Pytest environment

* Work closely with Test/SW Community, Vendors, SW Designers and Customer Support teams to debug and resolve system defects and track it to closure

* Work closely with Product Management to jointly deliver high quality products and solutions.

* Work with product documentation team for creating and maintaining customer documentation

* Create tools that facilitate daily workflow and automated testing of Sonic products

Required Minimum Qualifications:


1. Minimum BS in CS or EE
2. 6+ years of overall automated, product testing experience on an networking (HW) product
3. 4+ years of experience in and SOLID understanding of L2/L3/TCP-IP
4. Good understanding of routing protocols, preferably BGP
5. Familiarity with networking test tools (Ixia, Spirent,...)
6. One or more of:
    1. 2-3 years of experience in native Python (preferred) or
    2. Solid experience in building automation infrastructure in native Perl or tcl/tk/expect or
    3. Good understanding and coding experience with OOP - like Java, etc
7. Proven aptitude for methodical problem troubleshooting and solving, good communication skills, strong attention to detail, and ability to work well in a close-knit team
8. Quick learner, self-starter, able to work independently

Imagine creating technology that has the potential to change the world. Working with us, you will have a positive impact on people's lives and help to overcome some of the world's most pressing challenges. We act inclusively and respect the uniqueness of people. At Nokia, employment decisions are made regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Nokia culture welcomes people as their true selves. Come create the technology to connect the world.

Nokia is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion. At Nokia, employment decisions are made regardless of sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information or ancestry, protected Veteran or military status, or other characteristics protected by law.

Additional Information

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2 to 6 years
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