Position Profile

March 21, 2018

POSITION TITLE: System Test/Engineering Quality Assurance (EQA) Engineer (QA Engineer)

REPORTING TO: VP Engineering

REPORTING TO: VP of Engineering

LOCATION: Berkeley, CA


The company products bring an unprecedented level of performance and simplicity to the growing need for traffic monitoring on freeways, arterials and parking garages, and traffic signal controls at intersections.

A leader in ultra low-power wireless sensor networking, the company has developed a family of vehicle detection products. Wireless sensor networking is a breakthrough technology that combines sophisticated networking software with highly integrated radio and sensor chips to enable sensing applications on a scale - and at a cost- unthinkable until now.

With this product, it is now possible to deploy vehicle detection at a much higher density and at a fraction of the initial installation and maintenance costs of currently prevalent technologies such as inductive loops, video cameras, and radar.

The company seeks a Director of Product Support to manage the product support group and manage large product deployments.


We are currently a technology start-up with accelerated growth; as such, every team member has a number of responsibilities. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Testing pre-released and released hardware, software and systems
    · Working with development engineering to write, execute and document QA tests plans
    · Developing an EQA lab and set of processes for all of all systems and subsystems
    · Document, track and resolve bugs found in new product development testing using standard bug tracking software
    · Develop scripts to automate testing
    · Document, track and resolve bugs found in systems deployed in the field
    · Derive, Document, and implement compartmentalized "black box" testing for both Hardware and Software
    · Setup and monitor long term testing
    · Parse system data and discover inconsistencies
    · Administer Bugzilla, managing users and release versions
    · Put together test systems, with different hardware and software versions
    · Create Matrix compatibility charts
    · Interface with Customer service to reproduce bugs found in the field
    · Define failure states in both hardware and software


  • Minimum of six years of related QA/testing experience.
    · Strong background in Software/Hardware testing
    · Experience with bug tracking systems and automated testing tools
    · Experience with networked based applications using TCP/IP
    · Working experience with Linux, Unix, and Windows based operating systems and scripting languages
    · Experience with all basic Unix command line applications: Tar, SSH, SCP, TELNET, VI, FTP, Ping, DNS
    · Experience with RF systems helpful
    · Experience with version control system such as CVS needed
    · Knowledge of basic LAN/WAN configurations (Hardware/Software)
    · Able to work comfortably in a command line shell environment


    Strong command of the English language.
    Excellent overall communication skills, both verbal and written.
    Ability to work independently and report status of projects.
    Experience working in a team-based project environment, but also able to work independently.
    Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
    Professional demeanor and attitude.


    Technical Degree or Certification (Does not need to be an EE or CS). Can be Associate's or Bachelor's.


    This is an opportunity to be on the ground floor of an exciting technology with a widespread application potential. Join a talented team and who works well together. Additionally, the Company offers a competitive salary, 401k retirement plan, medical benefits, disability insurance and stock options.


    To be considered for this opportunity, please email your resume (in Word format only; no PDF please), cover letter and salary history to: (please put job title in the subject line of your email)

    Lisa K. Locke
    Locke and KEY Executive Search
    Phone: 510-533-2005
    Fax: 510-533-2055
    Email: lklocke@lockeandkey.com
    Website: http://www.lockeandkey.com/