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Graduate Product Test Engineer

JOB DESCRIPTION

Based in Hebden Bridge. Calrec is looking for a Graduate Product Test Engineer with a good technical background to support the R&D team and customers. You will have strong audio knowledge and knowledge of IP networking would be advantageous.

No prior experience of either software testing or Calrec consoles is required. Full training in console usage, audio console networking and software testing practices will be provided.

The successful candidate will spend their day carrying out activities on pro-audio mixing consoles to test their capabilities. It will involve testing new features as they are developed, testing that existing features have not been broken as a result, testing fixes for known problems and reporting any problems that arise in the course of their tests.

KEY DUTIES

  • Testing audio software product releases (software/firmware/ hardware) by completing assigned testing-related tasks
  • Analysing problems and completing accurate reports as well as reporting your test results through appropriate media (e.g., meetings, test reports)
  • First-line fault finding and entering faults into the defect tracking database
  • Monitoring outstanding issues and verifying resolved issues, working with development engineers to ensure problems are resolved
  • Configuring necessary hardware and operating environments as needed to complete assigned testing
  • Contributing to the development of test plans and test procedures as well as providing feedback on user experience and useability of products
  • Assisting in the automation of relevant test procedures and continuous improvement of the product test process
  • Providing technical support on products and operating environments to internal and external customers
  • Working with engineers to replicate and correct issues reported by internal/external customers
  • Represent the Product Test Team cordially and professionally in meetings and communications with other departments or customers

EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

A good technical background with either the study of engineering or audio technology to further education level or practical experience of pro-audio products and some experience of audio mixing consoles.

 

EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • Some experience of audio mixing consoles

Desirable

  • Prior experience of software/product testing
  • TV Broadcast knowledge
  • Experience of IP networks

ATTRIBUTES

Essential

  • You have a good understanding of audio mixing consoles
  • You the ability to understand complex system architectures
  • You have an inquisitive manner and are able to use your initiative with the ability to work unsupervised
  • You are able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • You are well organised, possess methodical working habits and are able to successfully prioritise and manage tasks
  • You have an analytical mindset and enjoy the challenge of solving problems
  • You are a good communicator, both verbal and written
  • You are a team player and are able to build and maintain positive working relationships
  • You have excellent computer skills and competent with Microsoft Excel and Word
  • You have the ability to adapt to changing needs

Desirable

  • You will have knowledge of audio test equipment and audio measurements
  • You will have an understanding of broadcast audio and IP workflows
  • You will have an understanding of software testing and test processes
  • You will have an understanding of audio interfaces, Linux command line and scripting
  • You will have knowledge of relevant standards relevant to AoIP including AES67, SMPTE-2110, NMOS, PTP
  • You will have knowledge of networking protocols such as multicast, IGMP, mDNS, DNS-SD, IP, HTTP
  • You will be familiar with network diagnostics, troubleshooting, and analysis

For a full Job Specification and salary range, or to forward a CV and letter of application, please contact careers@calrec.com

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