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South West Transit Association

VIX: Test Engineer


Making Mobility Seamless

Vix is a global leader in automated fare collection, transit information and transit analytics solutions. Trusted by over 200 city and regional transport authorities around the world, we have been driving change in fare collection for over 35 years.

We offer a genuinely flexible working environment – customer outcomes and commitment to delivery is the focus at Vix. Work from the office, work from home, work from the local café – you’ll be able to manage your personal and professional commitments seamlessly at Vix. In fact, HRD gave Vix the excellence award in 2021 for our MyFlex program.

Find out more about your new workplace here!

A pivotal opportunity is available for a Test Engineer to join Vix Technology in a systems integration – quality assurance (SI-QA) capacity. The SI team holds responsibility to provide system integration solutions and associated QA and control activities for our cutting-edge fare payment customer solutions. You’ll join the local SI-QA team that is responsible and participates in all aspect of QA and miscellaneous project activities for customer projects.

We look for an experienced, dynamic, and flexible individual that takes pride in her/his work, enjoys testing, and is committed and passionate about quality assurance. Candidates must be willing to travel occasionally and work remotely at customer sites as needed.

We are a global organisation at Vix - embracing the strength that individual diversity brings to the collective. Bring your individual orientation, cultural heritage and distinctive thinking and experience – we want to hear from you!

What you’ll be doing:

  • Ownership of assigned quality assurance and project activities
  • Test overall integrated system, hardware and software, and customer specific implementation details
  • Performing test design and test execution for assigned system components and features
  • Performing test result evaluation, defect tracking and reporting for assigned areas
  • Participation in QA and project related planning activities
  • Participation in the creation of necessary QA artifacts as per QA processes and contractual obligations

What does our ideal candidate look like?

  • BS/MS degree or international equivalency in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field, or relevant combination of education, training and experience
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in QA and testing-related roles in product engineering and/or IT settings
  • Significant commercial experience with test design, test execution and results evaluation, including defect reporting
  • Solid understanding of the full QA lifecycle, from planning/strategy, test design, execution, to results evaluation and quality reporting, including related methodologies and tools
  • Adept in understanding and reviewing customer requirements and technical design, including proactively providing input/feedback early phases of the delivery lifecycle
  • Deep technical aptitude and understanding of complex integrated systems, including client/server, cloud systems, embedded devices, networking, web services, APIs, Unix/Windows OS, mobile
  • Skilled in understanding customer and end-user behavior and needs, including integration and utilization of this knowledge in system integration
  • Solid trouble-shooting skills and technically adept in diagnosing system and/or infrastructure problems
  • Excellent communication skills, both in written and verbal form, demonstratable excellence in documenting problems and defects in a concise, clear, and precise manner
  • Adept to navigate a chaotic, unstructured environment with frequent priority changes, while promoting structure and not being afraid to suggest improvements
  • Result-oriented individual with passion for quality, customer, and executional excellence
  • Quick learner that can work independently

Highly Desirable:

  • Experience with external customer-facing roles and settings, with ability to interface with customer around QA and project related aspects 
  • Experience with transit fare collection, financial, and/or PCI/payment industry and solutions 
  • Experience with service software such as AWS, CRM, Ax, IVR, web portals, etc. 
  • Hands-on experience with Performance /Load Testing 
  • Experience with hardware and/or embedded components testing 
  • Experience with customer-focused testing, such as UAT, pilots, beta-trials
  • Hands-on Unix/Shell scripting, SQL and/or OOP experience

It would be an advantage if you also have:

  • Hands-on experience with test automation and automation frameworks/tools 
  • Experience with and understanding of regulations and standards, such as IEEE, ISO, CMM 
  • Experience working within geographically dispersed teams
  • Experience with a wide range of engineering productivity tools, from source control, change and defect management, test management
  • Experience and exposure to Vix Technology solutions and systems 
  • Relevant industry certifications

What’s in it for you?

Besides the opportunity to work for a global company that is customer and people focused. We offer:

  • An award-winning flexible working culture with a truly flexible working environment –– we don’t get hung up on location, we are interested in achieving outcomes for and delivering to our customers.
  • A focus on learning and development – we have a sleek onboarding and L&D platform – get up to speed quickly and continue learning on your Vix journey
  • Competitive salary
  • Free medical/dental/vision for employees
  • 401K match
  • 14 paid holidays, 23 paid days off per year
  • Fully reimbursed transit benefits

Sounds good? Then apply now. Get on board here!

Add your resume and anything else to showcase why you would be a great addition to our team.

Unless otherwise stated, we regret that this position is only available to people with unrestricted working rights for the United States, and currently residing in the United States.

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