Description:Sr. Wi-Fi test EngineerLocation: Austin, TXNon-local candidates must relocate at own expense Contract: 6 Months from start date Job Summary: As a consulting Test Engineer the candidate will work in Austin, TX with our client performing Integration and Performance validation of wireless routers for deployment at a major cable operator. Responsibilities include the development and execution of test strategies and test plans. The candidate must be able to understand Wi-Fi protocol testing, MIMO, QOS prioritization. Candidate will also work closely with other QA and software engineers to create, maintain and evolve test plans and automation to drive Wi-Fi testing. Actively participate in issue triage / troubleshooting. Must have Skills: • TR-069 (Used in Remote management of CPE devices)• Knowledge in wireless communication protocols 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax• Knowledge in Internet of Things (IoT) and understanding of DOCSIS and provisioning• Understanding for Wireless LAN Security, PPPoE, MIMO, QOS Prioritization• Wireless/Wired Network troubleshooting• Understanding of Test Automation.• Must have experience working in a Test house.• Key Duties & Responsibilities (in decreasing Critical Emphasis order• Execute functional Validation, Integration, and Performance Testing of Wi-Fi Routers to qualify them for production deployment at a major cable operator; develop and execute test plans.• Follow existing test plans and meet testing and release schedule. Work closely with other QA engineers to create, maintain and evolve test plans and automation to drive Wi-Fi testing.• Supply written test reports and updates to test artifacts; communicate with broader QA and engineering teams to triage, diagnose, and verify defects found in testing. Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent Experience:• 3+ years of technical experience directly testing Network CPE (router, gateway) for protocol and functional test• 3+ years of technical experience directly testing Wi-Fi / RF in computer architecture and data communications.• 2+ years of experience in test software development in (e.g. Python scripting, LabVIEW and/or Test Stand.• Overall experience 6+ years in USA Required Skills:• The candidate must be able to understand test requirements for validation of Wi-Fi Routers and possess the ability to independently create and execute test cases for these requirements• Experience with Wireless technology testing which includes Wireless AP’s, Routers, Wireless extenders & Wireless standards (802.11b/g/n/ac/ax)• Knowledge of real world wireless environments.• Experience working with TCP/IP, UDP, IPv4/IPv6 addressing, Ethernet, DHCP, DNS, ICMP, ARP, NAT, Bridging, Switching.• Familiarity with industry standard Wi-Fi test tools like Veriwave WT-20/90, IXIA Chariot and packet debuggers like Wireshark, Omnipeek and Savius.• Experience in basic test automation using scripting languages such as Perl, Tcl, Shell scripting or Strong background in designing or extending existing test frameworks• Experience running automation test harnesses• Excellent Debugging skills & experience troubleshooting• Strong knowledge of UNIX-based systems and command-line tools for analysis, and automation• Deep understanding of SQA test methodologies, practices and concepts• Excellent written and verbal communication skills• Expertise In testing CPE devices and network protocol testing.