• QA Software Engineer

    Job Locations US-IL-Sycamore
    Posted Date 3 months ago(5/4/2018 4:59 PM)
    # of Openings
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    IDEAL INDUSTRIES INC. has made its mark by developing the iconic products and practical technology demanded by critical industries like data communications, aerospace, electrical, wire processing, automotive, construction and more.  Since the beginning, IDEAL INDUSTRIES has been a growing, energetic company, and that’s never been more true than today. It’s always been a compelling place to work and we’re poised for even more growth as we continue to move across the globe. With growth comes opportunity—and at IDEAL INDUSTRIES, the opportunity can be yours.


    IDEAL Technologies is a division of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. established in 2018 to lead in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of the company’s portfolio of advanced solutions. Through technology and software innovation, the division's mission is to enhance the experience of built spaces by way of intelligent design, practical innovation, and personal interaction. The portfolio includes AUDACY®, an advanced wireless lighting control system that has been successfully installed at large-scale projects across the U.S., and PowerPuck®, a system that aims to transform the way people charge their electronic devices in public spaces.


    The QA Software Engineer will design, develop and maintain software based regression test suites for our electrical, HVAC and power control systems. A successful candidate will be able to design, build and maintain high-quality QA test suites for enterprise software solutions in compliance with common coding standards and practices.


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    • Design, develop and maintain the primary QA interfaces used for existing and future products to attain the technical, economic and functional goals of Ideal Industries.
    • Work with the Software Engineering Manager to develop and implement software verification, regression testing and quality assurance processes and procedures.
    • Provide detailed planning and timely delivery to build and grow the QA test harness and integrate new products into the designed QA test setup.
    • Provide software support of our existing products, related to matters involving customer inquiries, application deployment, and quality or cost improvement opportunities.
    • Work with the Software Engineering Manager to define software changes/modifications in order to meet new or existing requirements, standards and marketplace opportunities.
    • Serve as a subject matter expert for Ideal Industries Software QA design and development.
    • Mentor and coach colleagues around software development life cycles and QA implementation and design.


    • BS in Computer Science or similar degree.
    • Thorough knowledge of computer science and software engineering paradigms and practices.
    • Broad understanding of IDEAL Industries Advanced Wireless Solutions products.
    • Familiarity or first-hand experience with basic QA testing procedures and design.
    • Strong working knowledge of good programming practices and techniques, specifically with regards to setup and design of QA processes and procedures.
    • Ability to solve problems enthusiastically and creatively.


    Technical expertise or experience in the following areas:

    • Basic understanding of software development processes and procedures.
    • Experience with QA test tools like QTP, Winrunner, Selenim or similar.
    • Understanding of database design and access patterns, with familiarity of postgres and/or mysql.
    • Ability to not only test, but help debug in real-time problems that are encountered.
    • Experience using cloud based services like Amazon Web Services, Azure, and/or CloudFoundry.
    • Basic knowledge of scripting languages like Bash, Python, javascript.

    IDEAL INDUSTRIES is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.



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