Windows Test Engineer JD in Santa Clara, CA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 10/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  885503

Position: Windows Test Engineer

Location: Santa Clara, CA

Length: 12 Month Contract




  • The Windows Test Engineer is responsible for testing and ensuring the quality of Boot Camp software with shipping and pre-release versions of Microsoft Windows. Primary job responsibilities include:
  • Creating test plans with development engineers for specific features and Mac hardware programs
  • Developing test frameworks and harnesses to enable comprehensive component-level test coverage
  • Developing and executing automated and manual tests to fulfill test plans using the following technologies
  • Scripted UI
  • WHQL
  • Other Windows test automation
  • Coordinating with cross-functional test engineering and QA teams to ensure adequate test coverage of complex features
  • Identifying and vocalizing risks areas during product and technology development
  • Being an advocate for the user, representing the needs of our end user community


Key Qualifications


  • It is expected the candidate will meet most of the following requirements for this position
  • Bachelors/Associates degree in {CS, CE, EE} or a degree plus significant programming experience or equivalent industry experience required
  • Recent Windows 10 development and/or test automation experience
  • Experience using boot camp on Macintosh products, or significant experience with Windows systems
  • Experience with the development and deployment of automated and white-box testing
  • Experience qualifying device drivers using HLK and/or WHQL
  • Familiarity with programming and debugging Windows device drivers using the WDF framework using C or C++
  • Developing .net utilities and applications using WPF or UWP, experience with XAML and data binding
  • ACPI, EFI, and the Windows Boot Process
  • Highly collaborative team environments and a proven ability to grow and leverage a network of peers in a cross functional org
  • Hands-on approach and willingness to take on new challenges
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills









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