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Test Engineer - Cambridge, UK

Location: Los Altos, CA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Electric Imp is a very fast growing Internet of Things (IoT) startup. We are inventing new ways for people to interact with everyday objects - from garage doors to lights to coffee pots – using their smartphone, tablet, or web browser. To get there, we are building cross-platform tools that are powerful enough to inspire hackers, yet approachable and elegant enough to be appealing to everyone. We are a diverse team of professionals formerly from Apple, Google, Yahoo!, Roku, Pixar and more. Together we are working on an even more revolutionary future, and we need your help!  Learn more at www.electricimp.com

In our dynamic, fast paced environment, the ideal Test Engineer candidate will be flexible as well as structured and process-minded.  Must be hands-on, self motivated, team oriented and work well with a distributed team.


• Design and build new automated tests in an Agile engineering environment
• Conducting ad hoc manual and creating automated regression QA tests for our embedded devices and hardware
• Perform pre-deployment testing to ensure operational readiness of products to go live into production
• Writing scripts for automated regression testing in Python
• Investigating reported bugs and coming up with appropriate reproduction steps
• Producing regular QAE reports


• 5 years minimum experience in Quality Assurance working with other SQA and developers
• Ability to function effectively and independently; proactive in problem solving
• Ability to develop testing solutions and execute plans on complex projects, including hardware embeded tests
• Must have excellent technical writing and verbal communications skills
• Expertise with white box, gray box and black box testing
• Experience with Continuous Integration, such as Jenkins
• Nice to have a personal interest in electronics, such as Arduino or Raspberry Pi
• Exposure to hardware, chips, WiFi or embedded systems
• Engineering Bachelors degree or equivalent experience


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