[SVLUG-Jobs] Sr QA Engineer at DigitalPersona, Redwood City

Mila Ostojic MilaO at digitalpersona.com
Fri Jul 21 17:13:24 PDT 2006

At DigitalPersona, we develop a very hot fingerprint recognition technology.  This is one of the reason why we are a  <http://www.infosecurityproductsguide.com/hot2006/DigitalPersona.html> Winner of 2006 Hot Company Award by Info Security . 
Our QA Team is growing and is currently seeking a QA Engineer with Linux testing/QA experience.  
The description is listed below and some information about us follows.
If you are up to challenge, ready to roll up your sleeves, do the best job you can and have a good sense of humor, send your resume to jobs at digitalpersona.com.  
We'd love to hear from you!
 The HR Team at DigitalPersona



Quality Assurance Engineer /Senior

We are seeking an experienced QA Engineer responsible for testing our Biometrics Software Development Kit products in different Windows platforms and in Linux.  Will be responsible for setting up the testing environment in the lab, performing testing of the product, testing/resolving customer support issues related to the products, reporting bugs, maintaining the bug database as well as writing and executing test plans and test cases. The individual is expected to be able to use a variety of QA and testing approaches and methodologies, including black box and white box testing and must have the knowledge, abilities and aptitude to mentor team members and provide leadership on QA projects.



o       6+ years (8+ for Senior) of software quality assurance or equivalent experience in MS Windows environments 

o       Experience testing of applications and./or device drivers in a Linux environment.

o       Technical and project leadership experience on major QA projects

o       Knowledge of Embedded Platforms, such as Windows CE

o       Expert knowledge of Microsoft Operating Systems (Win 2000, XP and 2003)

o       Strong experience implementing a formal QA infrastructure (procedures, processes, documentation) that assures the delivery of high quality products, on time, within budget and according to specs. 

o       Must work well under pressure in a multi-tasking environment with rapid development life cycles

o       Attention to detail a must.

o       Knowledge of PC hardware a plus

o       Knowledge of programming languages such as Visual Basic, MS C++, Delphi a plus.



o       BSCS or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.


Additional Requirements:

o       Strong oral and written communication skills

o       Innovative thinker and problem solver

o       Team player

o       Project Leadership skills

o       Outstanding commitment to customer service and quality



About us:

        Founded in 1996 by a passionate and visionary team of scientists and some of  the original executives of Logitech, DigitalPersona grew to become the leading provider of biometric authentication products for enterprise networks, the consumer market and  commercial applications.  We design, manufacture and sell turnkey solutions for the enterprise that improve security and regulatory compliance while resolving password management problems and software development tools that enable developers to add fingerprint authentication to their application. In addition, we design, manufacture and sell fingerprint readers based on optical technology.


We are proud of our strategic relationships with market-leading manufacturers and resellers including Microsoft, Intel, Dell, GTSI and Hewlett-Packard. 


Our award-winning fingerprint technology is used worldwide by over 20 million people.


DigitalPersona Pro®, our flagship turnkey security solution for enterprise authentication, is used by leading organizations such as the U.S. Department of Defense, Cargill, Telefonos de Mexico S.A. de C.V, (TelMex), United Bankers' Bank and Sutter Health/CPMC.  DigitalPersona Password Manager, our consumer product, is currently offered by Microsoft with its line of fingerprint reader products. Our SDK and hardware products are used to add strong user authentication for time-and-attendance, physical access, retail point-of-sale and numerous other applications.


Our environment is fast paced and friendly. Sure, we all work hard, have critical deadlines to meet and understand the importance of maintaining a professional organization. We do it all with a sense of humor because we believe having fun along the way is an important aspect of being part of our team.


We are currently seeking individuals who will bring their exceptional skills and experience, energy and willingness to roll-up their sleeves and do the best job they can. If, in addition, you bring your passion, sense of humor and a strong desire to constantly grow, DigitalPersona will provide the challenge and opportunity to be a contributor to our success.


Our total compensation and benefits packages are competitive. The opportunity to play a visible role in our continued success is equally rewarding. 

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