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Graduate Systems Test Engineer

Cork - Ireland

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Job ID 54422

Everyone communicates. It’s the essence of the human experience. Technology is reshaping the way we live, learn and thrive. The epicenter of this transformation is the network—our passion. From remote cell sites to massive sports arenas, from busy airports to state-of-the-art data centers— we provide the essential expertise and vital infrastructure your business needs to succeed. The world’s most advanced networks rely on CommScope connectivity.

Commscope employs 30,000 people globally, and this Systems Test Engineering role is based in Cork, Ireland. Our Cork office is home to a team of 45 engineers, and has been delivering leading-edge broadband and digital video products to Cable TV operators globally since 1999. Our labs are equipped with the most modern RF, broadband, digital video, virtualisation, and networking equipment available, and we are seeking an innovative and flexible systems engineer who can automate, streamline, and simplify configuration, test, and monitoring functions in this environment.

The CommScope Cork lab includes a wide range of cutting edge equipment - and you will get to work with all of it! This includes:
• DOCSIS headends, video servers, RF networks, cable modems, and a TON of test & measurement gear.
• VMWare, EsXi, KVM, and Docker-based virtualised systems
• Advanced IPv4 & Ipv6 network test equipment - we have almost 2 Terabits/sec of test capacity
• A variety of switches and routers from leading manufacturers like Cisco, Extreme, Juniper, and Ruckus

The Role:
This role would suit a graduate engineer with relevant work experience. It is a non-stop learning opportunity with a huge variety of work to be done - no 2 days are the same. You will have the opportunity to work with and learn from an experienced, world-class engineering team as we continue to push the boundaries of digital communications.

Key activities will include:

• Review product/feature design specifications and develop and maintain system tests, with a strong emphasis on automation.
• Configure lab test networks and systems. Verify integrity of such configurations and resolve any technical problems that arise.
• Run manual and automated system test cases– including functional, integration, regression, and performance testing.
• Write scripts or software to automate lab configuration, maintenance, and monitoring tasks.
• Assist colleagues to reproduce, diagnose, and verify fixes for product defects found through testing or reported by customer sites.

• B.Eng (Hons) or MS/M.Eng in a relevant field such as Software Engineering, Computer Networking, or Telecommunications.
• Must have a track record of learning using your own initiative and be able to demonstrate core skills in one or more of the following areas:
• Linux systems, including virtualization & orchestration platforms (Docker/KVM/Kubernetes)
• IPv4 and IPv6 networking
• Fluency in at least 1 scripting language (Python/Bash/TCL), and experience with at least one programming language (e.g., C/Java)
• Analytical, communication, and problem-solving skills are very important for this role.
• Desirable: experience in a systems test role, including test automation development, test planning, and test execution

Commscope offers competitive remuneration and benefits, including health and life insurance, Education assistance, and more

It is the policy of CommScope to provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all individuals based on merit, qualifications and abilities. CommScope does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, age or any other characteristics as protected by law. Furthermore, this contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.

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