Software Engineer (Santa Clara, CA)

Wi-Fi Alliance is a global trade organization that prizes collaboration. Wi-Fi Alliance staff work with cutting edge technology in a dynamic and inspiring work culture that supports a strong work/life balance, new opportunities, and individual growth.  Regardless of discipline, all who work at Wi-Fi Alliance contribute to delivering the terrific user experience for which Wi-Fi is known.

Wi-Fi Alliance seeks an experienced Software Engineer to develop Wi-Fi test automation software and scripts with SaaS components.  He or she will design and develop the next generation Wi-Fi test automation platform and develop scripts to validate all aspects of Wi-Fi support, including security, multimedia, power save, throughput and other features.  He or she will support program development and self-certification business by providing and delivering high-value solutions.  He/she will work with the best technical and marketing talent in Wi-Fi Alliance member companies, driving industry-visible efforts that support the mission of connecting everyone and everything, everywhere.

Core Responsibilities

  • Analyze, design and develop a test automation framework with SaaS components for Wi-Fi certification methodologies.
  • Develop software in an agile environment using various configuration management technologies.
  • Provide ongoing maintenance, support and enhancements to existing systems and platforms.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with system engineers, technology experts, scientists, business users, project managers and other engineers to achieve elegant solutions.
  • Provide recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Work alongside other engineers on the team to elevate technology and consistently apply best practices.
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation
  • Mentors and trains junior members of the team

Experience

  • 3+ years of experience
  • Java, Python, and C/C++ experience in a Linus environment.  JavaScript experience is a plus
  • Experience with computer networking, multi-threaded, concurrent programming.  Additional experience with cloud backend and web services is a plus
  • Working with Wi-Fi Technology
  • Strong DevOps focus and experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies
  • Strong object-oriented analysis and design experience and familiar with design patterns and various software architectures
  • Excellent analytic and problem-solving skills with proficiency in diagnosing and troubleshooting complex software systems that span multiple platforms including Linux and Windows
  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of clients

Skills and Behaviors

Excellent written and verbal communications skills, demonstrated proficiency in addressing international audiences

Proven success working in dispersed, cross-functional, and international (time-shifted) teams

Education

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical engineering or other related science field (Master’s degree preferred)

Compensation

Competitive compensation and benchmark benefits package, including 100% employee paid healthcare premiums, 401K matching, generous PTO, and fitness allowance. Wi-Fi Alliance staff travel all over the world to engage with members, partners, and government – a unique opportunity to gain international experience and witness the impact of Wi-Fi.

If you have the talent and skills to be incredibly successful as a Software Engineer and as a member of our team, we want to hear from you.  To be considered for this role, please forward your resume and a cover letter outlining your interest, including your salary requirements, to cjones@wi-fi.org.  This position is located in Santa Clara, California, no relocation is available.  To learn more about Wi-Fi Alliance, please visit our website at www.wi-fi.org.  Wi-Fi Alliance participates in E-Verify.  For more information, please refer to www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.