Embedded Firmware SQA

  • location: Brighton, MA
  • type: Temporary
  • salary: $50 - $70 per hour
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Embedded Firmware SQA

The Embedded Firmware SQA Engineer is responsible for validation of the quality, performance, and security of our embedded software products. Responsibilities include designing test strategies and protocols for test planning, implementation, execution, and reporting for embedded firmware based devices alone and in interaction with mobile devices and apps. The successful candidate will have significant test experience with embedded software devices and experience with wireless communications protocols, mobile devices and apps, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills.


  • Perform manual testing of Bose products and services, working with Engineering, QA, System Architects, Product Owners, and others
  • Understand frameworks, approaches, and test strategies used by peer teams; leverage, extend, and share wherever possible
  • Champion quality throughout the development process
  • Create the product specific validation plans for manual testing that ensure proper product functionality
  • Design, implement and execute test procedures for Bluetooth devices
  • Implement, track, and report key metrics to assure full coverage of functional and non-functional requirements
  • White and black box manual testing
  • Integration with the software development team for Jira ticket analysis, assistance with test protocol and acceptance criteria creation, and validation of sprint deliverables

  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5+ years' industry experience in QA or Software Engineering
  • Familiarity with version control, bug tracking, and CI / CD systems and procedures
  • Familiarity with Bluetooth classic and BLE
  • Familiarity with mobile devices and apps
  • Ability to create automation frameworks from scratch would be a bonus, but not required
  • Experience with basic lab equipment (Bluetooth analyzers)
  • Experience in the medical device industry and knowledge of FDA regulations is preferred
  • Strong sense of ownership, passionate, fast learner, detail-oriented, analytical mindset, perfection seeker
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
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