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Sr. Software Test Engineer in Irvine, CA at Karma Automotive

Date Posted: 3/28/2018

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Job Description

Why Karma Automotive? We will deliver a unique combination of advanced-technology with timeless design. Karma’s vision is to inspire. To offer timeless design with technology that creates an ecologically sensitive product; so distinct that it forms an emotional connection between buyer and brand. Be part of a team where your efforts and creativity are rewarded and recognized.


The Senior Software Test Engineer is responsible for the quality assurance of backend server and web applications. Responsible for development of test automation, development of test cases according to provided requirements, and execution of test automation.


  • Assure quality software by creating and executing test cases based on provided requirements.
  • Assure quality software deliverables by establishing quality standards and validation methodologies. 
  • Develop test automation framework
  • Create new test automation scripts as new features are implemented
  • Collaborate with Software Release team to implement test automation into build systems
  • Work with development teams to build software roadmap and deployment strategies
  • Deliver quality software on vehicle program schedule from Agile development processes.
  • Report on test execution and escalate issues immediately
  • Troubleshoot issues to isolate software issues
  • Execute defined test cases and write bugs on failures to assure that in-house software development teams are continually delivering high quality software that meets functional and performance specs.
  • Assist development teams where needed to help test functionality or reproduce bug
  • Establish and implement metrics for monitoring software quality during development
  • Champion continuous improvement efforts and defect reduction initiatives and failure analysis
  • Ensures all functional and non-functional requirements are covered by test cases as shown through traceability in a requirements management tool
  • Monitor performance and establish criteria and rating system for critical software vendors who deliver directly into our in-house software development teams for integration.


  • •       BS in Computer Science or related Degree

    •       At least 5+ years in 3-Tier Web Software Quality Assurance Testing environment with focus on server application testing

    •       5+ years Linux/Unix experience

    •       3+ years developing with Python

    •       Familiar with Amazon Web Services

    •       Strong experience and ability to perform both manual and automated testing Grey box, regression, functional, integration, and ad-hoc testing.

    •       Strong written communication for test case, bug and procedure creation

    •       Ability to troubleshoot hardware/software issues

    •       MS Office experience (Outlook, Word, Excel)

    •       Hands on experience in Quality Tools in all areas of QA


    •       Server load testing and performance testing a plus

    •       SQL Database testing a plus           



Karma Automotive LLC is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, color, race, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, age, religion, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law. Karma Automotive LLC, complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure equal access to all qualified individuals with a disability. Valid driver’s license may be required based on essential duties.