Scientific Drilling Inc.
  • 27-Sep-2018 to 26-Nov-2018 (CST)
  • ATC: Engineering
  • Paso Robles, CA, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time


Scientific Drilling is looking for a Systems Verification (Software/Firmware QA) Engineer to work at our Applied Technologies Center in Paso Robles, CA.  Scientific Drilling is an independent directional drilling and wellbore navigation, surveying and logging Service Company serving customers worldwide.  Our industry leading navigation systems provide definitive wellbore placement information, enabling safer and more efficient placement of tightly spaced wellbores throughout the world.  We are motivated by crafting innovative and elegant solutions to technically challenging problems. 

Nestled between San Francisco and Los Angeles, the California Central Coast is the location described as the happiest place on earth.  Home to where others vacation, including 200+ wineries, fresh air, miles of beautiful beaches, and small town appeal. Our Systems Verification Engineer position will be working in our Research and Development department.

Candidates must have authorization to work in the United States.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with both internal and external customers and, product development teams to establish test requirements.
  • Create test plans, procedures and acceptance criteria for each application under tests.
  • Create and execute manual and automated tests based on test specifications.
  • Work independently to investigate system level defects and bugs, isolate failure areas and retest application updates.
  • Report test results and log defects following defined test reporting procedures.
  • Apply analytical skills to solve problems, identify and implement effective solutions.
  • Exercise initiative to improve system verification (QA) testing methodologies and processes.
  • Adhere to and improve safety standards.
  • Perform other relevant duties as assigned by the needs of the business.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledgeable about the product development life cycle and QA testing concepts, processes and methodologies.
  • Ability to work in fast paced results driven environment while maintaining strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent problem solving, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to present oneself with professional appearance and behavior in accordance with ATC dress code and SDI Code of Conduct.
  • Ability to meet all SDI/ATC safety requirements.
  • Ability to understand and follow instructions.
  • Ability to read, communicate, and understand the English language.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with managers and peers, both written and verbally.
  • Adhere to established Company procedures and policies, work schedule, attendance standards and is punctual to work and meetings.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results.
  • Ability to be a team player/builder.
  • Must be tactful and able to resolve disputes between departments and settle personnel issues.
  • Ability to be interactive with management staff and co-workers.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering or related discipline.
  • 2-10 years' experience in Quality Assurance or related engineering discipline.
  • Experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, Visio, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Experience developing and/or managing test plans and test cases is a plus
  • Experience with software configuration management tools (e.g. Perforce, git, etc.) is a plus
  • Experience with issue tracking tools (e.g. JIRA, Bugzilla etc.) is a plus
  • Experience with test case management tools (e.g. TestRail) is a plus
  • Experience with automated test platforms (e.g. TestComplete) is a plus
  • Programing skills in Java, C, C++, C# or Python is a plus
  • Experience with test fixture design/development is a plus
  • Hardware debugging experience using JTAG, oscilloscopes, and/or logic analyzers is a plus


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