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San Jose, California
United States
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Entry Level
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High School or equivalent

Quality Assurance Engineer (Veteran Program)

ABOUT TIVO'S VETERAN PROGRAM: TiVo is proud to support our country's military veterans. Transitioning to the corporate world can be difficult. If you are like many veterans out there looking to start a career, you probably have questions such as; “what type of job can I apply for?” or “Am I even qualified for this position?” This is where we can help and why we created the TiVo Veteran program. The values, integrity, work ethics and leadership skills on your military resume can be translated into core business skills. We realize that these skills are necessary to be a key contributor in any successful corporation. Your transition to a corporate career is important and we are committed to providing veterans with training, job experience and industry knowledge that will give you the competitive advantage that is needed in today's job market.

Requirements to Apply:

  • S. Military experience with honorable discharge (Copy of DD Form 214 will be required)
  • Available for 6 month program


Hi. We're TiVo. At our core, we're innovators who continuously seek to fuel the ultimate entertainment experience. We touch the lives of binge-watching, music-loving, entertainment fanatics every day by inventing and delivering beautiful user experiences, and enable the world's leading media and entertainment providers to nurture more meaningful relationships with their audiences.

We work hard, celebrate success and challenge everyone in our organization to make an impact. If you are as passionate as we are about the intersection of technology and entertainment, join us today. The Role: Test Software Apps and be part of Quality certification team for TiVo Set Top Boxes (STB) and/or test client software for TiVo New Hardware Platforms.

Here is what you'll get to do:

  • Work with the development engineers to test new features and functionality to find problems in the client code for the platform
  • Review functional specifications of new features and functionality, then design and implement new test approaches and new test cases
  • You may have the opportunity to assist development in defining new automated test procedures
  • Coordinate test efforts of test engineers assigned to the project.
  • Write and review test plans for the new platform
  • Assess and report on the quality of Software Apps running on TiVo STB
  • Assess and report on the quality of the new platform during testing
  • Attend project meetings and work with program management to meet project schedules.
  • Excellent design and analysis skills with a strong understanding of testing methodologies (black box, White box) and test tools

Here is what you'll need to be successful:

  • Science or Engineering Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in relevant software/hardware quality assurance role
  • In-depth comprehension of QA engineering methodologies and practices
  • Experience with agile software development methodologies a plus
  • Ability to learn new technical information quickly
  • Ability to communicate clearly, in both formal written reports and informal verbal and written communications.
  • Can facilitate discussions of QA technical issues, bringing in other functions (program managers, customer support, etc.) as necessary
  • Self-motivated; self-starter
  • Knowledge of the consumer electronics release cycle

If you'd like to really "wow" us, have one or more of the following:

  • Knowledge of broadcast digital video or head-end equipment
  • Prior experience testing Set-Top-Boxes, Digital Video Recorders (DVR's), and conditional access technology.
  • Prior experience in scripting or programming is a plus
  • Working knowledge of Linux/Unix CLI
  • Experience in testing web services and databases such as MySQL/Oracle a plus.
  • Prior experience working with Bugzilla and Testopia
  • Experience working with international teams


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