Senior Test Automation Engineer

Palo Alto,CA

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Senior Test Automation Engineer


Skylo Technologies is developing the most affordable and accessible wireless network to mobilize the world’s machine data.  A spin-out from the Stanford Space Systems Laboratory, Skylo is commercializing very low cost satellite gateways and a highly efficient satellite network protocol that is 1 to 2 orders of magnitude less expensive than traditional satellite communications.  Skylo’s network will form the core connectivity fabric for billions of machines and sensors across the globe. Backed by SoftBank, Innovation Endeavors, DCM, and Boeing, Skylo’s global team includes professionals with deep experience in wireless networks and hardware, satellite technology, and applied IoT data services. 


Skylo is hiring a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) to implement a robust automated test and QA environment and process to ensure that our end-to-end system exceeds customer expectations with every release. The Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) will join our System Test team and play a leading role in all aspects of system verification (hardware, software and firmware) of a carrier-class wireless network, low-cost terminal device and data analytics platform to support the next generation of machine & sensor data mobility. This individual will leverage a strong background in Software Development Engineering in a test automation environment. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a passion for quality and a minute attention to detail who is interested in participating in building a verification platform from the ground up, and seeing their work have global impact across industries.


Location: Palo Alto,CA



  • Principle responsibility will be building automation platforms and test cases to ensure the quality of our network services and products
  • Develop and maintain automation to apply and collect all tests against target releases with minimal human intervention
  • Support our System test Engineering organization to design, develop and maintain functional, regression, integration and end-to-end tests
  • Develop software code and automated tests that are maintainable and reusable.
  • Develop test automation framework using one or more frameworks Robot, NUnit,, PyUnit / unittest, Junit, Test::Unit., RSpec
  • Develop test automation scripts using Java, Python, Go or Ruby.  
  • Basic knowledge in GIT, Bash on a Unix/Linux platform is a must
  • Generate API Level Automated Test Scripts using various technologies and tools
  • Triage bugs submitted from users and other teammates, verifying issues and gathering additional details (via JIRA and applicable tools)
  • Document, track and escalate issues as appropriate ability to build effective relationships through partnering and collaboration 


  • Minimum of 4+ years relevant experience in the areas of DevOps engineering and/or Software build and release engineering.
  • Experience with CI / CD, Build systems, and Source Code Control tools such as Git/SVN, build tools like Ant, Maven
  • Knowledgeable in Java or Python with strong scripting experience in scripting
  • Good experience with administration of Build Orchestration Tool like Jenkins.
  • Familiarity with Linux-based software development environments
  • Expert in development of automated testing across multiple platforms and testing techniques
  • Experience with Python or another automation scripting language
  • Advanced level of Jira/Confluence knowledge or other bug tracking systems
  • Experience with automation test tools like Jenkins, GitHub, Artifactory and how they enable the CICD pipeline
  • Exposure to development boards like Raspberry Pi, Arduino etc will be desirable
  • Programming experience multiple scripting and programming languages and supporting technologies such as Reagent/React, Clojure/Clojurescript, AWS Lambda, Java, Python, R, Ruby, Go, bash, Swift, Beanstalk


Job region(s): North America
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