Randstad Software Technician in Hillsboro, Oregon

Software Technician

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job details:

  • location:Hillsboro, OR

  • salary:$22 - $25 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, October 11, 2017

  • job type:Contract

  • reference:581654

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We have a 1 year contract opportunity for a Software Technician in Hillsboro, OR.

Job Description:

The position is for a candidate who is proficient/expert in Microsoft Windows testing and debug. The rest of the job description applies. All candidates must meet the minimum stated requirements.


  • Network device driver software validation technician.

Description & Minimum Requirements:

  • Function as part of a team to validate network drivers on various OSes and hardware.

  • Execute manual and automated test cases using validation tools.

  • Manage test servers, install and configure new servers and guest OSes.

  • Create automated scripts to update and manage installed software, drivers and features.

  • File problem reports on defects found in the bug tracking database to enable SW engineers to debug and resolve problems and improve product quality.

  • Perform basic debug of the systems to assist in the problem identification and resolution.

Desired skills:

  • Hands-on experience with virtualized network environments.

  • Strong networking skills applied to virtualized environment, e.g. virtual switches, distributed switches, VLAN, subnets.

  • Task automation experience and strong scripting skills: PowerShell, python, perl, bash, shell.

  • Experience in network performance testing using tools such as netperf, iperf, ntttcp, Chariot.

  • Experience in writing documentation, creating bug reports and working with bug tracking systems.

  • CISCO or other networking certification / courses are desired (but not mandatory).

  • Strong knowledge in working with different server hardware (i.e. HP, Dell, Supermicro, etc.).

BS in CS or Computer Engineering or equivalent of minimum 5+ years of hands-on experience