Test Architect

Type / Type d’emploi
Regular Full-Time
Category / Catégorie
Job ID / Numéro d'identification d'emploi

Summary / Emploi Aperçu

Technicolor, a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector, is at the forefront of digital innovation. Our world class research and innovation laboratories enable us to lead the market in delivering advanced video services to content creators and distributors. We also benefit from an extensive intellectual property portfolio focused on imaging technologies. Our commitment: supporting the delivery of exciting new experiences for consumers in theaters, homes and on-the-go.


Technicolor Connected Home’s mission is to constantly ensure that customers feel the wonder of smarter digital life experiences, regardless of place, device, time of context. Weaving content, applications, data and devices together, predicting and delivering what consumers want and need.

From connectivity excellence to immersive content experiences to Internet of Things (IoT), we are at work to open the door to new business models and innovative market positioning, allowing service delivery from any source to any device with the fastest speeds possible. We help our customers deliver on consumer demands for interoperability, high performance, enhanced content discovery and viewing, crisp and constant sound and image quality, intuitive usability and beautiful designs at home and on the go. All of this in a scalable range of applications, devices and services that can integrate across platforms to guarantee cost-effective growth while differentiating our customers’ offering to drive lasting consumer relationships.

Today Technicolor is #2 in CPE, with a 15% market share, 60 million devices shipped every year, with 2,400 employees and 1,200+ engineers. With the recent acquisition of Cisco’s Connected Devices Business and team acquisitions, Technicolor is in a position to create an even stronger impact on the marketplace in 3 domains:

  • Bring the highest quality, most integrated and completed content experiences for consumers at home, across all networks;
  • Bring the fastest speeds to the home and within the home that fuels the appetite for more demanding applications, games and content consumption.
  • Support the deployment of market-leading Immersive Experiences around the world.

Responsibilities /Responsabilités

  • Contribute to SW testing best practices, stay up-to-date with test architecture that are relevant to the company’s product line and facilitate their implementation.
  • Design and implement test infrastructure to validate industry standard, customer and internal requirements.
  • Maintain and enhance Continuous Integration and Test Automation framework.
  • Collaborate with local and global teams to expand coverage of functional, performance, stability and stress testing.
  • Leverage existing test solutions to validate generic and customer-specific features of Telco and Cable platforms, including Router, Gateway, Cable modem, Set Top Box and peripheral.
  • Own end-to-end customer deliveries validation. This includes test plan design, execution, test evolution to adaption to customer requirements and acceptance plans.
  • Seek opportunities to improve efficiency, understand how customers validate key domain features and drive right investments that meet customer expectations and ensure lower TCO to the company.
  • Lead a team of offshore Test Engineers involved in product testing. Provide guidance, manage and track effort, mentor and ensure alignment with company goals and objectives.  
  • Define and track overall compliance to test strategies and criteria.
  • Work with SW development team to create test platforms that ensures SW deliveries are accurately and completely validated.
  • Investigate, track and validate defect reports.
  • Ensure consistent quality and timeliness of all test deliverables.
  • Facilitate learning and knowledge transfer to ensure that deployed solutions are current, add value to the company and are relevant in the industry. This includes articulating technologies to customers and peers in diverse locations.
  • Research, collect, and report information on the ability and capacity of company products and competitive advantage.
  • Act as main contact to Customer Technical Support team, which may require presence in customer's lab.
  • Participate in design reviews focused on specific product domain. 
  • Document and maintain all architectural designs, developments and implementations.
  • Periodically communicate to Client and System Test (CaST) organization stakeholders (Team Leader, Test Manager, SW Lead, Project/Program Manager, Customer representatives, Corporate Management, etc.) on test activities status. This includes: test plan reports, bug status and impact, timeline, risks.

Qualifications / Qualifications


  • BS/MS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science.
  • 3 or more years of Embedded Software QA and Test Automation experience.
  • Knowledge of WAN access technologies such as xDSL, DOCSIS, FTTx and/or LTE. 
  • Understanding of network protocols, including TCP/IP, IGMP, UPnP.
  • Working knowledge with at least 2 scripting languages - Python, Perl, Bash, Shell, Ruby, Java Script.
  • Knowledge of Linux OS.
  • Hands on experience with IP routers/gateways and IP networks in general.



  • Strong debugging and root cause analysis skills.
  • Self-starter, detail oriented, with drive to focus and deliver results quickly. 
  • Team player with strong interpersonal, communication (written and verbal) skills, takes initiatives and acts on opportunities.
  • Interested in going beyond current knowledge and scope.
  • Knowledge of test tools used to validate packet forwarding, Voice, Wi-Fi, DOCSIS, LTE, DSL is an advantage. 
  • Knowledge of gateways, agile methodologies, cloud technologies is a plus.




Technicolor is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, medical condition (including genetic characteristics), mental and/or physical disability or handicap, marital status, sex, age, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political party preference, political belief, socioeconomic status, familial status, registered domestic partner status, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions and any other characteristic or activity protected by federal, state or local law.

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