Sirius XM Radio Inc. Engineer I, Co-Op - FT Temp in Farmington Hills, Michigan

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Job Title

Engineer I, Co-Op - FT Temp





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Job Description

Location: Farmington Hills, MI

Position Type: Temporary - Full-Time

Position Summary:

This is a co-op position in the area of software testing that will require the ability to write and communicate clearly, and to respond quickly to changes in requirement and/or schedules. The successful candidate will have the ability to work in a cooperative manner with software engineers and program managers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with Software engineers, program managers, requirements managers and other product stakeholders to understand product features and the full set of requirements to be applied to the software.

  • Test partner head units for type acceptance to SXM user interface and protocol requirements.

  • Assist in development of test management plans that will address all requirements, assign responsibility for testing of those requires, and determine the resource wand tools that will be necessary to carry out the plans.

  • Generate standardized software validation test reports and user interface issues list for communication of status with Sirius XM and to external partners.

  • Collaborate with Sirius XM partners to resolve outstanding user interface software issues, and other issues, during the product development process.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • There are no supervisory responsibilities associated with this position.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • The candidate should be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in computer science, computer engineering, or electrical engineering.

  • Experience related to software testing, or otherwise working with computer or other electronic devices is desired.

Requirements and General Skills:

  • Good public speaking and presentation skills.

  • Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

  • Ability to pay attention to details and be organized.

  • Ability to project professionalism over the phone and in person.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

  • Commitment to "internal client" and customer service principles.

  • Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects.

  • Spelling, grammar, proofreading and editing skills.

  • Creative writing ability.

  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Technical Skills:

  • Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).

  • Scripting language experience is preferred (Ruby, Perl, Python).

  • Experience with software testing of user interface or communication protocols.

  • Experience or knowledge related to software quality assurance process is a plus.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.

Company EEO Statement

Our goal at SiriusXM is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.