QA Analyst Contract-SF Peninsula

Passion for Autonomous Vehicles is highly desired!

Job Description:

Responsibilities

  • Triage of incoming issue reports created from on-vehicle testing. This involves analyzing
  •  and confirming issues (using log data, video data, and AI visualizations) to classify and prioritize issues.
  • Communicate and present summarizations of issues to feature/component teams, and following
  •  them through to resolution. 
  • Identify and document new test scenarios. 

Qualifications

  • 3+ yrs QA experience
  • Experience in Triage / Bug Analysis 
  • Experience with Bug tracking systems (Jira)
  • Understanding of US driving rules
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience creating dashboards (Jira , Looker)
  • Experience with Testcase management systems (Testrails)

Pay Rate-25-30/hr.

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

Game QA Analyst-Irvine, Ca-4 month Contract! 1-2 years exp. needed!

Responsibilities

  • Deliver test design, test execution, test library maintenance, and test closure results through both manual and automated Grey-box test approaches
  • Develop test plans with a strategic selection of test methodologies, including but not limited to data validation, regression testing, integration testing, and performance/load testing
  • Partner with other developers in the creation of requirements so that they can be e?ectively tested
  • Responsible for adhering to department SLAs within project management (i.e. JIRA) and test related tools (i.e. TestRail)
  • Ensure deployment stability across all environments
  • Research, recommend, and adopt tools as needed with the goal of increasing test coverage through automation
  • Use appropriate measures and KPIs to validate and report on software quality
  • Be a creative thinker who can quickly and thoroughly identify and test for ‘edge cases’ outside of expected functionality
  • Help others develop appropriate knowledge and skills through training and constructive feedback

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field (or 1+ years of equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 1 years’ experience in software testing
  • Thorough understanding of SDLC, specifically QA processes in agile and waterfall development environments
  • Proven ability to analyze, interpret, and action on data sets and complex workflows
  • ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) or equivalent a plus
  • Experience with game engines, content and asset editors, and shared technologies
  • Passion for games and software quality

Duration: 4-6 month contract

Pay-15-20/hr. DOE

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

Quality Engineer- DH- North Bay Area-Medical Device or Aerospace exp. Preferred

• Develop and maintain QMS systems, maintain surveillance of applicable quality standards and manage integration into our QMS as necessary
• Performs internal audits, supplier audits and host external audits as necessary
• In collaboration with Design & Manufacturing Engineering develop Inspection Test Plan and review
• Work with QA manager to develop KPI’s for appropriate systems measuring organizational performance, report on findings and work closely with appropriate managers and staff to address deficiencies and improvement plan
• Participate in data collection for Monthly Quality Metrics to foster process improvement in coordination with Manufacturing Engineering and under the guidance of the QA Manager
• Participate in process control, risk management and process improvement, qualification/process validation data (Statistical Process Control) captures data with conclusions drawn; projects defined in collaboration with QA Manager to drive improvements
• Participate in data collection and analysis leading to corrective action and root cause closure of defects/scrap identified under the guidance of the QA Manager
• Participate in cross-functional teams to perform product and component failure analysis and resolution
• Participate in the development of new practices for measurement system analysis activities (GR&R’s FMEA) and procedures to promote data collection and in-process inspection in the manufacturing work centers under the guidance of the QA Manager
• Provide technical support to QA Inspectors and/or other departmental personnel as required
• Promote an awareness of quality goals and processes throughout the operations and creates an environment committed to continuous quality improvement
• Participates in special projects and/or testing with Design Engineering
• Other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS
• High School or G.E.D. equivalent; Engineering degree preferred; ASQ CQE certification a plus
• Five (5) years’ experience in an ISO 9001, ISO 13485 or AS9100 manufacturing environment
• Training or experience in Quality Assurance management and industry standards for ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485 or AS9100; RoHS and REACH experience a plus
• Experience with SPC (qualification/process validations), FMEA (Risk Management ISO 14971), ISO 9001, ISO13485/Medical GMP’s, CAR/RCA, NCM/MRB, Auditing, Supplier Quality Management; Process Auditing Experience; RoHS and REACH a plus
• Must be a strong advocate for the customer and for product quality
• Hands-on experience with use of quality tools such as sampling plans, control charts, SPC and quality improvement techniques such as Cause/Effect diagrams, Pareto charts, Histograms and SPC software with “MiniTab” preferred

• Hands-on experience with measuring tools, including but not limited to calipers, micrometers, drop gauges and proven experience with common measurement techniques and applications, testing and inspection equipment
• Ability to read detailed engineering drawings and schematics
• Good ability to troubleshoot and solve problems
• Strong mathematical skills including Metric and English, measurement manipulation and computation with fractions
• Strong attention to detail, time management, organizational and communication skills
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products

Salary-87-90K/year

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

Production Safety Manager/Coordinator- Remote Must Have Music Industry Background! Contract

Job Responsibilities:
● Supports the Production Safety team in the management of the overall health and
safety program
● Coordinates team meetings and deliveries
● Manages, tracks assists in updating all health & safety documents
● Manages the Production Safety team’s Prodicle pages
● Builds and maintains strong working relationships with executives, department
leads and staff, outside vendors and delivers results based on their needs
● Coordinates events that support the Production Safety team (ie. syncs, training
sessions, outreach, etc.)
● Works independently without direct management supervision
● Create a positive atmosphere of professionalism and support
● Performs any other duties necessary to support the department and company
● Provide health & safety consulting services to select productions, as directed, including: Assists in evaluating production concepts, scripts, pitches, etc., for safety and environmental concerns and risks. Attends production technical scouts and production meetings. Assists in recommending and implementing corrective actions to assists
productions. Assists in investigating production emergencies, incidents and accidents. Coordinates production employee health & safety training. Assists in the evaluation of production sets, stages and locations for safety issues. Develops and maintains effective working relationships with industry safety organizations, representatives and governmental regulatory agencies
Qualifications:
● 2-5 years experience in a health and safety environment
● Team player with an ability to supervise several projects in a fast-paced
environment
● Self-starter with ability to prioritize and respond accordingly
● Great communicator who can build strong working relationships with internal and external partners and vendors.
● Ability to respond after hours for important, timely or urgent manners
● Ability to be discreet and handle confidential information
● Proficiency in Google Docs, Sheets, Gmail, Gdrive, MS Word, Excel. AirTable a plus
● Willingness to continue learning to ensure understanding of current production safety issues and emerging trends
● Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
● Willingness to take educated risks and think out of the box
● Knowledge of applicable Federal, regional and local health & safety and
environmental regulations (OSHA, Cal/OSHA, EPA, etc.), and an understanding of globally analogous regulations
● Good understanding of motion picture and television production process including organizational structure, terminology, equipment, construction methods, stunt and special effects techniques, etc.

Pay Rate-$50-60/hr.

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

Test Engineer-Santa Clara, Ca-50% Remote-Contract

As a Test Engineer – Contract, you will work closely with the Manufacturing and Design Teams to develop the test processes during the manufacturing of electro-mechanical components and subassemblies of a medical robotics system.

In This Role You Will

  • Work closely with the Manufacturing and Design teams to design, develop, document, and qualify test methods, processes, and procedures.
  • Design, develop, document, and qualify electro-mechanical manufacturing test fixtures utilizing both custom and off-the shelf hardware and software
  • Assist in the development of test algorithms, test scripts, data acquisition and measurement systems with focus on repeatability and reproducibility.
  • Automate test processes utilizing in-house developed test software and scripts
  • Work independently and contribute to all aspects of test development, coverage, drive execution and test results documentation.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related field is required
  • A minimum of 4 years experience with a BS or a minimum of 2 years experience with higher education is preferred
  • Prior experience with test equipment and test fixture design is required
  • Ability to read schematics and perform electrical debug using oscilloscopes, DMMs, multi-meters is required
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently within a team. Demonstrate task ownership in multi-functional environment; ability to serve as a domain specialist and own cross-functionally for testing/verification is required.
  • Shown problem-solving capability with excellent hands-on ability to build, debug, and modify the system and perform system failure analysis is required
  • Produce high quality documentation that is clearly understandable by internal and external personnel is required
  • Experience in Medical Device Design Control for IEC 60601, CISPR 22, UL in an FDA environment is preferred.
  • Experience with Test Method Validation process highly preferred.
  • Basic understanding of electrical systems and experience working with EtherCAT, RS422/RS485, RS232, I2C, SPI, SSI, BiSS, USB and/or etc is highly preferred
  • Experience developing electrical board level test and experience with instrumentation automation using scripting languages such as Python, Shell, Batch, Bash or Linux commands is highly preferred.
  • Experience in Product Lifecycle Management systems such as Agile is highly preferred.
  • Ability to travel up to 10% to contract manufacturers is required

Possible Contract to Hire

Pay Rate-$55-75 depending on experience

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

Quality Systems Manager-DH-Morgan Hill, Ca

Duties

  • Influence the organization to improve the Quality System to reduce RMA’s
  • Investigate and determine root causes and implement corrective actions for major quality excursions and other major business issues using the QMS
  • Work with cross functional groups for continuous improvement, process improvement, preventive action, and execute key quality initiatives
  • Manage the effectiveness of the continuous improvement teams (CIT) to drive to non-repeat errors
  • Serve as the Management Representative for AS 9100
  • Maintaining controls and documentation procedures to the latest rev of the AS 9100
  • Ensure all internal departments adherence to the quality system, rules, and policies.
  • Manage the RMA system and corrective actions implementation
  • Manage the internal and external audit findings and closure.
  • Drive Quality Control Plans, Risk Assessments, and FMEA
  •  Manage Suppliers domestic and international to reduce MRR’s and RMA’s
  • Communicate quality standards and performance expectation to suppliers
  • Perform audits and follow-up with audit recommendations
  • Monitor supplier’s quality performance and compliance to RoHS, REACH, Conflict Minerals, etc.  
  • Manage, develop, and train Quality staff:
  • Supervise inspection and testing activities to ensure verification and conformance of material, processes, and products
  • Support Overseas Qualification of product transfers between factories or suppliers
  • Perform capability analysis (both supplier and internal)
  • Provide improvements to inspection methods and gauging for existing and new processes
  • Maintain existing inspection and SPC database systems are accurate and functioning properly

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree or a related field experience
  • 5 yrs. of experience as an SQE or in Quality Engineering related to Quality Systems
  • Successfully held a supervisory role and effective at management skills
  • Successfully leading Certification audits and customer audits
  • Factual Approach to Decision making and prioritizing using Pareto or other methods
  • FMEA, ability to leading Ishikawa discussions, etc.
  • Working knowledge of SPC, Statistical Analysis, 6 Sigma, and Lean
  • Working knowledge of machining practices and know how to measure supplier’s capabilities
  • Excellent Communication and Organization Skills
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, to respond to inquiries or complaints from customers
  • Ability to communicate and effectively present information to top management, suppliers, customers, etc.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret CAD drawings and technical procedures
  • Ability to develop procedures and effective workflows
  • Proficient in MS Office and Excel
  • Works on complex problems requiring logical analysis of a variety of data and the influences of multiple factors

·         Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies to select methods, techniques, and evaluation criterion for obtaining results

  • Excellent organizational and potential leadership skills
  •  A keen eye for detail and results driven approach
  • Discipline in execution

Knowledge

  • Excellent Computer Skills, MS Office Suite, ERP and EQMS systems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Deliverables 

  • Proactively developing and maintaining QMS
  • Drive non-repeat errors through proper CAPAs
  • Improve and Maintain RMA’s to 5000 ppm
  • Improve and Maintain IMRR’s to 500 ppm
  • Improve and Maintain MRR’s to 1500 ppm 

Salary: 90-115K + Bonus

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

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