Careers

QA Engineer

We are looking for a skilled QA Engineer for our growing QA team. This individual is eager to contribute immediately in our full stack (hw and sw) project environments. You have technical experience testing hardware and software projects. You can disassemble a device and put it back together as easily as you can debug log files from iOS applications or web services. You will support and evolve systems, define procedures and create test automation scripts to improve quality and troubleshoot bugs. You will also provide quality-focused consulting for our Development and Product Management teams. If you are looking to advance your professional career in a fast-moving, Agile, startup environment, we’d love to speak with you.

This position reports to the Software QA Manager and will be based in Los Gatos, CA.

Key Responsibilities

  • Execute manual/functional testing. Identify, reproduce and help diagnose defects in core and under-development features.
  • Identify opportunities for and script automation tests.
  • Collaborate with dev teams to create and execute test plans.
  • Vet and reproduce customer reports and transcribe them into the bug tracking system.

Qualifications

  • BS in computer science or equivalent industry experience
  • 3+ years’ experience as a QA Engineer in related technology domain
  • Experience testing iOS applications and peripherals
  • Experience testing embedded systems
  • Experience testing hardware projects (e.g., drivers, firmware, components) and web services
  • Scripting skills (One or more of Python, BASH, C#, Javascript)
  • Ability to think independently and proactively create, improve and document high-quality test cases
  • Ability to communicate complex technology to a non-technical audience
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects in a dynamic environment
  • Familiar with Github and source control
  • Comfortable presenting to stakeholders
  • Adaptable, flexible and autonomous

Additional Qualifications a Plus

  • Knowledge of or experience with camera or optics systems

Apply for this Job

Email a resume and letter of interest to hr@tascent.com

Executive Assistant / Office Manager

The Executive Assistant/Office Manager will facilitate the successful administration of Tascent’s office. By managing the administration of the CEO’s office and the overall office operations, you will be an integral part of team that will shape and define Tascent as the leader in biometric systems and interfaces. This challenging, multi-faceted role will require an individual who is highly organized, an excellent communicator and has the ability to multi-task within a fast paced environment. You will be the face of Tascent to both internal and external audience. If you thrive on keeping individuals and groups organized and operating efficiently, we want to hear from you!

This position reports to the CEO and will be based in Los Gatos, CA.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage CEO’s calendar including scheduling of Board meetings and onsite client visits
  • Provide full office administrative support to the CEO
  • Coordinate travel for executives
  • Manage general office communications representing Tascent to both internal and external audience
  • Manage office organization and appearance
  • Greet visitors and provide general support to visitors
  • Manage and provide adhoc general administrative support to other employees as needed
  • Organize office operations, assist in improving company procedures and day to day operations and procedures
  • Coordinate with IT department on all office equipment procurement and set up
  • Serve as the point person for:
    – Office/Facilities Maintenance
    – Mailing
    – Supplies
    – Equipment
    – Invoices as relating to office expenses
    – Errands
  • Manage contract and price negotiations with office vendors and service providers
  • Manage accounts payable and receivables in relation to purchases on Tascent’s corporate credit card
  • Manage office food services
  • Address employees queries regarding office management issues (e.g. stationery, supplies, onsite food supplies, hardware, office equipment, and travel arrangements)
  • Liaise with facility management vendors, including cleaning, catering, building management.
  • Plan and coordinate in-house or off-site activities, meetings, celebrations and conferences.

Qualifications

  • 5-7 years of previous Executive Assistant experience or equal work experience
  • 3-4 years as an office manager and/or office administrator.
  • 4 year degree strongly preferred with additional qualification as an administrative assistant
  • Proficient with a variety of office software (email tools, online meeting tools, online expense reporting tools, spreadsheets and databases)
  • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, MS Outlook, in particular)
  • Hands on experience with office machines (e.g. printers, phones and video and audio conferencing)
  • High level of proficiency with technology to address problem solving with Mac and PC operation issues
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills in a fast-paced environment
  • High level of professionalism and the ability to securely manage confidential information
  • A creative mind with an ability to suggest improvements
Apply for this Job

Email a resume and letter of interest to hr@tascent.com