Positions currently available:
Hardware Test & Validation Technician
Location: Boston, MA (US)
Do you love working with cutting edge computer technologies? Do you want to help test and validate new hardware for an industry-leading, high performance storage company that powers television, film and video production around the world?
At EditShare's Boston, Massachusetts facility, we have a constant need to evaluate the latest hardware RAID cards, the latest hard disks and SSDs, the latest in networking including 10-Gigabit, 40-Gigabit (and soon 100-Gigabit) switches and network cards, the newest motherboards and CPUs - really just about everything that goes into creating storage products that stay miles ahead of the competition. The Hardware Test & Verification Technician will be at the forefront of testing everything new that comes through the door.
Skills & RequirementsWhat skills are required for this job?
- Solid hands-on experience building, troubleshooting and optimizing computers and networks
- Experience installing and configuring Linux
- Shell scripting: Bash and Python
- Knowledge and application of the scientific method to evaluate hardware prototypes
- Ability to move and lift heavy objects
- Computer architecture and design
- Bug tracking systems
- Data storage concepts and protocol such as RAID, SAS, SCSI, etc
- Non-linear video editing
- PCI-e architecture and analysis
- Storage systems like Facilis, Quantum Stornext, Avid, EMC or Harmonic Inc.
EditShare is a leading developer of networked shared storage and tapeless end-to-end workflow solutions for the television and film industry. Our products include video capture and playout servers, high-performance central shared storage, archiving and backup software, database-backed media asset management, and even the world's first 3-platform (Windows/OS X/Linux) professional non-linear video editing application.
EditShare was founded in Boston in 2004. The principals all came from television and film production themselves and started the company with the idea that serious workflow improvements were needed in the industry. Today, EditShare has nearly 3500 customers worldwide, ranging from major broadcasters such as ION Networks in the USA and ITV in the UK; to high-end production companies such as PS 260, Atlas Media, and Sharp Entertainment in New York; and to the Oprah Winfrey Channel and Carson Daly in Los Angeles. We have installations at over 500 colleges and universities around the world. We are at cable television stations and corporate video departments large and small.
The spirit at EditShare is very much that of a rising technology powerhouse challenging the traditional players in the industry. We produce 5 product lines with a relatively modest number of developers. Everybody's opinion is valued and counts here. There are unlimited opportunities to have your good ideas incorporated into our products. Our release cycle is measured in months, not years.