Systems Test Engineer
Aviat Networks
Lower Hutt, Wellington, NZ
1h ago

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity working for a Global Technology Leader?

At Aviat Networks, we take great pride in hiring a workforce that is committed to supporting and strengthening our values and attributes.

If you’re a results-oriented, customer centric and innovative thinker who also takes pride in personal and professional integrity, Aviat Networks is the ideal next step in your career.

We are looking for people who love to solve problems, enjoy change, and know how to have fun so come and join a dynamic team that strives to bring communications to the world.

Aviat Networks is the world’s largest independent supplier of wireless transmission systems. We are recognized worldwide for cutting-edge 5G, backhaul, networking solutions and services.

Customers in more than 135 countries depend on Aviat Networks to build, expand, and upgrade their voice, data, and video solutions.

We currently have an immediate need for a Systems Test Engineer in New Zealand


Provide system level test expertise to Product Development group projects.


  • Liaison with other engineering team staff, as required.
  • Liaison with product marketing, customer support staff, and Aviat Networks end customers, as required.

    No supervisory responsibilities.


  • Work collaboratively within the team.
  • Bring best practice test engineering to the team’s work.
  • Analyze system testing needs, plan, design, create, execute, and maintain system test solutions.
  • Help the team identify priority issues, assist them to find the problem and deliver a solution.
  • Develop and maintain automated tests in our automation testing framework.
  • Contribute towards continuous improvement of testing practices.
  • Liaise with other engineering team members (digital design, RF engineering, software, and network management products).
  • Other system testing activities, as required.

  • Contribute towards improving the Aviat Networks system development process and procedures.
  • Apply Aviat Networks quality assurance practices.
  • Provide necessary system testing expertise on other projects, as required.
  • Participate in project development reviews, as required.

    Protecting self and colleagues from hazards and harm by :

  • Wearing or using whatever safety clothing and equipment is provided
  • Working in a safe way in accordance with the company rules
  • Using good work habits
  • Being constantly aware of any hazards and immediately bringing them to the attention of Human Resources
  • Being constantly aware of own safety

  • Diploma, B.Sc., or B.E. degree will normally be expected.
  • Non-graduates may be considered, where a proven track record as an effective systems test engineer can be provided.

    Essential :

  • Experience as a systems tester.
  • Experience in Agile Scrum, proven ability to contribute to teamwork.
  • Knowledge of good software development and testing practices.
  • Strong skills in diagnosing problems, trouble shooting and reporting relevant data.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, outspoken.
  • Experience with test automation scripts and frameworks (Python)
  • Knowledge of networking protocols and experience with the associated test equipment.
  • Desirable :

  • Linux experience.
  • Source Control and Issue Tracking tools (for example GIT, JIRA).
  • Understanding of digital electronics and wireless technologies.
  • ISTQB and / or Cisco CCNA Certification
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure quality throughout the software development lifecycle
  • Use of protocol analyzers, oscilloscopes, Ethernet and Bit Error Rate testers and other test equipment

    Behavioral Competencies

  • Drive For Results.
  • Customer Focus.
  • Written Communications.
  • Problem Solving.
  • Perseverance.
  • Technical Learning.
  • Learning On the Fly.
  • Peer Relationships.
  • Essential Personal Attributes

  • Attention to detail in all areas of this role.
  • Motivated, can work unsupervised, demonstrates a positive attitude.
  • Ability to establish strong working relationships.
  • Commitment to continued personal development in software testing.
  • Resilient in responding to change.

    Some travel may be required from time to time (5% or less).

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