• Beta Test Specialist - Construction Software

    Requisition ID
    Experience Level
    Agriculture & Construction
    Employment Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Location
    Quality Control
  • Overview

    Are you an Operator in the Construction Industry looking to make a career move?  Topcon is looking for someone like you to Beta Test our hardware and software - previous Beta Testing experience is not required.


    Topcon Positioning Group is headquartered in Livermore, California, USA ( Topcon Positioning Group designs, manufactures and distributes precise positioning products and solutions for the global surveying, construction, agriculture, civil engineering, BIM, mapping and GIS, asset management and mobile control markets.  To  learn more about Topcon career opportunities go to


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    To test, gather, report and provide the results of beta testing. This includes testing themselves and the beta testers on new Construction applications including hardware/software/OEM solutions. Work with ENG/PM on finding and retesting of these issues, reducing the number of significant issues prior to release. These results are provided in a Final Report to QA, the Cross Functional Team and Product Management which help determine market release readiness along with potential pitfalls.



    • Test hardware/software/OEM solutions in conjunction with customers in real world testing and applications prior to release
    • Verify and record reported issues into JIRA for ENG/PM to determine the priority of importance for release
    • Guide beta testers throughout the program on goals, issues, deadlines and reporting mechanisms and assisting them in any testing needs they may have
    • Create and maintain Beta Test Plans (using Getfeedback an online program) throughout the program recording results to the conclusion and eventual market release of the product
    • Gather and provide feedback from the beta testers to the Beta Manager, Cross Functional Team, Beta Confluence page, etc... throughout the beta program as needed
    • Provide solutions to other Beta Team members, beta testers, etc… on reported issues as needed throughout the beta program
    • Create and maintain testing forum using Salesforce Chatter Groups establishing communication between the beta tester, the Beta Test team, Engineering and Product Management throughout the beta program
    • Recruit and approve potential beta testers for assigned Beta Programs
    • Attend Project Meetings as a Cross Functional Team member for assigned beta programs
    • Prepare NDA/Beta Agreements for customer and legal approvals prior to testing for assigned beta programs
    • Maintain the Beta Contact List with approved beta testers by updating the BCL with current beta testing rating and performance


    Education & Experience:

    Must have bachelor’s degree or (A.A.) from two-year college or university; and or one to two years related work experience for a contractor or a construction firm, state or federal agency, or equivalent combination of education and experience.


    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

    Knowledge of Construction Software

    Knowledge of Construction applications (excavating, rough grading, fine grading, paving, etc.)

    Knowledge of Construction machines (dozers, graders, pavers, excavators etc.)

    Knowledge of Construction products (sensors, hydraulics, antennas, control boxes, GNSS receivers, etc.)

    Knowledge of Bug reporting tools such as JIRA or Bugzilla, etc.

    Focused and detailed individual whom can work with little supervision and provide

    testing and reports needed to support releases

    Knowledge of current or past construction Topcon products

    Proficient computer skills, such as Word, Excel, Power Point are needed to provide reports and presentations to support product releases



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