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Embedded Test Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH104545
  • Location: England, Surrey
  • Sector: Embedded Software, R and D
  • Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
  • Date posted: 22/03/2017
Job title: Embedded Software Test Engineer
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 p.a
Location: Surrey

An opportunity has arisen for an Embedded Software Test Engineer to join a truly global brand who are looking for dynamic engineers to help them produce innovative bespoke designs for a range of clients in multiple sectors.

My client is looking for somebody with a strong background in the design, build and maintenance of both manual and automated test cases/ environments for a variety of embedded software projects.

Responsibilities for the position of Embedded Software Test Engineer

*Analyse and provide feedback to cross-functional teams to improve the quality of the product
*Ability to analyse and decompose an intricate embedded software system
*Experienced in defining and designing testing methodologies embedded software systems
*Understand product targeted features & use cases, develop test cases that factor parameters important for typical and corner use cases
*Understanding and definition of logging tools, collect logs, analyse data, and debug
*Develop test suites, frameworks, and tools to validate features, conformance, and application specific use cases
*Setting up and extending automated test suites
*Knowledge of OS coding techniques, interfaces and hardware subsystems
*Experienced with software and communications diagnostic tools such as com port analysers, Wireshark and hardware diagnostic tools, such as oscilloscopes

Essential requirements for the position of Embedded Software Test Engineer

*Degree in engineering/ computer science, or equivalent industry experience
*Thorough knowledge of structured test methods and processes
*Proven experience working with embedded systems
*Familiarity with software configuration management tools, defect tracking tools, and peer review.
*Experience with debugging tools and techniques (i.e. gdb, gcov)
*Experience in writing/debugging C, and scripting experience (e.g. Python, Perl, Ruby, Bash, etc.)
*Experience of peripheral testing (desirable)
*Cache management (desirable)
*Simple (DAC, ADC, PMWs etc) and Complex (USB, PCIe etc) Hardware Interface (desirable)
*Experience with electrical/ electronic controls & components (desirable)
*Agile methodology background (desirable)
*Comfortable working with low-power embedded applications (desirable)
*Understanding of sensor technologies, filtering/sensing algorithms, validation techniques and fault injection (desirable)

If you are interested in being considered for the aforementioned Embedded Software Test Engineer vacancy then please do submit an application.



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