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Software Test Engineer

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Location
Kitchener, ON
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Oct 02, 2018
Job ID
2628641

Main Responsibilities:

  • Actively participate in all aspects of the software testing process, collaborating with testers, developers, management, and project stakeholders
  • Execute tests and generate defect reports
  • Prepare software releases for embedded systems
  • Implement and maintain various test automation tools
  • Testing, profiling and optimizing drivers and applications
  • Working as a team to produce reliable, high quality, safety critical software
  • Creating test cases and DO-178, DO-254 safety critical certification artifacts
  • Create test plans and detailed test procedures
  • Test environment management: create Windows and Linux build server VMs, install various build and software development tools, troubleshoot environment issues
  • Update and maintain SConscripts and Python driver build scripts
  • Troubleshoot failing tests and work with the appropriate resources to resolve issues

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related Engineering field
  • Good understanding of Software programming languages (C/C++, Python/Scripting)
  • Thorough understanding of testing methodologies, including test automation
  • Experience developing, debugging, and troubleshooting embedded software
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Experience with Manual, Automated, and Performance testing tools
  • Experience with testing environments and frameworks
  • Outstanding verbal and written English communication skills are crucial
  • Strong organization and technical skills
  • Excellent analytical / problem solving skills
  • Ingrained sense of accountability and ownership
  • Continuous drive for learning, pushing technical limits, and finding new solutions

Additional Assets:

  • 1-3 years of experience in software or hardware quality assurance
  • 1-3 years of experience in software development (preferably C)
  • Experience with defect tracking and diagnosing software defects
  • Experience with 3D graphics (preferably OpenGL or Vulkan)
  • Experience with various operating systems (Linux, PikeOS, Windows, VxWorks, Integrity)
  • Experience using GIT or other source code management tools
  • Experience using Jenkins (build tools)

 


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