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Automation Tester (Embedded Systems)

Ref: 80921

  • Rate Negotiable
  • 29 Apr 2024
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Contract

Automation Test Engineer

12 Month Contract, Hybrid, Dublin

About the Company

My client is a very fast growing organisation with an excellent culture and with a reputation as a great place to work.

About the Position

Are you a highly skilled and motivated Automation Test Engineer with experience of embedded systems and seeking an exciting opportunity?  This is an excellent opportunity to join a company in a major growth stage and to be part of a very high performing team. In this role you will be overseeing the entire software development life cycle, you will engage with cutting-edge technologies and contribute to innovative projects from conception to deployment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Define testing strategies by working with product, development and other teams across the company.

  • Develop detailed test plans per the specifications and execute test cases via a combination of automation or manual testing.

  • Triage integration issues and problems reported during testing. Reproduce problems in house and assist the development team to identify the root cause and solutions.

  • Escalate potential issues (Software, Hardware, Resources)

  • Track all necessary testing activities, including schedule, resources, and requirements, defects and resolution so that there is a clear alignment across key stakeholders.

  • Identify areas of improvements in test coverage, methodology and provide suggestions.

  • Act as the gatekeeper of each release and be the voice for customers and provide constructive feedback.

  • Bachelor’s degree (MS preferred) in Computer Science, Computer engineering, Electrical engineering, Mechanical engineering or other related fields with 5-8 years of working experience in embedded software in data center, networking, security, cloud services or automotive industry.

  • Excellent knowledge of test methodologies and experience with system level testing of physical devices.

  • Well versed in software development processes of embedded products.

  • Excellent knowledge of test methodologies.

  • Excellent familiarity with Linux command line and knowledge of shell scripting.

  • Good networking fundamentals, ideally paired with experience in cybersecurity.

  • Review and challenge product requirement specification, design and functional specification, define test strategy, develop detailed end to end solution test plan and test cases.

  • Ability to develop, review and modify Python scripts to enhance test coverage.

  • Experience with design and implementation of test tools for automation. Ability to develop and improve automation scripts.

  • Familiarity with common test frameworks such as PyTest, Behave, or similar

  • Experience with test tools, such as Vector CANoe, VehicleSpy, PEAK, Spirent, IXIA, or similar products.

  • Experience with JIRA, Jenkins or similar tools.

  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills.

Remuneration Package

A very competitive daily rate is on offer, depending on your experience.


Please contact Derek Smyth on 01 5927861 or email or simply click the apply button.

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