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Software Test Engineer

Software Test Engineer

  • Location

    West Sussex, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Aleksandra Kontra

  • Contact email:

    Aleksandra.Kontra@volt.eu.com

  • Job ref:

    73921-ITENG-ALK_1554680173

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-07

  • Start date:

    asap

We are looking for a Software Test Engineer to join a leading designer and manufacturer of robotic and automation equipment based in West Sussex.

In this role you will be working on large robotic systems using cutting edge technologies within the R&D team and ensuring the highest quality of company's products.

Your main responsibilities will include:

* Creation and development of test software and software testing processes;
* Performing full product testing and interoperability testing when required;
* Design and execution of manual tests as well as the design, implementation and maintenance of automated test systems;
* Monitoring test data, creating test reports and presenting such data for the release process;
* Be actively involved in software release planning and will be required to have a full understanding of software product life-cycles.

Requirements:

* Writing test scripts for automated software testing;
* Writing test documentation to be used by test staff and production;
* Writing testing test specifications derived from design documentation;
* Use of issue tracking systems such as Jira;
* Use of version control systems such as Git;
* Some experience of robotics or motion control would be desirable;
* Experience of hardware or firmware testing is an advantage.

Nice to have:

* Exposure to an electronics background would be desirable.
* Formal Test Certifications e.g. Foundation ISTQB.
* Writing Windows programs in C/C++ using Microsoft Visual Studio.

If you feel this is the right opportunity for you, do not hesitate to get in touch!