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Software Test Engineer

Software Test Engineer

Job Title: Software Test Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Farnham
Salary: £40-50k + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DW4848
Contact Name: David Watts
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 28, 2019 08:30

Job Description

The primary responsibility of this role is the testing of firmware for the company’s electric motor technology. This includes the development of test specification, creation of test harnesses, executions of tests and analysis of results. As a member of the software team, you’ll  be required to collaborate with other teams to meet the company’s goals and targets.
Key Responsibilities
Write test specifications from systems and software requirements
Develop test harnesses in MATLAB and Simulink to test requirements
Develop unit test harnesses for software components
Analyse and report test results
Assist in the development of Automotive SPICE and ISO 26262 compliant test processes
Relevant Knowledge & Experience:
Good technical degree in engineering or science or equivalent expereince
Fluent in technical English
Proven experience of test development in industries such as Automotive, Aerospace,
Industrial Control or Communications using a V-model verification and validation process
Knowledge of Hardware in the Loop environments such as dSPACE
Familiarity with process-driven development, ideally ISO 26262, IEC 61508, DO-178B or similar safety standards
Understanding of codes of conduct and ethical working
Knowledge of programming or scripting languages such as Python
Knowledge of unit testing tools such as Razorcat Tessy
Ability to interpret SysML diagrams
Experience of electric motors and the associated control systems
Knowledge of Automotive SPICE
OEM/Tier 1 experience of software test for vehicle ECUs
Experience working with high power electric and hybrid powertrains
The ideal candidates would be ‘Test Professionals’ that have built a career within Test and enjoy it.
Experience with HiL Rig, DSpace, Python are all relevant as would knowledge of Unit testing.
We are not expecting Engineers to be able to write using C however if they are able to carry out requirements, using Doors as an example, then that would be a bonus.
Benefits Package
Discretionary Bonus
Life Assurance 
Pension Scheme
Private Healthcare
Share Options
Learning & Development
The client has a forward thinking, professional and open culture and are looking for like minded individuals who can add value to the supply chain function.