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Systems Test & Validation Engineer

Systems Test & Validation Engineer

Job Title: Systems Test & Validation Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Leicester
Salary: Competitive Rate
Reference: PW4877
Contact Name: Paris williams
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Job Published: July 05, 2019 15:24

Job Description

Motorcycle OEM located near Leicester has a new urgent Contract requirement for a Systems Test & Validation Engineer to join the business on a 6 month contract.

Duties and responsibilities:
•           Identify effective test strategies for a given component/system and create test plans accordingly. 
•           Run manual and automated black box tests and collate & analyse the results.
•           Document and track issues found during testing and create periodic test reports to show progress.
•           Analyse existing / create new Functional specifications and other systems related documents to a high standard.
•           Work with suppliers to feedback issues found during testing.
•           Conduct whole bike practical tests according to standard test procedures.
•           ‘End Of Line’ configuration, database control/management/creation as required.
•           Rolling out of software updates to bikes and configuration tracking.

Essential skill requirements:
•           Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field; or the equivalent in experience and evidence of exceptional ability.
•           At least 1-2 years of relevant experience in either development or test automation roles.
•           Experience in creating software test plans and defining manual and automated black box test cases.
•           Strong communication and technical reporting skills, including the ability to communicate with overseas suppliers.
•           Excellent troubleshooting skills from both a hardware and software point of view.
•           Proficiency in C or C++.
•           Excellent team working skills and the ability to work under pressure to achieve tight deadlines.
•           Excellent attention to detail, combined with a passion for testing systems thoroughly and suggesting improvements.
•           An inquisitive and creative mind, to allow the exploration of unusual test scenarios which are beyond what is expected of the system / users.
Desirable skill requirements:
•           Experience with CAN communication and familiarity with CANalyser / CANoe or a similar software package.
•           Strong scripting skills in at least one common language (Python, Perl, Shell).
•           Previous experience in an automotive testing environment.