Software Test Engineer

Rochester Hills, Michigan

Post Date: 04/10/2017 Job ID: 6559 Industry: Engineering

SOFTWARE TEST ENGINEER JOB DESCRIPTION
 

Excellent  Benefits Package:
  • Health insurance benefits are 100% paid for by company
  • Vision and dental insurance benefits are 100% paid for by company
  • Life, Accident, & Disability insurance benefits are 100% paid for by company
  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off
  • Winner of the " Cool Places to Work in Michigan"  award and " Best Places to Work for Millennials" award

    
GENERAL SUMMMARY:    

The VQS Release Engineer / Software Test Engineer is responsible for the planning, specification, execution and documentation of software tests on electronics, for functional system tests and for the system integration tests of the mechanics-electronics interface. She/He is the central contact person for the customer related to software qualification, and agrees with the customer and the software engineer on the testing strategy.
 
 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Defines the testing strategy in agreement with the customer and the software engineers
  2. Writes the test specifications and protocols
  3. Implements automated test environments
  4. Tests the software according to test specifications
  5. Participates in problem identification and solution management
  6. Communicates and agrees with the testing departments of the customers
  7. Manages the tests, including planning, execution, control and   reporting of test results
  8. Reviews and prepares related documents as specified in PKit
  9. Performs internal and external customer satisfaction surveys and manages corrective actions to achieve continues improvements.
  10. Complies with TS16949 policies and procedures.
  11. Performs related duties as assigned or as the situation dictates.

 
 Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  1. Knowledge of automotive mechanical and electrical systems.
  2. Knowledge of software testing methods and testing tools
  3. Ability to identify weak points and risks
  4. Knowledge using Vector tools. 
  5. Proficiency in the use of PC' s for data collection, plotting, report writing, etc.
  6. Willingness and ambition to work under pressure, meet schedules and maintain a high level of accountability.
  7. Ability to interact with customers, suppliers and co-workers in a positive and constructive manner.
  8. Objective and constructive assessment skills
  9. Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
  10. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  11. Ability to be self-motivated and work with minimum supervision.
  12. Ability to be detailed results oriented, and accurate. 
  13. Ability to travel internationally and domestically.
  14. Ability to maintain a safe and clean work environment.
  15. Ability to operate in an absolute trustworthy manner.
  16. Ability to handle multiple tasks with professionalism, ease and high accountability.

 
Education and Experience:          
This position requires a B.S. in E.E, Electronics & Communications or equivalent degree, plus a minimum of 1-3 years applicable experience as Software testing & Validation Engineer.   Must be fluent in English. Spanish and/or German language skills a plus.

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