Test Engineer

We are looking for a System Engineer to work alongside the software development team of a company based just outside Cambridge. This role is expected to last three months and you must have experience of testing embedded systems.


* Perform regression and exploratory testing on embedded Linux and AutoSAR automotive ECU products
* Design and develop test cases and test plans to ensure software meets its functional and non-functional acceptance criteria and complies with strict automotive standards
* Work with development team to reproduce software issues and problem solve technical issues
* Perform system testing actions using laboratory bench setup and in vehicle systems. This requires a full UK driving licence.
* Design, commission and maintain laboratory bench and in vehicle test equipment
* Develop automate software test processes where possible


* BSc/MSc or BEng/MEng level Degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent qualification
* Basic electronics experience
* Ability to easily recognise system deficiencies and advise on effective solutions
* Ability to look to prove what is actually happening rather than work off assumptions, enjoy getting under the skin of something and figuring out the ramifications of complex interactions
* Ability to see things from the perspective of customers and spot when new features will cause real problems for them
* Experience with automating tests and are drawn to the challenge of automating testing where it makes sense to do so
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
* Strong interpersonal and team-working skills
* Excellent problem-solving skills

The following would be beneficial:

* Able to demonstrate a track record of successful implementation of test automation and scripting
* Experience in CAN bus communications and script development using Vector tools
* Agile Methodologies experience, SCRUM an advantage
* Familiar with build and release processes and techniques
* Familiar with source code control, CI, and deployment tools - ideally Git
* ISEB/ISTQB Certificate in Software Testing

[ Cambridge, Hourly rate: £neg. | vacancy reference : 30856 ]

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