Senior Software Test Engineer - Scripting, Perl, Python, Tcl, Embedded, C / C++, comms, wireless

Recruiter
Location
Cambridge
Salary
to c£40,000 + Benefits
Posted
07 Dec 2012
Closes
04 Jan 2013
Ref
EW020138
Job Function
Project Management
Specialist Area
Software
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Software Test Engineer – debugging, scripting (Perl / Python / Tcl), wireless products, semiconductor, embedded. Cambridge, to c£40,000 + bonus + extensive benefits.

Based in spacious offices in Cambridge, this team are an integral part of the full development process of next generation wireless products for the electronics market. This team are involved in the testing and associated debugging of embedded software. They are currently looking to add a Senior Test Engineer to their team, who will provide a technical go to point and take project ownership over the delivery of test results, and providing mentoring for junior team members.

Specific responsibilities include: Task definition and work breakdown; Testing software of major scale and complexity; Working with developers to investigate software defects and root causes; Writing software test scripts; Contribute to test frameworks and systems; Production of high quality software test results; Creation of relevant test documentation; and Peer review of software test results.

Requirements:
•    Degree qualified in maths / science / software / electronics.
•    Commercial experience in scripting (Perl / Python / Tcl) and ideally some understanding of C / C++ in an embedded environment.
•    Proven experience of testing commercial software.
•    Strong understanding of software test debugging techniques.
•    Excellent problem solving and good communication skills.

Any experience of C / C++ software development, wireless communications, electronic products, or use of relevant laboratory requirements (scopes and digital multimeters) would be highly desirable.

Applicants must be UK / EU citizens or have unrestricted rights to work in the UK. Applicants should have relevant commercial background experience, and those who have worked with semiconductor software products are invited in apply.
        
Senior Software Test Engineer – debugging, scripting (Perl / Python / Tcl), wireless products, semiconductor, embedded. Cambridge, to c£40,000 + bonus + extensive benefits.

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