Test Engineer, System Software (3 - 6 month contract)

United Kingdom ,United Kingdom Posted 25/09/2017 Contract
Competitive

Job Description

Job Purpose

The Test Engineer, System Software is responsible for testing SCSC’s latest Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity chips to ensure they meet the highest standards.  We test at a system level, normally using Android platforms to exercise the firmware, drivers and host code written by our software developers. The role involves testing, test automation and debugging of software; as a result we seek an engineer with scripting ability (e.g. using perl, python or java), software development and testing experience. We are looking for candidates who are passionate about improving software quality and will create new tests from requirements, produce detailed bug reports, communicate effectively with developers and work collaboratively with internal and external teams. 

Responsibilities

  • Test software to agreed timescales under moderate supervision.

  • Develop, test and maintain software test scripts.

  • Maintain and support software test equipment and systems.

  • Create and maintain supporting documentation.

  • Execute tests and provide timely analysis and feedback on test results.

  • Perform triaging and raise defect reports.

  • Provide logs and other relevant data to support debugging

Skills

REQUIRED:

  • Proven ability with at least one scripting/programming language.

  • Good understanding of software test methods.

  • Good understanding of software debugging.

  • Effective team player.

  • Good communicator.

  • Good problem solving ability.

DESIRED:

  • Experience of software development, use of version control, continuous integration and issue tracking tools such as GIT, Jenkins and JIRA.

  • Experience of wireless communication protocols such as Bluetooth or Wi-Fi

  • Android or Linux expertise

  • Competent using laboratory equipment such as oscilloscopes, digital multimeters, etc.

  • Familiarity with Scrum/Agile development.

Samsung Cambridge is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.


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