Senior Test Engineer, Wi-Fi Radio Firmware

Cambridge, UK ,United Kingdom Posted 27/11/2017 Full time
Very competitive

Job Description

Job Description

The role is to test and debug radio level embedded software for SCSC’s range of connectivity chips. The test engineer will take ownership of the testing of a major aspect of a project and will be responsible for delivering the test results on a timescale agreed with the group leader.


• Write test scripts for new radio features

• Continuous investigation of test results to identify defects and suggest root cause to development engineers

• Test and debug complex scenarios involving radio

• Estimate the tasks and complete in agreed timescales

• Contribute to the development/improvement of the department’s test system

• Deliver and present software test results in a simple useful way for developers

• Create relevant documentation following the department’s processes

• Conduct peer reviews of test scripts, parameters and results

Required Skills:

• Degree (or equivalent qualification) in maths/science/software/electronics

• Excellent proven experience of at least one scripting language (Perl, Python)

• Excellent proven understanding of test methodologies

• Proven experience of testing commercial software

• Good understanding of test debug techniques

• Effective team player

• Good communicator

• Good problem solving ability

• Proven experience in test automation

• Experience of Linux/shell environment

Desired Skills:

• Awareness of radio frequency technology and characterisation testing with radio test equipment.

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

• Exposure to Matlab scripting

• Exposure to revision control systems (Git/Perforce) and SQL

• Experience of configuring and running jobs using Jenkins

• Familiarity with gnuplotlib, SciPy, Numpy, Matplotlib or similar tools

• Some experience of embedded software 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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