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Graduate - Junior Software Test Engineer

Salary: £35,000

Location: Farnham

Job type: Permanent

Category: Graduate

Graduate / Junior Software Test Engineer Farnham, Surrey, UK £28-35k + bonus This company is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and proactive software test engineer that can take a test project from start to finish and has experience of a broad range of test tools and techniques. They are willing to consider a recent graduate with relevant studies and academic projects or perhaps a junior software engineer or software test engineer that has worked in a similar environment. Overview: * Development of test systems, test processes and definition of tests * Understanding of embedded software and ideally use of Python * Software test case development and software test execution * Creation of software test environments based on dSPACE HIL systems (or similar) The company is involved with the design and development of innovative electric drive units / powertrain systems for the automotive electric vehicle domain. Experience of automotive processes and systems would be very useful but is not a prerequisite. More: Graduate / Junior Software Test Engineer The software test engineer will be required to understand functional requirements and develop test specifications, test harnesses (ideally using Python or perhaps Matlab / Simulink), unit test harnesses and software test cases, analyse results and report back on the tests. You will work in a small team within a multiskilled matrix structured engineering development organisation. An appreciation of electronics and the ability to communicate and work effectively in a small team environment is needed. Skills / knowledge required: Graduate / Junior Software Test Engineer * A graduate degree or higher in a relevant subject (e.g. mechatronics, electronics engineering, computer science) * Good written and verbal communication skills coupled with a self-starting and enthusiastic attitude to managing and delivering projects * Experience of software test development ideally within automotive, avionics, aerospace, medical devices, rail, industrial control or nuclear related projects * Experience of HIL systems (e.g. dSPACE) – highly desireable * Aptitude to be able to define and write test specifications and associated documentation * A good appreciation of electronics (ideally with the ability to use standard bench test equipment) * Use of Python creation of test scripts etc (other languages; C, C++, Python, Matlab would be useful) * Appreciation of both manual and automated software testing would be good Others (beneficial): Graduate / Junior Software Test Engineer * Experience of safety critical systems and relevant standards (e.g. ISO26262, IEC 61508, DO 178 etc) * Experience of Automotive SPICE or AUTOSAR would be very useful * Experience of electric motor drives, motor controllers, hybrid vehicles, power electronics, or automotive ECUs * Experience of SysML or UML would be very handy The automotive company offers excellent benefits including relocation, bonus, pension, private medical and holidays. The Graduate / Junior Software Test Engineer role is commutable from Basingstoke, Winchester, Guildford, London, Portsmouth, Petersfield


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