Embedded Software Tester | Leicester | Up to 40K

Please apply for this role, only if you have previous embedded firmware testing experience or you come from an engineering background.

Computer Peoples pioneering customer have a unique opportunity for a Senior Test Engineer looking to take a big step forward in their career. The Company is well-established and major players in their market sector so this person will be playing a highly visible role and making a real impact. The Company is a big believer in professional development and will ensure that they help you progress your career with relevant qualifications / certifications. This role has come about due to the sheer volume of work and projects that the company has ongoing. You will perform functional testing of components in defined systems and/or end to end testing of complete systems including embedded hardware and Windows/Web software applications

You will be preparing test plans & detailed functional test specifications for both device and system testing. You will also be automating manual tests & report defects and anomalies in a structured and clear manner. Finally, you will prepare and issue detailed test reports.

Qualifications and Experience

-Minimum of 2 years commercial experience in a similar or related role.
-Experience in working with / setting up electronic hardware and serial/network communication with a PC/Laptop.
-Experience in embedded firmware testing including firmware upgrade / downgrade.
-Good Defect and Observation reporting skills.
-Flexible and pragmatic approach to experiment design and test configuration.
-Ability to assimilate understanding of complex systems.
-Foundation Level ISEB certification
-Experience of VHDL
-Proficiency in a dynamic programming language such as Python
-Working knowledge of Test Automation tools is essential such as Test-Partner and QTP.
-Experience in testing at each stage of the Software Development Life Cycle.
-Effectiveness within previous role of ensuring software is released with a minimum of defects

Would it be of interest? If so, please contact Yas Mahtab, Test Recruitment Specialist on 01159 485713 as interviews will be held at short notice.

Job Type : Permanent

Location : Leicester, Derby, Nottingham

Salary : 25000.00 - 40000.00 pa + benefits

Date Advertised : 16 Nov 2012

Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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