Software Test Engineer (Programming Background)

US-IL-Lincolnshire
Job ID
41153
Function
Engineering

Overview

The Engineer will be an integral member of the test and development team performing activities such as test and tool design, test automation, test software development and debug, documentation, product test, and support firmware development.  Be a member of a dynamic, high performance team responsible for improving customer value and reducing time to market by driving test innovation and improvements for Zebra products.

 

Responsibilities

  • Lead the test and design, develop, debug, and test automated tests and test infrastructure in a quality manner consistent with company and departmental standards and procedures.
  • Document designs and software, update preexisting documentation, as appropriate, with context, data flow and/or state diagrams, structure and flow charts, pseudocode, and source statement commentary.
  • Test server and mobile applications under specified and/or reasonable conditions under which it may operate.
  • Work with engineers in Firmware, Software, Electrical and Mechanical groups to test and debug features and improvements.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field of test, software languages, techniques, methods and mentor junior members of the team.
  • Investigate problems and recommend solutions.  Implement any required corrective action.
  • Advise and assist developers in the design or modification of firmware.
  • Accurately estimate time to complete tasks.  Upon accepting the estimates of others, complete the task to schedule in a timely manner
  • Provides information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing development and service issues.
  • Accomplishes engineering and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  • Supports junior test engineers by providing advice, coaching and educational opportunities.

Qualifications

  • Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred 
  • Preferred Work Experience (years): Bachelor’s 4+ years of experience.
  • Interest and knowledge of server and mobile application software test, embedded software and automated software test development are highly desired.
  • Must be proficient in Java, Python, Scripting, Tool development, and have experience with Microsoft Office products.
  • Experienced with test automation tools for server and mobile-based applications.
  • Familiarity with various communication protocols, various processors, and printer test.
  • Skills in Agile software development, OOD, Design patterns, Structured design, Design Documentation, Debugging Techniques are desired.
  • Familiarity with flowcharting concepts desired.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English.

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