Embedded Software Test Manager

Protingent • Kirkland, WA 98033

Posted 6 days ago

Job Description

Position Title:  Embedded Software Test Manager

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Kirkland, Washington for an experienced  Embedded Software Test Manager.

Job Requirements:
  • Manage a small team and contribute to the development of end-to-end software and automation environment for testing firmware and embedded applications that consist of multiple layers of device interaction, from bare board hardware all the way up to interfacing with mobile user interfaces and cloud-based applications
  • Interact with other functional groups (Software Engineering, Hardware Design, R&D) to establish test criteria, and to work towards incorporating design-for-test functionality in our products
  • Support new product development by devising and refining test scenarios for use in engineering experiments
  • Support the diagnosis of defects found in the manufacturing process
  • Develop test plans and test cases and execute to those in support of prototypes as well as products in production
  • Be self-directed and work with ambiguous incomplete requirements 

Job Qualifications:
  • Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering degree, MS preferred
  • 3+ years of leadership experience as a Software Test Lead, Lead SDET, Software Test Manager or related title
  • 8+ years of hands on experience in writing automation for embedded applications as an SDET, Embedded Software Development Engineer in Test, Software Test Engineer or related title
  • Previous experience working in a small company/startup environment and building test infrastructure from the ground up
  • Knowledge of test methods, appropriate levels of test, and test techniques
  • Ability to read and analyze schematics to identify test points and test cases 
  • Ability to analyze technical specifications, and come up with solutions to complex technical problems, in a fast-paced environment where there are competing priorities
  • Familiarity with standard embedded communication protocols (SPI, UART, I2C, etc) as well as physical interfaces such as Ethernet, USB, Bluetooth, WIFI
  • Strong understanding of Agile environments, DevOps, Continuous Integration and product development lifecycle; familiarity with Git, BitBucket, Jira, and Confluence
  • Experience with Linux both from a host perspective as well as embedded Linux 
  • Familiarity with C/C++ based applications
  • Fluency in Python or other modern scripting language
  • Experience with antennas, RF, or cellular base stations as well as TCP/IP networking and debugging tools (Wireshark, etc.) highly regarded

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Job Details

Location:  Kirkland, WA 98033

Employment Type:   Full-Time


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