About the Senior Software Test Engineer role

In this role, you’ll work independently within a small embedded software team, creating new test plans and ensuring existing test plans are kept up to date as we develop new features and functionality. You will write, execute and maintain manual and automated test scripts for both system and regression testing, whilst maintaining automated test framework.

A key part of your role is also to coach, research and provide expert opinions on testing methodologies and best practices to other test engineers. You’ll provide support to our manufacturing team and maintain the test lab infrastructure.

About You

To be successful, you’ll need to be degree qualified in relevant subjects with significant experience in developing test cases for embedded products including the test cases for hardware and software integration. You’ll need hands on experience of working with hardware with an ability to understand and differentiate between software and hardware failures. You’ll also need to have excellent scripting skills both in Python and Linux shell, including several years of experience of using Linux as the main development environment.

Significant experience of designing and maintaining test automation is key along with running Jenkins based CI. In addition, you’ll need to have experience and keen interest in executing and documenting manual tests. Understanding of the software release process and a Test Driven Development approach is important as is the ability to mentor and coach other test engineers.

The key to this role is your desire to learn new skills, your attention to detail and the ability to organise your work effectively in a fast paced and demanding environment.

About HUBER+SUHNER Polatis

Based in a prime location on the Cambridge Science Park, HUBER+SUHNER Polatis is the world leader in the design and manufacture of energy-efficient, all-optical switching solutions that connect optical fibers directly to make networks more flexible, agile and reliable.

We offer a range of optical switching solutions which are used in a number of different markets including cyber surveillance, government systems, telecommunications, data center networks and oil and gas instrumentation.

Founded in 2005 as a result of the merger of leading optical technology companies from Massachusetts and the UK, the company is now part of the HUBER+SUHNER group Fiber Optics Division.

We offer a friendly and informal work environment in a prime location on the Cambridge Science Park, a competitive salary and annual bonus scheme, plus a range of benefits including private health care, a generous non-contributory pension scheme, health shield cash plan, and cycle to work scheme.

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience to be successful in this role click on “APPLY” today, forwarding an up-to-date copy of your CV for consideration in the first instance.
Cambridge

About You

To be successful, you’ll need to be degree qualified in relevant subjects with significant experience in developing test cases for embedded products including the test cases for hardware and software integration. You’ll need hands on experience of working with hardware with an ability to understand and differentiate between software and hardware failures. You’ll also need to have excellent scripting skills both in Python and Linux shell, including several years of experience of using Linux as the main development environment.

Significant experience of designing and maintaining test automation is key along with running Jenkins based CI. In addition, you’ll need to have experience and keen interest in executing and documenting manual tests. Understanding of the software release process and a Test Driven Development approach is important as is the ability to mentor and coach other test engineers.

The key to this role is your desire to learn new skills, your attention to detail and the ability to organise your work effectively in a fast paced and demanding environment.
Cambridge

We very much hope that you are interested in the vacancy and we look forward to receiving your completed application.

Bhumika Zhaveri Balla,
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