Software Test Engineer
LOCATION: Manchester (close to Manchester airport) SALARY: £45,000-£55,000 + bonus HOURS PER WEEK: 37 hours OTHER INFORMATION: Flexible hours. Lunchtime finish on a Friday THE PROJECT: This is an opportunity to work for the world's leading smart energy technology company. They are at the forefront of technology, pushing the boundaries daily to make the world a greener place (a hot topic in the current climate). The company's financial performance and market share reflect they are the in their field. It is an exciting time to join the company as they are soon to move into there brand new office space. As an Automated Software Test Engineer you will be tasked with developing automated tests in order to test the companies low power wireless embedded software devices. For the role you must demonstrate experience testing embedded software/ firmware products. You should have proven automated test development experience, but it isn't essential that you have programmed test scripts in a certain language. The ability to programme in Python, LabVIEW, TestStand, C, C++ or C# would be desirable, but other programming language experience will be considered. Finally, you must demonstrate the mindset of a 'Tester' rather than a 'Developer'. Although you will be developing code, the code you are developing is to test embedded devices. If you want an opportunity to work in a fun and friendly environment, which offers a work life balance, whilst also giving you chance to work on devices that make a real positive difference to the world this is a role for you. SKILLS REQUIRED: Experience testing Embedded Software/ Firmware devices Automated Test development experience Able to develop Test Scripts (any programming language will be considered) Must have the mindset of a Tester, rather than a Developer DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE: (not essential) Ability to programme Test Scripts in Python, LabVIEW, TestStand, C, C++, C# ISTQB qualification To discuss this role in further detail please contact Andrew Knight at KO2 Embedded Recruitment Solutions Ltd.