Lead Software test Engineer (ACE)

  • Staff
  • Almere
  • University degree
  • Higher Vocational Education
  • More than 2 years

Are you enthusiastic about Technical Product Development and do you have a passion for software testing? If you like to set up and improve processes and to have a coaching role towards your colleagues. Then we are looking for you!

What will you be doing?

We are looking for a Lead Technical Test Engineer (Software). At Alfen you give structure to your (Agile) team and you coach the Test Engineers. We are looking for a colleague who enjoys working on test processes and collaborating on defining our Test strategy.

Knowledge of testing on an Embedded platform is our preference. At Alfen, both Hardware and Software are developed simultaneously. You will work closely with the Lead Hardware Test Engineer to ensure a well-aligned process.

Within our multidisciplinary R&D department, you and your enthusiastic team are responsible for testing high-tech semi-finished and end products in the field of Power Electronics, Control Technology and Electrical Engineering. In collaboration with your colleagues, you draw up the necessary test protocols, you perform tests and you are able to draw up a clear test report and propose improvements.

Main tasks:

  • Provide structure/coaching to and collaborate with (Software) Test Engineers
  • Collaborate with Hardware Test Engineers and Software Engineers
  • Improving the test process
  • Contribution to improving our test quality
  • Act as a bridge between Management and test team , communicating test status and planning test activities
  • Prepare test data and Test plans based on Risk based approach
  • Conduct bug triages to highlight the most critical issues
  • Manage and Maintain test scripts Library
  • Support the integration and execution of automated tests in the CI environment of the project

What do we offer?

We offer you a great role in an appealing and challenging environment. You contribute to the success of our innovative R&D department. We offer you a suitable salary, depending on your education and experience. We also encourage you to develop further as a professional. We expect you to take the initiative and, in consultation with your manager, to make choices that support your career at Alfen.

What do we ask?

You are result- and quality oriented, you also have a practical and pragmatic attitude. For this challenging and versatile role we are looking for an organizationally strong, flexible team player with a no-nonsense mentality. You can also recognize yourself in the following profile:

  • Relevant university education ((Embedded) Software, Computer Science, Robotics etc.)
  • Experience with software testing
  • Experience in coaching a group
  • Interest in pushing test automation for embedded platforms
  • Affinity with high-tech and/or automotive industry
  • Interest in defining processes
  • Proficient in both Dutch and English
  • Preferred: ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manage
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in Software testing
  • Good knowledge/ experience in programming with Python
  • Proven experience in managing and coordinating test teams
  • Good Working experience with tools such as JIRA ¬†Confluence , Tester Suite, Jenkins

Have we sparked your interest?

If you are interested in the Test Engineer position, please apply with your CV and cover letter through the "Apply" button. For more information, please contact one of our recruiters.

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