Firmware Test Engineer

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  • Location:

    Southampton, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Automation Testing/ Analyst

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £200 - £235 per day

  • Contact:

    Alex Froude

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  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Start date:


  • Consultant:

    Alex Froude

Firmware Test Engineer

Southampton - £200 - 235 p/d

An opportunity to join an Electronics R&D company on a 12 month contract has arisen for a Firmware Test Engineer working as part of the software team. The firmware tester will be supporting testing of pre-integrated software components as well as integration and end-to end testing & firmware validation activities.

The role will include

  • Supporting the software team in testing and validation of the firmware.
  • Identify and write acceptance criteria for each user story including creation of test cases and test data.
  • Create manual and automated tests that are robust, concise and readable.
  • Document test results.
  • Identify issues, documenting them and assigning accurate severity using a bug tracking system

We would be looking for you to showcase the following skills:

  • Hands on embedded system testing.
  • Experience of exploratory testing and ability to design and execute effective test cases.
  • Problem analysis, for example, using logs or debugging tools.
  • Experience in scripting languages for writing automated test cases (bash, Perl, Python or JavaScript).
  • Understanding of version control system (GIT) and CI/CD pipelines to trigger execution of test scripts.

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