As a Senior Firmware Test Engineer , you will be a contributing member of a new product development team, responsible for test of firmware for embedded communication and control modules that support Rockwell Automation's Connected Enterprise & Linking Technology strategies. The preferred candidate will be experienced in various firmware test engineering areas of focus including functional verification test , system validation test , and traceability to requirements. The candidate will collaborate with Electrical, Mechanical , Firmware, and Software engineering peers to ensure the timely development and test of high - quality products as follows:
Collaborate with design engineers to ensure product and functional requirements are created in a manner that supports logical testing.
Based on product and industry standards, create firmware validation and verification test plans that are traceable to product and functional requirements.
Create firmware test strategies, test cases, and test specifications to support test plans.
Design, build, and/or procure firmware test tools, equipment, platforms, and/or environments needed to support validation and verification tests.
Develop schedules and estimate effort to support timely execution of test plans.
Coordinate, execute and track completion of validation and verification tests per the test schedules.
As needed, lead and/or support research efforts to identify the root causes of test failures.
Identify and report test issues, document test results, and conduct formal test result reviews.
Define and develop processes with supporting documentation that align with company initiatives.
Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent.
Legal authorization to work in the United States. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, neither now nor in the future, for this job opening.
Ability to travel up to 10%, including international destinations.
At least 5 years of firmware development and/or test experience, and at least six years of firmware test experience, with demonstrated professional development in validation and/or verification testing.
Experience in the creation of test plans and test cases (procedures/specifications) to validate product compliance with the specified firmware requirements.
Experience in the creation and/or specification of test automation equipment and routines in support of firmware tests, including tools such as Python and LabView.
Experience in use of the "V-Model" for Product Development.
Experience with requirement, test, and anomaly management tools such as JAMA, qTest, and JIRA.
Familiarity with the Change Control Board or triage process for test anomaly review.
Familiarity with Agile/Scrum development methods.
Ability to mentor/support team members on industry best practices, including anomaly entry and the overall test process.
Two years of technical project leadership, project management, and/or engineering management experience.
Excellent communication skills, along with the ability to read, write, and speak English fluently and with people at all levels.
Familiarity with Rockwell Automation products (including Logix controllers and software tools) and/or other industrial control equipment.
Ability to work independently, and flexibility to work within a changing environment.
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