Test Automation Engineer

Client: Xylem
 
Title: Senior Software Test/Automation Engineer
 
Req #: 1000103556
 
Location: 639 Davis Drive, Morrisville, Wake, NC 27560
 
Duration: 3 months expected to be extended
 
Shift Hours: M-F, 40 hours/week
 
JOB SUMMARY:
 
The Role: Sensus, a Xylem brand, seeks to hire a Senior Software Test and Automation Engineer who will work in the engineering group to provide end-to-end System Integration Validation. Products include gas, water, and electric meters, Automatic Meter Infrastructure (AMI) smart points, in-home-displays, installation tools, head-end systems, and more. The candidate will also work closely with Product Development, System Test, and SW Engineering to insure the delivery of quality products to our customers.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES/PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
·         Create and execute comprehensive test plans for product and system verification
·         Develop and execute manual and automated test suite
·         Drive and help to establish best practices and testing processes
·         Ability to work closely with IT, hardware, software, and firmware engineers to assist in debugging, test, and development end-to-end smart grid technologies
·         Test all aspects of system including meter, base station, head end, and user interface behaviors
·         Ability to help develop, set up, and manage test environments
·         Ability to use statistical tools in solving problems
·         Considerable knowledge of IT, HW, FW, and SW test methodologies
·         Ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally
 
MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Minimum Qualifications:
 
·         Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science; or equivalent experience is required.
·         Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a system verification related field
·         Experience in System Integration of complex multi-product system networks with strong networking skills and IP interoperability background. (Prior exposure in smart grid applications and utilities would be a plus)
·         Prior experience in IP layer protocol solution integration required (IPv6, UDP, link and transport protocols)Ability to communicate effectively in writing, orally with both local and remote sites
·         Ability to identify and clearly document issues for resolution
·         Working knowledge of some or all of the following quality assurance methods: unit, integration, regression, and user interface testing, seapine test track, JIRA, testRail
·         Experience to determine if test automation should use commercial tools and/or custom scripts coupled with the ability to develop automated custom QA solutions
·         Familiarity with QA tools and techniques, bug tracking systems, test design and execution, test case management tools
·         Working knowledge of data networking and communications protocols especially as applied to radio networks and WAN (wide area networks) is desirable
·         SQL and Oracle database knowledge and experience with software configuration management is desirable
·         Understanding to Amazon web services
·         MongoDB, Kafka, Konfigurator, Swagger, Postman
·         REST API's
·         Modbus, canbus
·         Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment of engineers to meet aggressive goals and high quality standard
·         Must be team focused, excellent communicator and collaborative demonstrated experience working with cross functional teams
·         Demonstrated ability to have completed multiple, complex technical projects
 
Best,
Kushal Shah
APN Software Service INC
kushal@apninc.com

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