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Firmware Test Engineer - Firmware

Job Description


Our customer in Milwaukee, WI is seeking an experienced  contract HVAC Controller Test Engineer to fill a 12 month plus assignment.

Develop test cases and/or plans, execute tests or automated scripts, document the results of tests, and monitor the status of tests.

Develop and set up the appropriate test equipment, automated scripts and create any required building automation programs to perform the testing.

Other activities would  include detecting anomalies and verifying that anomalies have been resolved.

May become specialized in test case authoring, development of test-ware or other specific test-related activities.

1.  Perform product testing including:
    a)   Develop high level and detailed Product Test Strategies and/or Plans from Product Specifications, Design Documents and interfacing with Development Engineers. Incorporate the appropriate industry standards into the new product and employ reuse as often as possible.
    b)   Obtain, setup and maintain all test equipment required for Product Testing, develop any required test-ware programs needed to perform the testing and automate test activities wherever and whenever possible.
    c)   Execute integration, system, acceptance or automated tests, document the results, and monitor the status of all tests. This includes creating scripts for automated tests, detecting defects, submitting defect reports, and verifying that the defects have been resolved.
    d)   Set and keep schedules. May coordinate test activities with various support from other departments to ensure timely project completion. Advise management, in a timely fashion, of any factors affecting test status.
   e)   Maintain the highest standards and awareness of software quality. Develop test strategies and/or plans using applicable standards, tools and reporting methods.
   f)   Provide technical assistance to other areas such as Hardware Engineering, Manufacturing, Marketing and Quality Assurance.

2.  Adhere to and provide recommendations on procedures, policies, standards, environments and equipment that are related to new product development. This would include department procedures, applicable Quality Assurance, CMMI and ISO policies.

3.   Make technical recommendations that positively affect the direction of a project and the department and increase both personal and team efficiency and productivity. 



Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications
•   BS degree or equivalent experience required.
•   Minimum two years experience within a control engineering background. (This is characterized by application of systems using building automation and other competitive controls.)
•   Solid understanding of manual testing methodologies and techniques. Must demonstrate the ability to write, execute, and report status for functional, integration, system, and performance tests.
•   Capable of working within a team of diverse testers to qualify a product with the highest level of quality and integrity.
•   Experience interacting with and testing hardware, firmware, and software components during the product development and product maintenance lifecycle.
•   Experience automating tests or interacting with components at both embedded firmware and software level. Candidate must have the ability to write automated test scripts using modern automated test frameworks and scripting languages including HP Quality Center, HP Quick Test Pro, Python, Matlab, and Visual Basic.
•   Excellent communication skills are required.
•   Familiarity with Microsoft Office products is required.

Desired Qualifications
•   An understanding of modern engineering principles is desired.
•   Communications, networking, and systems integration or building automation experience is highly preferred.
•   Familiar with hardware diagnostic tools such as oscilloscopes, digital multi-meters, and function generators.
•   Practical experience performing testing on large projects comprised of both software and embedded firmware is highly desired.
•   Knowledge of building automation applications is a plus; knowledge of BACnet protocol is a plus.
•   Solid understanding of automated test approach in projects and products that contain hardware, firmware, and software components

Please send your resume for consideration
Thanks

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Location Milwaukee, WI
Employment Type Contractor
Pay Type Hour
Pay Rate $0.00 - $5.00 /Hour
Store Type Other
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Company Overview

Column Engineering

Column Engineering has been in business since January 1, 2000 and was formed to provide software, hardware and mechanical engineering consulting services to the Midwest engineering community. Column Engineering is staffed by experienced engineers capable of solving customer concerns related to the design, implementation and testing of computer-based systems. Learn More

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Milwaukee, WI
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630-515-6618
630-271-1541
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Milwaukee, WI
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Hour
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Job Description


Our customer in Milwaukee, WI is seeking an experienced  contract HVAC Controller Test Engineer to fill a 12 month plus assignment.

Develop test cases and/or plans, execute tests or automated scripts, document the results of tests, and monitor the status of tests.

Develop and set up the appropriate test equipment, automated scripts and create any required building automation programs to perform the testing.

Other activities would  include detecting anomalies and verifying that anomalies have been resolved.

May become specialized in test case authoring, development of test-ware or other specific test-related activities.

1.  Perform product testing including:
    a)   Develop high level and detailed Product Test Strategies and/or Plans from Product Specifications, Design Documents and interfacing with Development Engineers. Incorporate the appropriate industry standards into the new product and employ reuse as often as possible.
    b)   Obtain, setup and maintain all test equipment required for Product Testing, develop any required test-ware programs needed to perform the testing and automate test activities wherever and whenever possible.
    c)   Execute integration, system, acceptance or automated tests, document the results, and monitor the status of all tests. This includes creating scripts for automated tests, detecting defects, submitting defect reports, and verifying that the defects have been resolved.
    d)   Set and keep schedules. May coordinate test activities with various support from other departments to ensure timely project completion. Advise management, in a timely fashion, of any factors affecting test status.
   e)   Maintain the highest standards and awareness of software quality. Develop test strategies and/or plans using applicable standards, tools and reporting methods.
   f)   Provide technical assistance to other areas such as Hardware Engineering, Manufacturing, Marketing and Quality Assurance.

2.  Adhere to and provide recommendations on procedures, policies, standards, environments and equipment that are related to new product development. This would include department procedures, applicable Quality Assurance, CMMI and ISO policies.

3.   Make technical recommendations that positively affect the direction of a project and the department and increase both personal and team efficiency and productivity. 



Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications
•   BS degree or equivalent experience required.
•   Minimum two years experience within a control engineering background. (This is characterized by application of systems using building automation and other competitive controls.)
•   Solid understanding of manual testing methodologies and techniques. Must demonstrate the ability to write, execute, and report status for functional, integration, system, and performance tests.
•   Capable of working within a team of diverse testers to qualify a product with the highest level of quality and integrity.
•   Experience interacting with and testing hardware, firmware, and software components during the product development and product maintenance lifecycle.
•   Experience automating tests or interacting with components at both embedded firmware and software level. Candidate must have the ability to write automated test scripts using modern automated test frameworks and scripting languages including HP Quality Center, HP Quick Test Pro, Python, Matlab, and Visual Basic.
•   Excellent communication skills are required.
•   Familiarity with Microsoft Office products is required.

Desired Qualifications
•   An understanding of modern engineering principles is desired.
•   Communications, networking, and systems integration or building automation experience is highly preferred.
•   Familiar with hardware diagnostic tools such as oscilloscopes, digital multi-meters, and function generators.
•   Practical experience performing testing on large projects comprised of both software and embedded firmware is highly desired.
•   Knowledge of building automation applications is a plus; knowledge of BACnet protocol is a plus.
•   Solid understanding of automated test approach in projects and products that contain hardware, firmware, and software components

Please send your resume for consideration
Thanks

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