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Embedded Software Test Engineer

Eindhoven, The Netherlands


Our client is an important outsourcing company with global presence and attending the biggest high-tech industries in Brainport. Of course you know Silicon Valley, but in the Netherlands we have Brainport and its High-Tech Campus. This is undoubtedly one of the most exciting places to work in the world. Brainport’s many high tech manufacturing companies are employing over 11.000 people from all over the world.


Besides interesting work, Holland offers a very good work life balance. According to the OECD people living in the Netherlands are some of the happiest in the world.


The Software Test Engineer is active in the verification and validation of the software and applications running on the embedded systems. Test scope includes functional testing, platform testing, network management and diagnostics. The test designs are made against the requirements set for the relevant system. The test cases are managed in the Quality Center. The test execution is carried out on hardware-in-the-loop systems.

You work in a multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary and highly dynamic environment for various projects. You cooperate daily with the verification engineers and on a frequent basis with project development stakeholders, such as software and hardware engineers and project lead engineers. You report to the Supervisor of the Verification group within the Verification & Support department.

The Embedded Engineering Department is the center for development of embedded systems in the trucks for both powertrain and vehicle domains. The verification group is responsible for the design and development of test procedures required to determine if the product works as expected before it is delivered to the customer.


  • Technical education at Bachelor/Master level in Mechanics, Automotive, Electronics, Computer Science or comparable

  • Strong technical skills in the powertrain domain

  • Knowledge of embedded software design processes (according the V-cycle)

  • Experience in embedded software testing (minimum of 2-3 years of test experience)

  • Knowledge of test techniques (ISTQB is an asset)

  • Experience with requirement management

  • Experience with HP QualityCenter

  • Good problem solving and debugging skills

  • Understanding of Matlab/Simulink

  • Knowledge of model-based design techniques is preferred

  • Demonstrated communication skills, professionalism, result and customer orientation

  • Experience in test automation is a plus

  • Experience with scrum/agile is a plus


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