Embedded Software Test Automation Engineer

Location: Dayton, OH
Date Posted: 06-12-2017
Lighthouse Technologies, Inc. is a top ranked IT Services Company.  We provide Software Testing, Quality Management and Oracle E-Business Consulting Services to our valued customers.  As a professional services company, we focus on hiring smart, experienced individuals with a variety of expertise and we are growing! 
We are currently seeking an Embedded Software Test Automation Engineer to join our organization in the Dayton area.
Position Overview: 
As an Embedded Software Test Automation Engineer you will be responsible for test planning, test case generation and test execution utilizing analysis, construction, and execution techniques that are unique to the industrial automation problem and - in some cases - unlike processes used anywhere else in the industry. You will define and build system test environments that push the limits of the product capabilities in all product families: Logix, networking, functional safety, motion control, HMI, and manufacturing information system. 
  • You will learn to deploy and utilize the most sophisticated real-time firmware debugging equipment and tools available today
  • In this position, you will be a key player in ensuring that developed products are robust, defect free, meet performance requirements, and are within total quality management standards
  • You become part of a team that believes in knowledge sharing and collaboration and that is committed to using reliable and well-thought-out test engineering practices and technology to overcome any challenges
Principal Functions:
  • Performs routine system testing utilizing existing test collateral and test cases
  • Responsible for reporting any issues identified and documenting test results for follow-up with the development team to characterize any issues found
  • Develops new test collateral - mostly control system applications - and test cases in response to new product or system requirements
  • Evaluates, challenges, and researches viable solutions by seeking input from subject matter experts to ensure recommendations and decisions are being made during all phases of product development
  • Establishes a timeline for assigned tasks/projects and can track and report progress as well as meet deadlines
  • Utilize test tools and methods to ensure full system test coverage is attained
  • Other duties as assigned 
Minimum Qualifications:
  • PLC programming experience
  • 5+ years of control system and manufacturing automation experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must exhibit good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
Desired Qualifications 
  • 2+ years of experience in Software Testing, Product Testing, Firmware Testing, Software Development, Applications Engineering work, System Integration or Field Service work, or other Testing/Quality Assurance role, especially in the area of industrial products
  • Experience/knowledge in software/firmware engineering
  • Experience with automation products or other industrial safety control equipment
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