Test Engineer

Job Description

The Siemens, Johnson City, TN Research & Development team has an opportunity for a professional Test Engineer.   

"Are you ready to verify and validate factory automation equipment for machines and systems that safely automate our world?"

Position Overview

The position participates in analyzing, developing, implementing processes, technologies, and systems for the testing of automation products. May work with hardware and software design to perform fault insertion tests or development tests of prototype products. The Integration Test Engineer contractor reports to the Engineering Manager / Project Leader working on Functional Safety projects and works directly with integration test team.


Performs integration tests, assists with development of test automation and scripts, and builds test set ups.

Assists with developing test automation and scripts.

Participates in software and hardware test development.

Participates in preparing reports and analyzing technical issues.

Reviews standards, specifications and other documents to support implementation of tests.

Able to write design documents, test procedures and test reports, and rapidly gain proficiency in the use of Enterprise Architect for design documentation.

Gain an understanding of steps to become a certified software tester.

Needs to solve assigned, non-routine tasks, to contribute to projects or assignments, or to support development of guidelines, methods, tools, or business processes. Independently performs basic tasks and functions. Seeks advice and guidance from others on non-routine or problem areas.

Participates in quality and process improvements.

Ability to participate and adhere to project schedules and requirements.


Education: BSEE, BSCE, or BSCS

0-3 years successful experience in a test role or related technical product development area with basic understanding of test concepts.

Proficient use of typical electronics laboratory equipment. Able to operate oscilloscope and interpret traces.

Able to read schematics and find nodes on test boards

Capable of improving test efficiency through learning and automation

Demonstrates good interpersonal, communication (verbal and written), and teamwork skills.

Understanding and adherence to practices defined in IEC 61508 and ISO 13849 is a plus.

Familiarity with embedded systems - including PLCs and I/O modules is a plus

Familiarity with Automation engineering system like Siemens TIA Portal - including Fundamental LAD and SCL language programming, is a plus.

Familiarity with programming in C# and Visual Studio is a plus.

5% domestic or international travel.

Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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