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Software Quality Assurance Engineer (SISW)

Job Description

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

At Siemens we are always challenging ourselves to build a better future.  We need the most innovative and diverse Digital Minds to develop tomorrow’s reality.  Find out more about the Digital world of Siemens here:  www.siemens.com/careers/digitalminds

As a member of the HEEDS development team, test analysts participate in all aspects of the product release process. In release planning, test analysts develop a test plan and schedule for validating new features. During the development cycle test analysts are collaborating with the development team on feature readiness and defect tracking. They also review acceptance criteria and identify opportunities to improve the product robustness and code coverage. Test analysts coordinate all validation activities to prepare the product for customer delivery.  The quality assurance team has primary responsibility for product robustness. As a test analyst you will perform both manual and automated testing. Some test automation maintenance will be necessary. While you do not need to be a strong coder to be successful in this job, some Python or similar experience will be an advantage. To be most effective the successful candidate will have a working knowledge of computer aided engineering (CAE), and preferably have some experience with one or more popular industry tools (such as Star-CCM+, Simcenter 3D, Abaqus, LS-DYNA, Autodesk products, or similar). We are looking for test analysts that are highly motivated, strong communicators, personable, and respectful when dealing with others.

Job responsibilities:

  • Participate in the feature design meetings to help create the test plan for new features
  • Execute the test plan with both automated and manual testing to ensure robust implementation of new features
  • Write bug reports for discovered defects; validate resolution
  • Evaluate potential for new test cases to enhance code coverage as part of our continuous improvement commitment
  • Create detailed documentation for the test cases
  • Follow established quality assurance processes

Required qualifications:

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science and/or an Engineering discipline
  • CAE experience, or experience with CAD (e.g. NX, CATIA, Creo, STAR-CCM+, Nastran, Amesim, LSDYNA, Dymola, etc.)
  • Experience with TestLink, HP ALM, or some other test case repository
  • Experience with Redmine, JIRA, Mingle, or another issue management system
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Jenkins or Hudson
  • Experience with Python
  • Working knowledge of Windows\Windows Server Operating Systems
  • Working knowledge of Linux Operating Systems
  • Experience with Agile development practices
  • Experience using virtual machines 



Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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