Test Automation Professional for Smart Buildings

Job Description

In our projects we support applying of the best practices for software development. As our products are safety related, test automation is one of them. We are looking for a tester for smart buildings projects with HW affinity. You will be working in a Scrum (SAFe) team which closely collaborates with teams in Switzerland, USA and China on a fire safety system.

In this role you will be responsible for:
• Test specification of system and solution level test cases for fire detection systems based on requirements and feature description of expected functionality
• Test execution of manual system and solution level test cases
• Understanding the functionality of low-level firmware and embedded software
• Understanding HW related functionality and expected effects, away of the pure software aspect of testing
• Scripting of automated test cases based on existing manual test cases at system and solution level
• Writing of defects with specific failure information to enable implementation of bug fixes
• Verification of solved defects
• Direct communication with developers to support reproducibility and analysis of defects
• Collaboration in planning of test activities within the agile planning context
• Freestyle testing based on gathered know-how and experience.

We expect:
• Good understanding of testing principles (preferable ISTQB certified tester)
• Scripting (Python) or basic/intermediate application programming skills (C#, C++, Java)
• Electronics know-how on a basic / intermediate level
• Know-how of test and defect management tools (preferable Jazz environment)
• Know-how on agile practices (preferably on SAFe framework)
• “Hands-on” personality, somebody who can also setup a complete HW infrastructure which fits specific testing needs
• Analytical skills to enable effective risk-based testing decisions
• Good knowledge of English

Nice to have skills:
• German
• Implementation of simple electronic circuits needed for testing


• Successful, stable, but innovative company, which makes real impact

• Newest technologies, all projects runs in agile methodology (we use SAFe)

• Great team (hard to explain in words, let`s meet us and see 😊)

• We support trainings, cerfications and development internally and externally with individual 

        approach based on your needs and requests. We attend also international conferences (e.g. 


• Flexible working hours

• 2 days of home office per week in non covid world (currently we are working from home)

• 3 Sick days per year

• Bridge days (additional paid leave to our legal vacation allowance) from 4 to 9 days per year

• Sick leave compensation to 100% of salary – 20 days p.a.

• Cafeteria system - Benefit plus

• Work-life balance – stable quartal planning cyclus

• Childbirth bonus, maternity leave bonus, work anniversary present

• Additional pension savings (3. pilier)

• Team building program - offsite meeting, Christmas party, extra budget for team building 


• Siemens Share Matching Program

• Employee`s loans

• Referral program

• Company free parking 

• Discount of monthly fee from our telecom provider for employees and their family member

Salary: From 1600€ brutto / month + variable bonus 

*We are required by law to disclose basic wage component (minimum salary) for the advertised positions. We carefully consider your professional qualifications and experience in our compensation package and/or when offering you other positions. Our goal is to pay our employee's fairly, with regard to the market situation and we are ready to welcome high-quality candidates in our team.


Organization: Advanta

Company: Siemens s.r.o.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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