Software Test Engineer Prescan RT

Job Description

Simcenter Prescan is a mature and wide-spread simulation platform for virtual development and validation of (Highly) Automated Driving systems. Prescan is a physics-based simulation platform that is used in the automotive industry for development of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) that are based on sensor technologies such as radar, laser/lidar, camera and GPS. Prescan is also used for designing and evaluating vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communication applications as well as autonomous driving applications.

For the Prescan product suite we want to extend our team with a Software Test Engineer. We are looking for a motivated candidate who can represent the customer in our software testing process.

Job Responsibilities:

As part of the SCRUM team you will review functional requirements, create test cases to ensure the overall quality and you will help identify, analyze and document software bugs and software behavior that is inconsistent with stated user stories.

As Software Test Engineer you will be responsible for the analysis, reporting and communication of test results. You will assist in evaluating product defects reported by our customers and create, maintain and schedule automated test cases. You will become part of the Prescan Real-Time scrum team, which focuses on providing our Prescan product on real-time operating systems, e.g. to simulate Hardware and Software in the Loop systems (HiL/SiL).

Manual test cases may need to be executed if they cannot be automated, and you will contribute to improve test methods and strategies. In this role when necessary you will escalate test (quality) risks to management with possible mitigation activities.

Required Background & Education:

  • Education level: Master or Bachelor degree, preferably in mechanical engineering or similar (such as automotive or aerospace engineering).
  • Knowledge and working experience in technical software testing (>2 yrs).
  • Knowledge of Windows and Linux, and of real-time OSs.
  • Knowledge and experience with MATLAB/Simulink.
  • An adequate level of verbal and written English.
  • Background in the automotive market or Vehicle Dynamics (or similar) is a plus.
  • Knowledge software test automation or programming languages such as C#, C++, Python is a plus.
  • Agile development (SCRUM) experience is a plus.
  • ISTQB/TMAP (foundation) certification is a plus.


We are looking for someone who is a team player with excellent communication skills, an analytical mindset and someone who is not afraid to back down from new challenges.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Netherlands B.V.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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