Software Test Architect - Verification & Validation of Intelligent Systems

Job Description

We are seeking a Test Architect in the field of Software Verification and Validation with specific focus on Intelligent Systems. In this role, you will collaborate with product managers, developers, quality assurance engineers, architects, data scientists, and site reliability engineers to apply and tailor state-of-the-art test methodologies to ensure the delivery of industrial-grade quality products. The focus of the role will be to develop automation test frameworks and to improve test techniques for (intelligent) software-intensive systems which is reflected by patents and publications in journals and conferences. It is expected that the person is experienced to deep dive into technical details of complex and intelligent system to create and execute a test strategy that accelerates the customers development cycles.

The Challenge:
  • Perform research, development, and consulting projects in close teamwork with colleagues, customers, and universities.
  • Review and assess test strategies of Siemens businesses to identify and turn weaknesses into opportunities to apply advanced test technologies.
  • Develop new test automation concepts and proof their efficiency and effectiveness by prototype implementations.
  • Design, develop and maintain test architectures and test interfaces to provide adequate testing infrastructures and test environments.
  • Apply testing Standards and present and articulate newly advanced test methodologies.
  • Document achieved test enhancements and their technical realization in a publishable and patentable form.
  • Provide technical leadership to the team, collaborators and customers regarding state-of-the-art software testing methods, tools, and trends
  • Acquire and lead projects, identify high-impact research topics in software testing and present proposals, concepts, and results to collaborators and customers.

The Candidate:

Qualified candidates will have:

  • MS in computer science, electrical engineering or related discipline with 3+ years of relevant experience. PhD preferred.
  • Strong background in verification and validation of large and complex software systems
  • Experience in a test architect or equivalent role in an industrial context.
  • Familiarity with specification-based, structural-based and experience-based test design approaches
  • Understanding of continuous integration and deployment methodologies, pipelines, and tools.
  • Ability to create clear, concise, detail-oriented test strategies and test architectures from formal to informal specifications.
  • Knowledge of object-oriented analysis, object-oriented design, and object-oriented programming
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (verbal & written) skills in English a must.
  • A publication record in high profile peer-reviewed journals and conferences is desired but not required.
  • Where permitted by applicable law, Siemens may require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 based on job requirements, and in accordance with an accommodation based on legally protected reasons

Successful candidate must be able to work with controlled technology in accordance with US Export Control Law. US Export Control laws and applicable regulations govern the distribution of strategically important technology, services and information to foreign nationals and foreign countries. Siemens may require candidates under consideration for employment opportunities to submit information regarding citizenship status to allow the organization to comply with specific US Export Control laws and regulations. Additional information on the US Export Control laws & regulations can be found on

About Us

Siemens Technology employees are passionate about applied research. We create technology with purpose that benefits society - more agile and productive factories, more intelligent and efficient buildings and grids, more reliable and sustainable transportation. Our work powers Siemens products and is regularly featured in patents and publications. We operate in a global ecosystem focused on innovation, partnering with our customers, businesses, government agencies, and leading academic institutions on highly visible projects where collaboration is key.

Our people continuously develop their talents, are curious, and are not afraid to take risks in pursuit of technological innovation. A strong learning culture empowers employees at Siemens Technology to own their growth and development.

We know that diversity fuels innovation and drives business success. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment, where diversity of thought, culture, and experience is seen as our greatest strength. This is what brings our best ideas to life.

We take pride in bringing our best selves to work every day, prioritizing individual health, work-life blend, and flexibility.

At Siemens Technology, the success of our employees drives our success.


Organization: Technology

Company: Siemens Corporation

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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