Test Design Professional

Job Description

Position Title: Test Design Professional

Location: Peachtree Corners, GA

Position Overview:

Siemens Smart Infrastructure is looking for a Test Design Professional/ Development Engineer for their Electronics R&D department in the Electrical Products organization located in Peachtree Corners, GA. We are looking for a mid to entry level candidate with 3 – 5 years’ experience in test development, manufacturing test engineering and application software testing. The candidate will work in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary engineering design team consisting of design engineers (hardware, software, mechanical and test) to develop new smart and connected products in the field of electrical circuit protection, power distribution and monitoring in the department portfolio. This position will provide test design, development, and manufacturing engineering support from the concept phase to manufacturing of product.

This position requires the successful candidate to develop engineering and manufacturing test programs for applications such as advanced fault detection methodology in next generation protection devices. Other applications may include energy and power quality monitoring. The successful candidate shall have prior knowledge of hardware/software integration, National Instruments LabView and shall have the experience of using Python and available Python libraries/ APIs to create working solutions. The candidate shall have the knowledge and understanding to perform data analysis and provide well researched design ideas to the development team for future product implementations with test driven development approach. The successful candidate is expected to complete manufacturing support such as embedded programming of product in manufacturing environment, prototype verification in Lab and factory environment, support factory pre-production prototypes build, support the completion of various certifications required for the product (UL, CSA etc.).

The candidate will be required to convey the project status and test results to the development teams. They may be required to update the product performance to the organization and the senior management occasionally.

Our Culture:

At Siemens, we live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success. We trust and empower our leaders to act as owners, self-direct their teams and innovate to succeed. We communicate openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes. We recognize individual and team achievements frequently. We invest in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.

Who designs your future? You do. Working within our global company, you can design the career of your dreams. We have over 200 offices in 101 countries providing you the opportunity to see the world or stay in your own back yard.

Do you want to work for a company with innovating technologies? Can you see yourself learning, growing, and succeeding in this exciting position? If so, we'd like to meet you!


  • Write and review test design specifications for new product features.
  • Design and develop test automation hardware and software prototypes to evaluate new technology and assess feasibility.
  • Design, implement, review, integrate and test embedded system software and application software.
  • Develop software with a unit test driven methodology to ensure smooth integration cycles. Work with hardware team in hardware bring-up, test activities, debugging and support integrated validation efforts.
  • Lead development projects and interface with stakeholders and other engineers to define deliverables and integrate mechanical/electrical designs already in place.
  • Integrate third party applications and OEM components with designed product.
  • Follow innovative trends in product test engineering technology in keeping test automation components in products up to date with state-of-art technologies.
  • Conduct and participate in peer reviews to ensure product quality.
  • Ensure quality standards are maintained and help further a process driven environment.
  • Interact with internal and external development partners from a multi-cultural, global development team.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Education:

  1. Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or similar is required.
  2. 3 - 5 years of relevant hands-on experience in test design, development in engineering and manufacturing environments. Advanced degree (Master’s degree) can be substituted for industry experience.
  3. Understanding of embedded firmware, application software and test-driven development processes is required.
  4. Experience in National Instruments LabView is essential. LabVIEW Associate Developer Certification is a bonus.
  5. Knowledge of Python or similar test automation including Hardware in Loop is beneficial.
  6. Knowledge and Experience using MATLAB/SIMULINK is a bonus and converting analytical results into efficient product design.
  7. Experience working with multiple communication protocols (I2C, SPI, UART etc.) and industry standard security packages for secure firmware and data transfer between communicating devices.
  8. Experience working with industry standard programmers and debugging environments (JTAG etc.)
  9. Capability and willingness to travel (1-5%/year) domestically and must have the ability to travel outside of the United States of America.

Desired Skills:

  1. Knowledge of product requirements and design documentation tree is desired.
  2. Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills to communicate information effectively.
  3. Ability to convey ideas and concepts to a wide range of audiences including product management and engineers.
  4. Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment as part of a team.
  5. Experience with Embedded software design in C/C++ is a plus.
  6. Produce excellent results with minimal supervision, independently debug, optimize and able to test complex code base.
  7. Strong analytic and decision-making skills.
  8. Strong quality orientation and customer focus.
  9. Familiarity with hardware testing tools and hardware/software integration tools.
  10. Familiarity with software testing tools such as Unity, SonarQube etc.
  11. Familiarity with software version control such as GIT, Rational ClearCase etc.

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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