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one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Software Test Engineer I

Location: 

Northville, MI, US

Req ID 27161 | Northville, United States

  

Position Summary: The Software Test Engineer is responsible for ensuring the on-time development of reliable automatic transmissions controls through the execution of software testing, validation, documentation, and qualification activities, which ensure new or modified products are able to be manufactured, meet customer specifications, and maintain company standards. In addition, they will be serving as a technical liaison for software testing activities in order to support internal and external customers.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Develop and program test scripts for hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) automation.
  • Write test procedures and test protocols for vehicle and hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) tests.
  • Align software testing process with the design, test, and calibration engineering teams; support product development and customer activities in collaboration with global engineering teams.
  • Execute tests and develop documentation for all software test activities including the definition and analysis of test plans and test procedures.
  • Perform specialized testing analysis for manual and automated software tests on hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) and in the vehicle according to customer requirements and ZF standards.
  • Perform root cause analysis and error corrections of software-level problems; support root cause investigations and special testing activities to resolve test incidents as assigned through the open issues list.
  • Support and develop processes to improve the product quality and efficiency of the engineering process.
  • Ensure completion of all 8-Ds for testing-development issues.
  • Ensure departmental compliance with all ZF, environmental, and TS16949 policies and procedures.

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering 
  • 1-2 years of software test experience in a product development, testing, and/or manufacturing environment (includes co-op and/or internship experience)
  • Experience with scripting and/or programming language(s) (i.e. Python, C++, C#, etc.)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software
  • Ability to interface with cross-functional teams and all levels of personnel/management
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Able to work independently manage multiple responsibilities (i.e. self-starter, self-motivated)

 

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with data acquisition tools (e.g. ETAS INCA, CANalyzer, DiagRA etc.)
  • Experience with test automation (e.g. dSPACE Automation Desk, EXAM)
  • Experience with HIL systems (e.g. dSPACE)
  • Deep knowledge of the technical components and critical functions of an automatic transmission
  • ISTQB Software Tester Foundation Level Certificate

 

Be part of our ZF team as Software & System Test Engineer and apply now!

 

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Our Commitment to Diversity

ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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