Test Engineering Manager

5 - 7 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/31/17
Louisville, KY
5 - 7 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/31/17


Responsible for leading the test engineering team to define and implement testing strategies, plans, and procedures for Wabtec Railway Electronics (WRE), a leading supplier of technology-based products and services for the rail and transit industries. This position reports to the Director of Engineering and is part of a team responsible for delivery and support of data communications products supporting freight and transit systems. The successful candidate is comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment. They must be highly motivated and committed to delivering results.


  • Supervise Wabtec’s Louisville office, which is a product testing and support facility.
  • Audit and enforce safe work practices for the office.
  • Coordinate test team activities to meet quality objectives and project milestones.
  • Support the development of project schedules by estimating test needs and effort.
  • Work closely with project teams to develop test plans that meet project goals.
  • Define test cases, including functional, performance, load, etc.
  • Execute test cases, analyze results, and document defects using defect tracking system.
  • Responsible for maintaining the test lab, planning for hardware and software needs.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of quality control policies and procedures.
  • Conduct peer reviews of test artifacts and records.
  • Communicate project status to project teams and management.
  • Travel, when necessary, for customer Factory Acceptance Testing and other business.


  • Passionate about Quality with knowledge of relevant standards and best practices.
  • Innovative problem solver that exhibits a positive, energetic attitude.
  • Strong debugging and troubleshooting skills.
  • A strong understanding of general network design principles including TCP/IP and UDP. Experience using Wireshark is preferred.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills; ability to articulate clearly and concisely.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Proficient in Microsoft™ Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio to support the development of test plans and other project documentation.
  • Self-motivated with proven ability to work independently.
  • Team player that works well with others.
  • Works efficiently and productively with remote teams and team members.
  • Ability to develop high level of credibility and strong positive relationships with customers, peers and management.
  • Results-oriented with a clear focus on quality.
  • High degree of attention to detail.
  • Ability to travel 10% of the time.
  • Valid state issued Driver’s License.

Education, Experience and Knowledge Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in information systems, computer science, electricalengineering, or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience delivering and/or supporting production software in an enterprise-class environment.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience leading test engineering teams.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience using Agile/Scrum approach to software development.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience in evaluation, specification, procurement, installation, and maintenance of computer and networking equipment.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience developing software.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience using Microsoft Visual Studio Team Services.
  • Knowledge of railroad system operations or communications systems is preferred but not required.

ID 2017-3279

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