GPS Software Test Engineer

Confidential Company  •  Torrance, CA

Less than 5 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/01/18 by Cynet EngineeringTeam
Confidential Company
Torrance, CA
Less than 5 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/01/18 Cynet EngineeringTeam

Job Title: GPS Software Test Engineer - Direct Hire / Full Time / Perm 

Job Location: Torrance, CA

Job Type: Full Time / Perm / Direct Hire + Benefits

?US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time.?

Job Description:

Duties:

  • Performs basic product design, testing and/or analysis work for a defined portion of a project. 
  • Operates in a team environment, providing input to design solutions and participating in design reviews. 
  • Develops recommendations within established guidelines; work and decisions are reviewed by supervisors before implementation. 
  • Duties: Applies existing applications to routine problems. 
  • Produces and/or evaluates possible design solutions to improve cost, quality and performance based on specialized knowledge of engineering applications. 
  • This may include possible involvement of other functional engineers, supply management and/or supplier personnel. 
  • Analyzes assignments and determines engineering specifications which must be fulfilled for routine problems or projects. 
  • Compiles and furnishes necessary information (engineering decisions and reports of pertinent design analyses data) to document the design solution required for building of prototypes and adoption of the design with possible involvement of other functional engineers, supply management and/or supplier personnel. 
  • Learns and applies company engineering policies and practices; learns company products. 
  • Executes test or analysis plan for product verification and validation. 

Required Skill Set:

  • As a GPS Software Test Engineer for John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group located in Torrance, CA, you will provide Software Engineering test and validation of John Deere's line of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receivers. 
  • This will include validation of advanced navigation algorithms, baseband performance and configuration for all GNSS receiver testing. 

What You'll Do: 

  • Provide Software Engineering Test and verification of John Deere's line of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receivers. 
  • Work with Software Engineering to define test setup and metrics, standardize test plans, and data analysis tools. 
  • Provide detailed requirements for future workflow improvements. 
  • Coordinate and review test results from team member tasks, which includes periodic bug review meetings to ensure software development and program/product management understand issues clearly. 
  • Provide daily assistance and guidance for team on scheduled tasks/bugs, which may involve working with non-technical team members in order to understand customer faced issues. 
  • Diagnose and solve software defects. 
  • Understand Global Positioning System concepts and fundamentals through directed work assignments and training material for self and fellow team members. 
  • Direct technical contribution through engineering validation, test plan creation and tool development and simulator testing. 
  • Perform product verification in lab environment and in dynamic test vehicles. 

What It Takes Ideally the candidate will have: 

  • Bachelor?s Degree in ElectricalEngineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Geomatics, or equivalent experience in a related career field. 
  • 1+ year of job experience in GNSS receiver testing. 
  • 2+ years of experience with test plan creation and execution. 
  • 2+ years of experience with software development life cycle and reporting/tracking software defects 
  • Experienceworking with Matlab, Python, C/C++, or other programming language. 
  • Experienceworking with validation and/or verification testing of requirements, system and regression-level testing. 
  • Demonstrated effective analytical, reporting, & presentation skills. A strong candidate will also have: 
  • Experience with software tools, such as Microsoft Project, Team Foundation Server, or Rally. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc). 
  • Experience with Agile Software Development methodology. 

Position Requirements: 

  • Bachelor?s Degree in ElectricalEngineering, Computer Science, Geomatics, or equivalent experience in a related career field. 
  • 1+ year of job experience in GNSS receiver testing and test plan creation or equivalent experience. 
  • Experienceworking with Matlab, Python, C/C++, or other programming language. Demonstrated analytical, reporting, & presentation skills. 
  • Experience with software tools, such as Microsoft Project, Team Foundation Server, or Rally.

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