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Lead Software Test Engineer
Auburn Hills, MI

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$110,000 - $125,000 / yr

Lead Software Test Engineer

Auburn Hills, MI


Job Summary of the Lead Software Test Engineer

Our client, a leading name in ADAS technology development, is looking for Lead Software Test Engineer who will be responsible for the integration and qualification-level test specification design, reviewing test execution, and test reporting for all assigned projects based on the Requirements, Architecture and Detailed Design with in a project.  This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to work in a leadership capacity without losing the hands-on technical aspects of their work.  

This is a full-time, direct hire role with one of the world’s leading providers of innovative automotive technologies. They offer an opportunity to work on the industry’s premier active driving projects, along with multiple growth paths for the future.


Responsibilities of the Lead Software Test Engineer

  • Lead the test plan development and test cases for bench tests.
  • Establishes and aligns the Software Test Plan based on the Master Test Plan & Strategy.
  • Ensures feasibility of the Software testing activities.
  • Ensures the application of the project test strategy in Software test teams (incl. Software Test Process).
  • Defines and deploys the Software Test Resources (Engineers & Environment) as per Deployment Plan.
  • Supports the design of the Software Test Environment.
  • Approves the Software Test Specification.
  • Freezes the content of the Software smoke test with cross functional team discussion.
  • Provides a Software Test Report, to be shared also with FuSa.
  • Closes the Software test activities.
  • Defines, tracks and reports of KPIs (Software Test Status) in his/her area of responsibility.
  • Continuously identifies areas for improvement, defines measures and ensures implementation in his/her area of responsibility.
  • Develop and release all relevant verification engineering deliverables in compliance with Global Product Engineering Process (GPEP) and customer expectations.


Qualifications of the Lead Software Test Engineer

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Electrical, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field.
  • Experience: 7+ years in SW Testing
  • Expertise in verification/ testing, debug & Triage and test automation.
  • Experience in Designing, implementing, and automating high quality test code (C/Python a must)
  • Knowledge of Test Management and Strategy for Integration and Qualification Testing
  • Demonstrate strong understanding of ASPICE/ ISO-26262 process and follow ASPICE/ ISO-26262 process for software test and establish test criteria and bi-direction traceability between software architecture design, interface specification, requirements, and test cases.
  • Experience diagnosing HW/SW interactions
  • Experience developing Test Automation Systems/Frameworks.
  • Strong Knowledge of Integration and Qualification Test Tools, ex. Cantata, VectorCAST
  • Knowledge of Vector Tools like CANoe, vTestStudio, CANape
  • Experience on data acquisition systems (analog and digital data filtering and logging) and post processing of information
  • Basic knowledge of Development and Debuggers Tools
  • Basic understanding of Electrical Schematics
  • Knowledge of AUTOSAR Fundamentals (e.g. base vs. application software, software component vs. compositions, etc.)
  • Basic understanding of Real Time Operating Systems Concepts.
  • Basic knowledge of SAP, PLM/ALM tools (i.e. PTC Tool Suite)


Compensation of the Lead Software Test Engineer
Salary Range- $110,000-125,000 /year

Location: Auburn Hills, MI
Type:  Direct
Travel:  Minimal
Relocation Assistance:  Subject to review
Visa Sponsorship: H1B transfers only (or TN)

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