Senior Test Engineer (Embedded Systems)

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Exafore is a privately owned software company specializing in location technology solutions and services. What makes us unique is that we have lots of different customer projects, but we are also developing Exafore Horizon, our indoor positioning system product. Our services range from extending existing systems to greenfield development but our work is always related to embedded systems or positioning technologies.

Our offices are located in Hermia business park in Tampere. The company was established in 2015 and today we have a growing team of 30 exaforeans with 5 different nationalities. If you want to be part of an enthusiastic team that builds high quality state-of-the-art software for GNSS receivers and other systems, we are the one for you!

 

We are searching for a SENIOR TEST ENGINEER with embedded systems specialty to join our team in Tampere in autumn 2021 or earlier!

 

Testing and test automation at Exafore

In this position you will work closely with our software engineers and customers to prioritize bugs and expedite solutions. You will be a key person in ensuring that new software features and releases are high quality tested code. Your typical working day could include some of the following things:

  • Developing and implementing test cases and test automation to verify software functionality and performance against requirements
  • Executing tests for feature verification, regression testing, performance analysis etc.
  • Preparing test specifications and test reports, including test metrics
  • Co-operating with the software development teams in the investigation, diagnosis and reporting of test findings using agile practices

Your first project and tasks will depend on your experience, preferences and our current project situation. Most exaforeans start their Exafore journey by working on the development of our indoor positioning system product. Exafore Horizon is ultra-wideband (UWB) radio technology based real time system, with embedded components implemented in C and server side in Python. The system measures the distance between base stations and tags. You can also start your employment relationship with us by working on a customer project. Our customer projects are related to GPS/GNSS, Bluetooth positioning, IoT, telecommunication systems, heavy vehicles and other high-tech embedded systems.

We are focusing on test automation development with Python in our product development. Python and Robot Framework are both quite commonly used in our customer projects. Manual testing has also important role in our testing activities. For example, we may want to collect accurate location data manually by walking around our office or driving around the city.

This position requires your presence at our offices since you will be working using customers’ hardware and our full-blown system setup on our premises. The work may be done at customer site in Tampere area also. We are paying special attention to safety during the COVID-19.

 

What do you need to succeed in this position?

  • Strong software development skills in Python language
  • Experience in software testing according Agile methodologies
  • Experience with different tools and technologies like Robot Framework, Python and Git
  • Experience in creating and executing test scenarios for embedded devices

 

What can Exafore offer you?

  • Chance to develop your skills and learn new things by working on cutting-edge technology solutions and interacting with experienced team members
  • International working environment with flat hierarchy
  • Flexibility in e.g. working hours
  • Everyone’s support and caring culture
  • Competitive pay: the salaries that we pay to our employees are well above the software industry average in Finland

 

How can you join our team?

Our recruitment process includes two to three rounds of discussions with our People & Culture Specialist and your future colleagues in positioning field. One of these discussions is more technical and it includes a demonstration of your technical skills. You can apply for the position by LinkedIn Easy Apply function or approach us through our career pages. We look forward to hearing from you!

Unfortunately, the pandemic has forced us to focus our recruitments mainly on people who live already in Finland. When the COVID-19 situation gets better, we will continue to hire people from other countries who are interested in relocating to Finland.

 

Buzzwords

#embeddedsystems #testautomation #python #robotframework

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Technical Role

Tampere

Hermiankatu 6-8 D
33720 Tampere Directions

Our organizational culture

Exafore is an agile and innovative organization with self-organizing teams and individuals. We all have the possibility to have an impact on Exafore’s way of working.

At Exafore people are encouraged to develop their skills and create better solutions together. We are experienced professionals in our field and committed to our work.

Our goal is to make daily work as smooth and efficient as possible so that we can focus on things that matter.

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