Software Test Engineer

Triangle MicroWorks, Inc
Raleigh, North Carolina 27612
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  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Software Test Engineer (Raleigh, NC) Duties: Test software to target SCADA communication protocols by following specifications used in the electrical utilities industry. Test software by creating automated test scripts to test the user interface of communications gateways and test tools to verify requirements and defect corrections. Write manual test scripts with detailed instructions and expected results to test communications gateways and test tools. Use both written requirements and personal knowledge of the communications protocols and substation operation to craft the test scripts. Create written test plans incorporating both automated test scripts and manual test scripts using a test plan creation tool. Execute test plans to test software applications and communications libraries. Perform manual steps indicated in manual test cases and record results. Use automated software testing tools to execute automated test scripts and review the results of automated test scripts. Update written defect reports which have been marked as corrected by software engineers with the results of test script execution. Review QA checklists to prepare tested software for release to customers. Provide customer support related to product issues by setting up and using substation simulation software to emulate customer environment, communication traffic and recreate conditions of reported problems. Review user manuals and other product documentation for accuracy. Recommend changes for readability and markup corrections. Test software against instructions provided in user manuals. Write test fixtures and unit tests to verify low level communications libraries, verify conformance to published specifications. Write test software using a test framework such as NUnit test and integrate the test software into an automated test execution system.

 

Required: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering plus 5 years of experience in the job offered or related software testing position. Must have 3 years of experience working with at least one of the following SCADA communications protocols: DNP3, IEC 60870-5 or IEC 61850. Must have 1 year of experience testing industrial communications gateways.

 

In the alternate will accept 7 years of experience in the job offered or related software testing position. Must have 3 years of experience working with at least one of the following SCADA communications protocols: DNP3, IEC 60870-5 or IEC 61850. Must have 1 year of experience testing industrial communications gateways.

 

Submit resumes to: Triangle MicroWorks, Inc, 2840 Plaza Place, Suite 205, Raleigh, NC 27612, Attn: Jim Coats, President or via email to jcoats@trianglemicroworks.com. Must reference “Software Test Engineer” when applying.

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