Test Automation Engineer

Posted 2 months ago by Anthon Byberg
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Job Description

For our client Volvo Cars we are looking for a Test Automation Engineer.
What Volvo Cars offers
Volvo Cars’ vision and strategy are to maximize the attractiveness of owning and using a Volvo, make all cars connected and provide a continuously enhanced experience for both new and existing cars.

The mission within this department is to enable remote functions globally to contribute to the overall connected experience.
Volvo Cars builds, provides, and operates a highly secure run-time ecosystem for functions and applications serving connected cars, and their users. They aim to optimize functional and organic growth by using cutting edge standards from Car Connectivity Consortium® together with cloud services, the latest technology from phone OEMs and connectivity.
This new way of using your phone as the key for your car will opens up for a new connected experience.
The journey into the future starts here.

What you will do
In the new domain of digital key and approach the phone will become the primary key for your car. This will of course in turn make it crucial that quality and stability is top notch.

Are you a tech savvy tester in the automation domain with a long background in writing tests and planning test activities, is a person who can see the big picture and dig into end-to-end testcases and really enjoys adding quality on a solution level then read further and see the fantastic possibilities in this role. When they say testing, they mean automation in rig in this case.

As an Automation tester you will work close with development teams including the current team of manual testers.
You will be implementing and running tests of the embedded software with included in CI. The system is built on embedded software, hardware and wireless connecting to cloud. And yes Volvo Cars will test on real mobile devices and cars as well. The test scenarios are… well you tell if you are up for it. They have not even talked about the approach scenarios which will be the next fun part in development. This role is a core competence in the future team build and you can expect a lot of fun in the journey towards the connected experience.
The role might include travelling so this should be expected.

You and your background
Volvo Cars sees that you have some background as automation tester both on hardware as well as software since this will be part of the tasks.
Experience as developer and/or manual tester is preferred.
You have relevant education in test or development and at the same time really think that exploratory testing is an important way forward. The field of development is very tech heavy but the test cases also need to be based in user experience.

Top Skills
Test case execution
Result documentation
Test rig setup and testing
Documented experience in automated testing and CI
Programming knowledge for creating automated tests
Python programming
Pipeline experience
Experience from automotive
CAN bus experience
Fault tracing and debugging experience

Personal qualities
Have a meticulous attitude
Have sense of time and being goal oriented
Good communication skills; the ability to share results verbally as well as in writing in a clear, concise manner to both technical specialists and people without technical knowledge
Strong collaboration skills
Structured and analytical way of taking on tasks and performing on a daily basis in a result oriented way