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Software Test Engineer Lead

Company: MTS Systems
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Company Description Smart People Smart Ideas Smart Choice A thriving environment for learning, innovation and growth. Why do so many people join MTS Systems Corporation and stay for a career? Because this is a place where you get to apply your creativity, work with smart people on fascinating projects, and make a positive impact on people---s lives. It is a place where you can learn, innovate and grow professionally. Transforming what---s possible with cars, aircraft, bridges, wind turbines and space-age materials --- this is work we dream about as kids. At MTS, it---s a rewarding career path for talented individuals who are willing to work hard, think hard, and commit to solving complex and critical challenges for our customers around the world, many of whom are leaders in their respective industries. By joining MTS, you---ll have access to the latest tools and technologies, along with the support of colleagues who are passionate about their work. You---ll discover a dynamic culture of continuous improvement that extends to our people, one that offers numerous ways to expand your knowledge and advance your career. And because we are a global company, your work may also include world travel. Job Description MTS is seeking an experienced Lead Software Test Engineer. The Software Test Engineer is a member of the application Software Development Team. The team is responsible for the design, creation, test and continual improvement of MTS application software focused on high performance simulation, analysis and motion control. The Software Test Lead is responsible for Functional Regression, Integration and Acceptance test planning and execution. Ideally will have collaborative work style and have the ability to oversee projects successfully. Primary Objective: To plan, coordinate and execute the testing strategy for the product. Major Areas of Accountability: 1. Coordinate testing effort. Define the time estimates for each test phase and create a schedule. Provide work direction to test engineers participating in the testing. Train test engineers on equipment and test methods. Work with management to solicit internal users as testing resources when required. 2. Create the test strategy and test plan. Maintain process and procedures consistent with overall MTS testing philosophy. 3. Represent test/quality with management. Provide feedback on testing status. Generate reports, track metrics, and create post-release summary. 4. Design and generate high quality, cost effective test cases. Execute test cases using black box techniques and automated testing where applicable. Record and track defects. 5. Manage the testing environment. Keep the lab up-to-date with test machines and hardware needed to support the testing effort. Maintain an effective and current image management system for the test lab. 6. Support product development by participating in requirement and design reviews to ensure the specifications are testable and meet our quality standards. 7. Evaluate software changes for impact on testing, ensuring that effort is made to minimize cost of change. 8. Archive and organize test results and artifacts using configuration management tools. 9. Keep current with advances in test practices and methodologies. 10. Act as a liaison with technical support to provide assistance to internal and external customers. 11. Practice continuous process improvement for opportunities to improve the quality of the test process, including reduction of costs and improved efficiency Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Engineering & 5 years progressively demanding software test experience or AA (vo-tech) deg. in a technical field & 9 years relevant technical exp. or 13 years relevant technical experience. Solid knowledge of the domain of SW Test/ Development Demonstrated leadership experience as a Test Lead or other leadership role. LI-CR IND123 Additional Information All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues--- unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Keywords: MTS Systems, Eden Prairie , Software Test Engineer Lead, IT / Software / Systems , Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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