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Test Automation Lead - Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Family: Research & DevelopmentReq ID: 303628Who designs your future? You do.Are you looking for a career where you can showcase your technical aptitude and passion for problem solving to ensure your customers can work in a comfortable, safe, and energy-efficient environment? Then look to Siemens!Join our team! Recognized by Fortune as Worlds Most Admired Companies 2021Our Culture:At Siemens, we live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company's success. We trust and empower our leaders to act as owners, direct their teams, and innovate to succeed. We communicate openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes. We recognize individual and team achievements frequently. We invest in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.What you will do for Siemens Smart Infrastructure:We are searching for someone to partner with the Siemens SI BP R&D System Test organization. As a Test Design Professional at Siemens, you will work within development teams to build and enhance products for the commercial HVAC market. You will be responsible for ensuring that our products meet or exceed defined requirements. The primary focus for this role is System Test automation for the Desigo CC products and services.The ideal candidate is described as follows:

  • Proven, demonstratable experience in designing, prototyping and implementing automated system testing strategies and architecture for Windows client/server software residing in large, complex, IT networks and cloud platforms.
  • Solid Knowledge of all aspects of software development life cycle such as Analysis, Planning, Developing, Testing, implementing and post-production analysis of the projects. Implementation, contribution and support of CI-CD delivery a plus.
  • Experience working hands-on in large, complex systems, networks and connective IT technologies. Highly desired to have experience in building controls that leverage BACnet, KNX, DALI, IO, block programming, HVAC applications, system configurations and building controls.
  • Good understanding of useability from a systems perspective, know how all the pieces should fit together, and then enjoy finding ways that they dont.
  • Enjoys doing unit testing, working with developers and other engineers to design the right type of testing to do a complete job.
  • Continuously learns and adopts new testing technologies, tools and concepts to grow their personal toolbox of skills and capabilities.
  • Enjoys the challenge of finding missing and/or broken features.
  • Enjoys improving and simplifying features, challenging designs and overly complex procedures that could hinder our customers.
  • Passionately curious and creative in finding ways of making software, hardware and networks work together both correctly and incorrectly.
  • Desires a meaningful career, aligning with a group of diverse and technically sharp colleagues.
  • Energized by solving problems.Responsibilities
    • Define, design, prototype, implement and maintain a test automation system test solution for Windows-based client/server building control software. Our solutions also have cloud deployment components, so applicants should also have experience in system testing cloud deployments.
    • Collaborates with development teams in the US as well as globally to fix issues.
    • Review product specifications with respect to testability and provide feedback. Work with business owners and leads when such information is unavailable.
    • Document traceability of tests to associated functional and non-functional requirements, justifying efficient and effective coverage.
    • Develop and execute test designs and test cases for verification and validation of systems functionality through manual and automated tests.
    • Develop automated tests and implement automated functional and system testing based upon manual test procedures and end-user workflows.
    • Work with development teams to resolve issues spanning one or more products.
    • Report on test status and outcomes.
    • Collaborate with international, multi-site development teams in a SAFe Agile development environment.
    • Comply with documented Siemens development processes.
    • As part of being a software tester, be very grounded in the software testing disciple.
    • Participate in resolution of field issues in existing products.
    • Participate in Peer Reviews.
    • Some opportunity for US or European travel (-5%).Preferred Knowledge/ Skills and Experience
      • Bachelors degree or higher in a computer science discipline is preferred, or successful experience in a directly related field and successful demonstration of capabilities as presented here. Certification may be required in some areas, where job assignments are deemed necessary.
      • Proven experience and can demonstrate the designing, prototyping, and implementing of automated system testing strategies for Windows client/server software residing in large, complex, IT networks and in the cloud.
      • Demonstratable test automation skills and knowledge of automated test tools for online applications such as Selenium, Java, Cucumber, Cypress, etc.
      • Excellent knowledge and experience in multiple scripting and/or programming languages such as C#, C++, Python, Java, Java Script, etc.
      • Excellent working knowledge of an automation platform such as Ranorex, Sauce Labs, Test Complete.
      • Solid experience with test plan management tools (such as Jazz, Quality Center, Jira, Mantis).
      • Solid experience with risk based and exploratory testing.
      • Solid experience with coding and testing APIs.
      • Good knowledge of LAN/WAN networks, TCP/IP protocols and network technologies including network diagnostic, problem-solving and analytical skills. Be able to inspect LAN infrastructure and fix minor or major system issues (Wireshark).
      • Good knowledge of virtualization technologies, platforms and concepts.
      • Working knowledge and experience in AWS, Azure or other cloud technologies.
      • Ability to leverage any work environment: at home, onsite and essentially anywhere.
      • Worked with Gitlab and/or Jenkins for end-to-end automation
      • Worked with DevOps Engineers for CI-CD deployment and testing.Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United StatesBenefits:
        • Competitive salary based on qualifications
        • Health, dental, and vision plans with options
        • Matching 401(k)
        • Competitive flex vacation, holidays, and floating holidays
        • Paid parental leave
        • Extensive product training and professional career development
        • Education and tuition reimbursement programs available#LI-MO1Organization: Smart InfrastructureCompany: Siemens Industry, Inc.Experience Level: Mid-level ProfessionalFull / Part time: Full-timeEqual Employment Opportunity StatementSiemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.EEO is the LawApplicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm) .Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination ProvisionSiemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) .California Privacy NoticeCalifornia residents have the right to receive additional notices about their personal information. To learn more, click here (https://new.siemens.com/us/en/general/legal/us-internet-privacy-notice-state-rights.html) .

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