Software Test & QA Engineer

Job ID 6957559 Date posted 01/24/2018

Your new responsibilities

LEDVANCE LLC markets SYLVANIA lighting products (lamps, luminaires and smart technologies) for virtually all lighting applications for commercial office and industrial buildings, exterior lighting, and home. As a global lighting leader, we provide lighting solutions for virtually all applications – from traditional light sources, LED alternatives to smart lighting solutions (Smart Home). We are a well-recognized world market leader and are now an exciting start-up company that has a great deal to offer our employees. This is an exciting time in our company as new technologies are rapidly replacing traditional light sources, creating demand for our lighting products.
LEDVANCE has, 100+ years of customer relationships and a powerful distribution network with excellent market access around the globe. We know all the requirements of the general illumination market and cater for the individual demands of our direct and indirect customers.
The company employs about 8,900 people, is active in more than 157 countries, and generated revenue of around $2 billion in its fiscal year 2014/15. LEDVANCE acts responsibly towards its customers, employees, business partners, society and the environment – at all its locations around the world.

The Principal Software Test and QA Engineer will work closely with global and local Leadership, Architects and Development team members to plan, design and develop test automation frameworks and strategies.They willbethe primary advocate for highest quality code and best practices within the group.
Essential Duties
  • Defining new test- processes, concepts, strategies for IoT-based Lighting control systems
  • Responsible for the functional and non-functional test of edge devices, handheld applications and cloud services – on individual and system level
  • Execute test plans and create test reports to describe program evaluation, testing, and correction.
  • Understanding product requirements, architecture, the regulatory elements and working out detailed Test Plans according to IEEE 829-2008 in close cooperation with the SW development teams
  • Collaboration to enhance our Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) process
  • Collaboration with the DevOps and with the SW development teams
  • Coordination of the SW testing teams across multiple sites and countries

What we look for

  • BS + 10yrs or MS + 5 yrs in Computer Science, Software Engineering or similar
  • Significant experience in SW verification role
  • Knowledge of the testing of Cloud Services (like AWS, Azure) is an advantage
  • Expertise in the testing of Handheld Applications (Android, iOS) and embedded SW
  • Knowledge of toolsets and technologies in general (Git, VSTS, Jenkins, Bamboo, Puppet, Chef, Docker, Kubernetes and similar)
  • Expertise in Test Management and in Project Planning toolsets
  • Knowledge of Static Source Code Analysis tools (like Klocwork, Coverity, Checkmarks)
  • Strong ability to read and understand standards and recommendations
  • Expertise in scripting languages and in test automation
  • ISTQB CTFL is a must, ISTQB CTAL or more is an advantage
  • Network- and Cybersecurity awareness
  • Strong communication skills to interact with project partners
  • Team-oriented cooperation and intercultural competence
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Job category: Salary

Job Family: R&D, Test & QA

Job location: Wilmington, MA

Job schedule: Full-time

Interested in this position? If so, please apply online in our job portal. For further information, please contact Lubna Ikram at