Validation SR Principal/Chief Engineer [VSCE-02012024]


Job Summary:

The Validation SR Principal/Chief Engineer is responsible for leading a team of software
validation engineers for complete end-to-end feature validation. He/She will collaborate with different stakeholders: customers, management, engineering, and other validation teams to ensure that all customer requirements are validated. In addition to validation, he/she is expected to support the test strategy/process definition for the validation team.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Define SW validation plans for assigned projects.
  • Lead a group of software validation engineers.
  • Estimate efforts and assess risks.
  • Analyze the requirements for testability.
  • Design and deploy test environments according to the project's needs.
  • Design, automate, and execute test cases.
  • Test reporting at different levels: test team, development team, and management levels.
  • Continuous communication of work progress on a weekly/daily basis as needed.
  • Conduct technical reviews on test artifacts.
  • Contribute to the company‚Äôs test process and strategy.
  • Train and support team members on processes, methodologies, and tools.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Engineering or Computer Science Bachelor Degree.
  • At least 8+ years of overall experience in software testing.
  • At least 5+ years in automotive embedded software testing (validation and integration testing).
  • Strong knowledge of automotive systems and testing techniques.
  • Experience with scripting languages (Python, Perl, etc.).
  • Experience in requirements and testing management (e.g., using DOORS/JIRA).
  • Experience in automotive bus technologies and diagnostics.
  • Experience with vector tools (CANoe, vTeststudio, CAPL scripting).
  • Experience with a HIL tester.
  • Experience in implementing and maintaining Aspice processes.
  • Experience working on Agile projects.
  • Experience with the C# or Java programming language is a plus.
  • Experience working in Autosar projects is a plus.
  • Different levels of ISTQB certificates are a plus.
  • Experience in leading, coaching, and mentoring validation teams.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Problem-solving and root-cause analysis skills.
  • Result-oriented.
  • Ability to learn and travel.
  • Good command of English is a must, and German is a plus.