Software Test Engineer - GPS in Torrance, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 4/11/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Torrance, CA
  • Duration:
    100 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Volt provides highly skilled contingent workers to local, national and international clients in all major industries.  We offer competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

Volt is seeking a Software Test Engineer to work onsite at John Deere’s facility in Torrance, CA.  This is a contingent position forecasted for three years.  Within this role, you will provide software engineering test and verification of John Deere's line of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receivers.  You will work with Software Engineering to define test setup and metrics, standardize test plans, and data analysis tools.  In addition, you will:

  • Provide detailed requirements for future workflow improvements
  • Coordinate and review test results from team member tasks, which includes periodic bug review meetings to ensure software development and program/product management understand issues clearly
  • Provide daily assistance and guidance for team on scheduled tasks/bugs, which may involve working with non-technical team members in order to understand customer faced issues
  • Diagnose and solve software defects
  • Understand Global Positioning System concepts and fundamentals through directed work assignments and training material for self and fellow team members
  • Direct technical contribution through engineering validation, test plan creation and tool development and simulator testing
  • Perform product verification in lab environment and in dynamic test vehicles

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Experience with both software and hardware testing
  • Background in GPS preferred
  • 1 or more years of experience with GNSS receiver testing
  • 2 or more years of experience with test plan creation and execution
  • 2 or more years of experience with the software development life cycle and reporting/tracking software defects
  • Experience working with MATLAB, Python, C/C++, or other programming language
  • Experience working with validation and/or verification testing of requirements, system and regression-level testing
  • Demonstrated effective analytical, reporting, and presentation skills

Education:  Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Geomatics, or equivalent experience in a related career field

*** This position is located in Torrance, CA.  Candidates must be able to relocate to this location at their own expense.  ***

Must be available to work on W2 for Volt.  No C2C or 3rd party vendors please.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.