Test Automation Engineer in East Moline, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 4/5/2021

Job Snapshot

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 an experienced Test Automation Engineer to work onsite at our client, John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG), located in East Moline, IL.  John Deere ISG is responsible for writing software for technology solutions for a global fleet of John Deere vehicles. This position will be responsible for creating automated test scripts to efficiently verify the function of this software based on test plans. A successful candidate will be able to innovate in the test automation space to determine new methods to effectively verify software in a reliable automated way.

Required Skills:

  • Experience with scripting languages (i.e. Python)
  • Experience with Embedded software development (Embedded C, MBSD)
  • Experience integrating tests with build systems (i.e. Jenkins)
  • Experience with testing on Hardware-in-loop (HIL) and Software-in-Loop (virtual/SIL) test infrastructure
  • Knowledge and experience with complex technical electrical, mechanical and/or software systems, including ability to triage issues when found
  • Demonstrated ability to work closely with developers and testers for feature development and defect resolution
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively with others
  • Agile development understanding
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and ability to work independently

Desired Skills:

  • Understanding of SAE J1939 (CAN Communication) protocol
  • Experience in software testing tools and processes (ASTQB training)
  • Agile development experience – Close daily interaction between dev and test
  • Experience with Test Driven Development practices
  • Knowledge of agriculture practices


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer or Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent experience

*** This position will start remote due to COVID but will eventually be located in East Moline, IL.  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.