Embedded Software Test Engineer in Dubuque, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 11/10/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Dubuque, IA
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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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 has an opportunity for you to become part of a prestigious team of professionals.  We are seeking an Embedded Software Test Engineer to work onsite at John Deere’s facility in Dubuque, IA.  This is a contingent position forecasted for one year.  Within this role, you will plan and execute embedded software testing on Construction & Forestry (C&F) products to verify production readiness.  

Primary Position Responsibilities & Duties

  • Align software test activities to meet Product Development Process schedules and follow the C&F embedded software process, using best practices and tools
  • Plan, develop, coordinate, and perform testing on the bench and machine in alignment with other Product Verification & Validation activities, as well as lead software documentation design reviews
  • Provide support to update and debug software on test tractors
  • Develop setup and scripts for automated testing
  • Work with 3rd party partners in the development and execution software testing, both manual and automatic

Required Skills, Knowledge, & Relevant Work Experience

  • Engineering experience gained from projects, internships, or practical work experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot and identify solutions to technical problems
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of electrical components
  • Good organizational skills
  • Positive and effective communication and team skills
  • Adaptability to rapidly changing work environments
  • Ability to learn to operate construction and forestry equipment to execute software tests
  • Ability to be self-directed and complete independent tasks efficiently

Desired Skills, Knowledge & Relevant Work Experience

  • Experience with embedded software testing, tools, and processes
  • Experience with data testing, tools, and processes
  • Experience in working with suppliers, partners and co-workers in the development of software
  • Experience testing supplier software
  • Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and suppliers
  • Experience troubleshooting challenging problems
  • Experience with electrical and electronic controls and components
  • A basic knowledge of Controller Area Network (CAN) communications
  • Experience in developing or using National Instruments software test tools
  • Basic understanding of mechanical, hydrostatic, hydraulic, electro-hydraulic and powertrain systems


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, preferably in Electrical or Software Engineering
  • Master’s Degree in Engineering is a plus

*** This position is located in Dubuque, IA.  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.

Submit your resume today for immediate consideration!

If you do not meet all the qualifications for this position, be sure to visit http://jobs.volt.com to find other available positions that you may qualify for.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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