GPS Software Test Engineer in Johnston, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 10/22/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Johnston, IA
  • Duration:
    100 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    10/22/2019
  • Job ID:
    202909
  • Pay Rate
    $38.32/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    563-723-3717

Job Description

Volt has an opportunity for you to become part of a prestigious team of professionals. We are seeking a GPS Software Test Engineer to work onsite at John Deere’s facility in Urbandale, Iowa. This is a contingent position expected to last 2.5 years.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide Software Engineering Test and verification of John Deere's line of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receivers
  • Work with Software Engineering to define test setup and metrics, standardize test plans, and data analysis tools
  • 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 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 on various Ag vehicles via manual and automated test setups

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering
  • 1+ year of job experience in GNSS receiver testing
  • 2+ years of experience with test plan creation and execution
  • 2+ years of experience with software development life cycle and reporting/tracking software defects
  • Strong 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, & presentation skills

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with software tools, such as Microsoft Project, Team Foundation Server, or Rally
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc)
  • Experience with Agile Software Development methodology

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

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. Submit your resume today!

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.