Senior Software Test Automation Engineer

Melbourne, AU

Job Description / Skills Required

Swift Navigation is hiring. Let us introduce ourselves. Swift is changing the way we navigate and understand the world. Swift’s precise positioning technology platform improves location accuracy from several meters to centimeter-level and is used by millions of devices across the globe. Swift’s technology is trusted by users across industries, enabling safer driving, improving efficiency for last-mile delivery and commercial transport operations, increasing accuracy for mobile devices and creating new possibilities for rail, robotics and machine control. That’s what we offer our customers and partners, but it’s the work we do together as a team that is the best part of our days. We collaborate—across the globe—to tackle problems, to pursue our mission and to make a real impact in the world. We are diverse, flexible, supportive and we believe our team is our most important asset and offer a host of benefits and programs to ensure that they know it.

Now a little more about what you could be doing as part of our team and contributing to Swift’s mission and vision. As a Senior Software Test Automation Engineer on the team you will be responsible for design, development, and maintenance of test tools that enable us to verify and validate the function and performance of Swift’s products, solutions, and features.  You will help design and create innovative automated tools to ensure test coverage in various GNSS environments.  Your work will facilitate the team to capture, convert, replay, simulate, and analyze test data to push the state of the art in satellite navigation technology and ensure the delivery of quality products to our customers.  Together, we'll create products that make high accuracy positioning ubiquitous and easy to use across a wide variety of industries and applications.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Design, development, and maintenance of automated test tooling

  • Expansion and improvement of existing test infrastructure to increase automation and capacity

  • Statistical data analysis

  • Investigation and debugging of test failures or performance regressions and timely escalation to product and development teams

  • Succinct and valuable documentation and communication of test results and performance metrics/KPIs 

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering, or related field

  • 2+ years of experience with object-oriented software development (Python)

  • 2+ years of experience with test automation

  • Knowledge of CI/CD best practices and techniques used to optimize test coverage without sacrificing team velocity and productivity

  • Experience in designing and developing validation, verification, and regression tests

  • Familiar with Linux/Unix environments

  • Experience with: Agile development process, Git, Jira

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

Desired Skills/Experience

  • Experience building, testing, or working with real-time embedded systems

  • Experience with Software-in-the-Loop (SIL) and Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) test tools

  • Prior experience in a GNSS field is highly desirable

  • Automotive industry experience is a plus

Perks

  • A flexible work environment includes work-from-home days each week.

  • Flexible vacation, competitive salary, employer-covered health insurance, 401(k), flexible spending, HSA.

  • Tech talks, mentorship programs, employee events. 

  • Growth and learning opportunities from a tech environment include working closely with an international team of scientists, engineers, platform architects, programmers, executive staff and professionals.

 

Swift Navigation is a diverse and inclusive team. We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability status or other defining characteristics.

Swift Navigation will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of SFPC Art.49