Philips Senior Test Engineer new product environment in Best, Netherlands

Your challenge

The Senior Test Engineer prepares and executes system level tests, for both functional as well as non-functional aspects (including the analysis and submission of found problems). You will prepare and execute objective, reproducible and maintainable tests (system integration, verification and validation tests) in an agile environment. Furthermore, you will define requirements and approach of test automation on system level.

Your responsibilities

Based on your professional specialization, you can make a substantial contribution to the innovation of product and process. Developing new products, using the latest technologies and resources, often creating systems based on unverified specifications.

As Senior Test Engineer you will be acting in the following areas of responsibility:

  • Writes test specifications based on system requirements.

  • Executes tests during several phases of a project.

  • Performs test execution during verification and validation phases.

  • Assists development where possible in analysis of reports.

  • Based upon knowledge/test experience, extends set of test cases and sets up new test specifications.

  • Translate test strategy within the domain area into technical solutions for testing.

  • If necessary, performs feasibility studies with respect to testing as well for functional as non-functional items.

  • Performs studies and makes recommendations with respect to usage of new test techniques, methods and tools.

  • Provides Test Manager with test approach information regarding technical implementation.

  • Able to act as test manager if needed.

  • Determines technical approach of tests within the project (test design).

  • Executes test design activities within the project in order to select and apply test methods and techniques to design test specifications and related test scripts.

  • Specifies requirements for system test tools, to support automated testing but also test engineering in general.

  • Reviews Requirements and Design Specifications with respect to testability of the system.

Your team

When you walk into work you will be joining a truly entrepreneurial team of over 330 employees spread across 8 countries, all passionate about defining the future, growing the business and having fun. You will be considered an “early joiner” to the Philips Emerging Businesses family which plans to expand itself by approximately 700 members in the next 3 years.

The Senior Test Engineer works closely with the Development/Test Automation Engineers and is part of the development team.

Educational and experience requirements

  • Bachelor (BSc) in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or software engineering.

  • At least 3 years’ experience in the field of testing complex systems.

  • Consultation portal experience or experience with algorithm analytics.

  • Knowledge of product development processes such as V-model, Agile, SCRUM.

  • Experience with functional and non-functional tests such as performance, scalability and load tests.

  • ISTQB certification or equivalent.

  • Detailed understanding of Test Design and Test Techniques & Methods.