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Principal Software Test Automation Engineer

at Daimler AG

Posted: 11/22/2019
Job Reference #: MER0000KBY
Keywords: architecture

Job Description

Mercedes-Benz Research and Development North America is looking for a Principal Software  Test Automation Engineer for our Long Beach location. This position is responsible for building automated test harnesses and cases. The candidate will apply proven analytical, problem-solving and quality assurance/testing skills to enhance and validate the quality of the cloud-based software solutions we are building in Seattle. The environments you will be testing are part of our movement to a hybrid/cloud architecture. At times, you will be required to test the front-end of the software via test benches or Mercedes Benz vehicles. We are a geo-diverse team, developing infrastructure platforms to ensure operational stability of software and hardware platforms. Our QA team will live up to the Mercedes-Benz slogan of “The Best or Nothing.”

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:
  • Design, develop, and extend test architecture and frameworks that facilitate unattended validation of delivered products, services, and interfaces
  • Design, develop, and extend automated collection and reporting of software quality metrics
  • Articulate and advocate for best-of-class design, development, and testing practices that enable automated validation at all levels of the product's architecture
  • Enable and collaborate with the QA staff to increase automated test coverage through enabling code frameworks and tools, training, and paired programming
  • Work effectively with developers, management and team members to clarify needs and testing requirements of major product changes, future versions and new products
  • Provide responsive support to escalated customer issues
  • Ability to work as part of a team with minimal supervision in a results-oriented, fast-paced dynamic environment


Required Qualifications:

  • BS degree or MS in Computer Science or equivalent

  • Experience with Microservices and Restful API design and testing 

  • Experience with Kubernetes, Azure/AWS/IBMCloud/Oracle Cloud

  • Experience with Java, Eclipse/IntelliJ/Visual Studio Code and some database managing application, preferably MongoDb

  • Experience with API testing tools such as SOAPUI/ReadyAPI!, Postman, or vREST

  • Experience with unit testing frameworks and tools such as JUnit, Mocha, Mockito 

  • Experience with hardware integration / HIL

  • Experience with restbus simulation using tools like CanOE

  • Combination of Degree and Years of experience acceptable  

  • Must possess valid US driver's license

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Professional experience with Automotive infotainment development and testing 
  • Experience defining and automating software quality metrics
  • Experience integrating tests with Selenium Webdriver
  • Experience with load and scalability tools such as JMeter, BlazeMeter, SilkPerformer, or LoadRunner and with security testing tools such as NetSparker          
  • German language skills are a plus