IP DSLAM Test Automation Engineer
As a software test automation engineer in the DSL and/or GPON domain you will contribute to test and the development of automated test scripts which are essential in delivering high quality software and hardware products. You will need to get an in-depth understanding of new telecommunications protocols and/or Alcatel-Lucent’s hardware platforms, and the way customers are deploying them. As part of a multi-disciplinary team of senior experts you will be key in bringing our product evolutions to the market faster and at higher quality than the competition, and in this you will be supported by state of the art development and test technologies, tools and processes.
Your main responsibilities will include: ◊ defining intelligent tests for complex systems, detecting non-quality upfront in the development process. ◊ developing automated test scripts that ensure sustained, top level quality of subsequent software releases. ◊ responsible for the quality of the test scripts you delivered. ◊ troubleshoot issues (taking traces, interacting with key SW developers, etc.) in a complex embedded system. ◊ interacting with project managers to give them regular updates of identified issues.
Your main challenges will be: ◊ to enjoy being challenged on a daily basis. ◊ to think “out-of-the-box”. ◊ to apply creative solutions to complex technical test problems. ◊ the ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects in a fast paced working environment. ◊ to be able to work both independently and as part of an agile team.
Requisition number: 16000002SI
We offer: an exciting job in a fast growing and exciting sector on the job training together with training on products and technology within our own training center a competitive compensation and benefits package flexible hours and flexible office concept ( the freedom to choose your working days and make your own working schedule ) the possibility to work from home a perfect location in our Belgium Headquarters: new building next to the central station in Antwerp a company which cares about sustainability ( One of the 50 most innovative companies according to the Massachusetts Institute for Technology, Listed in the Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovators based on patents and portfolio )
Technical background and experience: ◊ You hold a Master’s degree in (applied) engineering sciences: Electrical engineering, Telecom or Computer science engineering (option embedded software) or you have equivalent knowledge by experience. ◊ You have a broad interest in the telecom sector. ◊ You have knowledge of embedded systems. ◊ You have experience in scripting in TCL and/or Python. ◊ You are eager to test new technologies and to work with dedicated test equipment such as traffic generators, line simulators, noise generators, spectrum analyzers, Tracespan devices, etc. ◊ You can work fluently with Unix/Linux (as operating system). ◊ You have basic knowledge of IP, ADSL, VDSL2, G.Fast or GPON technologies. ◊ You have the skill to draw and explain/document your test design in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). ◊ You are acquainted with the agile way of working in a multi-disciplinary software team. Other: It is expected that testing is done on target (i.e. Alcatel-Lucent equipment), therefore you are expected to work full-time in the Antwerp offices. You are fluently in English in order to interact with other development sites in Alcatel-Lucent.