RFA Engineering Software Engineer - Test Automation in Des Moines, Iowa
RFA Engineering (www.rfamec.com) is seeking a growth-oriented software test engineer to create automated tests for software applications for farming and precision agriculture at our client's facility in Des Moines, IA. You will work with our experienced staff and our customer's staff using state of the art development tools and processes. This work is temporarily remote, but is expected to resume at the client location.
This is a full-time position with full benefits, potential for employee bonuses, some flexible time benefits. The position is indefinite in duration with opportunity for professional growth within our organization, and direct hire by our client.
This position is associated with developing and maintaining system automation tests for the next generation of machine displays. The successful applicant will collaborate with development teams to deliver a full suite of automated tests to ensure consistent high code quality and features. Job responsibilities include:
Writing and maintaining system-level automated tests in Python.
Provide the test strategy and architecture as required
Debugging any intermittent failures that may occur on automated tests.
Working to improve test yield of existing test cases. This may mean collaborating with software developers and triaging test failures.
Coordinate the technical execution of test scripting with additional resources.
Attend regular meetings and stand-ups in order to respond to changing needs.
Attend meetings in-person with development teams to identify automation testing needs.
Attend meetings with Product Test Leads to define the test strategy, and steps to execute for a given test case.
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering. Other degrees considered if relevant experience exists
Experience with Python scripting. Experience with Bash scripting is also desirable.
Experience with C++, Qt and/or Squish is desirable
General machine knowledge of off-road equipment or machinery
Self-motivated, quick learner, with an any-problem-can-be-solved attitude
Strong mathematical and analytical problem solving skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to thrive in a team environment
About RFA Engineering
RFA Engineering has provided product development and engineering services to industry leading customers since 1943. Our primary focus is development of off highway equipment including agricultural, construction, mining, recreational, industrial, and special machines. Our work includes concept development, product design, documentation, problem-solving, simulation, optimization, and testing of components, systems and complete machines. Our engineering staff is located at our Engineering Center in Minneapolis, branch office in Dubuque, IA, and numerous customer sites throughout the U.S.Competitive Benefits
Health and Dental Insurance
Supplemental Vision Insurance
Company Paid Life Insurance
Company Paid Long-Term Disability
Retirement Savings Account (Traditional 401k & Roth 401k)
Flexible Spending Plans for Medical Expenses and Dependent Care
Extra Time Bonuses
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
Equal Opportunity and Veteran Friendly