Principal Software Test Engineer, Assembly Equipment

  • Sector: ConSol UK Semiconductors & Embedded Systems
  • Contact: Jamie Jenkins
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  • Duration: 12 months+
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Location: Nijmegen
  • Salary: €50 - €65 per hour
  • Expiry Date: 06 June 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH372395_1646757849

Principal Software Test Engineer, Assembly Equipment

Initial 1 year contract + extensions afterwards

Nijmegen, Netherlands (1 or 2 days remote/week)

We have over 30 years of experience in optimizing production processes and developing, installing and maintaining some of the industry's most advanced tools. By optimizing semiconductor backend capabilities, we enable production of over 90 billion devices annually. That demands a unique combination of understanding the day-to-day challenges of today's assembly and test processes as well as the latest developments in smart manufacturing (industry 4.0) big data and advanced mechatronics.

Our client is growing and is developing more products on its existing platforms. To be able to manage this, we need to step up in the way we test our machines and software. We are looking for a test engineer who can help to make the next step in the development of best-in-class die bonder applications running with 100 threads in parallel to control over 40 motors and run inspections on 14 cameras within a machine cycle of 75ms.

What you will do

  • Take the lead in integrating testing in the software keeping an eye on testability being designed into the software from the beginning.
  • Work with the software engineers to design and execute (automated) tests on unit, system and integration level taking customer and internal requirements as a reference.
  • Join the development of best-in-class die bonder applications.

What you will need

  • Bachelor or Master's degree in (Technical) Computer Science or comparable.
  • Approximately 5 years' experience in software testing (C, C++ or Ada and Python).
  • TMMi and ISTQB or TMAP is a plus.
  • Test-Driven development and risk-based testing experience
  • Experience in relevant test frameworks (xUnit, in particular AUnit; behave).
  • Formal verification is a plus.
  • Experience in either semiconductor test/assembly equipment or high precision equipment.
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English.
  • Have an innovative mindset and strong analytical skills.
  • You are a self-starter, solution driven with a hands-on approach to your work and you get results.
  • Are also a team player with the ability to work independently when required and in cross functional international teams.