Software Test Specialist (Engineering Services)

  • Full Time
  • Kanata
  • Posted 1 year ago


The QNX Test Team is seeking talented individuals with a mind for details and passion for quality.  QNX customers produce an exciting array of embedded products using QNX technologies.  You will work with our customers to productize QNX-based systems in everything from automobiles to internet, from medical devices to space systems, from manufacturing to nuclear power plants.

Technologies include Safety certified real-time embedded OS, BSP and drivers, networking stacks, hypervisors, multimedia, navigation, voice recognition, graphics, application frameworks, smart phone connectivity, and sensor integration such as cameras, LiDAR and radar.  The ideal candidate is an individual with an understanding of how embedded systems are designed and tested and how reference software needs to adapt for customer-specific implementations.  The candidate should be able to debug complex problems and must possess the ability to implement new verification and validation techniques.



Hands-on configuration, integration and testing of customer software deliverables on customer hardware and/or reference hardware Creating or updating test plans and test cases based on customer requirements or identified problems.
Advising customers on implementation, configuration and use of QNX software technologies.
Recreation of customer observed issues through a variety of techniques to help root cause issues.
Identifying and running a series of tests against new software builds on reference and/or customer hardware.
Analyzing test results, generation of defect reports, verifying fixed issues, updating pre-existing defect reports.
Creating test reports based on test results for internal and external audiences with high attention to detail.
Essential Skills and Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent
Junior or Intermediate level experience in embedded test, design and engineering
Working knowledge of Python, Perl and shell scripting
Working knowledge of QNX or other embedded operating system
Familiar with Continuous Integration build systems (Jenkins, Hudson)
Familiar with source versioning, problem reporting and constant integration systems (SVN, Git, JIRA, Jenkins)
Knowledge of formal test theory, test methodology, and ISO9001 quality management.
Experience in performing manual or automated tests and use of testing tools.
Able to write clear and concise problem reports
Creative and persistent debugging techniques
Familiarity with common processor architectures (i.e. 32-bit and 64-bit variants of x86/ARM)
Ability to work and participate in a team setting with an open, collaborative communication style
Excellent communication, presentation, and organizational skills are necessary
Enthusiasm, a passion for quality and a desire to learn about new technologies is a requirement!