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Software Test Engineer Prescan

Rijswijk, Netherlands

English (UK)

Job Description

Software Test Engineer Prescan

Location: Rijswijk office

Prescan is a mature and wide-spread simulation platform for virtual development and validation of (Highly) Automated Driving systems. Prescan is a physics-based simulation platform that is used in the automotive industry for development of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) that are based on sensor technologies such as radar, laser/lidar, camera and GPS. Prescan is also used for designing and evaluating vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communication applications as well as autonomous driving applications.

For the Prescan product suite we want to extend our team with a Software Test Engineer. We are looking for a motivated candidate who can represent the customer in our software testing process.

Job Responsibilities:

      As part of the SCRUM team: review functional requirements and create test cases to ensure that overall quality is delivered.

      Identify, analyze, and document defects (software bugs) and software behavior that is inconsistent with stated user stories.

      Be responsible for the analysis, reporting and communication of test results.

      Assist in evaluating product defects reported by customers.

      Create, maintain, and schedule automated test cases.

      Execute manual test cases if they cannot be automated.

      Contribute to improve test methods and strategies.

      Escalate test (quality) risks to management with possible mitigation activities.

Required Background & Education:

  • Education level: Master or Bachelor degree, preferably in mechanical engineering  or similar (such as automotive or aerospace engineering).
  • Knowledge and working experience in technical software testing (>2 yrs).
  • Knowledge and experience with test automation.
  • Knowledge and experience with MATLAB/Simulink.
  • An adequate level of verbal and written English, and preferably Dutch.
  • Background in the automotive market or Vehicle Dynamics (or similar) is a plus.
  • Knowledge of programming languages such as C, C#, C++, Python is a plus.
  • Agile development (SCRUM) experience is a plus.
  • ISTQB/TMAP (foundation) certification is a plus.


  • Analytical
  • Team player, who is service oriented with good communication skills
  • Likes to pick up new challenges and willing to learn
  • Having a helicopter view as well as in depth knowledge

Job ID: 92245

Organisation: Digital Factory

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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