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Project Software Test Engineer

Company: S&C
Location: Chicago
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description


S&C Electric Company is looking for a Software Test Engineer to verify the software of our industry leading smart grid products in Chicago, IL. The products are intelligent embedded software devices that protect the power gird and restore power efficiently when it goes out. They can operate autonomously, as well as coordinating with each other through radio communication. This position reports to the Manager-Software Switch Products Quality in Chicago, IL.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develop detailed test requirements by working side-by-side with the product, hardware, and software team
  • Develop project schedules, test plans, tasks, and test cases for test cycles
  • Develop and maintain automated test systems in a low power environment to exercise software functionalities, such as protection settings
  • Understand and utilize electrical power concepts
  • Troubleshoot and conduct test failure analysis
  • Effectively work with engineering to ensure on-time product delivery
  • Maintain product focus and quality
  • Perform improvement activities (Kaizen) to enhance existing processes To select this job as one of interest to you, at a minimum, you must have the following:

    • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Power Engineering,
    • Proficient in at least one programming languages such as C#, LabVIEW, C++, Java, and Shell/Perl/Python scripting
    • Experience with developing and running manual test for embedded software
    • Experience with Test case management tool like qTest
    • Experience with issue tracking tools in JIRA
    • Able to work effectively in a team setting
    • Experience in Lean, Six Sigma, and project management
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills Desired
      • Experience with developing and running automated test in LabVIEW or C#
      • Experience in building automated test station in LabVIEW
      • Experience in LabVIEW FPGA and Real-Time Modules
      • Certified LabVIEW Developer or Certified LabVIEW Architect
      • Experience in using Wireshark
      • Experience in using ASE Test Sets Relevant Experience Required: Software QA testing, process improvement, and automation. Prefer power engineering experience.

        • Standing: up to 1 hour per day
        • Lifting: up to 25 pounds
        • Walking: up to 1 mile per day
        • Handling: frequent use of a PC keyboard and mouse
        • Environment: regular office and lab environment.

          About Us

          S&C is a global company providing equipment and services for electric power systems. Founded in 1911, the Chicago-based company designs and manufactures switching and protection products for electric power transmission and distribution. S&C's Engineering teams design solutions for a portfolio of products for a wide range of customers including electric utilities and industrial/commercial power users. S&C offers broad opportunities for advancement, excellent education and training programs, a challenging work environment, and a strong package of pay and benefits.

          The Human Energy of S&C has been built on the principles of integrity, enthusiasm, and sustained energy. These are the traits that S&C has always looked for and found when seeking people to join our 100% employee-owned team. S&C would not be where it is today without the diversity of our team members and business partners. We consider our diversity to be a core strength of our company, and we aspire to align our team-member demographics with the populations in which we live and work. To realize this vision, we seek to facilitate the career development of minorities, women and all team members through events hosted by our Inclusion, Diversity, Engagement and Awareness (I.D.E.A.) Group, Women's Empowerment Group and other S&C affinity groups.

          S&C has a proud and longstanding tradition of providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Further, S&C is committed to taking affirmative action to ensure that qualified females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities can pursue equal employment opportunities. For information regarding equal employment opportunity, please see

          About the Team

          In the (Engineering, Design) department, we are responsible for creatively addressing customers' needs, pioneering industry changes, and understanding each step, from R&D to production. We strive to not only solve the unique challenges our customers face today, but to create breakthrough technologies enabling them to effectively navigate the demands of the grid of tomorrow. As S&C innovates for reliability, progress, and longevity, our work continues S&C's legacy of creating game-changing technology and advancing the energy industry.

Keywords: S&C, Chicago , Project Software Test Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Chicago, Illinois

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