Schneider Electric Prometheus Principal QA Engineer in Lake Forest, California

The Schneider Electric industrial software business and AVEVA have merged to trade as AVEVA Group plc, a UK listed company. The Schneider Electric and Life is On trademarks are owned by Schneider Electric and are being licensed to AVEVA by Schneider Electric.

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What do you get to do in this position?

  • Provide expertise and leadership in the review and validation of all software development and test deliverables ranging from requirements documentation, high level/detailed design, system architecture, test plans, test designs, test automation designs, test cases and test automation suite.

  • Develop and extend a new C# based test automation framework and test case automation suite.

  • Author and implement software test plans, test design specifications, test automation designs, test cases scripts and test case automation suite. Take ownership of product components and features. Own and maintain the test automation infrastructure and test case suites. Deliver thorough test coverage in a timely fashion to ensure a high quality product release.

  • Work with offshore development center resources if needed. Author, drive and validate test plans, test and automation artifacts as part of the standard development process using outsourced partners.

  • Work with cross-functional product development teams (product development, product management, program management, and system QA) to define, refine and execute software testing to ensure delivery of high quality product components.

  • Be a thought leader and a software test practices champion within the R&D; organization. Push the envelope on innovation by bringing forward new test ideas and processes for improving the efficiency of our execution and validation processes.

This job might be for you if:

  • A BS/MS in Computer Science/Engineering . Strong technical/engineering background with the ability to analyze and solve difficult business problems in a complex domain.

  • Requires a minimum of 5-8 years of C#.NET experience.

  • 8 to 10 years of experience with software product design, development and testing for infrastructure software products.

  • Specific experience designing, developing and maintaining test automation frameworks and test automation suites is highly desired for this position. Emphasis on developing test automation for commercial grade distributed, fault tolerant software components with a focus on extensibility, maintainability and cost of ownership.

  • Well versed with Lean/Agile software development and testing principles used for high quality software development.

  • Hands on experience developing and white-box-testing distributed client/UI and server software using C/C++/C# on Windows Platforms.

  • Experience with COM/DCOM/.NET, WPF and WCF based applications, with outstanding skills in design and development of test frames for distributed, scalable, concurrent and multi-threaded software systems.

  • Experience with Siemens, Allen Bradley or Schneider Electric Unity Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) is desirable.

  • Experience working with offshore development and test resources in a managed services model to ensure timely and high quality delivery of software releases.

  • Visual Studios Team Foundation Server experience is desirable.

  • Test Driven Development experience is desirable.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with ability to articulate the problem and solution space to different kinds of audiences.

We seek out and reward people for being straightforward, open, passionate, effective and challenging the status quo. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate. We welcome people as they are, creating an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company. We’re looking for people with a passion for success — on the job and beyond. See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric:

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Primary Location: US-California-Lake Forest

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Req ID: 0044BY