System Test Engineer

System Test Engineer

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Toronto, Ontario

Engineering & Technical




Our client located in Waterloo, ON is a well-funded, fast-paced, and fast-growing company whose technologies and software help automakers build dynamic software-defined vehicles. With two generations of solutions already on the road with a top global OEM, our vehicle and cloud software solutions are at the forefront of the digital transformation of vehicles. 

We are in an accelerated growth phase and looking for highly motivated, accomplished, and driven System Test Engineers to join our growing team. As a part of a cross-functional team that is responsible for the full software development life cycle, you will have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge technologies and products, from conception to deployment.

  • Define testing strategies by working with product, development and other teams across the company.
  • Develop detailed test plans per the specifications and execute test cases via a combination of automation or manual testing.
  • Triage integration issues reported by partners and field problems reported during real vehicle testing. Reproduce problems in house and assist the development team to identify root causes and solutions.
  • Escalate potential issues (Software, Hardware, Resources) to the Project Manager / Exec team.
  • Track all necessary testing activities, including schedule, resources, requirements, defects and resolution so that there is a clear alignment across key stakeholders.
  • Identify areas of improvements in test coverage, methodology and provide suggestions.
  • Act as the gatekeeper of each release and be the voice for customers and provide constructive feedback.
  • Bachelor’s degree (MS preferred) in Computer Science, Computer engineering, Electrical engineering, Mechanical engineering or other related fields with 5-8 years of working experience in embedded software in data center, networking, security, cloud services or automotive industry.
  • Excellent knowledge of test methodologies and experience with system-level testing of physical devices.
  • Well-versed in software development processes of embedded products.
  • Excellent knowledge of test methodologies. 
  • Excellent familiarity with the Linux command line and knowledge of shell scripting.
  • Good networking fundamentals, ideally paired with experience in cybersecurity.
  • Review and challenge product requirement specification, design and functional specification, define test strategy, develop detailed end-to-end solution test plan and test cases.
  • Ability to develop, review and modify Python scripts to enhance test coverage. 
  • Experience with the design and implementation of test tools for automation. Ability to develop and improve automation scripts.
  • Familiarity with common test frameworks such as Pytest, Robot Framework, or similar.
  • Experience with test tools, such as Vector CANoe, VehicleSpy, PEAK, Spirent, IXIA, or similar products.
  • Experience with JIRA, Jenkins or similar tools.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills.
Desired Skills and Experience:
  • An understanding of automotive networking infrastructure, including the transition and transformation from LIN, CAN, CAN FD to Ethernet, and how different ECUs work together within a vehicle.
  • Cybersecurity expertise.
  • Experience in automotive design review and audit processes, such as: ISO 26262, Automotive SPICE, or ASIL standards.
  • Expertise with testing to meet functional safety requirements based on ISO 26262.
  • Experience with designing and building test benches to test the functionality of an ECU and intercommunication of different ECUs in the vehicle.
  • Being well connected to be able to bring other talent is a big plus.

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