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Software Integration & Test Engineer

Posted 2 Sep 2022
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Working at Lightyear is a unique experience. You get the opportunity to work for a company with a pure and meaningful mission. A mission that will make a positive and lasting impact on future generations.

What will you do as Software Integration & Test Engineer Engineer?

Lightyear is growing immensely! You will become part of the Software domain within the Technology Circle. As an Integration & Test Engineer at Lightyear you will take a hands-on role in helping us design the world's first commercial solar car.

Collaborating with multiple teams, engineers and testers you will be in charge of the integration process of the software that plays a pivotal role in realizing the core functionality of our Lightyear One. You will work in a multidisciplinary environment, involving Software, Hardware and electronics.

You can consider it your personal mission to ensure that all the software components come together in perfect harmony. Of course nothing ever is perfect, but if we get there, it’s because of you!

Your job will consist of but is not limited to:

  • You are responsible for Development of test cases and new methods to accelerate the integration task
  • You will create and support build variants
  • Design and implement integration solutions across the different systems of the vehicle, evaluating existing components or systems to determine integration requirements and ensuring Lightyear quality standards
  • Maintain and enhance continuous integration environments
  • Monitor and enhance testing of real-time environments
  • Ensuring successful integration of software systems and components across hardware platforms, according to specified requirements (either working independently or supervising a team of engineers)
  • Defining and verifying requirements and technical documentation related to implementation of new features
  • Active participation in planning, designing, implementing and execution of tests within the frame of specific project
  • Development of test plans and test procedures, performing risk analysis when required
  • Participation in custom integration tests designing and functional specifications reviews to identify open issues

What do we expect from an SW Integration & Test Engineer at Lightyear?

In order to succeed in the dynamic world of Lightyear pro-activity, professionalism, communication and adaptability are crucial. We are looking for people with an ambitious attitude who learn from the past (tried and tested) and who strive to set new standards when needed. You can work within the team or independently and you plan your budget and time well. You are flexible and can work under pressure. Furthermore we are looking for someone with:

  • A Master or bachelor degree preferably in Embedded Systems, Computer Science or equivalent
  • At least 3-5+ years of full time relevant experience in the field of embedded software/ integration and testing
  • Working level knowledge of C, (sometimes C++), Python, Matlab and Simulink
  • Jira is a must; Enterprise Architect and/or Jama a plus.
  • Understanding of modelling, simulation, and testing techniques
  • Familiarity with Automotive product development processes
  • Debug capabilities of end-to-end systems flows
  • You have at least one year of relevant professional experience in and knowledge of requirement documentation and tracking systems, preferably Jira.
  • You have worked in agile companies and are aware that the traditional sense of requirements gathering, integration and testing has shifted from thinking a lot up-front to just-enough to start
  • Be introspective, always trying to improve yourself and the team around you
  • Fluent in English is mandatory
  • Availability for 40 hours per week

On a personal level you can relate to the following characteristics; you are a quick learner with a studious mindset, you are someone who speaks up and shares his or hers opinion and you are meticulous in your work.

What can you expect from Lightyear?

In addition to a challenging role we also offer:

  • A high degree of freedom and independence in your role
  • A role within a multidisciplinary team consisting of highly motivated, inquisitive and talented people with a broad diversity of experience
  • A role at one of the fastest growing technical companies in the Netherlands with tremendous potential
  • 40 vacation days per year
  • An interesting and balanced pension through Zwitserleven that is in line with the mission of Lightyear
  • The ability to participate via shares and to be involved in the growth and success of Lightyear
  • In addition to a dynamic working environment, there is time for relaxation during our already epic Friday afternoon drinks

At Lightyear we are building an electric car that charges itself. From our experience at Solar Team Eindhoven, we know this is only possible starting from scratch. At Lightyear we bring together a multidisciplinary team of highly motivated engineers, designers, and visionaries to challenge the status quo. Write the story with us!

Automotive
Helmond
Active in 10 countries
200 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 35 years

What employees are saying

Manuel Ribeiro

Software Engineer

Manuel Ribeiro

"Lightyear is an exceptional team that puts together people from all over the world with the same goal of creating a meaningful positive impact in our society. I felt welcome from the very first day and working with such motivated engineers gives me the energy I need to do my best every day."

Sapfo Tsoutsou

Group Lead - Thermal Engineering

Sapfo Tsoutsou

"Lightyear is een geweldig bedrijf om voor te werken. Het voelt voor mij meer als familie dan een werkgever. Klinkt misschien een beetje heftig, maar het is zo. Je maakt makkelijk vrienden op werk: iedereen is vriendelijk, behulpzaam en zo gemotiveerd om echt een verschil te maken in de wereld.”