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Software Quality Assurance Senior Professional

Location: Vaesteras, Västmanlands län, Sweden
Job ID: R0034883
Date Posted: Dec 3, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): IT, Telecom & Internet
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Are you up for the challenge to understand and assure quality in a software used in a really comprehensive and complex system? With the support from our dedicated team, you would challenge your quality assurance-mindset as well as your ability to learn new functionality.

We now look for a future key member of our team as the role of Software Quality Assurance Senior Professional. You have several years’ experience, preferably from testing in large complex systems. You will work with a team of software quality assurance professionals to make sure quality lives in all parts of our product and our agile software development process. You are curious, structured and highly communicative. You will conduct software tests by sitting down in our large test systems with our newly developed GUI in your hands, in the same way as our customer do, and put the applications to test by manually running our test procedures. You will work together with our senior quality assurance professionals to push the comprehensive system to its boundaries before approving our software for release.

Our SCADA (Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition) product, Network Manager, utilize several redundant backend/middle layer servers accessed from several different applications. It is near real-time system with a huge database, high demands on redundancy, availability, security and data acquisition/storage capacity. It is used by different customers all over the world to operate their entire power grid.

As a person you have the quality assurance-mindset; you are curious and want to explore every corner of a new thing/feature put in your hand, you are stubborn and when other people stops because it works you keep digging to prove it does not. You are structured and can trace back and explain afterwards to other people what was proved not to be working in your tests. You are highly communicative and build relations with developers and other stakeholder and can explain complex things in an easy way.

Preferred experience

  • Holds a Master or bachelor’s degree within computer science, electrical engineering or similar.
  • Several years’ experience of testing software applications, preferably in large complex systems.
  • Experience from working in different software development processes and familiar with necessary considerations when it comes to creating software with quality.
  • Experience in writing automated tests is an advantage even though most of the time will be spent on manual testing incl. running automated tests and analysing the results.
  • Used to work with different agile methods and recognise roles, rules and best-practices.
  • Holds knowledge about agile frameworks such as SCRUM or SAFE.
  • Different test methodologies and strategies within software development are well known.
  • Certified tester within ISTQB or similar.

Responsibilities within the role

  • Run test scenarios and system tests to ensure quality before release.
  • Write new test scenarios to assure system and functions meet with requirements.
  • Be active in setting up test strategies and test plans.
  • Verify correction of bugs.
  • Be part of improving the quality assurance processes to ensure a good product.
  • Support and assist others in your team when needed.
  • Communicate with internal and external stakeholders to understand functionality and customer issues to be able to reproduce and report them.

Career opportunities
There are several career paths within the development department. We have many roles within our Software development process, both specialized in our product and roles managing various parts of the process or product. There are as well possibilities to travel to meet customers and work close with our big projects to test together with customers and project engineers.

We practice a hybrid solution with at least 50% at the office, testing together in our systems.

Recruiting Manager Jonas Ekerli: [email protected] will answer your questions about the position. Union representatives – Sveriges Ingenjörer: Adnan Glibo, +46 107-38 63 78; Ledarna: Christer Fridlund, +46 107-38 29 12; Unionen: Karin Ulvemark, + 46 107-38 51 42. All other questions can be directed to Talent Acquisition Partner Håkan Kempel: [email protected]

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