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Senior Software Development Test Engineering Pre-eminent Professional

Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Job ID: R0008599
Date Posted: Apr 26, 2022
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS Australia Pty Ltd
Profession (Job Category): IT, Telecom & Internet
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Senior Software Tester/Integrator

Hitachi Rail STS is a dynamic international railway signalling and transportation solutions company. A Multinational Company, leader in the design, manufacture and supply of railway signalling and transportation control equipment and systems. A career with us offers many benefits including professional growth and development and the opportunity to work in a global and culturally diverse team environment.

In light of our continued growth we are inviting applications from suitably qualified Software Testers for a permanent full time role based in our Brisbane office.

The ideal candidate will have experience in software intensive systems, integration and Rail and Safety related system integration.

About the role

We are currently seeking a Software Tester to join an existing team and take responsibility for automated testing as well as manual integration and management of test environments for our traffic management system. Experience and responsibilities are required across a broad set of activities including automated software testing, integration and verification and validation. The role will involve coordinating consistency with similar projects and collaborating with a global team in both projects and R&D.

The activities will be performed in compliance with SIL0 requirements of EN 50128 and internal quality process under the direction of the work package lead.

Accountabilities will include but not limited to:

Guarantee an effective and efficient preparation and execution of software integration tests, in an automated and a manual test environment. Prepare test strategies, including test data creation, ensuring full test coverage to system functional and performance requirements. Increase and consistently improve the automation of software testing, including identifying and setup of test tools and frameworks (e.g. Selenium, Protractor, Squish). Contribute to the issuing of the test plans and procedures and ensure the implementation of the integration activities in accordance with the projects activities and indicators. Support an agile development and integration environment. Document all elements of test and verification activities Trace requirements and design to test cases Perform verification of development activities to ensure software quality


Software, Electrical, Electronic, Computer  Engineering or Information Technology Qualifications/ University Degree or Equivalent Technical Background.

From 5 up to 10 years of Software Testing or System Integration Expertise with demonstrated experience in being able to manage:

•    Complexity – manage and understand complex systems and especially software intensive complex systems.

•    Abstraction – demonstrate an ability to transcend the details and apply conceptual solutions to a range of customer needs

•    Safety – a basic understanding of system design within the constraints of providing a safe system, a general understanding of the risk-based design approach and allocation of functionality to components to mitigate the hazards.

•    Railway knowledge is desirable.

•    EN 50128 and ISO 9001 knowledge is desirable.

Skills & Experience:

If you are interested in this challenging opportunity and keen to gain exposure and experience in a global organisation this is the role for you. Please include a covering letter and a detailed resume in your application by clicking on the link below.

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