Software & Hardware Test Engineer - 7thSense Design Ltd.

Upper Beeding

Closing date: 12/04/2018

7thSense Design Ltd is a privately owned creative software and technology solutions company with offices in Sussex and Detroit. Established in 2004, we specialise in advanced Media Serving for markets such as Theme Parks, Planetaria, Live Events, 3D Entertainment Theatres and Visitor Attractions.

With our in-house developed Delta™ Media Server solution, we’ve sold over 3000 servers worldwide to a variety of prestigious facilities. These include a lot of the big-name Theme Parks, many famous Museums, Digital Planetariums, 3D Theatres, Airports, Live Events and more. We also have a big customer base in the Digital Signage and Live Events market.

Job Description:

Due to our increasing success and growth, we’re growing our team of enthusiastic experts. We are recruiting for an experienced Software & Hardware Test Engineer to join our team. Reporting to the Product Manager, the successful candidate will:

  • Work on our core Delta Media Server hardware platforms to test and validate new software & hardware configurations 
  • Create testing strategies and methodologies to support existing procedures 
  • Document all test results in a consistent and retrievable manner, working with tech pubs to standardise a format 
  • Be proficient in analysing results and making valid conclusions  Work closely with the Product Manager to determine the priority of testing to ensure the needs of the business are met 
  • Provide support to software developers, marketing and sales departments, systems engineers and other team members in the context of software & hardware testing 
  • Maintain adequate test hardware and equipment to facilitate rapid testing as required. The candidate will also be responsible for 3rd party loaned hardware under test for the duration of testing for ensuring it is returned within the loan period 
  • You will have in-depth Windows OS and High-Performance PC systems knowledge 
  • You have excellent communication skills. You know how to present information in a clear and concise manner that is easily digestible.
  • You are keen to update your knowledge and skills to keep up with rapid advancements in computer technology. 
  • Suggesting improvements based on your own experience and customer feedback is a natural part of this role also and is something we encourage as a business 
  • The candidate should be comfortable working alone or as part of a small team, and there may be minimal travel involved to customer sites both in the UK and abroad. This may include assisting in tasks such as end-user training and sales and demo support 
  • Work with component manufacturers throughout the testing procedures and provide support to resolve performance issues.
Skills Range:

Candidates must have more than 3 years experience of working in all the following areas: 

  • University degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent
  • Proven ability to listen to instructions and formulate a plan to achieve the desired outcome 
  • You will be able to independently develop or utilise tools to analyse complex products or systems. 
  • Analytical and logical thinker 
  • A strong background of structured testing procedures  Experience in a software test role 
  • Experience of computer hardware testing 
  • Experience of PC hardware fault finding 
  • Excellent interpersonal and team-working skills 
  • Valid Passport 
  • Driving Licence
Key Area: Testing and QA 19-4099.01Testing and QA
Attendance: Full-Time
Additional Information:

Additional Useful Skills | The ‘Helpful to Haves’ 

  • Understanding of modern software development techniques and standards 
  • Experienced at creating automated testing scripts for software testing 
  • Experienced at creating automated testing scripts for PC hardware testing 
  • Ability to optimise Windows OS to enable better performance for desired Media Server functions 
  • Ability to demonstrate you are organised, pro-active and results driven person would be an advantage

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