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Entry Level Embedded Software Test Engineer

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Cirrus Logic

Cirrus Logic

Entry Level Embedded Software Test Engineer

Austin, TX
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    Cirrus Logic is looking for an experienced Embedded Software Test Engineer to work within our Austin, TX-based embedded software team, who will ensure that our products have been deeply tested and deliveries are rock solid. You will use your consistent track record of working with global software and hardware teams to ensure that the product meets its explicit (marketing, system) and implied (stability, robustness) requirements.


    • You will develop test plans and execute tests during pre-silicon and post-silicon phases of the product to ensure functionality and performance as per the system requirements
    • Develop automated test framework and regression test suites to optimize testing efficiency
    • Automate build & test pipelines using Jenkins
    • Identify, report and handle defects in a defect tracking system
    • Plan the test infrastructure; work profile; and review and approve related deliveries to ensure proper coverage, implementation, and documentation
    • Work closely with multi-functional team leads to understand requirements and use-cases
    • Communicating results to product owners and internal customers
    • Apply quality engineering standard methodologies to define and implement key metrics to handle and assess the testing process including test execution and defect resolution
  • Qualifications

    Required Skills and Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical or Computer Engineering with 2-5 years of experience OR Masters of Science in Electrical or Computer Engineering with 0-3 years of experience
    • Experience developing and executing tests of embedded software
    • Experience with scripting or programming languages such as (Python/shell, C, C++, etc.)
    • Experience with Jira, svn/git, and Continuous Integration systems (e.g., Jenkins)
    • Knowledge of embedded operating systems, especially Android and Linux
    • Solid hands-on experience in lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, signal generators, audio analyzers, logic analyzers and spectrum analyzers for measurement and debugging issues
    • Ambitious with excellent analytical skills and attention to detail are highly valued as you will need to understand silicon, board and software interactions
    • Highly dynamic, ambitious and driven personality with excellent written and verbal social skills and the ability to work across functional groups and organization

    Preferred Skills and Qualifications

    • Experience with a variety of MCU and DSP cores/processors
    • Understanding of software testing and test automation principles
    • Familiar with defect management practices
    • Familiar with SDLC
    • Experience with Agile Scrum software development

    This position is located in Austin, TX

    Cirrus Logic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We strive to select the best qualified applicant for any opening and to reward employees based on their skills, experience and performance. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, pregnancy status, marital status, gender, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

  • Industry
    Consumer Electronics
  • About Us

    Cirrus Logic is a leading expert in low power, mixed-signal processing, and a leading supplier of innovative solutions in audio, voice and haptics. We develop hardware and software solutions to help our top-tier customers solve difficult technical challenges in new generations of mobile and consumer devices that deliver the very best in end-user experiences. While breaking the innovation barrier for integrated circuit design we’ve also built an award-winning company culture thanks to our world-class workforce. This journey reflects our ongoing efforts to encourage and promote diversity, as well as our principles of equality and fairness in the workplace.