Senior Test Automation Engineer (Embedded Software)

On Time Engineers is searching for a Senior Test Automation Engineer (Embedded Software) for Eindhoven area. Would you like to be responsible for testing the team deliverables and aiming for higher quality software? Does early bug finding and earlier delivery give you a great kick?

Then be On Time and apply for the Senior Embedded Software Design Engineer position now the vacancy is still available.


The Development & Engineering department at our customer is responsible for specification and design of products. In this sector, the department Embedded Software Design (ESD) ensures delivery of integrated embedded software solutions that support the business success with agreed quality, cost and in-time.

The Senior Test Automation Engineer (Embedded Software) is a member of the software development team and will be responsible for testing the deliverables. You will work in close cooperation with your team members, while staying independent in testing. You will report to the team leader and the functional group leader.


Job description

Review requirements and specifications, write test plan, implement test plan, execute, report. Develop test competence and contribute to continuous ESD test methodology improvement. Together with others, write test scripts and propose tools that make testing more efficient and effective.

Test Impact determination: in discussion with system engineers, architects and developers, you will determine the impact of a deliverable to be able to define a smart set of test cases. You will look at these deliverables from a customer’s point-of-view.

Keywords: embedded, static, functional, non-functional and heuristic testing; unit test (Black Box & Gray Box), subsystem test and integration test on basis of requirements and specifications; test methodology, test competence; close cooperation with designers, independent.



Master or Bachelor education level in Computer Science, Physics, Electronics, Mechanics, Mathematics or comparable.

ISTQB Foundation or T-Map Certificate.



  • Experience in testing high-tech systems, including non-functional testing;
  • Experience with embedded systems;
  • Experience in writing test plans on basis of requirements, design documents and implicit knowledge of people;
  • Experience with programming/scripting/automation, like: C, C++, Unix (e.g. csh), Linux, Python;
  • Experience with version control (e.g. Clear Case, git), continuous integration, FMEA, test automation, stubs and mocks (e.g. Google Mock).


Personal skills

  • Strong communicative personality with a pragmatic attitude;
  • Excellent co-operation skills;
  • Analytical skills, different levels of abstract thinking;
  • Likes to break the system;
  • Flexible and goal oriented, able to realize progress within an uncertain, rapidly changing environment;
  • Able to work under pressure, takes ownership and is decisive.


Our offer

A high tech work environment where you will work on the newest technologies. Projects with depth and a lot of challenge. In addition to attractive primary and secondary employment conditions, we invest in your personal development!

Other conditions are:

  • Directly one year contract followed by a (permanent) contract with our customer;
  • 8% holiday allowance;
  • 27 vacation days per year;
  • Collective pension scheme including employer’s contribution;
  • Professional coaching on-the-job by our Technical Manager;
  • Innovative projects that contribute to a better world;
  • Courses or training as required.


How to apply

Do you have any questions concerning this position or do you want to apply? Be On Time and contact On Time Engineers, Rob Man at +31 6 53 26 00 29 or Eda Demir at +31 6 19 62 29 44. You can also send your questions or resume by mail to