Software Test Engineer High Tech

  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #81

Are you interested in advancing your career in the domain of Software Testing?
We offer you the possibility to work for leading international high-tech companies and in parallel develop your technical knowledge, soft skills, and strategic thinking.
Please check out our opportunities and Software Test career track for more information!

High Tech Source is recruitment partner for many top tier international high-tech companies. Our clients excel in designing, developing, and bringing to market the world’s most leading and complex high-tech equipment. Examples of these products and systems are: a fully solar-powered vehicle, a lithography machine, an electron microscope and an implantable medical device. An increasing proportion of this high-tech equipment consists of software as an enabler for pushing boundaries, optimizing development and machine-performance, and enhancing user experience.

With this increase in software, the role of testing becomes more vital in the process of developing high quality software. At our clients we see a huge need for testing entire software stacks, from low level embedded control to high level user interface. This is where our proposition ‘Testing as a Service’ adds value.

Under the direction of our Manager Software Testing we define test strategies, create test architecture and implement test automation. We currently have several open positions at clients in semiconductors, automotive and biotechnology. Besides offering you a challenging position in an international environment we offer a tailor-made career track with training and coaching. Our aim is to advance your career in software testing so you can lead and be an expert in this field.

The challenge

As a Software Test Engineer at High Tech Source you work at the core of product and application development projects and play a crucial role in the business of our clients. By working in agile, international, multidisciplinary teams, you will develop both your technical knowledge and soft skills. As active part of the scrum team you take the lead in integrating testing in the software development process and provide continuous feedback on ongoing development work.

Your activities will mainly focus on the design of possible test strategies and execution of (automated) tests on unit, system and integration level. A good overview of possible software design methodologies, operating systems and programming languages and the ability to motivate this to others is crucial.

Your main tasks and responsibilities are:

· Creating and executing test?cases (both manual and automated)

· Review requirements, acceptance criterias, test specification

· Participate in risk assessment activities

· Create or collaborate in test plan creation

· Responsible for the execution of?testing and product quality

· Defect root cause analysis

· Initiate and support product quality improvements.

Your profile

· Bachelor or Master’s degree in (Technical) Computer Science or comparable.

· Approximately 3-5 years’ experience in software testing in an industrial or technical environment, working with C/C++, C#, Java and/or Python. Embedded programming experience is preferred

· You have ISTQB/T-Map or this level based on experience

· Preferably you have experience with BDD / Gherkin

· Excellent communication skills with fluency in English.

· Have an innovative mindset and strong analytical skills.

· You are a self-starter, solution driven with a hands-on approach to your work and you get results.

· Are also a team player with the ability to work independently when required and in cross functional international teams.

What we offer

We aim to empower people and support them in building rewarding careers. We offer varied work due to variety in clients, technologies, markets and projects. This includes:

· A permanent contract and competitive salary (based on experience)

· 8% holiday allowance

· 25 holidays

  • Travel allowance
  • An interesting and balanced pension plan
  • A tailored career track with training, coaching and a personal development
  • Flexible working hours of 32- 40 hrs per week in a healthy mix of working from home or at the office
  • An open culture focused on working together, learning and having fun

Interested in joining?

If you are interested in this unique position or simply want more information, please reach out to Marco Rondeel of High Tech Source ( or +31 6 25 00 60 94)



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