Software Development

Software Development : Lead Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)


Your Rohde & Schwarz recruiting team is looking forward to receiving your application.

Hillsboro (Oregon) (USA)
Entry level
Employment Type
, unlimited
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Your tasks

  • Review software requirements for testability
  • Write software test plans and test cases, execute these test plans to create test reports for internal and external customers
  • Hands-on experience with our equipment to prove software correctness against system, software, and statement coverage requirements
  • Collaborate closely with software and system engineering teams to ensure the test objectives and schedules are achieved
  • Train and mentor other test engineers on the team as we continue to grow

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Your qualifications

  • M.S./B.S. in Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering, or other relevant engineering degree.
  • A minimum of 8+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Proven ability to understand, design, and test complex software systems.
  • Experience in software testing for safety critical applications (medical, automotive, aerospace, or defense).
  • Understanding of the software development lifecycle and quality assurance processes.
  • Hands-on experience with Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Development (CD).
  • Familiar with DevOps processes and tools (TeamCity, GitLab, Jenkins).
  • Excellence in scripting with Python is required.
  • Knowledge of programming with C, C++, PHP, SQL, QT QML, and Rust is desired.
  • Experience with Linux OS and Virtualization Management platforms (e.g. VMWare, Proxmox, oVirt) is desired.
  • Familiar with test case management and bug tracking tools (TestLink, Redmine, Bugzilla)
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) in English.
  • Knowledge of DO‒178, DO‒278, ED‒153, ED‒109, or CMM standards preferred
  • Experience with VoIP protocols SIP and RTP preferred
  • Knowledge and configuration of network switches (e.g. Cisco, etc.) preferred


We are looking forward to receiving your application! Ideally, you should apply online with the reference number.

We are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class.
The Rohde & Schwarz technology group is among the trailblazers when it comes to paving the way for a safer and connected world with its leading solutions in test & measurement, technology systems, and networks & cybersecurity. Founded more than 85 years ago, the group is a reliable partner for industry and government customers around the world.

Our offer

  • Training & continuing education

    Training & continuing education

  • Privately owned company

    Privately owned company

  • Promoting innovation

    Promoting innovation

  • Long-term & attractive work environment

    Long-term & attractive work environment

  • Flexible working hour models

    Flexible working hour models

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