Software Test Engineer (m/w/d)

  • Thales Group
  • Zürich, ZH, Switzerland
  • 15/07/2022
Full time Data Engineering Big Data Software Engineering DevOps

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Thales people architect solutions at the heart of the defence-security continuum. Interoperable and secure information and telecommunications systems for defence, security, and civil operators, are based upon innovative use of radiocommunications, networks, and cybersecurity. We are ground breaking new digital technologies such as 4G mobile communications, cryptography, cloud computing and big data for use in physical protection systems, and critical information systems.

The Thales Group employs over 83,000 people worldwide, 500 of them in Switzerland. Thales' roots in Switzerland date back to the mid-19th century. Since that time, we have developed into a leading and trend-setting provider of high-tech solutions, key technologies, systems and services in the areas of transport security, defense & security, satellite and space technology as well as digital identity and security.

Thales Defense and Homeland Security has successfully established itself with the definition, development and integration of sophisticated tactical systems in the areas of communication, radar, command and control, surveillance, reconnaissance and simulation.

For the Defense & Homeland Security division, we are looking for a/n for the Zurich location

Software Test Engineer (m/w/d) (Ref. Nr. R0162454)

You are happy to take on this responsibility:

  • Creation and maintenance of test cases to check the products against the specifications

  • Preparing the test data, carrying out and comprehensibly logging the tests

  • Providing and updating the test platform to the latest releases

  • Supporting the user in the event of disruptions in the operation of the applications

  • Analyzing bugs, recording them in Bug Tracking and reproducing the bugs on the test platform

  • Development and implementation of the test strategy for our military solutions such as the command information system

  • Responsibility for test management in consultation with other international Thales units and the customer

  • Organization and implementation of the testing and integration activities of the software on the customer platform at the customer's site

Your skills:

  • Experience in manual testing of software products, e.g. with many configuration options

  • Scripting experience, preferably PowerShell and C#

  • Enthusiastic person who enjoys working in a team, but also has a high level of independence

  • Solution-oriented, team-oriented and independent way of working

  • Analytical and networked mindset

  • Enjoy direct exchange with the users and customers of our solutions

  • Interest in new topics, tools and technologies

  • Ideally, you will have the qualification as an ISTQB Certified Tester at Foundation Level

  • Swiss citizenship for work in the military environment

  • Willingness to travel within Switzerland (approx. 20%)

  • Very good knowledge of German and English

You want to learn more? The Talent Acquisition Team looks forward to hearing from you

Tel.: +41 44 457 18 01

We look forward to receiving your application, preferably via our career portal.

Look forward to the collegial atmosphere of a Swiss SME and the international reach of a global corporation with employment conditions that leave nothing to be desired. Thales lives diversity in everyday life, values ​​the compatibility of work and private life and promotes flexible working wherever possible.

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