Senior Software Test Engineer | Collins McNicholas

Senior Software Test Engineer

  • Reference: GY44909
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Limerick
  • Category: Information Technology


  • Individual contributor and/ or a designated contact point to represent Test Engineering in a cross functional project team.

  • Collaborates with project’s cross functional contact points to derive Requirements, Specifications and provides schedule and resource estimations

  • Demonstrates technical competencies, understands Requirements, Design and Implementation level details of the Products under tests

  • Assigns tasks based on skillsets and bandwidths.

  • Reviews Tasks progresses and Test reports & documents. Provide guidance to tackle problems and mentors to improve Test Engineers’ technical and soft skills.

  • Exhibits awareness and tracks project related risks from the Test Schedules, Quality, Hazard and Compliance risks.

  • Participates in hands-on creation, manual and automated execution of Test cases / Test Protocols

  • Reviews and Analyzes reported anomalies to obtain resolutions from Software, System, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering teams

  • Supports Software, Systems and Engineering Teams with Trouble shooting, Characterization and Validation activities for Prototypes, Breadboards and Sub-Systems

  • Supports Service/Training organization for troubleshooting customer complaints

  • Support Manufacturing for Test Tool verification and knowledge transfer

  • Provides Testing support to Sustaining activities

  • Passionately leads from the front to architect, develop, execute and measure effectiveness of automation.

  • Engages in continuous improvement to enhance Test Automation, Test Architecture, Test Coverage and Test Leadership skills

  • Handles adverse and sensitive situations with professional maturity and fortitude. Participates in industry forums to learn industry developments in Testing, Tools & Technologies to analyze and propose solutions to improve the efficiencies and effectiveness in terms of cost and test quality.

  • Exhibits business acumen and awareness of customer urgencies while communicating Schedules, Test Progress and Quality assessments.


  • Four Years Undergraduate degree preferably in Engineering or Science

  • 5 Years of Software / System Testing experience preferably in an embedded / hardware environment with automated tests

  • 2-4 years of experience in developing automation frameworks and automating test cases Microsoft Windows / Embedded Windows Environments using popular commercial or open source tools such as Tricentis Tosca, QTP, CodedUI, AutoIT, Selenium, C#, C++, JavaScript, Selenium, AngularJS, etc.

  • Ability to create simple SQL Scripts,

  • API Validations in C#, C++, JavaScript environments.

  • Familiarity with FDA regulations for Medical Instruments, ISO 14971, IEC 62304 standards

  • Familiarity with Agile Methodologies.

  • Familiarity with Design For Six Sigma standards

For more information please contact Tanya Cooke at 091 706706 or email your CV to

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