CTG Embedded Software Quality Assurance (Test Engineer) in Indianola, Pennsylvania

Title: Embedded Software Quality Assurance (Test Engineer)

Location: US-PA-Indianola

Job Number: 17203204

CTG's premier global client in Indianola, PA, has a long term assignment for an Embedded Software Quality Assurance (Test Engineer)! My client is building a core team with software testing capabilities. They seek individuals with a software development background (knowledge of the language, development life cycle process, configuration management, etc.) who have the capability to write protocols from requirements and execute, who can use not just software tools (debuggers, compilers, etc.) but hardware tools (oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, etc.) in the execution of their duties. The Device Software department is a high energy group of engineers, primarily of Electrical Engineering background. Our work deals with microcontroller-level software written in C/C primarily. We are responsible for maintenance of existing platforms and new product development.

Major responsibilities of this position are:

  • The development of comprehensive test cases and procedures based on product and software requirements

  • The ideal candidate would be given a set of requirements from which test protocols would be constructed

  • Formal execution of the test procedures and generation of test reports; this necessitates knowledge of configuration management and document creation

  • Defect tracking and verification of fixes

  • Familiarity with defect tracking systems like MKS Integrity Manager a plus

  • Templates and rules are provided, execution to that is needed

  • Requirements traceability to test cases

  • Familiarity with trace/requirement tools like RQM and Doors a big plus

  • Once execution is complete and reports approved, traceability for proof is key

  • Working with automated test tools and creation of test scripts if required; there is a potential for a candidate to shine here as we are developing this capability currently

  • Ability to lead and communicate effectively is necessary for this position

  • With many products in flight, responsibilities may include independent code review and occasional product development with Design Engineer oversight

  • Primary responsibility will be to lead the software test competency for the Device Software group

  • Experience with IEC62304 medical software testing highly preferred


  • Bachelors of Engineer in Electrical/Electronics or Computer Science or equivalent area preferred

  • C/C programming language knowledge required

  • 5 years’ experience in software testing and quality assurance

  • Experience writing manual/automation tests and executing tests for existing code bases from existing requirements

  • Experience in use of debuggers/emulators for breakpoint generation

  • Knowledge of board level hardware and interfacing


  • Experience with oscilloscopes, analyzers and schematic reading preferred

  • Knowledge of VxWorks or any RTOS

  • 2 years designing and implementing test plans, scripts and scenarios

  • Experience in scripting languages

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

This position pays on a W2 hourly basis (no C2C or 1099's).

APPLY NOW for resume review by recruiter Pam Gewin!

IMPORTANT NOTE: All qualified candidates must successfully pass a background check and a drug screen to be considered for the position.

CTG’s Benefits Plan allows you to select insurance coverage that best suits your lifestyle, and take part in our savings programs and educational plans. We offer Flexible Spending Accounts, a 401(k) Retirement Plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase plan. Our educational plan comprises access to more than 2,000 web-based technical, professional and business development courses.


CTG is the most reliable IT services provider, built on 50 years of meeting our commitments to make technology work for clients and deliver real business value. CTG provides industry-specific IT strategy, services, and solutions that address the business needs and staffing challenges of clients in high-growth industries, including major technology companies, large corporations, and government entities located in North America and Western Europe.

CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work Company by Modern Healthcare (since 2013) in North America, and a Best Places to Work Company in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

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