Senior Embedded Software Test Engineer SB-5301

Software/Firmware Engineering Austin, Texas

At Cirrus Logic, mixed-signal engineering drives our company. We develop high-performance, low-power signal processing solutions in audio, voice and haptics, delivering innovative end-user experiences and solving difficult challenges for new generations of mobile and consumer devices. While breaking the innovation barrier, we've also built an award-winning company culture, thanks to our extraordinary workforce and our ongoing efforts to champion and promote diversity, as well as our principles of equality and fairness in the workplace. Do you enjoy working alongside the industry's top engineers and solving sophisticated challenges for the world's top consumer brands? Join our team and help us continue to make this an exceptional place to work!

We are looking for an experienced embedded Senior Software Test Engineer to join our team. You will ensure our products have been thoroughly tested and deliveries are rock-solid! In this role, you will participate in all aspects of the Software Test cycle and mentor junior engineers. You will work with multi-functional teams and build robust and scalable test methodologies making sure our products meet the high-quality bar that our world-class customers demand.


  • Craft and develop test plans for new features and products by translating requirements into test cases and incorporating customer feedback into test plans
  • Collaborate with technical leads in the SW and Test teams to gain understanding of the requirements and operation of one or more specific algorithmic technologies
  • Collaborate with the FW and Drivers team to debug SW implementation issues and take them to closure
  • Design the test infrastructure to facilitate execution of tests
  • Drive toward automation of all tests within a Continuous Integration environment
  • Present results to product owners, internal customers, and software developers to assist in resolving defects
  • Apply outstanding methodologies to define and implement critical metrics and assess the testing process including test execution and defect resolution
  • Mentor team members by participating in test plan reviews, debug sessions and providing guidance as needed

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master's in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Computer Engineering with 5+ years of experience in software test
  • Experience in MCU’s and Real-Time Operating Systems (RTOS)
  • Experience scripting in programming languages such as (Python/shell, C, C++, etc.)
  • Excellent debugging and problem-solving skills
  • Results-oriented with excellent analytical skills and attention to detail are highly valued as you will need to understand silicon, board, and software interactions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (both in spoken and written English)
  • Ability to lead with minimal direction and able to communicate effectively with project partners in a distributed team
  • Experience in using oscilloscopes, analyzers, JTAG, and other test equipment

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience developing and executing embedded software tests on development boards
  • Experience with Jenkins management and configuration
  • Experience with test case management systems, source control tools (Git, SVN), and defect management systems (JIRA, Bugzilla, TFS)
  • Experience with Agile Scrum software development
  • Experience in reporting and tracking project metrics to increase efficiency and effectiveness

This position is located in Austin, TX

Cirrus Logic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We strive to select the best qualified applicant for any opening and to reward employees based on their skills, experience and performance. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, pregnancy status, marital status, gender, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.