Senior Embedded Software Test Engineer SP-6008

Software/Firmware Engineering Austin, Texas

We are looking for a Senior Embedded Software Test Engineer that will be a hands-on lead to ensure our products have been thoroughly tested and deliveries are rock-solid! You will work with cross-functional teams to build robust and scalable test methodologies that meet the high-quality bar that our customers expect. Come join our team in Austin, TX!


  • Lead and mentor test engineers through all aspects of test in a product cycle and ensure all software is thoroughly tested
  • Own the communication with cross-functional teams and represent the team in discussions and reviews
  • Design test strategies for projects to address every aspect of test (Black box, White box, Stress, Long duration, System test etc.)
  • Work with the team to come up with automation plans to increase the efficiency of the team
  • Implement tests during the pre-silicon and post-silicon phases of the product
  • Find issues and triage/debug them with software teams
  • Present results to product owners, internal customers, and software developers to assist in resolving defects

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Computer Engineering with 10+ years of experience OR MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Computer Engineering with 8+ years of experience
  • Knowledge of embedded systems and Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS)
  • Experience with a variety of MCU and DSP cores/processors
  • Strong leadership skills with a consistent track record of delivering on projects
  • Experience with scripting or programming languages such as (Python/shell, C, C++, etc.)
  • Understanding of software testing and test automation principles
  • Experience in lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, signal generators, logic analyzers and spectrum analyzers for measurement and debugging issues

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience with Jira, svn/git, and continuous integration systems (e.g., Jenkins)
  • Familiar with defect management practices
  • Familiar with SDLC
  • Experience with Agile Scrum software development
  • Experience developing and implementing embedded software tests on development boards

This position is located in Austin, TX

This is a hybrid position and will follow a 2+ day in-office work schedule, with in-office days based on business needs and team preference. You must be based within commutable distance of the work location listed on the job posting, or willing to relocate prior to beginning employment with Cirrus Logic. 

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, national origin, pregnancy status, marital status, gender, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

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