Embedded Software Test Engineer SP-5983

Software/Firmware Engineering Austin, Texas

We are hiring an Embedded Software Test Engineer to join our Software Team in Austin. You will ensure our products have been thoroughly tested and deliveries are rock-solid! You will work with multi-functional teams to build robust and scalable test methodologies to ensure our products meet a high-quality bar that our customers expect.


  • Design test plans (both black box and white box) based on new product and new feature requirements
  • Execute tests during pre-silicon and post-silicon phases of the product
  • Find issues and triage/debug them with software teams
  • Develop and maintain automated test framework and regression test suites to optimize testing efficiency
  • Automate, build, and test pipelines using Jenkins
  • Identify, report and handle defects in a defect tracking system
  • Work closely with multi-functional teams to understand requirements and use-cases
  • 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 2+ years of experience OR MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Computer Engineering with 0 years of experience
  • Knowledge of embedded systems and Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS)
  • Experience with scripting or programming languages such as (Python/shell, C, C++, etc.)
  • Experience with Jira, svn/git, and continuous integration systems (e.g., Jenkins)
  • Experience in lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, signal generators, logic analyzers and spectrum analyzers for measurement and debugging issues
  • Highly driven personality with excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience with a variety of MCU and DSP cores/processors
  • Understanding of software testing and test automation principles
  • Familiar with defect management practices
  • Familiar with SDLC
  • Experience with Agile Scrum software development
  • Experience developing and executing 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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