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Ballard Power Systems Inc.

Senior Embedded Controls Test Engineer, Fuel Cell Systems (12month contract)

Location
Vancouver, BC
Details
Full Time
19 hours ago
Product System Engineering has an immediate opening for a Senior Embedded Controls Test Engineer to join the Systems Engineering team. Successful candidates will understand and have hands-on experience in software validation/verification process and activities for embedded controllers; demonstrate the capability to establish a portable and scalable validation/verification platform; know what and how to effectively evaluate software quality through well-defined metrics.

A successful candidate will work well independently and with the existing engineering team members and have a desire to learn. Commitment to delivering high quality software is a must and so is flexibility to adapt.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Heavily involved in the software validation and verification test procedure, focusing on developing test framework, selecting/building/executing test equipment, guiding the whole software group for quality assurance and best practice
  • Develop test procedure for various levels of white-box software testing, including static analysis, dynamic analysis/testing, unit testing and integration testing (MIL, HIL) with test coverage
  • Design and source components and parts to build test bench at both software level and hardware level, with well developed documentation
  • Develop and automate test code and routines in Model-Based development (Matlab/Simulink) environment and text-based coding environment (C/C++/IEC/scripting language)
  • Implement and test software interface I/Os, CAN communication by using CANanalyzer or equivalent tools
  • Define and document test metrics with inputs, conditions and expected pass/fail criteria for regression testing
  • Develop and maintain traceability between requirements and test cases, and manage the test reports by following the formal configuration management process
  • Document and report the test activities for functional safety compliance purpose
  • Manage software test code version control and evolution
  • Other duties as occasionally required by management


Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in EE, computer engineering, or related field
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in industrial-level embedded firmware/software validation and verification testing
  • Programming skills: C/C++/Matlab/Simulink, more than 1 scripting languages (python, JavaScript, Ruby, Bash, powerShell)
  • Experience with formal software version control (Git/SVN) and release/configuration management
  • Excellent documentation and detail-oriented approach on test development and execution
  • Experience commissioning, tuning, and troubleshooting embedded software by using MM, Scope and other relevant equipment
  • Commitment to delivering high quality software by inventing and following processes, procedures and coding styles
  • Team player, self-motivated, have habit to document and communicate promptly on what is done. Have passion in engineering and doing things in a systematic way


Desired Traits:
  • An engineering degree from an accredited Electrical, Electronics or Computer eng. university/college/institutional program
  • Work experience with Agile development process
  • Experience with instrumentation including pressure, temperature and flow measurement devices
  • Experience with full software lifecycle and safety-critical software development, including requirements, design, integration, validation, and verification is strong asset

Extensive experience with CAN and communication protocols such as J1939, CANopen is a strong asset

Our Values
Listen & Deliver | Quality. Always. | Inspire Excellent | Row Together | Own It
Ballard values diversity in the workplace and is committed to Employment Equity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates.
Category
Engineering