Software Test Engineer Co-op

Sandvik Mining & Construction
Job Description

Sandvik Mining & Rock Solutions in Alachua, FL is looking for a

Software Test Engineer Co-op

About Us
Rotary Drilling is a division within Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions and is a leading supplier of technologically advanced blasthole drills for the surface mining market. Based in Alachua, Florida the division leverages the latest digital technology to develop solutions which improve our customers productivity while reducing total cost of ownership. We prioritize our people, safety, and reliability. We don’t just supply the technology that creates the most durable equipment on the market. We provide peace of mind.

The Role
The Software Test Engineer Co-op is responsible for assigned R&D and Engineering tasks from the Testing Team within the Surface Mining Customer Segment at our Alachua facility. The Software Test Engineer Co-op is responsible for supporting test design/execution tasks and technical solutions performed in the responsibility area based on the priorities set by immediate supervisor. A unique opportunity where you can develop your skills and career. This will be a semester long co-op opportunity for Spring 2022.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform test execution of assigned test cases
  • Perform regression testing of test simulator software for each sprint
  • Verify and maintain test cases based on requirements/specification documents
  • Take part in discussion of test planning, test design, execution, and result analysis
  • Write test result report for text execution performed
  • Update testing tasks in spring planning tool with comments, completion times, raise concerns/blocks in timely fashion
  • Write scripts (Shell, Python) to utilize automated testing
  • Participate in code reviews with supervisor for test automation if necessary
  • Fulfil any additional duties assigned by supervisor/test lead

About You
Education: Enrolled/Graduate in Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or related engineering field. MS in Computer Science or related Engineering field is preferred. Must be able to legally work in the USA.

Required Skills / Competencies

  • Strong analytical skills, ability to solve complex problems, design appropriate experiments and analyze complex data for Mobile Machinery should be able to decipher functional specifications to develop test cases
  • Knowledge of Python scripting to support test case automation
  • Strong team worker within multi-discipline environments
  • Testing tool software experience preferred
  • Must be able to legally work in the USA

Preferred but not Required

  • Basic familiarity with PLC programming languages CoDeSys IEC 61131-3 preferred
  • Experience with C/C++ and scripting languages
  • Experience with application lifecycle management tools (Polarion), version control systems (SVN) and build systems (Jenkins)
  • Some knowledge in Linux scripting to access file systems for configurations and/or write automated scripts.
  • MS Productivity suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Basic knowledge of working with PLC’s (EPEC or IFM preferred) and integration of position sensors, sensors for motion control, vision sensors, safety technology, process sensors, IO-links, identification systems, machine health monitoring, systems for mobile machine, communication technologies, power supplies, and linked accessories.

How to Apply
For immediate consideration, please apply online at to the Software Test Engineer Co-op position, Job Req. ID # R0034699

Sandvik is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Any applicant who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing an application or at any time during the application process should contact Human Resources at Sandvik also provides reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities consistent with its obligations under the law.

Deadline: Not set
Job-ID: R0034699


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