Firmware Test Engineer


About this job

  • Market: Industry
  • Industry: High Tech
  • Area of Expertise: Embedded Software
  • Location: Deventer

What is required?

  • hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Friday, 17 February 2023

About this role: Firmware Test Engineer

Our client is a leading player in the residential market. Their product range has grown into a wide range of sustainable solutions for heating, hot water and renewable energy. They are familiar with the hybrid combination of heat pump and central heating boiler, they are working on central heating appliances that work on hydrogen instead of natural gas, as well as smart systems for energy storage and management. In close collaboration with specialists Deventer and worldwide, they are working hard on the development of ground-breaking sustainable technologies for the future.

The department is responsible for the development of control units for Heating Appliances and connectivity products, like Nefit Easy.
Within the department we distinguish several teams namely, IFP and Applied Tech-nology, Hardware & Mechanical, Control Software, Embedded software and Mobile app development, Project Management and Test. This vacancy is within the Test team. The Test team is responsible for all levels of product testing within PAB.

Within one of the firmware (embedded software) ACU teams you are responsible for all test activities. All ACU teams operate within a SAFe agile/scrum environment.
Your role as a tester is to provide test evidence, to prove the PAB products comply to all (legal or Bosch) norms, guidelines or procedures. You are the owner of the test process, including tooling, which is aiming for on time delivery within expected quality boundaries. You will be the authority within the Thermo-technique (TT) firmware test-ing and are continues pro-active improving processes and working methods.

Your main tasks consist of

  • Creation and implementation of (risk based) test plans in collaboration with developer and tester colleagues.
  • Test case design and review using Jira XRay
  • Design, develop and maintain test automation test scripts and environments
  • Test report creation and communication
  • Collaboration with other Bosch TT departments regarding test topics
  • Transparent communication regarding risks and/or issues
  • Proactive and continues improvements within your team and department


  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as Firmware (Embedded software) tester in a (electronic) technical product development environment
  • Experienced with test automation (like GIT, Jenkins and Robot Framework)
  • Close collaboration with firmware engineering regarding unit testing (C/C++)
  • Experience with methodical testing within a (SAFe) agile environment
  • Accurate way of working
  • Attitude and drive for continues product quality improvements
  • Persuasiveness within a technical environment
  • Testing point of contact within your team
  • Bachelor / Master education Software Engineering or similar.
  • ISTQB certified, Certified Agile Tester or similar is a plus


Brunel offers outstanding individuals a highly diverse and challenging job opportunity in a company where an open, professional and pleasant working culture is greatly valued; where your personal initiatives will be noticed and rewarded; and where you will receive all the support, coaching and training you need for your future career.

This is your opportunity to discover a wide range of sectors and activities and develop your expertise in a fast-moving and results-oriented environment. Being intermediated by Brunel means that you are contracted by Brunel. Not only you will have a contract, you will as well be assured of a great career! Our primary and secondary terms of work are excellent.

A few examples are price reductions at Health Insurance, bonus opportunities and standard 26 days off. Brunel Engineering intermediates both junior and senior engineers within the industry for over 30 years now. Our clients vary from multinationals to local companies. Together we will find the job which meets your wishes.

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Tom van Setten is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Tom van Setten
Brunel Netherlands Eindhoven
+31 6 57 96 33 57