Golang Job: Cloud Test Engineer

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Eindhoven - Netherlands

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Cloud Test Engineer
Job Description
Working for Signify means being creative and adaptive. Our culture of continuous learning and commitment to diversity and inclusion creates an environment that allows you to build your skills and career. Together, we’re transforming our industry.
As the world leader in lighting, we’re constantly ahead of the curve. Through our leadership in connected lighting and the Internet of Things, we’re breaking new grounds in data analytics, AI, and smart homes, offices, cities and more!
Signify is one of the few companies in the world to achieve carbon neutrality and our next sustainability goals are even bolder: doubling our positive impact on the environment and society by 2025.
As a Cloud Test Engineer, you will be working in the dynamic Hue R&D development team alongside other engineers on one of the largest commercial IoT systems. We are greater together through peer learning in our globally diverse team, with different backgrounds and nationalities.
In this environment our customers should be able to rely on new functions whilst maintaining stability and high performance. To achieve this, we require a highly skilled and motivated tester that can work with the latest techniques and practices in the world of networked devices, cloud infrastructures, and agile software development.
Your role is to test and release functionality for the services in the Engagement and IoT teams with focus on the Hue cloud. You have strong experience in test(ing) methodologies, writing test plans, creating test cases, ensuring that these can be executed automatically, debugging cloud services. You also have experience working in various cloud environments and Google Cloud Platform in particular. You have a natural drive to work in a data-driven way and to make decision accordingly. You have working experience with agile software development practices.
What you'll do
This position is a great opportunity for those who wish to gain knowledge in IoT systems at the largest IoT company in the world and at the same time develop and share your experience in testing, integration, and releasing activities with peers. You work alongside our software development engineers on our Hue lighting system on innovative solutions for our challenges in the IoT domain and user account domain.
  • Translate the functional and non-functional requirements of new IoT features into test requirements and test cases that are relevant for the Hue Cloud.
  • Test and integrate the software for new cloud functionality to enable new customer experiences.
  • Push engineers to keep their designs simple, robust, and elegant so verification and validation is simple.
  • Learn and suggest improvements on the existing cloud functionality based on data gathered from the field to further enhance the customer experience.
  • Work with our suppliers and make sure that delivered software pleases our end-users.
  • Propose changes to improve the performance and quality of the cloud test framework and its processes.
  • Innovate on our development practices and processes, and coach others in this domain. Support solutions for our continuous integration / continuous delivery environment.
Your qualifications
You are a highly self-steering professional with a passion for home automation and networking, able to challenge and steer peers to deliver reliable and quality software releases.
  • Master’s in Computer Science, Engineering, or similar education.
  • Minimal 5 years’ experience with verifying and validation complex cloud software products in a continuous delivery environment with daily deliveries to production.
  • Solid experience with Python and Robot Framework. Golang is nice to have.
  • Experience and knowledge of modern cloud technologies, minimally back-end (Kubernetes, GCP).
  • Experience with connectivity, networking, and IoT including typical challenges seen “in the last mile”.
  • Understanding of security concepts is nice to have.
  • Creative mind with lots of curiosity and eagerness to learn.
  • Good knowledge of English both written and verbal, excellent communication skills.
  • The ambition to work with highly intelligent peers and business leaders in a vibrant, collaborative environment while developing the skills required to excel!
What you get in return…
  • Competitive salary depending on experience.
  • A variable bonus based on both Signify results and personal performance.
  • 25 Days of holidays and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually.
  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personalized learning platform, free training and coaching.
  • Solid company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package.
  • Opportunity to buy Signify shares and products with discount.
Who we are
Signify is the world leader in lighting. We provide professional customers and consumers with quality, energy-efficient LED lighting. And our lights, when connected, bring data to devices, apps and people – redefining what light can do and how you use it. Today, our innovations, such as LiFi – internet connectivity through light – and UV-C, solar and horticultural lighting, contribute to a safer, smarter, more sustainable world. We’re operating in 74 countries with 32,000 people worldwide.