Test Automation / Software Test Engineer in ATC (m/w/d)

Referenz: J20060
Ort / Standort: DFS \ Langen \ Germany
Anmeldeschluss für Bewerbungen: 30.09.2020 23:59 CET
Kategorie: Software Solutions

We are the first choice European aerospace company for software centric engineering solutions. We combine 40 years of experience in a market, where trust and quality are needed. With more than 350 employees in Germany, we shape the future of aerospace – and beyond - together.

Our staff plays a key role for our success through their qualifications, motivation, enthusiasm, different cultural backgrounds and their sense of collaboration in an open international environment living our values; trust, integrity, participation and curiosity.

We are committed to crafting a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

We offer a wealth of benefits to support a balanced work life balance, including but not limited to flexible working hours, mobile working and ongoing career development.

The Position

Do you like to design and manage agile and classic test projects, do you have sound experience as a qualified software tester and are passionate about new technologies? Should you tick all the boxes then you are in the right place with us!

We are looking for a software test automation engineer with the experience in all phases of testing during the software development life cycle for the support of the development and maintenance of Air Traffic Control related software systems. These are full-time positions located on our customer site at DFS in Langen (Frankfurt am Main), Germany. It is full-time and permanent and expected starting date will be immediately.

We are looking forward to meeting you!

Responsabilities / Duties

As a test automation and software test engineer you will independently create scripts/test procedures for test automation based on software requirements for German Air Traffic Control systems software components of upper and lower airspace (UA/LA). Furthermore, you will analyse existing test cases, extend and maintain them. The regular execution, reporting and analysis of test results is also part of your responsibilities.

  • Structured derivation of test cases from the specification
  • Create, execute, evaluate and maintain manual/automated test cases
  • Development, maintenance and migration of manual/automated tests
  • Implementation and evaluation of functional regression tests
  • Analysis of existing test cases and achieved results as well as monitoring of the test progress including the reporting thereof


  • A university degree in aerospace, informatics, mathematics, physics or equivalent.
  • At least 3 years of experience in testing of software systems during the whole software development life cycle is required.

Essential Skills

  • Experience in creating manual and automated test cases, in test execution and test reporting in agile and classic environments
  • Experience in keyword-driven test execution
  • Experience with tools such as JIRA, GIT, MF ALM, RobotFramework, IBM DOORS & CHANGE, MS Office incl. teams, or motivation to use them
  • Experience in software development with Python
  • Certification as ISTQB Certified Tester "Foundation or Advanced Level" and "Advanced Level Test Automation Engineer" or a comparable certification
  • Knowledge of Air Traffic Control systems

Interdisciplinary competences:

  • Analytical skills and readiness for continuous training
  • Likes to work in an agile way, has a quick mind and is creative at work
  • Independence, willingness for topics, techniques and methods as well as quality awareness and enjoys working in a team
  • Language skills: English, minimum level B2

Desirable Skills

  • German would be an advantage

Your Benefits of joining us

  • Work-life balance: Flexible working hours, home office, sabbatical (time off for travelling around the world, extended parental leave, further education, etc.), option to work part time;
  • Financial benefits: Company pension plan, net wage optimisation programme including IT / bicycle leasing, discounted annual ticket for public transport, employer loans, etc.;
  • Employee recommendation scheme: We are grateful when our employees support us in finding new recruits. You will receive a bonus of 1,500 EUR to 3,000 EUR per successful recommendation;
  • Relocation support: We offer our newcomers a relocation lump sum and support you in finding a suitable new home as well as in finding a school or nursery for your children and much more. Should need be, this can even include support in the search for a job for your partner.
  • Career development: For us, further education and training are an essential part of people management, because this is the only way we can achieve our goal, namely a long-term and successful work relationship with you. Would you like to change your professional focus and work on other projects or change geographically? We will support you here as well.
  • Company events and activities: We have BBQs, Christmas parties and TGIF (Thank God It's Friday) events. On top of that, we organise team-building events and events internal to departments to promote team spirit. Let us know if you have creative ideas for corporate events or new initiatives that you would like to introduce to our company culture, no matter whether they are of artistic or technical nature.


Are you equally inspired by our visions and dreams? Get in touch with us today and send us your application! 

Your HR Contact for this position is Raphael Rossato.


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