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Software Test Engineer

Pilz Ireland is home to the Pilz Global Software Product Development Centre, Pilz International Services Group and also serves its Irish customer base with the provision of project management and automation engineering solutions. These solutions assist manufacturers throughout Ireland to achieve high productivity and compliance within an increasingly complex regulatory environment. Ultimately such services enable our customers to provide safe workplaces when using automated processes and machinery. As the Pilz global centre of excellence the Software Product Development and Research Centre is responsible for the development of innovative software products used to configure and program our intelligent automation systems and provide a range of sensor, visualisation and control technologies.

The Role

Reporting to a Team Manager, and sharing your knowledge and experience with your colleagues, you will test sophisticated software products that provide the human interface into the control of industrial automation devices; and thrive in a challenging and rewarding professional team environment; where non-hierarchical scrum teams are the norm and where a passion for learning new and interesting technologies is essential.

The position will be based in our Cork office and will require work at customer sites nationally or internationally.

Key Responsibilities

  • Test sophisticated software products

  • Use different testing types within the software development lifecycle

  • Automate test cases using test automation

  • Set up and configure hardware devices

The Person

You will be self-motivated, energetic and upbeat; take a logical and systematic approach to problem solving; be a perfectionist who strives for timely completion of projects; have the ability to prioritise the urgency of multiple requests and then take charge of these to meet deadlines.


Essential Skills

  • Diploma/Degree in Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent related engineering discipline is required

  • 1 year's experience working as Software Test Engineer with proven software test responsibilities

  • Full understanding of the testing process and principles

  • 1 year's experience using different testing types within the software development lifecycle


An Advantage

  • Knowledge of Java and an ability to automate test cases

  • The ability to set up and configure hardware devices

  • Experience of networking

  • Knowledge of the Scrum framework

  • ISTQB foundation Certification


To fit with our team you must have a strong desire to deliver quality software, be interested in software testing methodologies, be constantly developing your technical skill set and be a very strong team player.


Please submit your application via the link to Careers below.


Pilz Ireland
Cork Business and Technology Park, Model Farm Road

Telephone: +353 21 4346535


Telephone: +353 21 4346535