Embedded Software Test Engineer



LOCATION: Columbia, MD
Send resumes to: Recruiter (jobs@zaksystemsit.com)


  • Design, develop, evaluate, and use custom test scripts/procedures to evaluate the effectiveness, readiness, and compliance of custom developed software in both hosted and embedded environments
  • Configure network equipment such as routers and switches in support of software testing
  • Document test procedures, results/bugs, generate test reports and generate presentations and support customer reviews covering the software validation
  • Recommends and implements efficiency/coverage improvements to the software test process to include modifying procedures, scripts, and documentation.
  • Work with developers to troubleshoot issues/bugs with products and tests.



  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience or 2 years post-Secondary/ Associates Degree and a minimum of 6 years of prior related experience. Graduate Degree or equivalent with 0 to 2 years of prior related experience.
  • At least 1 year of experience configuring Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, and basic networking skills (OSI layers, TCP/UDP/IP/ARP) and network monitoring tools (Wireshark, SNMP)
  • At least experience with Windows, Linux, VMWare
  • 1 year of experience with scripting languages (Python, Perl, Bat)


Desired :

  • Strong networking skills
  • Knowledge of embedded hardware
  • Basic knowledge of RF
  • Basic knowledge of C and other programming languages
  • Experience with software test and integration and use of static code analysis tools
  • Experience in executing software verification testing following established test plans and procdures and documenting (buglist)
  • Experience in troubleshooting, documenting and fixing test script failures or development of new scripts/procedures
  • Experience in basic networking


Job Type: Contract or Full-time