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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Firmware Test Engineer Lead in PRECO Chandler, Arizona

Sensata Technologies, a global industrial technology company and a leading provider of sensors, recently completed the acquisition of PRECO Electronics. Sensata’s products improve safety, efficiency, emissions and comfort for millions of people every day in transportation, appliance, aircraft, and industrial applications. Now, through this latest acquisition, Sensata and PRECO Electronics are working together to expand capabilities and product portfolio in heavy duty vehicles.


General Information/Responsibilities:

The Software Development Test Manager is responsible for:

  • Development of Test methodology for product software/firmware

  • Champion Sensata Technologies/PRECO Electronics software test process

  • Specify, develop, build and maintain test tools and associated software/firmware

  • Lead in developing a documented firmware test strategy

  • Manage/Direct firmware test engineers

  • Develop firmware test plans that cover unit functional, integration, system, performance, stress and regression testing scenarios

Desired background:

  • Proficient in C and a scripting language (Python, Pearl, Bash).

  • Experience with ASPICE and CMMI models.

  • Experience with Ceedling, Jama, Jira, GitLab

  • Experience with communications protocols such as J1939 CAN and Ethernet.

  • Experience with Vector CANalyzer a plus.

  • Experience with a variety of processor platforms and software/firmware embedded development

  • Ability to work and communicate well in a team environment is a must.

  • Exceptional test aptitude and expertise in formal and informal testing techniques as well as quality reporting.

  • Effective project management skills.

  • Proficient verbal and written skills.

  • Ability to influence and drive quality across the team and disciplines required.

  • Experience with test automation and Quality Assurance methodologies, development processes and engineering excellence.

  • Experience with defining a test strategy for a product/feature.

  • Unit testing experience a must (hosted and on embedded target)

  • Concepts

  • Embedded target special considerations / design for testability

  • Requirements based testing

  • Equivalence classes / boundary values for systematic test case derivation

  • Functional test case completeness (requirements coverage) vs. code coverage / structural coverage

  • Experience with source code quality (from code complexity to more advanced architectural metrics)

  • Experience with CI/CD pipeline setup

  • Experience with agile/scrum

  • Experience with reviewing requirements for testability

  • Experience with static analysis a plus

  • ISTQB certification a plus

  • Functional Safety experience a plus

Job Duties/Expectations:

  • 5+ yrs of experience in firmware design/development/test


Bachelors in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering



Smarter Together

  • Collaborating at Sensata means working with some of the world’s most talented people in an enriching environment that is constantly pushing towards the next best thing.

  • Employees work across functions, countries and cultures gaining new perspectives through mutual respect and open communication.

  • As OneSensata, we are working together to make things work together

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We are ready for the next century.

Our vision is to be a world leader in mission-critical sensing and electrical protection while satisfying the world’s growing need for safety, efficiency and a clean environment and being a partner, employer and neighbor of choice. Our sensors are the fundamental building blocks needed for a smart, connected, electrified and, ultimately, autonomous world. Click here to find out more about our Future Focus at

Sensing is what we do.

In fact, our name Sensata comes from the Latin word sensate for ‘those gifted with sense’. Our focus on sensing is also reflected in our logo, which spells Sensata in Braille.

Sensata Technologies is a world leader and early innovator in mission-critical sensors and controls designed to make the world cleaner, safer and more efficient. Mission-critical means products that are essential and difficult to do. You’ll find our 47,000 unique products in many applications anywhere from automotive braking systems to aircraft flight controls.

Sensata devices are in systems that protect people and the environment, so what we do matters. We take pride in knowing our technologies improve safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of people every day.

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