• Senior QA Engineer - Automotive Projects

    Location GER-Ulm
    Job ID
    Professional Services - Software Development or Programming
    Pos. Type
    Full Time
  • Company Overview

    Wir bei Nuance ermöglichen es den Menschen problemlos mit ihren vernetzten Geräten und der digitalen Welt zu kommunizieren.

    Indem wir eine Welt schaffen, in der Menschen auf natürliche und intuitive Art und Weise mit Technik interagieren können, tragen wir dazu bei, dass die Technik dem menschlichen Handeln und Denken immer ähnlicher wird.

    Unsere dynamische Technologie verwendet Analysetools und fortschrittlichste Algorithmen, um Gebrauchsgegenstände zum Leben zu erwecken und somit alltägliche Prozesse zu vereinfachen.

    Werden Sie Teil unseres Automotive team… intelligente Systeme für unterwegs. Unsere Leidenschaft gilt der Entwicklung von intelligenten Interfaces, die es Menschen ermöglichen allein mit Hilfe ihrer Stimme mit ihren Autos, Smartphones und anderen Geräten zu kommunizieren.

    At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them. We are creating a world where technology thinks and acts the way people do by designing the most human, natural, and intuitive ways of interacting with technology.

    Our nimble technology uses analytics and advanced algorithms to transform the inanimate into animate and reduce complicated processes into simple ones.

    Join our Automotive team…intelligent systems now ready for the road. We are passionate about developing intelligent interfaces that enable people to talk to their cars, phones, devices, and other smart “things”.

    Job Summary

    Our Ulm location is hiring a Senior QA Engineer  - Client / Server - you should be specialised in understanding the interfaces between the client and server part of the automation solution. You'll be the expert in coming up with test strategies, test plans, troubleshooting techniques and the expert bridging the client and server solution.  


    Your team is working with the latest technology that enables cars of the future to combine with connectivity, a smartphone, and cloud services - can you imagine working in a company that has the skills and relationships to make that a reality? If so, Nuance wants you!


    We’re growing our QA / test Automation team extensively due to a sharp increase in business growth, come and join us as we work on the most advanced in-car technology projects in the automotive world. It's a fascinating time to join!



    • Develop a solid technical understanding of the projects, with special focus on the client and server interfaces/features to be able to support the product requirements, development and test activities

    • Work collaboratively and coordinate between various functional groups to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues on a daily basis. Be the GoTo person for the QA team(s) on technical issues.

    • Review product requirement, user experience specification, technical design specification for testability

    • Act as test architect for the team with special focus on interfaces/features between client and server part of the solution. Involved in creating test strategies, test plans and test cases

    • Conduct test plan/cases review with cross-functional teams to ensure the right test coverage

    • Enhance test automation framework for support of new features and improve test efficiency

    • Develop automation test tools in C++ and Python.

    • Be the expert in analyzing test results and test result failure analysis, utilizing logs, architectural knowledge of the system, data driven metrics

    • Ensure measurable improvement of product quality by identifying, developing and implementing innovative QA capabilities, strategies, approaches and services

    • Implement templates for test results reports; this includes implementing an automated test report, and having a project dashboard to monitor test status

    • Handle escalations from customers and drive appropriate handling to address concerns



    • Education: Project management training/courses (asset), Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math or related field
    • Very good programming skills and understanding of object-oriented concepts. Highly required Python, Java or C++
    • Excellent analytical and strong technical skills and experience with implementation and administration of Quality Assurance metrics, such as defect profiles and performance to entry/exit criteria
    • Strong and extended experience in use and implementation of Automation protocols, tools and techniques
    • Experience working in organizations using Agile / Scrum based product development methodologies is highly desirable
    • Previous experience with software development and quality engineering in automotive industry is highly desired
    • Excellent problem-solving skills and strong self-reliance
    • Exceptional attention to detail, interpersonal communication and project management skills
    • Excellent team player
    • Self-motivated, responsible, accountable and have the discipline to bring projects into closure

    Additional Information

    Nuance offers a compelling and rewarding work environment. We offer market competitive salaries, bonus, equity, benefits, meaningful growth and development opportunities and a casual yet technically challenging work environment. Join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team and become part of our continuing success.


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