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Software Test Engineering Associate

Date: Jan 9, 2021

Location: Benton Harbor, MI, US, 49022 Benton Harbor, MI, US, 49022

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 41026     

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Respect, integrity, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and the spirit of winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of the world's leading major home appliance company.


 Software Test Engineer Associate


Functional Overview:


We are currently seeking a full-time Software Test Engineer Associate located in our Southwest Michigan location. The incumbent will partner with the External Electronics & Electrical Systems (EES) Execution team to deliver "Product" Leadership, with the best in class, Test Execution - for Electronics development. This role ensures flawless delivery of software which are verified and validated, leveraged across multiple regions and project execution. 


Job Responsibilities:


  • Collaborate with project System Integrator (SI) & Test Engineers to review the requirements. 
  • Drive technical discussions to build test plans with Software, System Integrator and Test Engineers
  • Work with Test Architects, External Electronics/ Electrical and Validation & Verification leaders to scope the projects
  • Established skillset of Hardware trouble shooting & Embedded C
  • Design and develop Test Setup to execute all test cases
  • Review test plans and test schedule with Stakeholders
  • Monitor Defect status on numerous projects and implement severity and status of all action items (Cancel, Defer, New project etc.) 
  • Plan and coordinate specific assigned programs/ projects such as Service App, module and related parts
  • Requirement Analysis for test feasibility.
  • Test Design (Test specification/Procedure, Test use cases, Test Scenario)
  • Development of Exploratory Test cases
  • Test execution and Failure Analysis
  • Report and track logged defects
  • Execute Assigned Test Activity
  • Execute test plans ( Drop plans ), analyze test results, report issues and generate formal test reports
  • Effective Communication, Transparency by process with Stakeholders
  • Collaborate to drive front loading, planning and execution.
  • Proactively engage with cross functional teams to share, mitigate and drive risk resolution.


Minimum Requirements:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science
  • 1+ years of experience in software development or testing domain
  • 1+ years of experience with test automation frameworks or scripting.


Preferred Requirements:


  • Experience with basic networking concepts and protocols such as TCP/IP, MQTT, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
  • Knowledge of  SCRUM or Agile development concepts
  • Experience with software testing tools such as Selenium ,Appium or Rational
  • Understanding of defect reporting systems such as Clear Quest, Bugzilla, Jira or Rational
  • Ability to debug complex issues, read and interpret logs
  • Basic understanding of Continuous Integration (CI)/Continuous Development (CD) principles
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to understand various types of tests such as component level, interface, integration, regression, system level, subsystem level, white box, black box.
  • Understanding of Software functionality as it pertains to mobile applications (Android & iOS) / embedded systems (C, C++) / Python




Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $20 billion in annual sales, 77,000 employees and 59 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2019. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. Additional information about the company can be found at    

At Whirlpool Corporation, we believe that all people matter. Celebrating diversity and including thousands of perspectives empower us to create products that blend into every concept of home. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. 

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