Work in Illinois Manufacturing Jobs

Job Information

Aerotek Software Test Architect in Chicago, Illinois

  • Must have 10+ years sw testing experience with at least 2 as an architect.

  • C/C++ sw testing experience with developing requirements and system releases.

  • Prefer someone with electric utility grid sw product experience.

Test Architect role, you will be responsible for working with System and

Software Architects and Software Development Leads to determine system level

testing requirements and test approaches, create test plans and test strategy,

develop automation test frameworks, and be the overall technical owner of a

system release or feature from a test perspective. The ideal candidate will

have excellent system, software, and test automation skills, experience with

communication offerings, protocols and eco-systems. As a successful test

engineer, you will possess excellent interpersonal skills.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the


  • Work in an engineering culture that is customer focused

  • Contribute in testing of highly scalable and reliable systems

  • Develop and recommend system test methodology and approach for new features and releases

  • Design test cases, write test plans, and implement manual and/or automation test suites.

  • Work closely with Product Management, System Architecture, Software Development, Dev Ops, and other internal teams to develop test cases that represent end-user scenarios and use cases

  • Work closely with Product Support, and Application Engineering teams to reproduce and debug problems reported from the field

  • Provide lab support and upgrade, OEM interface, 3rd party test vendor interface

To select this job as one of interest to you, at a minimum, you must have the


  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of testing approaches, practices, and techniques to help design and deliver the overall testing methodology, preferably for electric utility grid distribution automation systems.

  • Experience coding in C/C++, C#, Python, JAVA

  • Experience working in a Unix/Linux programming environment

  • Proficient in software development lifecycle (SDLC) and related SDLC tools such as Git (using GitHub or Bitbucket), JIRA, and Confluence.

  • Strong technical leadership abilities with good interpersonal and communication skills.

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.