Test Automation Engineer

  • Engineering
  • Enschede, Netherlands

Test Automation Engineer

Job description

Do you get thrilled by developing automated tests for innovative firmware and software? Do you have a background in Computer Science or related? Are you interested to work for a growing and innovative high tech company, where people and fun are part of our core values? We'd love to have you!

Your role as a Test Automation Engineer at Xsens

As a Test Automation Engineer you will be responsible for taking the lead in test automation. The tasks include developing automated tests, and upscaling test coverage of existing tooling. As a candidate for this position we expect you to be able to determine the best automation strategy for various test cases. Tests include hardware-in-the-loop testing, GUI testing, mobile app testing, etcetera. You will also participate in other QA activities, such as validating/testing features and bugs, (field) data collection, and/or regression testing. 

You will be part of the Quality Assurance team and report to the Team leader Quality Assurance. The focus of the team is testing software and firmware deliverables for Xsens’ Inertial Sensor Modules, 3D Body Motion and trackers product lines. You will be based in Enschede, The Netherlands.

Key challenges:

  • Develop automated tests and maintain existing automated tests
  • Improve test setups
  • Validate/test features and bugs
  • Participate in (field) data collection
  • Regression testing
  • Help with release testing when required


    Xsens is looking for a self-starting Test Automation Engineer with a team player mentality. Someone who thrives in an environment where your result driven and conscientious personality are highly appreciated. You have:

    • A background in software development with testing skills
    • Programming skills in C(++), preferably also Python and C#
    • A computer science related Bachelor/Master’s degree
    • 0-3 years of experience
    • Good communication skills
    • High proficiency in English and preferably in Dutch as well

    Working at Xsens

    Xsens is more than a leading innovator in the field of 3D motion tracking technology. Working for Xsens is working with colleagues that are inquisitively and entrepreneurial by heart. Naturally, there is a high level of cooperation within our team. The team consists of people with multiple international backgrounds, a sportive mindset and driven to get the most out of themselves. They share a passion for movement and technology.

    Xsens offers a position in an innovative, ambitious and international company, with an attractive compensation package. The informal culture allows for personal input, growth and development. Full training in our products and services will be provided.