Xylem Inc

Position : Senior software test engineer

List the essential functions and major activities in order of their importance.

  • Create and execute comprehensive test plans for product and system verification
  • Develop and execute manual and automated test suites
  • Test and validate developed firmware with pump control system
  • Work closely with firmware engineers to assist in debugging, test, and end-to-end development
  • Work closely with the Sweden Transport M&C and ITC engineering team to meet project goals and deadlines
  • Test all aspects of system including hardware and user interface behaviors
  • Set up and manage test environments
  • Document and maintain system test specification and other related documents
  • Interact with Product management, customers, marketing & sales in providing technical guidance on products developed
  • Keep well informed of new features and products/services. Be proactive in understanding product/service roadmaps and the implications of new features with peer engineers or self-training.

    Part 2 Describe the Person

Minimum professional and educational background desired (include years of experience)

  • Engineering Degree in Electronics, Instrumentation & Control Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent experience is required
  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience in embedded system verification or related fields

Describe the most important competencies required of the individual.

  • Expertise in Test automation frameworks like selenium
  • Hands on experience with Python or Java script
  • Good to have experience on embedded systems with tools like of LabView, Raspberry PI, MOXA etc.
  • Good to have Knowledge of industrial protocols such as Modbus, DNP3 and OPC-UA.
  • Knowledge of any other standard test frameworks is added advantage
  • Working knowledge of some or all of the following quality assurance methods: unit, integration, regression, exploratory and user interface testing.
  • Familiarity with Continuous Integration tools like: TeamCity, Jenkins
  • Working experience in Agile or scrum based methodologies and other tools like JIRA, BitBucket, and Confluence.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment of engineers to meet aggressive goals and high quality standard
  • Must be team focused, excellent communicator and collaborative and have demonstrated experience working with cross functional teams

    Other: Comment on items not included above.

Skills and Abilities

  • A high-energy, self-motivated, results oriented individual
  • Strong technical, communication, and inter-personal capabilities
  • Bias toward speed, strong sense of urgency
  • Comfortable with customers and a customer advocate
  • Listens and works well in team environment
  • Ability to solve complex problems
  • Learns new concepts quickly and autonomously
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities effectively
  • Searches out the best practice with continuous improvement mindset
  • Proficient with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other communication tools
  • Fluency in English language is must

Stamina and Adaptability

  • Capable of working with cross functional teams
  • Adaptability to work with different work culture, time zones
  • Extensive lab testing, moving small equipment

Working Conditions

  • Electrical test labs, high voltage potentials.
  • Pump controls & test machines and rooms, high voltage potentials, mechanical hazards (moving machinery), high temperature hazards (hot metal, sparks)
  • Occasional travel, both domestic and international


Jigar Mehta


Manager – India Technology Centre


Xylem – India Technology Center



Seniority Level



  • Utilities
  • Electrical & Electronic Manufacturing
  • Mechanical Or Industrial Engineering

Employment Type


Job Functions

  • Quality Assurance

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