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Lead Engineer at VALEO

Lead Engineer

VALEO Chennai, Tamil Nadu Full-Time


System test lead is responsible for the system testing and validation of Valeo vision product for specific customer/project, which
includes software, hardware, and mechanical design verification

● Management of Project Test activities for a particular Customer/Project. This includes Scene viewing, Computer Vision,
Software ,Design Verification and Image Quality departments
● Daily communication with R&D Project Manager to understand the project milestones, customer priorities, test progress, bug
reporting, weekly test reports, etc
● Liaise with software Lead for software deliveries, bug fixes
● Act as Software test lead for planning and co-ordination with SW test engineer for Software Testing and review of Software
Test Reports
● Liaise with hardware engineer on hardware testing and HAT reports
● Liaise with image quality engineer on IQ test reports, vehicle test reports/issues found
● Liaise with mechanical engineer on mechanical testing and MAT Test report
● Liaise with algorithm function owners whenever required
● Liaise with system requirement engineer to ensure customer requirements are understood and testable
● Escalation of issues to test lead Manager and R&D Project manager
● Provide daily and weekly report on all test areas to test lead manager and R&D Project manager
● Present on weekly calls to customer to show test progress, main bug issues and highlight areas of support from the customer
where needed
● Ensure that the project has sufficient and appropriate test resources for delivery to the customer. Provide data to test lead
manager on reason for each test resource needed
● Create timing plans for planning of resources and tracking test progress. Keep up to date for each planned software delivery
● Follow up with test engineers to insure test specifications are complete and base lined for each software release
● Ensure the test team follows the system test process, e.g. Correct document/report templates, traceability according to
System Requirements and System Architecture requirements
● Responsible for the Test team to ensure compliance to Automotive SPICE Requirements processes, participate in SPICE
audits internal and external for the project
● Follow up with Test Engineers in Scene Viewing Group, Computer Vision Group and DV Test Group that all HIL/SIL, Manual
Test Benches, Automated DV Test Racks, Labcar test benches are on track and available for the planned testing.
● Participate in PM project daily and weekly meetings
● Organise daily meeting with the test team to discuss priority and progress
● Organise weekly test meeting to review Open Issues list and other new project deliveries
● Host/Prepare for customer workshops on-site and at customer site
● Review and approval of System Integration Test Specifications and System Test Specification and ensure specifications are
base lined before test starts on each software delivery
● Review and approval of Test Reports before sending to Software Quality for each software delivery
● Ensure all System Testing and DV testing are complete according to customer expected timelines and highlighting in advance
any possible delays
● Ensure the development of test environments for new applications are in line with customer expectation
● Involvement with Engineers for innovation and development of alternative test solutions to existing applications e.g.
automation development
● Ensuring sufficient test capacity for Internal/External labs, Test Equipment and Test Vehicle availability
● Drive standardisation within the teams for Automated Test Tools, Test Racks, and use of software tool
● Drive suggestions for efficiency within the group and communicate to other test leads
● Review of Customer Conformity matrix to understand customer deliverable from start of project and express concerns of any
test requirements to Project Test Manager
● Negotiate with Customer on project specific equipment and Test Vehicles needs

● Responsible to plan/prioritise tests/equipment updates on the Project Test Vehicles
● Manage the Valeo Resident at Customer site for testing needed on cars or assist with other applicable tasks
● Raise P.O's and track the Equipment cost for the project
● Responsible for 5S and Health & Safety on the work area of the Project
● Travel to customer site and supplier for issue resolution whenever required
● Support departments new initiative and improvement plan whenever required
● Employer reserves the right to request an employee to be flexible in his/her duties

● Must have a minimum 4 years experience in System Testing/Validation, Leading 3 to 4 member team.
● Proven ability to deliver technical projects on time and within budget
● Excellent team player with proven leadership ability and the ability to adapt to changing environments
● Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
● Confident, articulate, self motivated, determined and energetic
● Ability to be able to react/respond quickly to issues and be able to ‘think on your feet’
● High degree of innovation and creativity

● Excellent understanding of system testing and validation for camera and vision products
● Basic understanding of software and hardware development models/standards CMMI, ISO15504 etc
● Excellent understanding of version control and change control process and tools
● Good problem solving skills
● Good communication skills, both written and verbal
● Good team player and team handling skill with ability to adapt to varying tasks on a weekly basis
● Confident, self-motivated, determined, energetic with high level of initiative and creativity
● Mindset of Continuous Improvement
● The ability to read and understand System Requirements, hardware schematics, Software architecture and
mechanical designs.
● Basic understanding of camera system manufacturing standard and processes
● Good understanding of a vehicle communication networks CAN, LIN and Flexray
● Good understanding NI test stand, CAN monitoring/logging/simulation tool and test automation
● Basic understanding of Environmental standards
● Attention to details
● Good time management skills

● A relevant Technical Engineering Degree e.g. Bachelors / Masters in ECE / EEE / E&I / Automotive
● Expert knowledge in testing and validation processes
● Good understanding of electronics and hardware design
● Good understanding of software
● Automotive industry background
● ISTQB Foundation or Manager Training – Desirable
● Experience with Functional safety testing domain - Desirable

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