Embedded Software Engineer in Test

Req ID:  24999

Hoofddorp, NL

Category:  Software Engineering / Development

Who we are:

Irdeto is the world leader in digital platform security, protecting platforms and applications for video entertainment, video games, connected transport, connected health and IoT connected industries. Irdeto’s solutions and services enable customers to protect their revenue, create new offerings and fight cybercrime effectively. With more than 50 years of expertise in security, Irdeto’s software security technology and cyber-services protect more than six billion devices and applications for some of the world’s best-known and loved brands.


People are Irdeto’s biggest strength and diversity is celebrated through an inclusive workplace, where everyone has an equal opportunity to drive innovation and support Irdeto’s success. With a unique heritage in security innovation, Irdeto is building a secure future where people can embrace connectivity without fear.


The Role:

In this role you will be joining our Video team. Conditional access remains key to what we do; from managing new technology implementations, combating online piracy, offering anti-cheat methods for gaming to supporting customers' demand for high-quality multi-screen experiences lrdeto deliver to a global customer base. lrdeto deploys highly complex security systems to guarantee the protection of our customer's media.

Unfortunately, there are various (professional) piracy organizations who try to bypass this advanced security. To stay ahead of these pirate attacks, our 'flexicore' team works on R&D projects that focus on producing new techniques to ensure the security systems for pay-media are up-todate on technological changes and are designed to withstand current and future piracy attacks. All whilst minimizing the drawbacks for legal media consumers!


Your mission at Irdeto:

  • You will be involved in the complete software test cycle (design test plans, prepare and execute automated test cases and document results).
  • When there is no prior created test automation framework you will be using your programming skills to create it from scratch.
  • The types of tests you will be performing are integration, functional and non-functional and will generally be performed at component level.
  • Spotted a bug in the code? You'll help with analyzing and debugging the code.
  • Any reported issues from the field will also require your expertise to solve.
  • Being part of our scrum team means you will be involved with estimation and planning.
  • As we advocate clean code, you will be refactoring and looking to continuously improve the test automation code.


How you can add value to the team?

  • An obtained BSc I MSc Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or similar field.
  • Proficiency in programming in Python and pytest.
  • Proven experience with Git, Groovy, Jenkins, CI/CD pipelines and Linux on daily basis.
  • Ability to design and maintain test automation frameworks and test suites.
  • Solid professional experience in testing embedded software.
  • Experience in fault-analysis and debugging.
  • Good understanding of the software development process (working agile already? Great!).
  • Knowledge of Conditional Access systems and encryption algorithms is a plus (otherwise we'll train you).
  • Ideally an ISTQB certificate (or else we will get you certified).
  • Ideally having experience with SQL and databases.
  • Proficient English communication skills.
  • Nice to have: GSM - mobile network experience3GPP, LTE.


What you can expect from us:

Irdeto is a people first organization where you can secure your future. Our values of Trust, Accountability, Agility and Innovation inform our culture. We believe in connecting people and developing careers with a strong focus on collaboration, creativity, health and happiness among our globally diverse workforce.


In addition to competitive remuneration and extensive benefits we offer:

  • An international & multicultural environment where diversity and inclusivity are celebrated and embraced 
  • Professional educational opportunities and training program
  • Innovation sabbatical
  • Volunteer Day
  • State of the art office space
  • On the job coaching and mentoring
  • Flexible work arrangements – via our Work Hard Anywhere policy.
  • Some of us run city marathons and even go on snowboarding trips together!
  • Casual Friday? Casual every day!
  • US$ 500 net for your home office setup after you passed your trial period
  • And many additional perks customized to global locations (canteen, fresh fruit, amazing coffee, parking, on-site gym, yoga room to name a few)


With over 50 successful years of business innovation behind us, and an exciting digital and connected future ahead of us, Irdeto is a progressive company to join. We are looking for people who will keep us at the forefront of innovation and creativity.


Welcome to Irdeto!


Irdeto is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on identity or innate characteristics, instead we aim to build a diverse, inclusive culture where your talent counts.

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