Software Test Engineer (a)

Fly with us into the future and become part of the team at one of the most innovative aircraft manufacturers in the world.


Your place of work: Stans, Schweiz

Your Tasks

  • Working on all the testing related aspects of a DO-178 based software life cycle, in particular on writing test plans and test procedures based on requirements
  • Executing test cases (automatic and manual); performing structural coverage analysis and documenting results
  • Writing technical documentation
  • Maintaining and upgrading software test rigs and associated simulation software
  • Dealing with configuration management related topics and supporting software quality assurance activities and definition of test architectures
  • Interfacing with suppliers and other Pilatus departments

With this you convince us

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in software testing, ideally in aviation (DO-178) or other compliance-focused environment.
  • Knowledge of C and XML; C# and ADA programming languages familiarity advantageous.
  • Proficiency with Git software management system; JIRA workflow management system and with application of DO-178 and associated standards.
  • Familiarity with DOORS requirement management system and use of ARINC 429, Ethernet, MIL-STD-1553B and/or RS232/422/485 protocols / RTOS such as VxWorks (in particular A653); iData graphics library advantageous; previous experience with MBD as well as A661 advantageous / LDRA & Rapta RapiCover (for testing & analysis) /
  • English at Level B2 required

What we offer

  • A committed, international team and unique projects 
  • Flexible working hours and individual pension solutions 
  • Support for training and opportunities for personal and professional development 
  • Discounted meals in our staff restaurant and various discounts for employees 
  • Team events at which we celebrate our successes together 

Become part of the Pilatus family

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We look forward to your online application

Your contact

Christine Egerszegi
Phone: +41 41 619 37 26

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