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Senior Test Development Engineer

Landis+Gyr is a leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions for the utility sector. Offering one of the broadest portfolios, we deliver innovative and flexible solutions to help utilities solve their complex challenges in Smart Metering, Grid Edge Intelligence and Smart Infrastructure. With sales of USD 1.4 billion in FY 2020, Landis+Gyr employees approximately 5,000 people in over 30 countries across five continents, with the sole mission of helping the world manage energy better. More information is available at the Landis+Gyr website landisgyr.com



At Landis + Gyr we share a collective and sole mission: to help the world to manage energy better.

Regulatory change, technological advances and an increasingly green-minded world are changing the face of the Energy Metering industry, demanding a new and diverse portfolio of solutions. As the utility markets evolve, we are creating the products that change the way utilities and consumers manage energy.

The EMEA Residential product teams are at the forefront of this change, responsible for building and transforming the portfolio to support market. The teams provide new rapid product innovation and development, and enhance our existing portfolio of successful products.

The product teams operate within a Global R&D structure, frequently liaising with other teams in our world-wide organization. The products teams are Agile in nature, and have a growth mindset at their core.


To design, develop and modify, complex multi-domain functional tests for embedded devices within an Agile process. Working within a cross functional team of up to 10 engineers you will develop and maintain high quality functional tests for residential meters and communication products. Our customers are demanding blue chip companies which expect a meter to have a lifetime of at least 15 years without failure.


Areas of Responsibility include: 


  • Translate marketing/customer requirements into well designed functional test solutions.
  • Write performance critical and maintainable functional tests for an embedded (resource limited) product.
  • Ensure quality, customer focussed solutions are achieved and maintained in a timely manner.
  • Actively contribute to the creation of a high performing cross-functional Agile team with strong collaboration and continuous improvement of process, quality and feature development.
  • Coach and mentor Test Development engineers.
  • Take responsibility for your Continuous Professional Development.
  • Undertake other duties that may arise from time to time as directed and to meet the needs of the business.


Skills and Experience include: 


  • Significant experience of Python based functional test development for embedded products.
  • Significant experience of being an Agile Team Member.
  • Experience of leading 2 or more test development engineers.
  • Self starter. Self motivated. Team Player.


We primarily hire for attitude. Skills and experience can be grown over time.

Below is a list of desirable skills/experiences. We hope that you have at least some of them. Qualify yourself in – don’t qualify yourself out.


  • Experience of Test Driven Development.
  • Writing functional tests following test architecture strategy and standards.
  • Following CI/CD and DevOps processes.


  • Experience of using source control tools (e.g. git)
  • Code/Script review in git – reviewer and reviewee.
  • Knowledge of Azure Dev Ops
  • Experience of Bug tracking systems


  • Able to debug Python scripts.
  • Able to read code and occasionally prototype bug fixes in C/C++
  • Familiar with different inter process communication methods and protocol stacks.
  • LAN and WAN communications experience – wired and wireless (Zigbee, NB-IOT, CAT-M)
  • Understanding of peripheral communications (e.g. SPI, I2C, RS232, Ethernet, LED, LCD…)
  • Understanding data sheets and circuit diagrams
  • Test automation (Teststand, Labview) experience
  • Motivation to become a T-Shaped and then Comb-Shaped Engineer.
  • Knowledge of metering functionality and standards (SMETS2, GBCS)
  • Working knowledge of electronics including basic concepts of power and energy


Education and Qulaifications: 

  • University degree in Electronic Engineering or Software Engineering 
  • Or Equivalent experience with ISTQB qualification 


We don’t require a covering letter – your CV should provide the information we’re looking for. To ensure that the hiring process is fast and effective – please following these guidelines for your CV:

  1. Maximum of 2 pages in length. We will not read beyond page 2.
  2. Personal statement that is relevant to the role
  3. Only list recent key skills – that you have actively used in the last 5 years.
  4. Job history. Detailed explanation for roles in the last 5 years. 2-line summary for roles between 6 and 10 years ago. Any role more than 10 years ago – please just list the employer, job title and employment dates.



If you have the drive and enthusiasm to accept this challenge and to work in a very dynamic, cross functional and international environment, we are looking forward to meeting you. Click apply now.

Job Title:  Senior Test Development Engineer


Peterborough, GB

Requisition ID:  9361
Date Posted:  Nov 22, 2021

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