Industry 4.0 & Automotive

Robotic Assembly Lines and
Self-Driving Cars

A variety of industry segments will benefit from new wireless technologies such as LTE-M and 5G, including:

  • Robotic assembly lines
  • Automatic logistics systems using drones
  • Self-driving cars and other autonomous vehicles

The vast bandwidth and low latency of these wireless technologies will open new business opportunities as well as bring new challenges. The communication between devices and control systems will need to be unbreakable for continuous operation. 

In such mission-critical communication services, continuous and fully-automated testing is crucial to ensure compliance and the identification of corner cases occurring outside of normal parameters. Scenarios must replicate realistic conditions and be verified under multiple, different circumstances.

Automating Data Collection

Smart devices that collect data from sensors and meters need to be automated. This commonly involves integrating low-level ASIC commands, RESTful API, SOAP API, or similar interfaces – all of which the SEGRON Automated Testing Framework (ATF) supports. The interface is used to trigger device events, such as meter value, an alarm, a report, or to initiate a voice channel. 

For example, let’s say you have  devices with chipsets that have a C library available for development purposes. Wrappers are created for the native library to build an API, which can then be integrated into the testing framework.

The SEGRON ATF inspects the reported data and compares it with the transmitted data to confirm the payload’s integrity and format. 

Similarly, this method is used for verifying the quality of audio communication, for example, over the voice channel in LTE-M. The audio is tested with the same ATF audio verification features that are used for mobile devices. An audio sample is played from the device over the voice channel and recorded on the network side (or vice versa). Then the sample and the recorded piece are compared for similarity and quality.

IIoT and Other Industrial Applications

Test cases can be extended with radio control, a handle-able radio environment for stress and robustness testing. Tests can also be combined with packet capture and signalling verification.

After each test execution, the powerful reporting and logging functionality of the SEGRON ATF enables the identification of corner cases occurring outside of normal operating conditions. This ensures that all test-related files, including audio samples and trace files, are stored for post-processing.

Due to its flexible and distributed architecture, the SEGRON ATF integrates smoothly into existing CI/CD pipelines. This allows IIoT and other industrial applications to be tested continuously to ensure quality, consistency and fast identification of faults.

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TECHNICAL PROJECT MANAGER

You will be a part of the SEGRON Project Team. This will be an amazing opportunity for someone to be part of a team working in next generation cutting edge technologies such as 5G, IOT, DevOps, CI/CD and test automation.

As technical project manager, you will be responsible for understanding the different customer requirements and latest technologies around 5G, VoLTE use cases and you have to setup and align related project activities together with our customers.
You should have a strong knowledge and background in the telco environment paired with project management skills to align projects, track the related KPI’s further having a strong view also on the financial performance.

Soft Skills:
Problem Solving skills:
• Analytical & technical mindset
• Good in abstraction i.e. seeing the “big picture”
• Self-Motivated & Responsible
Team player:
• collaborates with others
• teach new skills to others and write tutorials
Others:
• Good Communication Skills
• Flexible/Entrepreneurial

Hard Skills:
• Several years of experience in Telecom Domain.
• Good expertise on 5G/4G/3G technologies and should be familiar with the network call flows
• IMS/SDM/EPC domain knowledge
• Wireshark packet analysis
• Experience in Protocol testing including HTTP2, SIP, MAP, Diameter.
• Sound understanding of Telco Cloud technologies such as VNFI, Open Stack.
• Sound knowledge in Linux/CentOS, TCP/IP stack
• DevOps knowledge.

Nice to have skills:
• Understanding of 5G network elements and interfaces is plus.
• Robot Framework / Python

Specific additional information:
• You have a Telecommunications/Electronics/SW/Computer master’s degree or equivalent through experience
• PM Certification or equivalent through experience
• Very high English proficient

Others:
• Full time job
• Variety of financial and non-financial benefits
• Offered salary: from 2500 EUR (depends on experience)

DEVELOPER TEST AUTOMATION

You will be a part of the SEGRON Test Automation Development Team. This will be an amazing opportunity for someone to be part of a team working in next generation cutting edge technologies such as 5G, IOT, DevOps, CI/CD and test automation using Python, Robot.

As test automation developer, you will be responsible for understanding the different customer requirements and latest technologies around 5G, VoLTE use cases, building automation tools, framework, creating reusable python libraries for test automation.
You should have a strong knowledge and hands-on experience in test automation framework (Robot) and Python scripting language. Further you must continuously renew the automation & review guidelines set within the team. Ensure developed reusable keywords & test scripts meet the automation guideline.

Soft Skills:
Problem Solving skills:
• Analytical & technical mindset
• Good in abstraction i.e. seeing the “big picture”
• Self-Motivated & Responsible 


Team player:
• collaborates with others
• teach new skills to others and write tutorials


Others:
• Good Communication Skills
• Flexible/Entrepreneurial

Hard Skills:
• Experience in developing reusable test automation scripts using Python and Robot Framework
• Several years of experience in Telecom Domain
• Good expertise on 5G/4G/3G technologies and should be familiar with the network call flows
• Test Case development
• Mobile development
• Design Patterns
• Web development/testing
• IMS/SDM/EPC domain knowledge
• Hand-on experience in Docker containers and Kubernetes.
• Sound understanding of Telco Cloud technologies such as VNFI, Open Stack
• Sound knowledge in Linux/CentOS, TCP/IP stack
• DevOps knowledge

Nice to have skills:
• Understanding of 5G network elements and interfaces is plus
• Wireshark packet analysis
• Experience in Protocol testing including HTTP2, SIP, MAP, Diameter

Specific additional information:
• You have a Telecommunications/Electronics/SW/Computer master’s degree or equivalent through experience
• Very high English proficient

Others:
• Full time job
• Variety of financial and non-financial benefits
• Offered salary: from 2000 EUR (depends on experience)