Junior Test Engineer (Cambridge UK)


At Foundries.io we have created an open source software platform using the latest industry practices and standards throughout, so product developers can build on a common software base. We are reinventing IoT and Edge device software development with our FoundriesFactory cloud service, and our goal is cross-industry adoption, without lock-in. To accomplish this we use industry standards, open source technologies and a new business model to disrupt the status quo of the fragmented IoT device market.

We are looking for someone who is interested in developing industry skills that will help them to become successful in the field of software development. You will be joining the Foundries.io testing team where we are building up our test facility in Cambridge U.K. Working with our team will give you hands-on experience with embedded IoT and full cloud stack testing. We are looking for someone with keen analysis and observation skills.

Key Objectives

  • Work with other team members to manage and execute the tests
  • Support senior testers in conducting tests and in observing the results
  • Develop tests and automation to further expand our testing capabilities
  • Work with development and operations teams to resolve issues found during testing

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering
  • Comfortable working in Linux
  • Experience with shell scripting
  • Python programming skills would be nice to have


  • Start-up or scale-up experience and be self-sufficient and strongly motivated
  • Thrive in a fast-moving work environment where you will mostly interact with your colleagues remotely
  • Occasional global travel will be required (post COVID19) to attend company and industry events
  • Position is for our test lab location near Cambridge UK

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Please email an up to date CV to [email protected]

About Foundries.io

The Foundries.io vision is to be the open source OS of everyThing. FoundriesFactory is our fixed subscription cloud service, providing our users with the software platform that reinvents IoT. Building on our award-winning start up roots, we work with a growing number of customers and partners - from agile and disruptive start ups to market-leading global corporations.

Industry veterans George Grey and Ian Drew lead a team of talented engineers and business minds located around the globe. Many decades of experience in open source, embedded Linux and connected product development and deployment is brought together, delivering an open platform for IoT and Edge that implements best industry standards and that is built for scalability and longevity. Our distributed virtual team continuously interacts through a variety of channels including Slack and Hangouts to ensure a close working, supportive and collaborative environment.

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