Lead R&D Test Engineer

Job Locations JP-Yokohama
Requisition ID
Research & Development

What's the role?

We are looking to hire a Lead R&D Test Engineer (QA Analyst) to help ensure that our customers have an amazing experience on the use of our location service portfolio in Japan spanning application, platform, service and data. You have the passion to attain exceptional software quality service for our customers, but you also have know-how and technical skill sets to design and execute Software testing and other quality improvement exercises, such as data creation. You will work with multiple platforms, applications and tools to achieve this goal.


Your main responsibilities include:

  • Develop, implement, and execute manual and automated test cases to ensure that products meet required specifications for quality, function, and performance prior to release
  • Track software test results and defects in relevant tools/databases
  • Plan, coordinate and execute field tests
  • Assist the team in troubleshooting issues that may arise during testing phase and in production phase
  • Streamline testing methodology and create automation scripts as needed
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders locally and globally to improve the tests
  • Pro-actively take on new challenges by learning new tools and environments
  • Plan and execute other activities to enhance quality, coverage and freshness of map content and data

Who are you?

You are a strong match for the role if you possess the following skills, abilities and work experience:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent practical experience.
  •  7 years + of working experience having knowledge of software testing requirements and methods
  • Experience in E2E testing, application testing on Unix/Linux/Android/ iOS, deriving test cases from requirements, and Issue tracking tools
  • Hands on experience with tools like Jira, Gitlab, AWS
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills, Japanese and English
  • Knowledge and cultural awareness of the region served


Who are we?

HERE Technologies is a location data and technology platform company. We empower our customers to achieve better outcomes – from helping a city manage its infrastructure or a business optimize its assets to guiding drivers to their destination safely.


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