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RFA Engineering Embedded Software Test Engineer II in Dubuque, Iowa

RFA Engineering ( is seeking a growth-oriented Mid-level to experienced candidate to be part of our engineering team in the Dubuque, Iowa area. You will work with our engineering staff to test highly engineered designs for our clients using state of the art engineering tools.

Embedded Software Test Engineer II

Job responsibilities include:

  • Embedded Software test and debugging

  • Embedded Software design and simulation

  • Evaluate and revise direct application and remote testing plans.

  • Test software delivery via live testing and remote assessment.

  • Participate in tactical meetings with project leaders.

  • Support testing efforts to ensure the timely release of content to support product delivery launches

  • May travel to the field to provide problem resolution on complex problems and supporting marketing and/or quality department activities.


  • Bachelor's or Master's of Science degree in Engineering or Engineering/Technology with equivalent software development and testing experience.

  • Embedded Software programming experience in C, C++, Python

  • Ability to interpret software requirements, state diagrams, block diagrams, and test plan documentation

  • Experience with digital signal processing, analysis equipment, and circuit troubleshooting

  • Experience with real-time operating systems

  • Ability to interpret hardware schematics for wiring and electronic controllers

Desired Attributes

  • Experience with HIL, MIL, and SIL testing & Simulation

  • General system knowledge of sensors, actuators, solenoids, motors

  • Experience with communication protocols (CAN, FlexRay, Ethernet)

  • Exposure MATLAB/Simulink

  • Strong in binary, hexadecimal math and analytical problem-solving skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to thrive in a team environment

Why work for RFA?About RFA EngineeringRFA Engineering has provided machine design and engineering services to industry leading customers dating back to 1943. Our primary focus is project based product development of off highway equipment including agricultural, construction, mining, recreational, industrial, and special machines. Our work includes concept development, product design, documentation, problem-solving, simulation, optimization, and testing of components, systems and complete machines. Our engineering staff is located at our Engineering Center in Minneapolis, MN, Satellite office in Dubuque, IA, and at numerous customer sites throughout the U.S.We Offer Competitive Benefits:

Health and Dental InsuranceSupplemental Vision InsuranceCompany Paid Life InsuranceCompany Paid Long-Term DisabilityShort-term DisabilityRetirement Savings Account (Traditional 401k & Roth 401k)Flexible Spending Plans for Medical Expenses and Dependent CareExtra Time BonusesPaid Time Off (PTO)Holiday PayBereavement LeaveEmployee Assistance Programs (EAP)Education Assistance

Equal Opportunity and Veteran Friendly