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Software Test Engineer

Our Vaisala solutions contribute to societies and people’s lives in over 150 countries – and can even be found in space. With our technological innovations for measuring weather, environmental and industrial conditions, we have a key role in solving the grand social and environmental challenges of our time. We offer you a career with a clear purpose and a chance to create observations for a better world.


Building on over 80 years of experience, we employ approximately 1,900 professionals worldwide today. We are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki stock exchange and our headquarters is located in Finland. 


Industrial Measurements business area serves a wide range of industries and applications ranging from pharmaceutical to food industries, and from warehouses to power transformers. It offers a broad range of accurate and reliable measurement instruments based on the cutting-edge technology to help our customers optimize their processes, improve efficiency, minimize energy consumption, and ensure the high quality of their end-products. 

Position Description:
We are currently searching for a Software Test Engineer in our Woburn, Massachusetts office.  In this role, you will be working in tester development environment in Vaisala´s Life Cycle Services unit. Your role includes setting up and developing new test platforms as well as making test scripts using C# and XML to existing testing platforms. You will also document the test activities, do validation to new test setups and support service centers globally by maintaining and solving tester related issues.  

The successful candidate for this role will be vaccinated against COVID-19.


Your key responsibilities include:

  • Building a service tester as part of a tester development team.
  • Validation and documentation of the tester
  • Support service centers in their daily work regarding tester related issues
  • Collaborates with other test engineers, test laboratory engineers, R&D 
  • Evaluates product requirements against existing platforms
  • Plans, implements, and reports calibration/testing of platform, application or system product
  • Responsibility for Test Station maintenance Activities
  • Develops testing, tools, and processes in Vaisala



  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 2-3 years of related Software Test experience.  Or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Very good knowledge of testing methods and processes 
  • Some experience in programming (preferably C# and XML)
  • Previous work experience in building test setups as well as a basic understanding of various measurement technologies or product development is seen as an advantage.
  • Tech-savvy - you are a hands-on personality with a genuine interest in technology and technical products
  • Team player and you enjoy working with others as a team
  • Proactive and self-imposed but not afraid to ask for help if needed
  • Experience in one or more following areas:
    • Test tools
    • Test automation
    • Programming language (e.g., C++, Java, Python)
    • Performance, security testing


Please send your application including CV and salary request soon. We will close the application process when we have a suitable number of qualified candidates. 

We take pride in being pioneers who strive to bring about positive changes in both the society and environment, and our work is not done yet. Take advantage of this opportunity and join our team to make a difference!


What we offer:

Our innovative high-tech business provides opportunities for curious challenge-seekers to make a real difference.  As a part of our global team you can contribute with science and technology to solve the big environmental and societal challenges of our time.


Vaisala offers a competitive benefits package including: health, dental, and vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, company paid life, long and short term disability, 401(K) plan with company match, and tuition reimbursement. We also offer holiday pay and a generous paid time off plan.


To be considered for this position you must currently be eligible to work in the U.S. Vaisala participates in the E-Verify employment verification system. Candidates are subject to a personal work preference assessment and complete background check prior to an offer being extended.



Vaisala is proud to be an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legal protected status.


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Reasonable Accommodation Notice

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. As a government contractor, Vaisala complies with Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (the Act), which is a law that prohibits federal contractors and subcontractors from discriminating in employment against individuals with disabilities and requires employers take affirmative action to recruit, hire, promote, and retain these individuals.


If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application for a recognized disability under applicable law, please contact Human Resources by phone at 303-499-1701 or by email at Please note that you can easily submit application by attaching your LinkedIn profile in the recruitment tool (LinkedIn Apply functionality).

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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