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RFA Engineering Software QA Engineer - Off-Road Vehicle Equipment in Dubuque, Iowa

RFA Engineering ( ) is seeking several Software Quality Assurance Engineers to join our team in the Dubuque, Iowa area. The successful candidates will plan and execute performance and functionality tests of core software infrastructure to support the next generation of off road vehicle equipment applications for construction and forestry vehicles.

This is a full-time position with a full benefit package listed below, that is indefinite in duration with the opportunity of professional growth, direct hire by our customer, and additional opportunities within our own organization.

This position will be temporarily remote until Covid restrictions are lifted.

Job Responsibilities

  • Establish a deep understanding of appropriate technologies and application functionalities

  • Maintain comprehensive ownership of the overall project test plan, with an understanding of what needs to be tested, how to test it, and how to measure the effectiveness of the efforts

  • Apply best practices to create detailed test plans for verification teams to execute and automate

  • Execute manual tests using a combination of test bench controllers and simulators

  • Reproduce defects identified by external sources

  • Hold the final decision on sufficient project quality/readiness for release on pre-production and production applications


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Software, Computer, or Electrical Engineering or significant related experience

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

  • Foundational understanding of python or other programming languages that would be used to execute downstream automated testing.

  • General understanding and interest related to controllers, electronics, sensors, displays, cameras and other technologies that are commonly used in vehicles and intelligent systems.

  • Willingness to adapt to a wide variety of technologies and architectures

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to thrive in a team environment

    About RFA Engineering

    RFA Engineering has provided product development and engineering services to industry leading customers since 1943. Our primary focus is 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, branch office in Dubuque, IA, and numerous customer sites throughout the U.S.Competitive Benefits

  • Health and Dental Insurance

  • Supplemental Vision Insurance

  • Company Paid Life Insurance

  • Company Paid Long-Term Disability

  • Short-term Disability

  • Retirement Savings Account (Traditional 401k & Roth 401k)

  • Flexible Spending Plans for Medical Expenses and Dependent Care

  • Extra Time Bonuses

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Paid Holidays

  • Bereavement Leave

  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)

  • Education Assistance

    Equal Opportunity and Veteran Friendly

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