Making brighter cities

Graduate Software Test Engineer

We aim to keep that world leading success as well as to continue our expansion into new business areas. Key to this is maintaining and expanding on our market leading product set in smart lighting.

As a result, we are looking for a dynamic Graduate Test Engineer who has an appetite to learn and develop within Telensa.

The successful candidate will join our System Test department to help test and improve the automation coverage for our PLANet and UrbanIQ products, which:

  • Allow City Managers to control Telensa devices and view the telemetry data they produce.
  • Exchange data with third party applications to create end-to-end workflow management systems.
  • Integrate with other Smart City applications and devices to improve access to data – enabling smarter decision making.

The System Test department are responsible for testing all Telensa products, from the embedded Telecells and Base Stations to the cloud hosted PLANet web application and the APIs and mobile apps that complete the Smart Lighting and Smart City eco-system. The successful application will quickly start to develop skills in Linux, scripting languages, software and test development processes and test case development. You will also work closely with members of the Software Development, Product Management and Operations teams in an Agile, flexible and fast paced environment.

Job Role

  • Test Telensa products using a mix of manual and automated tests
  • Develop and evolve test cases to drive quality
  • Develop and evolve automation tests, integrating with the CI system to improve efficiency
  • Work with the development team to create test plans for new features
  • Preform in-scrum testing when required
  • Deliver to agreed time and quality targets
  • Assist with managing the inventory of test equipment and associated documentation.
  • Learning new technologies relevant to the projects


  • Degree in a numerate / computer science related subject
  • Experience of Linux, networking, databases
  • Knowledge of testing methodologies
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly to react to changing demands
  • Some software development / scripting experience
  • Logical approach to problem solving
  • Interest in automating software testing
  • Enthusiasm to learn and progress
Application process

To apply for our open positions, or if you’d like to apply for general consideration, please send your CV to

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