• Applications Test Technician

    Job Locations US-CA-San Jose
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  • Overview

    Involved in the collection of data and testing of vehicle communication software. Establishing and maintaining contacts to source the vehicles needed to facilitate project requirements. Logging of accurate test results and defects when encountered. The vehicle testing activity may take place in the field (at Independent Shops, Auto Dealerships and Auto Auctions) or in house dependent on the requirements of the project.


    • Understands vehicle technology, including demonstrated good knowledge of electronic control units and diagnosis of same
    • Making vehicle communication recordings of vehicle data when required
    • Performs in-field vehicle VCS testing for bundle requirements
    • Regression testing of existing content
    • Performs in-field vehicle VCS testing for new hardware and products.
    • Daily recording of test details on standardized forms dependent on project
    • Daily updating test matrices with tested vehicle information
    • Daily data entry into bug tracking program.
    • Verification of defects once resolved
    • Escalating serious problems to appropriate management
    • Interacting with in-house Applications and Software Teams to explain details of problems found (when needed)
    • Maintaining good working relationships with field test sites
    • Identifying additional test sites when possible
    • Awareness of work practices SEQ, Quality and E, H & S system requirements, department’s objectives and subsequent changes
    • The employee will observe confidentiality regarding Snap-on’s products and policies and refrain from any disclosure, which may be prejudicial to copyrights or other Intellectual properties
    • Other duties as assigned


    • Experience as qualified automotive repair technician
    • Automotive diagnostic experience using scan tools
    • Aptitude and willingness to keep abreast of automotive developments and technologies
    • Experience with computer data entry
    • Good written and verbal communication skills
    • Experience using basic word processing and spreadsheet software
    • Basic computer user knowledge


    • Recognized Automotive degree, certification, or qualification in Automotive Technology
    • Established network of automotive contacts, with a willingness to develop more
    • Automotive diagnostic software testing and troubleshooting


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