Test Engineer - IoT Products in Burlington, MA at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 10/24/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Test Engineer, Electronics and Software will establish and execute a strategy to validate Keurig appliance hardware and firmware with a focus on appliances utilizing connectivity, image recognition, mobile app integration, and more. Using the customer as a guide, the Test Engineer will collaborate with multi-functional team members to influence smoke and regression testing and take responsibility for testing to stress system performance under abnormal and edge case conditions. Global team includes Software QA, IoT Platform, cloud services and cloud application partners, mobile application developers, data scientists, brewer design engineers, customer service, appliance quality, and test services. Primary responsibilities include creating design validation plans, writing test cases, overseeing testing and authoring test reports. Test Engineers at Keurig leverage broad technical experience and analytical skill sets to make decisions based on accurate, reproducible results. Comfort working in a highly dynamic and collaborative work environment is a must.

What you will do:

  • Develop and execute lab validation plans for Keurig brewer technologies spanning front-end research and downstream product development, system level architecture and discrete feature sets
  • Enhance Keurig’s testing infrastructure for end to end validation of brewer electronics, firmware and IoT connected technology
  • Identify, assess and manage risk to influence preventative measures, validation activities and continuous improvement efforts.
  • Direct testing contracted to third party and internal laboratories ensuring data accuracy and adherence to test protocols
  • Create and maintain automated methods in Python or LabVIEW to monitor brewer behavior in order to measure system performance
  • Author, review and circulate test reports. Compare and interpret results of tests against specifications and/or historical data, analyze results to establish and baseline failure rates Continually assess and recommend efficiency, speed or capability improvements to engineering labs in response to shifting program or organizational needs
  • Lead FMEA events and drive risk mitigation strategies to reduce cost, technical or schedule risk through design, modeling or testing activities
  • Engage and interact with test technicians to educate on new and existing test protocols and tools
  • Perform all tasks in accordance with established Safe Work Practices, Standard Operating Procedures and Quality Management Systems
  • Follow all Keurig policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned


What you must have:

  • Bachelor's in Engineering or a related technical degree required. Electronics, software or systems engineering preferred
  • 5-10+ years of relevant experience
  • Self-motivated and results oriented approach with a demonstrated ability to collaborate cross-functionally
  • Continuous improvement and LEAN mentality
  • Ability to multitask and maintain focus on priorities
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite: Word, Excel, etc.
  • Able to travel up to 10%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering or a related technical field
  • Experience with system integration testing on embedded software/firmware and IoT connected devices
  • Familiarity with wifi, Bluetooth, mobile devices, connectivity, and tools like pytest, jira / xray, Jenkins, etc.
  • Exposure to one or more programming languages/environments: C,C++,Java,C#,.NET, Python, LabVIEW
  • Knowledge of lean product development tools. Six Sigma, Certified Quality or Reliability Engineer or equivalent certification highly desired
  • Familiarity with Agile and/or Scrum methodologies, DFMEA, Design Verification Plans and Reports (DVP&R)
  • Experience managing technical projects in the consumer product or similar industry


Company Overview & EEO Statement

Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) is a leading coffee and beverage company in North America with dual headquarters in Burlington, MA and Plano, TX, with annual revenue in excess of $11 billion. KDP holds leadership positions in soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, water, juice and juice drinks and mixers, and markets the #1 single serve coffee brewing system in the U.S. The Company maintains an unrivaled distribution system that enables its portfolio of more than 125 owned, licensed and partner brands to be available nearly everywhere people shop and consume beverages. With a wide range of hot and cold beverages that meet virtually any consumer need, KDP key brands include Keurig®, Dr Pepper®, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters®, Canada Dry®, Snapple®, Bai®, Mott’s® and The Original Donut Shop®. The Company employs more than 25,000 employees and operates more than 120 offices, manufacturing plants, warehouses and distribution centers across North America.

Benefits built for you: Our people are the heart of our business, which is why we offer robust benefits to support your health and wellness as well as your personal and financial well-being. We also provide employee programs designed to enhance your professional growth and development while ensuring you feel valued, inspired and appreciated at work.

Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Candidates must be able to pass a background check and drug test, as applicable for the role