Software Test Engineer – Philips Hue

May 7, 2022
Palo Alto, CA
Job Type


Job TitleSoftware Test Engineer – Philips HueJob Description

We’re looking for a Software Test Engineer to join our Philips Hue Engineering Team in Menlo Park California. You will have the flexibility to work from home, with occasional collaboration and meaningful time in the office.

Working for Signify means being creative and adaptive. Our culture of continuous learning and commitment to diversity and inclusion creates an environment that allows you to build your skills and career. Together, we're transforming our industry.

As the world leader in lighting, we're constantly ahead of the curve. Through our leadership in connected lighting and the Internet of Things, we're breaking new grounds in data analytics, AI, and smart homes, offices, cities and more!

As a Software Test Engineer for Philips Hue, you’ll be working on the world’s leading internet connected home lighting system, which is changing the way people interact and experience lighting. The Hue ecosystem is expanding rapidly through new lights, accessories, and exciting new use-cases such as using lighting to make your home more secure or create an immersive home theater experience.

You’ll be part of our fast-growing multi-disciplinary software engineering team in the Bay Area. We focus on extending Philips Hue functionality to areas beyond lighting, such as Home Entertainment and Home Security. This includes developing first-of-a-kind products that can synchronize lighting with games, movies, and music, as well as buildings integrations with other leading Smart Home companies. Your responsibility is to ensure these products meet world-class quality standards.

We’re on the lookout for forward-thinking innovators with a passion for Smart Home Entertainment and Security, who are excited to help us build the next level home lighting experience. If you match this description, get in touch!

What you’ll do

  • Analyze business requirements and assess quality risks to define the appropriate test plan and develop comprehensive test plans and test cases

  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing and release activities in agile development environment

  • Implement tests and analyze test results to assure quality of existing and new functionalities

  • Identify, record, prioritize, document and track bugs, perform thorough regression testing when resolved

  • Assess quality status of our products through issues reports and data analytics, and continuously improve by refining our QA processes and test coverage

  • Closely collaborate with software developers and product managers, both on-site and internationally, to understand the requirements and implementation, advise on the product direction, and evangelize software QA best practices

Your qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

  • 3 years of experience in software QA role with a proven track record of delivering high quality products to customers

  • Extensive knowledge of software QA methodologies, common testing resources/test case managementtools, and processes

  • Know how to write clear, concise, and comprehensive test plans and test cases

  • Experience with end-user testing by understanding user needs and use-case scenarios, as well as API testing using deep understanding of technology and possible failure cases

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonalcommunication/collaboration skills

  • Thorough sense of ownership and commitment to project deliverables, with ability to multitask, prioritize and successfully operate in a fast paced, agile team environment

  • Excellent quality mindset and passion for delivering the best product experiences


  • Experience testing IoT products that include software interactions between device firmware, cloud services and mobile applications

  • Domain knowledge in Smart Home Entertainment or Security

What you’ll get in return…

We’re offering multiple opportunities for career development, like mentoring, coaching and stretch assignments, with strong international exposure for dynamic profiles. Learning is fundamental to our culture. Through continuous learning, we are transforming the industry. You have the chance to learn every day, acquire new skills and perspectives through customized online programs, and on-the-job experiences.

See #SignifyLife through the eyes of our employees!

Who we are

Signify is the world leader in lighting. We provide professional customers and consumers with quality, energy-efficient LED lighting. And our lights, when connected, bring data to devices, apps and people – redefining what light can do and how you use it. Today, our innovations, such as LiFi – internet connectivity through light – and UV-C, solar and horticultural lighting, contribute to a safer, smarter, more sustainable world.

We’re operating in 74 countries with 32,000 people worldwide.



  • Location: Palo Alto
  • Type: Full time
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