Telecommunications System Test Engineer


Currently we have vacancies for the role of System Test Engineer.
The successful candidates will work in an R&D environment and be part of a team responsible for development of Virtual Access products.

About Us

Virtual Access is part of the Westermo Network Technologies group, which is based in Sweden. The company has grown rapidly and currently has about 300 employees. Westermo has sales and support offices around Europe and in USA, Singapore, China and Australia.
We design and manufacture telecommunications equipment for service providers worldwide. Our technology is used to deliver services to end customers in markets such as smart grid and smart metering, public transportation, financial transactions (ATMs) and national lotteries.
Our product range includes a range of routers that are integral in providing services based in 3G, 4G, WiFi, VDSL, Ethernet, M2M, IoT and VoIP.
Virtual Access sets the standard in the automation of high volume deployment of complex IP services. Our Activator server platform provides the ability to deploy and manage very large numbers of routers and other network elements with minimal manual intervention. We work closely with our customers to tailor innovative solutions that address the problems of end-to-end service delivery and thereby differentiate their business in today’s highly competitive market.

Role and Responsibilities

System test and support of:

  • IP routers and gateways including 3G, 4G (LTE) and WiFi wireless
  • Protocol conversion gateways
  • Virtual Private Networks
  • Voice over IP gateways
  • Test applications
  • Preparation of test specifications, designs and test schedules
  • Technology research
  • Troubleshooting
  • Automation of test procedures
  • Occasional international travel will be required


  • Good understanding of TCP/IP and related protocols
  • Interest in and broad knowledge of telecommunications
  • Knowledge of Python would be an advantage
  • CCNA
  • Scripting
  • Knowledge of cyber security and penetration testing would be an advantage
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent communications (both verbal and written)
  • Product/customer focus
  • Knowledge and experience of Linux would be advantageous


  • Recent graduate with an honours degree in computer science or a related subject is required.

Please state in your cover letter:
Do you have permission to work in the EU?
Are you currently located in Ireland?
Do you have an honours degree in computer science or a related subject?


A highly competitive salary will be offered to the right people.
In addition, the successful candidates will benefit from generous company pension contributions of up to 12.5% of salary, health insurance and disability insurance.
We offer financial assistance to employees wanting to extend their academic or professional qualifications.
This is a permanent position in a growing company, with excellent benefits.
Some on-call support may be required, for which an allowance will be made.
Salary: €30K-€45K depending on experience