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Herzog companies was founded in 1969 by William E. Herzog as a heavy/highway construction contractor in the Midwest. Herzog now specializes in Railroad Construction, Transit Operation and Maintenance Services, Civil Construction and Railroad Services nationwide. Our team consists of people who are innovators at heart, continuously exploring new ways to improve our products, services, and, ultimately, the industry. By always challenging ourselves - and each other - to push for more, we keep Herzog at the forefront of the rail industry.


Herzog Technologies, Inc. is currently seeking a Test Engineer in Cedar Rapids, IA. The Test Engineer is responsible for properly testing systems and components (primarily software) used to increase safety and efficiency of the railroad.  The Test Engineer will work as part of a product development Scrum team.  The systems and components that the team produces will be used by internal and external customers.


HTI is developing industry-leading products, and at the forefront of Positive Train Control.  The ideal candidate is a problem solver who is always learning; has demonstrated attention to detail and curiosity; exhibits professional pessimism and a critical eye; is able to work well with others while working well individually; and understands testing methods.  The Test Engineer works mainly in the Cedar Rapids office, though the job may include occasional travel opportunities.


Duties and Responsibilities:

*This is a non-exhaustive overview of the job duties for this position.

  • Define and execute test cases and test scripts.
  • Design, code, maintain, and execute automated tests.
  • Design and build test frameworks.
  • Design, maintain, and track test cases, scripts, and other artifacts using appropriate test tools.
  • Assist other engineers to produce quality deliverables.
  • Regular and predictable attendance and punctuality are a requirement for this position.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or engineering, or equivalent education and/or work experience.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate as part of a team.
  • Superb analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Willingness and ability to adapt to testing new technologies.
  • Understanding of testing methods.
  • Ability to use a variety of test and collaboration tools (e.g. Zephyr, Selenium, Jira) and adapt to new ones.
  • Knowledge of Python preferred.


Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Subject to pre-employment background check and motor vehicle report review.
  • Subject to pre-employment physical, medical evaluation, and drug screen due to the safety sensitive nature of this position.
  • Successfully complete and maintain any required safety certification and testing on an annual basis.


Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described below must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential job functions of this role. This is a non-exhaustive overview of the physical requirements for this position.

  • Work primarily in an office environment.
  • Frequently sits for extended periods of time.
  • Frequently use a computer keyboard and office related equipment.
  • Requires occasional standing, walking, lifting, stooping or bending.



  • Herzog is nationally recognized for its excellent corporate safety record which results from all employees at all levels, in all positions adhering to established policies and procedures. Reporting any and all safety violations to your immediate supervisor is a prerequisite for continued employment. Safety diligence by all results in a safe work environment for all. 



  • Herzog offers a robust benefits package including medical and dental coverage. The plans are specific to projects and locations.


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It is the policy of Herzog Technologies, Inc. to provide equal opportunity in employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, age, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, military status, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law.