Feast or Famine, High Complexity With Low Intricacy
The position requires that you absorb a great deal of information in a short period of time. While the position in question was labeled as an Engineering Role, the routine work was a mix of IT support and clerical tasks.
The inflexibility of the legacy systems require engineers to think creatively in order to meet testing requirements with tight budgets and even tighter schedules. Not enough effort is placed on streamlining workflow or in optimizing processes currently in place.
The rising complexity in Automotive Testing requires new employees to have an adroitness for multiple software GUIs, along with an aptitude for scripting across a wide range of software.
Often a position will require that the employee have an engineering degree for legal purposes while someone with a programming or IT background would be a far better fit.
Before accepting an offer, ask if their department has sufficient IT support.