AV System Test and Automation Engineer

Golden, Colorado

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Posted 3 weeks ago

The companyOutrider, the pioneer in autonomous yard operations for logistics hubs, helps large enterprises improve safety, increase efficiency, and optimize their workforce. The only company exclusively focused on automating all aspects of yard operations, Outrider eliminates manual tasks that are hazardous and repetitive. Outrider’s mission is to drive the rapid adoption of sustainable freight transportation by deploying zero-emission systems. Outrider is a private company backed by NEA, 8VC, and other top-tier investors.
The roleThe System Test and Automation Engineer will report to the System Validation and Test Manager and will be responsible for comprehensive verification and validation; use-case and regression test procedure creation and execution; and bug identification, logging and resolution. This position is mission-critical for delivering a safe, effective, first-of-its-kind industrial technology, and will build the foundation for the company’s overall system test procedures and organization. The successful candidate will be up for a challenge to build foundational test frameworks and automation from the ground up, own and lead projects, greatly impact a rapidly growing test team, and test and validate autonomous vehicle systems that redefine large enterprise supply chains.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Expand the company’s test automation and evaluation capabilities
  • Define, specify, build, and maintain test fixtures
  • Generate, organize, manage, and conduct system tests to support module assembly verification, regression testing, and release readiness
  • Define and lead the development of system and software test harnesses
  • Contribute to the development of analysis tools using Python and other software packages
  • Develop, execute, and document test plans and procedures against system requirements and report results to both internal and external customers
  • Work with the team to understand and prioritize test exceptions and help drive toward a product that meets all customer, business, and technical expectations
  • Review bug reports, track bugs to a subsystem, identify corner cases, and work within the team to propose fixes
  • Provide sub-system and system-level support for internal and external teams, as needed
  • Commit to travel and perform field work, depending on initial customer locations (up to 25%)

Required qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, electrical/electronics engineering, computer engineering, or equivalent
  • C/C++ development experience
  • Harness and/or wiring design experience??
  • Proficiency with Python
  • Comfort with Linux and command line
  • Test, debug, and system engineering mindset
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Demonstrated strong leadership and people skills

Ideal qualifications

  • Familiarity with ROS
  • Experience with robotics software engineering, autonomous vehicle systems, perception, and/or planning and controls
  • Master’s degree in computer science, robotics, electrical/electronics engineering, or computer engineering
  • Experience with CAN bus standard and/or UDP
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