Platform Science

QA Vehicle Device Test Engineer

Qa Automation Engineer in San Diego, CA

Posted 2019-06-17

Interested in joining one of San Diego's top tech startups as a QA Vehicle Device Test Engineer and participate in revolutionizing the commercial transportation industry?

Who you are:

We are looking for an experienced, process-oriented QA Vehicle Device Test Engineer to come join our team of quality professionals. The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding and demonstrated knowledge of Linux tools and operating systems, various device interfaces/communications protocols (serial, Ethernet, TCP/IP) and wireless technologies (Wi-Fi, cellular CDMA/GSM). This position requires an individual with a strong technical foundation and ability to pick up new skills and adapt quickly. The candidate will have excellent organizational skills and a strong attention to detail.

What is expected of you:

Design, Write, and Maintain Automated Testing Scripts using Python Test
Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
Create detailed, comprehensive, and well-structured test plans and test cases
Estimate, prioritize, plan, and coordinate testing activities
Identify and evangelize tools that will scale with our team as we grow
Identify, record, and thoroughly document and track bugs
Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved
Develop and apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs
Work with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system & product requirements
Monitor debugging process results
Investigate the causes of non-conforming software and train users to implement solutions
Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts
Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies

What you bring to the table:

2+ years of formal and organized embedded device testing experience.
2+ years experience writing Python applications and shell scripts
2-7 Years QA Experience
Linux/Unix Administration (familiarity with embedded device Linux variants such as OpenWRT or Yocto with BusyBox a plus)
Experience with software distribution via package management solutions
Experience with automation development on embedded applications running on ARM processor devices
Understanding of basic wired and wireless networking
Experience working with RESTful web services
Good technical foundation with the ability to pick up new skills and adapt quickly
Desire to learn new technologies while supporting existing ones
Experience working within a Linux environment

What will make you stand out:

Strong Python skills working hands-on within a Linux environment
Vehicle Simulator Experience (Vector CANalyzer, AU Simulators, Intrepid NeoVi/Vehicle Spy)
BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline or equivalent

What you get by joining Platform Science:

Culture -
Fast growing company with endless opportunity
Fun and energetic team fostering creativity and innovation
Work in a fast-paced development environment where you will see the results of your work immediately
Work with an intelligent team and solve meaningful problems
Exposure and experience working within a broad technology stack
0% Turnover rate (we really like it here)
Team learning Fridays
Office outings to celebrate achievements
Casual dress
Flexible hours

Location -
We are a San Diego made company
Just a few short miles from the beach
266 days of Sunshine a year
Located in the growing UTC area
New office with top floor views

Food -
Snacks all day, every day
On-tap Cold Brew and Kombucha
Catered lunch every Friday
Walking distance from UTC mall and a variety of other local restaurants

Health and Wellness -
Medical, Dental, Vision, & Life insurance
Free membership to on-site gym
Bi-Weekly Chair Massage
Optional standing desks

Time off -
12 paid Holidays
15 vacation days
3 sick days

Compensation -
Competitive Base Salary
Eligible for participation in employee stock option plan

Who we are:

Founded in 2015, Platform Science replaces legacy telematics solutions with a revolutionary IoT ecosystem designed to unlock the value of disconnected data streams throughout the transportation and logistics industry. Partnering with industry leaders across the supply chain, Platform Science has developed tools that provide first-of-their-kind solutions to today’s problems, and an unlimited canvas to innovate and create new solutions as our customer’s needs, business, and industries evolve. At a time when both regulation and innovation are causing change at a pace never seen before, Platform Science was built to arm its customers with the tools to compete with change, and come out ahead.

VC backed and collaboratively developed with international leaders in supply chain logistics, we are well positioned to disrupt both the $20B fleet management sector and over $10T dollar logistics space. With over 100 million miles on the road we are in production deployment infusing cutting edge technology into an industry primed for innovation.

Based out of San Diego our team is composed of product development experts, data scientists, leading software/hardware technologist and transportation industry veterans . We have embraced San Diego as home base for innovation, ground true vehicle testing and as the natural playground we love. Our diverse team embraces creative thinking as we pride ourselves as collaborative force for innovation in IoT.

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