Company Overview

May Mobility is a self-driving technology company working to transform today's mobility landscape, by starting with a niche market: low-speed shuttles for public roadways. Our vehicles are on the streets of Detroit and Grand Rapids, Michigan and Providence, Rhode Island navigating complex downtown scenarios and transporting thousands of people on their daily commute every week. We are establishing a ground game that will propel us into even larger markets in the future. 

Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, our team develops driverless technology to give people more time to laugh with friends, to solve an interesting problem, or to enjoy the world around them. We’re hiring people who share our passion for building the future, today.

Job Summary

May Mobility is entering into an exciting phase of growth as we expand our first-of-its-kind autonomous shuttle and mobility services across the nation. We are looking for a Test and Validation Manager to oversee the software and hardware quality and testing teams, establishing the plans to ensure reliable, safe operation of May Mobility vehicles throughout design, testing, and real-world deployments. This role will report directly to the Director of Production and Reliability.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work cross-functionally to establish validation timing plans for all technical projects at May Mobility
  • Manage hardware, software, and driver testing teams, including people management and project management
  • Collaborate with hardware development, software development, and production engineering to develop and execute overall testing strategy
  • Define metrics and track progress towards product acceptance criteria
  • Manage real-world vehicle testing programs and processes; contribute to developing guidelines for vehicle deployments
  • Prioritize effective resource allocation across all validation functions
  • Manage data collection and testing software projects
  • Communicate within engineering and with the broader company about validation progress and goals

Qualifications and Skills

Required Qualifications

  • BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or related engineering degree
  • 3+ years of experience in a validation role, including management and hands-on experience testing complex safety-critical systems involving hardware and software, ideally in an automotive (active safety) or aerospace context
  • Demonstrated team leadership experience
  • Impeccable technical communication skills
  • Demonstrated project management experience, with a specific focus on timing, benchmarks, and meeting deadlines
  • Understanding of software and hardware development processes
  • Ability to travel up to 25%
  • Willingness to undergo a driving record check 
  • Ability to operate and drive May Mobility vehicles
  • Valid U.S. driver’s license

Desirable Qualifications

  • MS Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in a validation role
  • Experience working with automotive suppliers
  • Prior experience in a startup environment
  • Experience working within an “Agile” software development process
  • Experience applying ISO26262 and ISO9000 standards
  • Professional Engineer License
  • Experience working with Linux

Benefits and Perks

  • Health benefits including vision and dental
  • Unlimited paid vacation days and generous holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • Meaningful stock options
  • Daily catered lunches and snacks
  • Flexible schedule around core business hours

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