Pittsburgh: The Motional Pittsburgh office is located in the new Hazelwood Green development at 4734 Second Avenue, a culmination of the city’s goal of restoring an economic driver to the neighborhood in a thoughtful, inclusive, and sustainable way. With views along the Monongahela river, the Pittsburgh office is in the heart of this new state of the art development.

In this role you will:

The Test Engineering team at Motional plays a critical role in testing Autonomous Vehicle functionality, safety and performance.  It is part of your role to test our comprehensive stack of tools comprising the latest technologies in the AV industry. You will be contributing to the testing infrastructure by creating testing frameworks and contributing to existing ones to provide test coverage and confidence to our systems. 

As a Senior Engineer in test you will be responsible for mentoring junior test engineers and establishing great rapport with peers in order to evolve the automation infrastructure and evangelize the importance of automated tests in our tools realm.  You will be collaborating with cross-functional areas within the organization to understand requirements and use cases of internally developed tools, and develop comprehensive test plans and procedures.

What you'll do:

  • Design and run test cases for visualization and simulation tools used throughout the organization to execute and review the performance of the autonomy stack
  • Create and support a robust test automation framework to provide dependable test execution and results reporting
  • Develop and maintain test automation cases in Pytest, Squish and other test automation tools
  • Work with teams to understand automation requirements for autonomy capability scenarios
  • Maintain an evolving automation test suite to reflect target coverage of the autonomy stack
  • Contribute to a high-performance team that fosters a zero-defect, quality-first mindset
  • Understand system requirements and write test cases to confirm that requirements are fully met
  • Show initiative and be a valued team member in our innovative, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment where cooperative teamwork is the norm

We are looking for:

  • 5+ years implementing and maintaining test automation frameworks
  • Proven experience with Python-based tooling including Pytest and Squish
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering, Robotics, ECE, Computer Science or relevant field
  • Excellent knowledge of software development processes, testing processes, and QA Tools
  • Experience with test engineering, recursive testing and system testing
  • Experience with Linux and programming languages (Python, Bash/Shell)
  • Experience using issue tracking software or tools is preferred (Atlassian Confluence, Jira, Bitbucket, GitLab)
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and ability to think logically and remove bias from evaluation of problems
  • High level of accuracy and attention to details
  • Experience in technical writing, technical drawings and documentation of mechatronics systems is preferred
  • Flexible schedule and willing to attend evening/night meetings
  • Basic understanding of robotics systems including sensors, actuators, mechanical and software systems is a plus
Motional is making driverless vehicles a safe, reliable, and accessible reality.
Our team is commercializing a world-class driverless system. The Motional team is behind some of the industry’s largest leaps forward in the last decade, including the first fully-autonomous cross-country drive in the U.S, the launch of the world’s first robotaxi pilot, and operation of the world’s most-established public robotaxi fleet. Strategically formed by Hyundai Motor Group and Aptiv, Motional is fundamentally changing how people move through their lives.
Headquartered in Boston, Motional has operations in the US and Asia. For more information, visit www.Motional.com and follow us on TwitterLinkedInFacebookInstagram and YouTube.
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