Robotics Test Engineer

Union City, California

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Vicarious aims to transform robotics by creating robots with human level performance on real-world manipulation tasks. We are passionate about changing the world with science and software, and we are looking for exceptional people to join us in that mission. As a Robotics Test Engineer, your role will be to ensure that our robots correctly execute their mission under the varying conditions that exist at different customer sites.

What you'll do

  • Execute intensive testing of robots and its subsystems
  • Work with QA engineers to create and execute validation plans
  • Evaluate results of testing and highlight areas for improvement 
  • Track, identify and communicate software and hardware defects
  • Develop and maintain a robust system to track test resources
  • Write clear and concise documentation of procedures, results, and reports
  • Suggest and oversee improvements to process and testing methodology
  • Design and implement tooling to make testing more efficient and streamlined
  • Collaborate across teams to improve performance of robot systems

Who you are

  • Associate’s or Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Robotics, Computer Science preferred
  • Familiar with software management tools such as  Github, JIRA etc
  • Experience with Linux
  • Experience with bug lifecycle management
  • Methodical, organized approach to problems with persistence to see the issue through to completion
  • Self-starter
  • Exposure to software development and preferably some experience writing test scripts
  • Comfortable working in a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds
  • Passionate about robotics and artificial intelligence, and excited to push the boundaries on real-world robotics applications

Bonus qualifications

  • Good skills in Python or other comparable coding languages
  • Experience with ROS (Robot operating system)

Vicarious is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We’re committed to fair hiring practices and a welcoming working environment. All candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual identity or expression, medical condition, or socioeconomic status. We value our differences and we’re excited to learn what you can add to our team.