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Sr. Software Test Engineer - Python/Test Framework

Company: Robotic Research
Location: Clarksburg
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Citizenship Requirements:

Due to the type of information accessible in this position, it is required that applicants are a United States Citizens or a United States Persons.

Office Location: Clarksburg, MD

Tele-work Opportunities: Hybrid

Travel Requirements: Travel may be required (up to 10%)

Position Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating on product software design, architecture, and test strategy activities.
  • Developing test framework (Python or C++)
  • Creating software test plans and executing test activities
  • Executing the Unit and Integration testing and developing test driver/stub
  • Developing in-house test automation framework or adopting off-the shelf test tools.
  • Creating test scripts, participating in automated and manual software testing and debugging efforts as required
  • Developing and maintaining test metrics to support software quality understand
  • Working with outside vendors to support test across the development teams as needed
  • Training colleagues in the use of software tools, automation, and software test processes Required Skills & Abilities:
    • Strong understanding of algorithms and subjects relevant to ground robotics, including perception, world modeling, navigation/localization, planning, and motion control
    • Hands-on experience with integration of other complex electro-mechanical systems (autonomous vehicles, aerospace, medical, etc.)
    • Strong software development and test automation skills, ideally in an embedded environment
    • Familiarity with standard testing methodologies, such as Unit Testing, Integration Testing, Regression Testing, System Testing and Performance Testing.
    • Experience with version control, issue tracking and Continuous Integration tools
    • Strong proficiency in programming skills (e.g., Python/C/C++) for embedded systems
    • Understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle Preferred Qualifications:
      • Familiarity with ISO-26262, ISO/PAS 21448, ISO-21434, IEC 61508, MIL-STD-882, or similar safety specifications
      • Experience with autonomous robotic systems
      • Experience using model-based programming tools such as ANSYS SCADE, Simulink, or similar in safety critical applications
      • Experience with Python, LabView, or MATLAB for data collection and analysis
      • Experience with model-based systems engineering tools and practices, particularly SysML and MagicDraw
      • Experience designing and executing Software Unit, component, subsystem, and system testing
      • Candidate should be a self-motivated, flexible team player with good written and oral skills, able to prioritize efforts on the fly in a fast-paced environment.
      • ISTQB certification Education & Experience:
        • BS or MS in Computer Science, Robotics, Software, Mechatronics or related engineering field
        • 5+ years of experience in software test, automation, and root-cause analysis in fields similar in complexity to autonomous driving
        • 3+ years of proven experience in Test Automation


          Robotic Research is excited to offer the following benefits:

          --- Company holidays

          --- Flexible work schedules

          --- Paid time off

          --- Competitive medical, dental & vision plans

          --- 401k contribution plan with up to 4% match

          --- Employer paid short-term & long-term disability insurance

          --- Employer paid life insurance

          --- Voluntary life insurance

          --- Relocation reimbursement for qualifying situations

          --- Tuition reimbursement

          --- Dog friendly office!

          --- Discretional annual bonus and profit sharing

          --- Employee assistance program

          Company Overview:

          Robotic Research is a fast-growing, global leader in robotics and automated vehicle (AV) solutions. We were founded by pioneers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology and have grown to become trusted partners to U.S. military services, municipalities, and commercial businesses. Our AutoDrive - autonomy kit helps tackle some of the AV industry's toughest challenges, from self-driving in high-density urban environments to automated vehicles for off-road landscapes where there are no lines, signs, or GPS signals to guide you. To do this well, we need great

          people like you!

          We're fast-paced and entrepreneurial, with the stability of a company that's succeeded for 20 years. For us, innovation comes first, supported by the key skills, knowledge, and passion our teams bring to the table.

          PLUS: real advancement opportunities, excellent health and financial benefits, flex time, company outings and events, a CEO who wears jeans every day, and we're dog-friendly, too! Come help us lead a dynamic revolution in technology with colleagues throughout the U.S., including our main offices in Clarksburg, MD and San Antonio, TX.

          Employment is conditioned upon successful completion of a thorough background screening and drug test.

          Diversity and Equal Opportunity Statement: At Robotic Research, we don't just accept differences, we celebrate them! We strive to attract, develop, and retain curious & highly qualified individuals representing a variety of backgrounds, cultures, skills & perspectives. Robotic Research is committed to building a diverse team and is proud to be and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: Robotic Research, Germantown , Sr. Software Test Engineer - Python/Test Framework, IT / Software / Systems , Clarksburg, Maryland

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