2020-04-02 Waymo
Systems Test Engineer, Sensing
Mountain View, California, United States

Waymo is the self-driving technology company with a mission to make it safe and easy for people and things to move around. Building on software and sensor technology developed at Google, Waymo is now launching the world’s first fully self-driving transportation service that will take members of the public from A to B at the touch of a button.

Waymo's Systems Engineering team works together to blend software and hardware systems in groundbreaking new ways. We set the high performance standards that ensure our vehicles run smoothly and keep passengers safe, then design and perform the tests that validate that performance. We're looking for talented teammates who’ll help us maintain strong teamwork and are passionate about driving results.

In this role you will

  • Plan, execute, and document tests to verify and validate self-driving system behavior and performance, expose issues, and identify root causes.
  • Test complex hardware/software systems that push the frontier in hardware and software design. Conduct hands-on test preparation and execution, as well as write complete test plans, procedures, and reports.
  • Analyze test results and sign-off that they are passing, or troubleshoot/identify issue and drive it all the way to bug closure
  • Plan and Execute design verification test program. Create schedules, detailed test plans, vehicle and system monitoring and analysis scripts for ongoing design verification testing. Perform testing, and document / analyze results of testing for pass/fail against requirements. 
  • Conduct fleet data analysis for design verification. See how the fleet is performing on a broader basis vs. requirements by using analysis to identify trends and performance margin. 
  • Create in-vehicle and component test analysis and execution scripts to automate verification and validation tests

At a minimum we’d like you to have:

  • At least a BS in Software, Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace, or Mechatronics or equivalent engineering field
  • Experience with data analysis in Python, Matlab or equivalent
  • Experience with linux or unix based systems
  • Proactive, organized and good collaboration skills
  • Attention to detail

It's preferred if you have:

  • Hands-on experience testing, troubleshooting or debugging air/ground/space vehicle systems or complex software systems
At Waymo, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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