Embedded Systems R&D Test Engineer

US-PA-Pittsburgh
Department
Advanced Technologies Group - Hardware Engineering & Vehicle Programs

Uber Overview

About Uber

 

We’re changing the way people think about transportation. Not that long ago we were just an app to request premium black cars in a few metropolitan areas. Now we’re a part of the logistical fabric of more than 600 cities around the world. Whether it’s a ride, a sandwich, or a package, we use technology to give people what they want, when they want it.

 

For the people who drive with Uber, our app represents a flexible new way to earn money. For cities, we help strengthen local economies, improve access to transportation, and make streets safer.

 

And that’s just what we’re doing today. We’re thinking about the future, too. With teams working on autonomous trucking and self-driving cars, we’re in for the long haul. We’re reimagining how people and things move from one place to the next.

Job Description

About the Role

 

As a Hardware test engineer on the V&V team, you will participate in requirements engineering, develop hardware verification and validation plans, develop test cases, design/build test fixtures, execute tests and document results to validate components and systems.

Perks

What You'll Do

  • Testing software/firmware on microcontrollers and computer systems that work with cameras, lidar, radar, and other sensors.
  • Debugging & failure analysis of complex hardware-software interactions
  • Create methods for stress-testing PCBs
  • Develop test cases to validate hardware/software integration
  • Develop tools and methods to automate testing for rapid deployment
  • Programming & debugging in C-like languages, and developing test scripts in high-level languages like Python, LabView or Matlab.
  • Present reports, document your work, and prioritize tasks on your own

 

What You'll Need

  • Creative problem solving
  • Good experience with Linux command-line & shell scripts
  • Embedded software testing experience
  • Broad general EE knowledge
  • Ability to design, build and maintain tests for custom hardware
  • BS in Electrical/Computer Engineering or a related field and 5 years of work experience, or an Advanced degree (Masters, Ph.D.) in Electrical/Computer Engineering or a related field and 3 years of relevant work experience.

 

Bonus Points If

  • Experience with safety-critical hardware systems and components
  • Understanding of automotive applications and standards
  • Experience in agile project environments
  • CAN bus vehicle standard familiarity
  • FPGA experience
  • Experience debugging problems with communication data links
  • Ability to design, build and maintain electrical test fixtures

 

About the Team

 

At the Advanced Technologies Group (ATG), we are building technologies that will transform the way the world moves. Our teams in Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Phoenix, and Toronto are dedicated to mapping, software and hardware development, vehicle safety, and operations for self-driving technology. Our teams are passionate about developing a self-driving system that will one day move people and things around more safely, efficiently, and cost effectively.

 

Our hardware team's role is to develop and integrate UBER self-driving technologies into existing and future vehicle platforms of multiple OEM’s at scale.

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