System Test Engineer (Sunnyvale, CA)

Sunnyvale, CA (Hybrid)
Engineering /
Full Time /
Sonatus is a well-funded, fast-paced, and fast-growing company whose technologies and software help automakers build dynamic software-defined vehicles. With two generations of solutions already on the road with a top global OEM, our vehicle and cloud software solutions are at the forefront of the digital transformation of vehicles. The Sonatus team is a talented and diverse collection of technology and automotive specialists hailing from many of the most prominent companies in their respective industries.

Work as a part of a cross-functional team that is responsible for the full automotive software development life cycle from conception to deployment.  Use cutting-edge technologies and products to provide industry-leading network, security, and data management systems for digital automobiles using software development processes of embedded products. Work on developing 
new functions, integration and testing of vehicle software while driving resolution of current features and release issues based on customer feedback.

Duties and Responsibilities

    • Define testing strategies by working with product, development and other teams across the company. 
    • Review and critique of product requirement specifications, design and functional specifications.
    • Develop detailed test plans per the specifications and execute test cases via a combination of automation or manual testing. Triage integration issues reported by partners and field on-site problems reported during real vehicle testing.
    • Reproduce problems in house and assist the development team to identify root cause and solutions. 
    • Report failures to the development team by filing failure tickets.
    • Support and maintain the CI/CD pipeline, execute test cases, analyze test results and triage test failures.
    • Escalate potential issues (Software, Hardware, Resources) to Project Manager / Executive team.
    • Track all necessary testing activities, including schedule, resources, and requirements, defects and resolution so that there is a clear alignment across key stakeholders. Identify areas of improvements in test coverage, methodology and provide suggestions.
    • Developing and maintaining Python scripts contributing to the automation test framework to efficiently validate the features and releases of the software.
    • Develop and implement new automation and manual test cases based on internal and/or customer requirements and end-to-end solution test plans/cases.
    • Improve and maintain the Linux-based integrated automation test framework and utilities that go along with it.
    • Help development teams in porting test cases to new platforms.
    • Setup and run end-to-end tests within the embedded test environment, as well as the cloud-to-vehicle test environment, document and triage results.

Qualifications and Experience

    • MS  degree  in  Electrical/Computer Engineering,  Communication  Engineering  or  related  field  (or  foreign  equiv).
    • 3  years experience in the automotive industry with the following, which can be gained concurrently:  experience working on networking protocols, security, and cloud services.
    • Experience working on Automotive networking infrastructure  such  as  CAN,  CANFD,  LIN  and  Ethernet communication.
    • Experience with tools like iPerf networking tool, Vector CANoe, Peak System, Testrail, Jenkins and JIRA for CI/CD.
    • Experience working on ISO 26262 and maintaining Python scripts in auto industry,
    • Experience with In-vehicle testing and HIL setup testing.
$184,000 - $194,000 a year
Consider being part of the Sonatus team and receive the following:

Benefit Offerings includes:
- Competitive compensation and equity program
- Health care plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
- Flexible and Dependent Care Expense program
- Retirement plan (401k)
- Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
- Hybrid office work-arrangement/flexibility

Perk Offerings include:
- Complimentary lunches, snacks and beverages during on-site working days
- Wellness benefit allowances (towards gym membership and fitness programs)
- Internet reimbursement
- Computer Accessory Allowance

Employee Engagement Offerings:
- Departmental team building and outings
- Employee Referral Program
- Culture/Employee Satisfaction Surveys - Feedback matters!
- Peer Award Program (monthly)
- Innovative Award Program (annual)

Sonatus is a fast-paced and innovative company and are seeking team members who are passionate about making a difference. If you are ready to take your career to the next level, we highly encourage you to apply.

E/Mail Resume to jobsite: 
Sonatus, Inc.
330 Gibraltar Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
ATTN: C. dos Santos
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