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Sr. Drive Unit Testing Automation Engineer

Hardware Engineering

Newark, CA      Full-Time

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We are currently seeking a skilled Automation Engineer for the Drive Unit Test and Validation team. You will work with a team of engineers and others in support of motor & gearbox development as well as ensuring readiness for production.  You will managing scheduling activities for testing, maximizing equipment utilization, and people resource allocation. Track and report testing progress to design teams, as well as vehicle program management.

Your Role:

  • Create automation and control architecture for various test systems including mechanical dynamometers 
  • Distill testing requests & compose LabView scripting 
  • Work with other engineers and technicians to integrate hardware and software into our test systems 
  • Software development implementation & maintenance for test systems 
  • Select and implement various types of sensors (ie torque, pressure, flow, temperature, etc) to data logging system
  • GUI creation and train Technicians on operation
  • Debug and correct issues with test equipment
  • Process data, interpret testing results and provide feedback to the team


  • Operational experience of R&D or production test equipment
  • interactive experience with mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, or hydraulic
  • CAN-BUS experience highly desired
  • 4+ years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor's degree in software engineering, test engineering, mechanical engineering, automotive engineering or other related fields. 
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