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Autonomous Driving Test Engineer

Boston, MA, US Advanced Engineering - Industrialization - Testing Full-time
Hyundai-Aptiv Autonomous Driving Joint Venture

The Hyundai-Aptiv Autonomous Driving Joint Venture develops world class production-ready autonomous driving systems. The joint venture leverages Hyundai Motor Group’s design, engineering, and manufacturing expertise and Aptiv’s autonomous driving solutions to commercialize an SAE Level 4 platform for robotaxi providers, fleet operators, and automotive manufacturers.

Headquartered in Boston, the Hyundai-Aptiv Autonomous Driving Joint Venture has operations in the US and Asia. An official name for the new joint venture will be unveiled soon!

About this position
Our AV Test Engineers play a key role in making the vehicle of the future a reality by testing technologies that deliver a turnkey, fully autonomous driving system for our customers and enable Mobility on Demand (MoD). As we expand our global footprint, we are looking for exceptional engineering talent to perform automotive tests and ensure the safety of our products. Do you enjoy designing and executing R&D testing? Do you have experience with Linux systems on embedded platforms? If the answers are yes, we’re looking for you.

What You'll Do:
  • Directly impact self-driving vehicles by designing and performing field testing on driving algorithms, identifying potential areas for improvement.
  • Understand system requirements and write test cases to confirm that requirements are fully met or exceeded.
  • Work with teams to understand test scenarios required.
  • Analyze information and write comprehensive test reports for each test completed.
  • Note procedure followed to ensure test fidelity.
  • Tag and tabulate data.
  • Report to engineers, vehicle technicians, and leadership issues.
  • Collaborate with the larger team of AD engineers, gaining exposure to multiple engineering disciplines and working across multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Show initiative and be a valued team member in our
  • Innovative, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment where cooperative teamwork is the norm.
  • Build new concepts and groundbreaking solutions that shape the future of mobility.
  • What You'll Bring:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering, Robotics, ECE, Computer Science or relevant field.
  • 3+ years of experience with testing of vehicle subsystems or features (esp. ADAS systems)
  • Experience with test engineering, recursive testing, and mechatronic system testing and validation.
  • Experience with Linux and script languages (esp. Python, Bash/Shell)
  • Experience in using issue tracking software or tools is preferred (esp. Atlassian Confluence, Jira, Bitbucket).
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills.
  • Experience in technical writing, technical drawings and documentation of mechatronics system is preferred.
  • Basic understanding of robotics system including sensors, actuators, mechanical and software systems.
  • Ability to think logically and remove bias from evaluation of problems.
  • Ability to learn.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Flexible and creative thinking
  • Flexible schedule and willing to attend evening/night meetings

  • Aptiv is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.