Vehicle Test Specialist


Open positions & working at AImotive

Location: Mountain View, CA, USA

Vehicle Test Specialist

aiMotive is one of the largest independent teams in the world working on automated driving technologies. Developing self-driving software, proprietary simulation tools and neural network acceleration hardware IP, we are building an ecosystem to aid the deployment of automated driving. To catalyse industry collaboration our products are scalable, modular and hardware agnostic. We build on our team’s expertise in artificial intelligence, sensor fusion, 3D graphics and real-world automated driving workloads, developed utilizing our global test fleet, to support partners in realizing their self-driving goals. Our team currently has over 190 members. The company has offices in Mountain View, California; and Yokohama, Japan. The bulk of our development happens at our headquarters in Budapest where a team of 150 highly skilled engineers spearheads our efforts.


Be part of a small self-driving test team performing a variety of tasks related to preparing the vehicles with sensors and computers, operating autonomous driving software and test driving. 


  • Test drive prototype self-driving vehicle
  • Install and operate autonomous driving software
  • Perform sensor calibrations and sensor integration
  • Troubleshoot vehicle and system issues
  • Support demonstrations to customers

Key Qualifications

  • Studies in engineering and technology
  • Automotive/AV experience; startup experience is a plus 
  • Familiarity with ADAS and automotive systems integration and vehicle test protocols
  • Experience operating/debugging prototype SW/HW
  • Ability to comprehend technical documents
  • Proficient written and verbal skills
  • Team player and independent worker capable of performing tasks with minimal supervision
  • Ability to be flexible to perform a variety of tasks and be a quick learner
  • Occasional travel required (assuming no Covid restrictions)
  • Clean driving license for at least 3 years
  • Authorization to work in the US

Considered as a plus

  • Driver training certification from AV company or third-party entity (proof required)
  • Enrolled in EPN program (if not enrolled must be willing to enroll)
  • Experience working with one or more of the following sensors: cameras, radars, lidars, IMU/GNSS
  • Extensive knowledge in Communication Protocols (USB, CAT5/6, CAN, UART, I2C, SPI)
  • Experience with python, C++, able to debug various applications, e.g: proprietary software and third-party software
  • Experience presenting to customers and giving demonstrations

What We Offer

  •  Full-time position in rapidly growing technology company
  •  Competitive compensation with base pay and share options
  •  Opportunity to work with the leading Automotive and Tech companies on industry disrupting technologies
  •  We believe: people over process, we are keen to maintain a work-life balance

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