Hardware Test Engineer

Brain Corp San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 2 weeks ago

Brain Corp is a San Diego-based AI company creating transformative core technology for the robotics industry. Our diverse engineering teams in Software, Hardware Design, and Embedded Systems are creating comprehensive solutions to support the builders of today's autonomous machines in successfully producing, deploying, and supporting commercial robots across industries and applications. Brain Corp is funded by the SoftBank Vision Fund and Qualcomm Ventures. For more information please visit: https://www.braincorp.com/

We are seeking a Hardware Test Engineer to join our Engineering Application Hardware team. You will be responsible for testing and production line verification and validation of our mobile robotic products.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with hardware and software engineers to create test plans and procedures

  • Design, build, and setup test fixtures, and write and document test reports

  • Conduct system integration testing to qualify performance of critical hardware components

  • Track defects and work with cross-functional teams to resolve issues

  • Identify appropriate measurement methods, tools, and processes for both system and board level tests

  • Ensure traceability from requirements and specifications to verification

  • Analyze results with data processing tools and communicate test results

  • Effectively execute, monitor and troubleshoot prototype and manufacturing builds as necessary

  • Represent and position the company as an industry leader at standards and certification agency meetings and working groups related to mobile collaborative robotics

  • Identify, request, and order testing equipment

What you need

  • BS/MS degree in computer science, SE, EE or ME

  • 3+ years of professional experience as an electro-mechanical hardware test engineer, specifically in:

  • Test equipment such as power supplies, data acquisition systems, and oscilloscopes

  • Configuration management, defect tracking, test plans, test protocols, and test execution

  • Writing and understanding software and hardware technical specifications

  • Handling complex embedded and electro-mechanical systems

  • Test automation systems and test case management systems

  • Quality analysis and process tools (FMEA, 8D, 5-Why, etc.)

Things that make a difference

  • Working with sensor calibration and filtering techniques

  • Functional programming with scripting languages such as Python, Matlab, or Bash

  • Familiarity with Agile and Scrum methodology

  • In mobile robotics or industrial automation

  • Strong attention to detail with test planning, execution, and documentation

  • Experience identifying and developing process and product improvement opportunities

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