Systems Software Automation Engineer, Software Infotainment

Tesla Motors Palo Alto , CA 94306

Posted 6 months ago

The Role

Tesla's Infotainment Team is looking for an exceptionally talented and committed System Software Automation Engineer to help re-invent the in-car experience. Join the small, dedicated team that is responsible for Tesla's over-the-air update system. The ideal candidate combines excellent quality assurance skills with strong automation design sensibilities and a passion for building inspiring, easy-to-use software.


  • Develop detailed test plans to validate Tesla's OTA (over-the-air) update system.

  • Develop test scripts to automate OTA test plans.

  • Validate Autopilot OTA functionality.

  • Identify effective test strategies for a given feature and craft test plans accordingly.

  • Integrate existing automation results with daily/weekly reports.

  • Investigate issues reported by customers in the field, internal test engineers, and your own testing.

  • Triage automation failures.

  • Execute functional and regression tests as a part of release testing and triage results.

  • Identify and drive big picture initiatives to improve OTA testing efficiency and visibility.


  • BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science, Information Systems, Electrical Engineering or the equivalent in experience and evidence of exceptional ability.

  • 3+ years Software Automation experience.

  • Demonstrable experience solving difficult QA problems (scalability, reliability, reporting, parallelization, etc.)

  • Passionate about troubleshooting failures to determine root cause.

  • Experience in designing automation frameworks and developing test automation software.

  • Very comfortable with Linux environments and hardware-based testing setups.

  • Experience with one or more scripting languages such as Perl, Ruby, Python, or Bash.

  • Excellent communication skills and very detail oriented.

  • Passionate about improving the customer experience.

  • Passionate about Tesla's mission.

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