V&V Strategy Engineer

Applied Intuition

Applied Intuition

Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, March 5, 2024

About Applied Intuition

Applied Intuition is a Tier 1 vehicle software supplier that accelerates the adoption of safe and intelligent machines worldwide. Founded in 2017, Applied Intuition delivers the definitive ADAS/AD toolchain and a world-class vehicle platform to help customers shorten time to market, build industry-leading products, and create next-generation consumer experiences. 18 of the top 20 global automakers trust Applied Intuition’s solutions to drive the production of modern vehicles. Applied Intuition serves the automotive, trucking, construction, mining, agriculture, and defense industries and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA, with offices in Ann Arbor and Detroit, MI, Washington, D.C., Munich, Stockholm, Seoul, and Tokyo. Learn more at https://appliedintuition.com.

Please note that we are an in-office company, which means the expectation is that you would come in to your Applied Intuition office 5 days a week.

About the role

We are looking for a strong V&V Strategy Engineer to drive Verification & Validation (V&V) efforts for ADAS work. Your role will focus on ensuring that the systems and components meet all required specifications, standards, and customer expectations. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to define testing criteria, develop test plans, and oversee the execution of both verification and validation processes. Your work will be critical to enable our development of a production-ready software for on-road vehicles.

In addition to your testing contributions, by working in our dynamic and customer-focused team culture, you will contribute to and learn from best practices in the automotive industry. We move fast and we focus on excellence, for our products and for our business. If you are hands-on and looking for a place to have a multiplying effect on making automotive systems a reality, Applied Intuition is the place for you!

At Applied Intuition, you will:

  • Develop and maintain the V&V strategy for automotive systems
  • Collaborate with system development teams to understand system requirements and define appropriate verification and validation plans
  • Design, develop, and implement test plans with System Test Engineers
  • Utilize various testing methodologies and Applied’s tools to conduct functional, non-functional, regression, and performance testing in simulation and on-road
  • Analyze test results, identify issues and trends, and work with engineering teams to troubleshoot and resolve problems
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards, regulatory requirements, and quality management systems
  • Document all V&V activities and provide comprehensive reports to stakeholders
  • Provide release recommendation based on test results

We're looking for someone who has:

  • Strong understanding of automotive systems and components, particularly in areas such as ADAS, infotainment, powertrain, and vehicle control systems
  • Proficiency in testing methodologies, tools, and processes related to automotive systems
  • Experience with HIL and SIL testing environments
  • Experience in in-vehicle testing
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong communication and collaboration abilities, with experience working in cross-functional teams

Nice to have:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in V&V testing in the automotive industry
  • Familiarity with industry standards (e.g., ISO 26262, ASPICE) and regulatory requirements

The salary range for this position is $110,000 - $173,000 USD annually. This salary range is an estimate, and the actual salary may vary based on the Company's compensation practices.

Don’t meet every single requirement? If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Applicants will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement in accordance with applicable federal and state law. Applicants should be aware that for external-facing roles that involve close contact with Company employees or other third parties on the Company's premises, accommodations that involve remaining unvaccinated against COVID-19 may not be deemed reasonable. The Company will engage in the interactive process on an individualized basis taking into account the particular position.

Applied Intuition is an equal opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor. Consequently, the parties agree that, as applicable, they will abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and that these laws are incorporated herein by reference. These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. These regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability. The parties also agree that, as applicable, they will abide by the requirements of Executive Order 13496 (29 CFR Part 471, Appendix A to Subpart A), relating to the notice of employee rights under federal labor laws.