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Platform Validation Hardware Engineer

Systems Engineering & Testing, Advanced Technologies Group in Pittsburgh, PA

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.



We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let’s move the world forward, together.



About the Role



At ATG, we are ambitious, engaged and excited about transforming the way the world moves. With locations in Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and Toronto, the Advanced Technologies Group is comprised of Uber’s self-driving engineering team dedicated to self-driving technologies, mapping, and vehicle safety. Our teams are passionate about developing long-term technologies that advance Uber’s mission of bringing safe, reliable transportation to everyone, everywhere.


Our work doesn’t end with transporting people. We are also developing self-driving truck technology to move goods more safely and cost effectively around the world. We are working to make the process of moving people and goods safer and more efficient.


Uber ATG Platform Validation Team; Are you a great engineer who enjoys testing? Are you an independent problem solver with a high level of technical curiosity? Are you willing to put in lots of testing time to help bring new technologies from prototype to production? UATG is hiring hardware quality and test engineers to build our Platform Validation Team and help bring our ideas to market.


As an hardware test engineer on the Platform Validation Team, you will participate in requirements engineering, develop hardware verification and validation plans, develop test cases, design/build test fixtures, execute tests and document results to validate components and systems.



What You’ll Do
  • As a Platform Validation Hardware Engineer on the PvTeam (SE&T), you will be required to perform: verification, validation, testing endeavors, testing of circuit boards, cameras, lidar, radar, micro-controllers and computer systems, build and maintenance of electrical test fixtures, develop test cases to validate hardware/software integration, develop tools and methods to automate testing for rapid deployment, perform a wide range of tests (e.g. burn-in, in-circuit testing, functional testing, etc), programming capabilities in Python and utilization of data acquisition systems while maintaining and curating engineering processes, documentation, and configuration management.


    You will also need to have a creative problem solving abilities, with safety critical hardware systems and components, automotive applications and standards, prototype development and testing experience in agile project environment design, build and maintenance of hardware-in-the-loop, standard debug capabilities.



    As a Platform Validation Hardware Engineer your impact will be development testing focusing on safety and operational capabilities of our self-driving fleet independently as well as within technical/engineering teams.




What You’ll Need
  • 2 Minimum Years of Experience with Hardware Development & Prototyping, Robotics, Automotive, Testing, Verification & Validation


About the Team

At the Advanced Technologies Group (ATG), we are building technologies that will transform the way the world moves. Our teams in Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Boulder, and Toronto are dedicated to mapping, software and hardware development, vehicle safety, and operations for self-driving technology. Our teams are passionate about developing a self-driving system that will one day move people and things around more safely, efficiently, and cost effectively.


At Uber, we believe technology has the power to make transportation more efficient, accessible, and safer than ever before. Self-driving technology has the potential to make these benefits an everyday reality for our customers, but it’s not going to happen overnight.  Building best-in-class self-driving technology will take time, and safety is our priority every step of the way. Operating inclusively and transparently, while displaying responsible behavior in a structured development are critical to safety. We at ATG seek candidates who will role model these values.

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