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Systems QA Engineer

Pickle Robot

Pickle Robot

Quality Assurance
Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024
About Pickle Robot Company:
Do you want to get in on the ground floor of a fast growing, VC backed, robotic solutions company serving the warehouse and logistics industries? Then join Pickle Robot! We build robotic systems that companies and the people who work for them love.
Pickle robots unload trucks. Everyday millions of trucks and ocean freight containers are loaded and unloaded around the world. Many of those vehicles are floor-loaded, which means people need to manually handle every package - work that is difficult, dirty, sometimes dangerous, and increasingly hard to staff. Pickle Robot is laser focused on automating trailer and container unloading using AI, machine learning, computer vision, advanced sensors, and industrial robotics to deliver engineered products customers rely on. Pickle Robot Unload Systems work with people on loading docks to make the work safer, faster, and more efficient.
About this role:
We're looking for a passionate Systems QA Test Engineer to join our QA team within our Engineering organization.
The Systems QA Test Engineer is responsible for creating and executing a comprehensive test strategy. This role plays a critical part in ensuring the functionality, performance, reliability, and safety of our next-generation robots.

What You'll Do:

  • Develop test protocols to ensure that the design outputs (actual product- system’s functionality) meet the design inputs (product requirements and design specifications).
  • Create detailed Design Verification Test (DVT) plans to burn down technical risk across programs with respect to product and system requirements.
  • Perform release and integration testing on the deployed robots in the warehouse and ensure that defects and failures are identified and tracked in Jira.
  • Gather and analyze data from testing activities to measure the quality of the product.
  • Identify tools, fixtures, and test environments and lead the efforts by leveraging internal and external resources.
  • Create test plans and test protocols, requirements trace matrix and determine tools and capital equipment requirements.
  • Collaborate with Software, Hardware teams to troubleshoot issues and to ensure a unified approach to quality.
  • Troubleshoot system and product problems in design, or customer site operations and produce comprehensive reports.

What You'll Need:

  • BS or MS in Robotics, Electrical, Systems or Computer Engineering.
  • Minimum of 5 years design validation and systems testing experience for products with hardware and software complexity specifically in the robotics or industrial automation industries.
  • Experience testing motion control equipment, motors, sensors, vision systems and/or communications protocols.
  • Experience with verifying and validating requirements and product development process.
  • Familiarity with defect tracking systems (e.g., Jira) and test case management systems (e.g., TestRail).
  • Experience with data visualization tools like FoxGlove is a plus.
  • Experience with Linux scripting, Python preferred.
  • Willingness to travel to client worksites 10% of the time
  • Ability to work out of our locations in Cambridge, MA and Charlestown, MA several days per week.