Embedded Software Test Engineer

Cambridge, MA

The team

Superpedestrian brings together a team of extraordinary people for one vision: transforming micromobility worldwide. Shared micromobility - fleets of scooters, bicycles, and e-bikes - is the future of global transportation. As the industry evolves, operators and riders are demanding safer, more reliable, cost-effective solutions. At Superpedestrian, we develop new technologies to revolutionize and scale micromobility.

Founded out of the MIT Senseable City Lab and backed by leading venture investors General Catalyst and Spark Capital, Superpedestrian’s first product was the Copenhagen Wheel - an award-winning consumer e-bike product. In 2019, Superpedestrian launched the world's first smart scooter designed and engineered for shared mobility. Our vehicles are deployed around the world and we’re rapidly scaling our team and vehicle deployments. Join us as we revolutionize personal transit for a sustainable future.

Superpedestrian is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We work in close-knit, cross-functional teams. We care about your skills and your character and we celebrate what makes us diverse. If we think there’s a good fit, we will get in touch. Please, no phone calls or recruiters.

Who you are

Superpedestrian is seeking an Embedded Software Test Engineer with experience in hardware, software, systems and V&V testing. You will be responsible for participating in design activities to ensure testability in production embedded systems; writing, maintaining and deploying automated testing systems and software; and assisting in hardware validation efforts. The ideal candidate should have relevant technical experience in a similar role.

What you’ll do:

  • Participate in the development of all testing needs for all embedded systems, including design validation, production validation and agency certification.
  • Develop in-product embedded C code for test support.
  • Work with board manufacturer to define and create manufacturing tests for electrical hardware and software. 
  • Develop software to support manufacturing tests.
  • Develop laptop/desktop/server-based test tools and frameworks for testing embedded software and hardware.
  • Manage defect tracking and reporting.
  • Develop and perform regression and release tests.
  • Create and maintain test documentation (procedures and processes, tools, build and test artifacts, etc.)

What we’re looking for:

  • BS in EE or CS, MS preferred with 3+ years of testing experience in embedded systems
  • Competency in some or all of the following communication protocols: JTAG, CAN, I2C, SPI, UART, Bluetooth, 802.11, GPS/GNSS, cellular protocols
  • Experience with a variety of integrated development environments
  • Ability to prioritize work independently and efficiently in support of development and production timelines
  • Experience with HIL and SIL testing
  • Fluency in Python, with experience using Python for test automation
  • Proficiency in C strongly desired
  • Software life cycle experience from product conceptual development to servicing and root-causing fielded product issues
  • Electronics design experience including PCB schematic and layout is a plus
  • Self-starter able to evaluate business needs and order work accordingly


What you can expect

  • A team of awesome, like-minded, driven people that support each other, and mentors from across the top echelons of industry
  • An opportunity to work alongside some of the largest companies in the bike share, urban mobility and transportation space
  • A competitive compensation and equity package as well as a 401(K) retirement savings plan
  • The choice of a wide range of health and dental insurance plans, a flexible spending account, short and long-term disability and life insurance
  • Flexible working hours, casual dress code, and unlimited paid vacation
  • The chance to have your voice heard and help shape Superpedestrian’s future
  • A gorgeous, dog-friendly workspace in a renovated warehouse with a private courtyard in the heart of Cambridge
  • A full kitchen, and a grill for our frequent cookouts
  • Regular social events, team lunches, and weekly beer runs (often by bike)

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