Hardware Test Engineering Documentation and Design Technician – Contract


  • Full Time

About Us

With electric vehicles expected to be nearly 30% of new vehicle sales by 2025 and more than 50% by 2040, electric mobility is becoming a reality. ChargePoint (NYSE: CHPT) is at the center of this revolution, powering one of the world’s leading EV charging networks and a comprehensive set of hardware, software and mobile solutions for every charging need across North America and Europe. We bring together drivers, businesses, automakers, policymakers, utilities and other stakeholders to make e-mobility a global reality.

Since our founding in 2007, ChargePoint has focused solely on making the transition to electric easy for businesses, fleets and drivers. ChargePoint offers a once-in-a-lifetime chance to be part of creating an all-electric future and a trillion-dollar market. Join the team that is building the EV charging industry and make your mark on how people and goods will get everywhere they need to go, in any context, for generations to come.

Discover what it’s like to help build the fueling network of the future – check out our Engineering Blog.

Reports To

Director – Test Development Engineering

Job Description

ChargePoint is seeking a Hardware Test Development Engineer to join our growing Test Engineering team. Our test systems are deployed to our manufacturing locations and interact with our products’ software, electrical and mechanical components during the manufacturing process. The HWTE will work to ensure the streamlined deployment of common architecture and processes for all Test Systems.

This role is critical to the success of the design, integration, and deployment of automated functional testers to ensure all our electromechanical sub-assemblies and systems are manufactured, programmed, configured, and assembled according to specifications. You will be involved with test automation software throughout its entire lifecycle and by cultivating strong cross-functional relationships with a diverse group of Hardware, Software, and Operations teams.


  • Collaborate cross-functionally on test requirements through the entire product development lifecycle

  • Automate Test Sequences in Python leveraging internal frameworks

  • Debug and optimize automation to reduce cycle time, improve yield and uptime

  • Participate in product design reviews, code reviews, and test coverage reviews

  • Analyze parametric and functional test results from manufacturing facilities

  • Drive towards better-integrated test solutions and code reuse

  • Travel internationally to manufacturing facilities to support NPI and test HW updates (5%)


  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering with 2-3 years of experience (or advanced degree) required

  • Proficient with process integration of electromechanical systems

  • Experience in Python, and other programming languages, and familiar with UNIX

  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to make critical system-level design decisions and drive projects from start to finish with minimal supervision

  • Familiar with communication protocols such as CAN, UART, Ethernet, SPI, I2C, etc.

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience transitioning products from prototype to production in volume manufacturing

  • Strong fundamentals in Python and/or other programming languages

  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to make critical system-level design decisions and drive projects from start to finish with minimal supervision

  • Hands-on experience building and/or troubleshooting test fixtures/setups for mechanical and electronic products

  • Experience with power electronics (high voltage and low voltage) design and optimization

  • Prior Test Automation and Integration experience


Campbell, CA

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse team. ChargePoint is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status, or any legally protected status.

If there is a match between your experiences/skills and the Company needs, we will contact you directly.

ChargePoint is an equal opportunity employer.