Senior AV Track Test Engineer II


  • Full Time

Join TuSimple and help change the way the world moves.  Together we're making freight transportation safer, more efficient, and more environmentally friendly.

For immediate consideration please email your resume to:

TuSimple Company Overview

Come join a higher calling and find a deeper purpose!   

TuSimple is a fully commercialized autonomous trucking company.   As a multi-national Artificial Intelligence Technology Company, we are at the epicenter of the Autonomous Vehicle Universe. Our breakthroughs are leading the industry in autonomous trucking.  

While inventing the framework of Autonomous Driving, our live fleet of autonomous Trucks have fully evolved land freight.    TuSimple is leading the way by hiring the most talented researchers, engineers, and scientists.

TuSimple was founded half a decade ago with the goal of bringing the top minds in the world together to achieve the dream of a driverless truck solution. With a foundation in computer vision, algorithms, mapping, and Artificial Intelligence, TuSimple has created the first commercially viable Autonomous Freight Network. 

Opportunity Overview 

TuSimple is currently seeking an experienced Senior AV Track Test Engineer II to coordinate, plan, execute  and track test activities for our autonomous vehicle track testing. The successful person in this role will have significant prior experience developing test specifications for autonomous vehicles; they will  develop detailed test plans and procedures for our system, coordinate the tests amongst the different track test engineers, track status and report failures, communicate findings to stakeholders, and suggest improvements for our track test capabilities in preparation for production  release of our autonomous trucks. 

Role Responsibilities

  • Develop test plans and procedures for execution on the test track using our class 8 autonomous truck
  • Establish and report on test track V&V coverage metrics and testing  status relative to plan
  • Plan and execute specified track tests
  • Debug / troubleshoot failures down to root cause
  • Coordinate with other teams (including operations) to identify additional resources necessary for the execution of track tests
  • Submit issue tickets for track test issues / findings. Communicate findings to development teams.

Experience & Skills Required 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Systems, Control, Mechanical, Electrical or a related Engineering field
  • 5+ years of experience in test engineering and development in a highly-regulated safety-critical industry  like Automotive, Aerospace & Defense, Energy or Chemical Processing
  • Strong communication skills
  • 4 years of management experience, leading engineers in a complex (sub)system design function
  • Experience working with issue tracking and management tools like Jira or equivalent

Bonus Points (optional section) 

  • Automotive industry engineering experience, with a Level 2+ autonomous vehicle developer
  • Experience with fault trees, FMEA, and other Safety-centric methodologies
  • Ability to write, review or functionally understand implemented C++ and/or Python code
  • Experience working  with requirements management tools like  DOORS, Jama or equivalent
  • Deep competence in at least one core robotics and autonomy discipline (i.e. sensing, systems control)
  • Experience with Jira and requirements management tools such as Jama a plus

TuSimple Benefits

  • 100% employer-paid healthcare premiums for you and your family
  • Work visa sponsorship available
  • Relocation assistance available
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner served every day
  • Full kitchens on every floor with unlimited snacks, drinks, special treats, fruits, meals, and more
  • Stock options / equity
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Monthly team building budget
  • Learning/education budget  
  • Employer-paid life insurance
  • Employer-paid long and short disability

TuSimple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above-listed items.

For immediate consideration please email your resume to: