Software Test Manager (Embedded Systems)

Mountain View, CA
About us:
Aeva’s mission is to bring the next wave of perception to a broad range of applications from automated driving to industrial robotics, consumer electronics, consumer health, security, and beyond. Aeva is transforming autonomy with its groundbreaking sensing and perception technology that integrates all key LiDAR components onto a silicon photonics chip in a compact module. Aeva 4D LiDAR sensors uniquely detect instant velocity in addition to 3D position, allowing autonomous devices like vehicles and robots to make more intelligent and safe decisions. 

Role Overview:
We are looking for a solid Software Test Manager who can intuitively develop test plans and test tools as needed. This individual will be accountable for driving day-to-day execution and must be able to understand the existing system and its implementation, then architect test strategy and tools to ensure solid deliverables for internal and external customers.

What you'll be doing

  • Hire, lead and grow a team of Embedded Software Test Engineers
  • Design and drive integration and test effort
  • Work with system/software/hardware engineers to understand system requirements and limitation to see through what needs to be tested
  • Prioritize test effort and development as our deliverable plans may be adjusted
  • Proactively learn our system design and implementation to drive test effort along with each milestone

What you have

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a related field
  • 2+ years of relevant management experience
  • 5+ years of testing experience
  • Python and shell scripting development
  • Experience in embedded development environment
  • Experience in testing SW on HW devices
  • Experience in triaging HW issues
  • Experience in profiling and benchmarking
  • Experience with regression testing
  • Solid logical and critical thinking
  • Good communication skills and ability to work within and across teams


  • Familiarity with automotive QA processes (ISO 26262)
  • Knowledge of LiDAR and autonomous drive car system
  • Experience in test-in-loop development (SIL, HIL)
  • Experience with C/C++ programming

What's in it for you

  • Be part of a fast paced and dynamic team
  • Very competitive compensation and meaningful stock grants
  • Exceptional benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, and more
  • Unlimited PTO: We care about results, not punching timecards

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