Software Test Manager (Embedded Systems)

Mountain View, CA
About us:
Aeva is building the next generation of sensing and perception for autonomous vehicles and beyond. With its unique ability to measure instantaneous velocity for each pixel, long-range performance at high resolutions, while being free from LiDAR or sunlight interference, Aeva’s 4D LiDAR is built from the ground up at silicon photonics scale for mass-market applications.

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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