Sr. Engineer, Test

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Based in beautiful Carlsbad, California, we are CalAmp, the pure-play pioneering leader of the Connected Car, Connected Truck and broader Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace. Currently, we are seeking a Test Engineer with at least 3 years of experience testing embedded wireless devices, GPS receivers, and/or CDMA & GSM/GPRS modems. This is an excellent opportunity for those who wish to work for a stable, well-established company that builds transformational technologies within the revolutionary domain of IoT.

We believe that people are our greatest asset and we are committed to being an employer of choice in our industry. CalAmp offers an engaging and diverse work environment that permits our people to take pride in their contributions and share in the company’s success. Our employees can expect the space to showcase their talent, sharpen their skills, develop new capabilities, and be a part of a global team that develops revolutionary technologies. We proudly offer the stability and security of a large publicly-traded tech company without the rigidity and red tape.


In particular, we offer:

  • Meaningful work with the potential to disrupt the Telematics Industry and broader IoT landscape
  • Innovative, intelligent, collaborative team environment under guidance of visionary leaders
  • Excellent compensation packages
  • An extensive suite of medical benefits
  • Solid retirement benefits including 401K with match
  • Flexible time off policy and accommodating work schedules
  • Education Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Access to cutting-edge tools and technologies


  • Write and execute product validation test plans for telematics products and accessories at a system level.
  • Develop test procedures that exercise key features of each product platform.
  • Coordinate with other individuals and organizations to execute tests locally and in different geographic regions.
  • Identify and procure equipment needed to conduct tests.
  • Analyse test data, generate detailed and executive summary reports, and log all data associated with each test for historical trend analysis.
  • Document all test anomalies along with associated device configuration and procedures.
  • Escalate validation issues to engineering and business managers when urgency requires immediate escalation.


Must Haves

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical field
  • Interest or experience with wireless engineering and test activities
  • Experience with scripting languages (Python or similar)
  • Familiarity with IP networks and routing
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficiency with MS Excel (Formulas, Pivot Tables, etc.)

Strong Pluses

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical field
  • Experience with test automation tools (Labview or similar)
  • Experience testing and debugging communications systems
  • Experience with cellular modems, gps technology, embedded systems, and client server technology
  • Experience with quality systems: configuration management, version control, status reporting


If you are a Test Engineer with at least 3 years of experience in product validation and/or automated test environments as well as an interest in the Internet of Things domain, we want to speak with you. Interviews are occurring this week and next so apply now if interested.




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