• Principal Validation Engineer

    Job Location(s) US-MN-Eden Prairie
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  • Overview

    Based in beautiful Eden Prairie, MN, 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 Principal Validation Enginer with at least 7 years of experience. This is an exciting 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 an entire industry
    • Visionary leadership
    • Excellent compensation packages
    • An extensive suite of medical and retirement benefits
    • Flexible time off policy and accommodating work schedules
    • Education Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
    • Access to cutting-edge tools and technologies
    • Innovative, intelligent, collaborative teammates


    • Lead a small Validation team on multiple products
    • Drive architecture of validation for OEM Product Group
    • Enhance existing test strategies for Firmware/Product validation
    • Create and implement efficeint and effective test plans for new products or enhancements
    • Document, report and track defects and bug fixes across multiple products and platforms
    • Architect, implement and maintain an automated test process
    • Effectively communicate validation status and metrics to internal team members and management


    Must Haves

    • Education: Minimum BS in Electrical or Computer Engineering
    • 7+ years experience in embedded firmware validation or quality assurance
    • 5+ years experience with embedded firmware systems including linux, RTOS and "bare metal" systems
    • 3+ years experience in leadship position


    Strong Pluses

    • Experience with industry tools used for source control and defect tracking such as GIT and JIRA
    • Experience with scripting languages such as Python
    • Use of applications such as MS Word/Excel to create technical documentation and present data for analysis
    • Experience with Cellular 2G, 3G, and 4G (LTE) technologies


    If you are a talented Validation Engineer with at least 7 years of experience and 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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