• Embedded System Test Engineer

    Job Location(s) US-CA-Carlsbad
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  • Overview

    Based in beautiful Carlsbad, CA, 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 System Test Engineer with at least 5 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


    • Develop product validation test plans for products and accessories at a system level. 
    • Execute 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.
    • Analyze 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

    • Minimum of 5 years previous experience in wireless engineering and test activities.
    • Experience with embedded systems, wireless networks and client server technologies (i.e. IoT, distributed systems, etc.)
    • Proficient in MS Excel: formulas, pivot tables.
    • Experience with quality systems within ISO9001: 2008, design controls which is specific to what we do for design of hardware and software.
    • Testing and debug of communications systems.
    • Familiarity with IP networks and routing.
    • Excellent communications and interpersonal skill, both written and verbal.


    Strong Pluses

    • Experience with Python scripting environments for test automation and reporting.
    • Experience with heavy duty (J1939) and light duty (OBDII) vehicle bus protocols.
    • Experience with cellular modems, GPS technology, WiFi, Bluetooth/BLE.


    If you are a talented System Test Engineer with at least 5 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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