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Senior Manager, Test Engineering

Agility Robotics

Agility Robotics

Quality Assurance
Tangent, OR, USA
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023

Agility Robotics is a pioneer. Our robot, Digit, is the first to be sold into workplaces across the globe. Our team is differentiated by its expertise in imagining, engineering, and delivering robots with advanced mobility, dexterity, intelligence, and efficiency -- robots specifically designed to work alongside people, in spaces built for people. Every day, we break through engineering challenges and invent new solutions and capabilities that will one day make robots commonplace and approachable. This work is our passion and our responsibility: our mission is to make businesses more productive and people’s lives more fulfilling.

About Us:

Agility Robotics is a pioneer. Our robot, Digit, is the first to be sold into workplaces across the globe. Our team is differentiated by its expertise in imagining, engineering, and delivering robots with advanced mobility, dexterity, intelligence, and efficiency -- robots specifically designed to work alongside people, in spaces built for people. Every day, we break through engineering challenges and invent new solutions and capabilities that will one day make robots commonplace and approachable. This work is our passion and our responsibility: our mission is to make businesses more productive and people’s lives more fulfilling.

Responsibilities:

  • The Test Engineering Manager will report to the Systems Engineering and Integration Director and will be responsible for managing, growing, and inspiring our team of test engineers.
  • He/She will work closely with electrical, mechanical, software, and manufacturing teams to support test definition, development, and execution.
  • Manage hiring and performance reviews for test engineering group
  • Oversee the daily workflow, assignments, and work schedules of test engineers, and create and iterate on the processes used to support work management of the team.
  • Monitor test team deliverables and project timelines and ensure that team objectives are met.
  • Promote and contribute to a safe, collaborative work environment
  • Mentor and guide the test engineers

About the role:

We are currently designing the next generation of Digit for commercial scale. The scale of the system and reliability that must be achieved are orders of magnitude higher than any existing bipedal platform, including our own, and the primary method that this will be achieved is by rigorous design and substantial testing. The test engineering team owns the processes and support structure around the execution of tests, and therefore will be a primary focal point of the definition and validation of success of the product. The Test Engineering Manager will be responsible for the team and the test processes within Agility.

About The Work:

  • Develop and maintain a deep knowledge of all subsystems used in Agility’s products and calibration and test equipment.
  • Translate system requirements and engineering specifications into tests.
  • Negotiate test rigor and trade-offs with multiple stakeholders.
  • Work with talented cross-functional teams to drive innovative, elegant testing solutions that meet validate requirements.
  • Manage hiring and performance reviews for test engineering group
  • Develop and maintain test automation infrastructure that supports and exercises Agility’s products at the component and solution levels

About you:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline
  • Minimum 10 or more years of relevant professional experience
  • Minimum 5 or more years experience working as an engineering manager
  • Proven project management skills
  • Authorization to work in the USA

Preferred to have:

  • Advanced degrees with professional engineering experience
  • Proven project management skills
  • Skilled in conflict resolution, contract negotiation
  • Broad design experience relevant to robotics: embedded systems, high-speed signals, servo drives, Ethernet/EtherCAT, cameras, Lidar, IMU, CPU/GPU integration, etc.
  • Be on site at Agility’s design facility as needed (minimum 2 days per week and as needed to support design activities, reviews, prototype builds, etc.)
  • Knowledge of relevant technologies which may include:
  • Mechatronics / Robotics
  • Mechanical and electrical interfaces
  • Communication protocols
  • Sensors, actuators, controllers
  • Kinematics of mechanisms
  • Vision and display systems
  • Understanding of structured product development (requirements-driven engineering, documentation, rigorous verification, etc.)
  • Engineering verification test development and execution
  • Experience with motors and motor control, especially using BLDC motors
  • Experience with sensors such as Encoders, Hall Effect Sensors, Torque, and Load Cells
  • Experience with Ethernet, EtherCat, USB, and other high-speed busses

Benefits

  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • 100% Company Paid Disability, Life, Health, Dental & Vision Insurance (for AR employees)
  • Employer Matched Retirement Plan
  • Five Weeks of Paid Time Off Annually
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Relocation Assistance (for certain roles)
  • Stock Options (for certain roles)
  • A culture that encourages flexible work schedules
  • A culture that embraces individuality and authenticity

Agility Robotics is committed to a work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. Each individual has the right to work in a professional atmosphere that promotes equal employment opportunities and prohibits unlawful discriminatory practices, including harassment. Therefore, it is the policy of Agility Robotics to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Agility Robotics prohibits any such discrimination or harassment.

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