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Posted: Wednesday, July 5, 2017 3:38 AM

Job Description:/h3:
Swift Navigation is looking for a GNSS Test Operations Engineer to run our test campaigns. You will work with a small team to push the state of the art in satellite navigation technology, making high accuracy positioning ubiquitous and easy to use across a wide variety of industries and applications in unmanned aerial vehicles, robotics, and autonomous transportation.

As a member of the
infrastructure/testing team, youll contribute to infrastructure and test campaigns supporting validation of our Piksi Multi GNSS receiver:

Implementation and tooling. We build many of our own tools and infrastructure for prototyping, testing, validating, and benchmarking algorithms on our current and next:generation receivers. Youll work together with the our engineering teams on ensuring quick, transparent experimentation and high:quality test coverage across many real:world use cases.

Test campaigns. Ensuring GNSS receiver quality requires in depth test campaigns compromising many different types of testing : including automated testing, manual testing on foot, manual testing in a vehicle, testing using simulators, and various corner cases. Youll work with the testing team and other engineering teams to ensure test campaigns are executed in a rigorous and timely manner, and the results are visible across the company.

Job responsibilities will include:
:Designing and building testing rigs
(mechanical/electrical/software) to support validation, demonstration, and testing of our products
:Conducting data collection for GNSS and GPS test operations on foot and in test vehicles
:Running test campaigns in advance of hardware/firmware releases
:Conducting ongoing testing to support the engineering team
:Maintaining and stocking Swift lab supplies including cables, wires, soldering supplies and fasteners
Experience with any of the following would make a candidate especially qualified for this role:
:GNSS/GPS receiver testing
:Experience with autonomous systems such as drones or ground robotics
:Previous work as an engineering technician or tester
:Mechanical or electrical design experience
:Experience writing software or software scripting
:Cable assembly and fabrication (serial, usb, canbus, ethernet, coaxial)
:Common lab tools like oscilloscopes, cable testers, bench power supplies, cable crimpers
:Soldering and PCB repair
:Hobby/RC equipment

Swift Navigation, Inc. was founded in 2012 to make GPS positioning technology more accurate and affordable. Its GPS and GNSS positioning products are available a fraction of the price of the competition and deliver 100 times better accuracy than the GPS in a cell phone. Swift Navigations technology benefits a multitude of industries and applications:including autonomous vehicles, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), precision agriculture, robotics, surveying and space. With its innovation and technology honored by Inc.s 2016 and Forbes2017 30 Under 30 lists, Swift Navigation is enabling a world where fields farm themselves, drones fly safely and autonomous transportation can take you home.

We are located in San Francisco, close to public transportation and are well financed. Swift offers unlimited vacation days, competitive salary and benefits, 401(k), a casual office environment, hackathons and tech talks to push the professional growth of all or employees. Come join us
Company Description:/h3:
Swift Navigation was started by our three determined founders, who set out to make GPS positioning technology more accurate and affordable.
Since its founding in 2012, Swift has partnered with customers to provide support for individual products up to large:scale projects. We provide NRE support to our OEM partners including general hardware and software support, custom hardware development based on our modular design, custom software and on:site testing and integration. And were just getting started.
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