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V&V Engineer

Sabanto

Sabanto

Ames, IA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Company Description:

At Sabanto, we are delivering farming services that will change the agricultural world. Our team is building a fleet of autonomous agricultural equipment, to enable faster, cheaper, and more efficient farming around the clock, anywhere in the world. We are looking for new team members to deliver the future of agriculture.

Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with product and engineering teams to identify, understand, and verify bugs.
  • Working closely with the product team to understand the specifications and uses of new features for testing and for documenting.
  • Performing manual functional / regression testing.
  • Verifying that newly developed features and capabilities meet product requirements.
  • Designing and conducting end-to-end tests of autonomous systems, software, vehicles, and implements.
  • Reviewing and updating help documentation that clearly instructs users in the features and complexities of the product.
  • Using data acquisition tools to collect & assess test data.
  • Collaborating with R&D engineers for advanced testing of autonomy systems adapted to new equipment.
  • Measure and define operating parameters of tractors and implements for autonomy systems.
  • Troubleshooting equipment, debugging, and defect reporting.
  • Provide confirmation for verification of resolved bug fixes.
  • Attend weekly meetings to report accomplishments, issues, and plans regarding testing for future deployments or on-going high-profile bugs.Monthly reporting of work completed including manual and performance related test cases accomplished, bugs filed and verified, and test plan creation and progress.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Engineering.
  • 3-5 years of experience working with Precision Agriculture Control Systems.
  • Experience operating and setting up agricultural equipment for field operations and working with growers.
  • Excellent technical documentation reading and writing skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-directed and able to think methodically to complete projects without all details readily available.
  • Knowledge of, and experience to safely work with mechanical and steel fabrication tools.
  • Comfortable working around loud tools and machinery.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with data acquisition systems.
  • Familiarity with CANbus system architectures.
  • Proficiency in scripting languages (preferably Python).

Additional Information:

At Sabanto, you will be working with a small team of world class engineers and agricultural professionals. You will evolve in a fast-paced environment, with a ton of guidance and freedom to evolve precision-ag technology.

We provide competitive salaries, medical, dental, vision, life benefits, and a 401K program.

We value diversity of culture and background for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our community. Sabanto is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. This position is open to applicants who are legally authorized to work in the United States. We are not able to sponsor work visas at this time for this position.