Software Test Automation Engineer


Electra Vehicles

October 20, 2022

Job Description

Join the Electra Vehicles team as we revolutionize Energy Storage!

We are a Boston-based B2B company developing the most unique and patented AI Software to optimize the performance of Battery Packs across a wide range of industries. Electra’s AI Adaptive Controls Technology and Analytics Platform work in tandem to improve Electric Vehicle battery pack performance, lifetime, and safety, across entire eFleets.

Our Focus is in the Automotive Industry, particularly electric vehicle manufacturing, EV battery software, connected mobility, fleet management and analytics, and more. Although we are currently focusing on the Automotive sector, Electra’s technology can be deployed into the Aerospace, Robotics, Grid and other industries that are rapidly transitioning into clean energy.

Electra software runs in various automotive subsystems (cockpit controller, telematics and battery management systems). It collects sensor data from all parts of the vehicle, runs edge machine learning algorithms and connects to our cloud software to deliver superior EV battery performance.

You will build an automation framework for our software to enable hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) testing. You will work with our software development engineers to identify weak points and design creative ways to break software and uncover potential problems. You will also present test suites and results to our customers to communicate the status and coverage of our testing.

You should see yourself as a generalist software engineer. While your primary responsibility will be software testing, you should be comfortable learning and contributing quickly to DevOps and UI/UX.


  • Build automation frameworks and test cases for hardware-in-the-loop testing
  • Link test cases to requirements to provide traceability
  • Prepare test results and identify and document issues
  • Use creative testing to uncover problems that would otherwise make it to deployment
  • Work as part of Agile teams to deliver testing that is in line with software development
  • Helping develop systematic software engineering practices such as code reviews, design reviews, unit tests, module tests etc.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or higher
  • 10 or more years of experience developing and deploying test cases and test automation frameworks in a corporate setting
  • 5 or more years of experience working on Python, C# or equivalent testing languages
  • 5 or more years of experience working on NI Labs or other HIL testing equipment
  • 2 or more years of experience working with software tools like Jira, BitBucket/Git, Confluence, etc.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience working with AWS IoT tools and cloud products (Greengrass, Kinesis/Firehose, S3)
  • Experience working in automotive industry
  • This can be a remote position but residence in the US Northeast is preferred


  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible remote schedule
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Paid sick days
  • Paid holidays
  • Continued skill growth with company wide training

Electra Vehicles, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Electra Vehicles complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All applicants will be considered, regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.