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GNSS Receiver QA Engineer at Swift Navigation
San Francisco, CA, US

Swift Navigation is looking for a GNSS Receiver Quality Assurance Engineer. You will work among 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.

You'll help us maintain the highest quality of our Piksi Multi GNSS receiver and other GNSS receiver products. This includes:

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. You'll work to provide transparent experimentation and high-quality test coverage across many real-world use cases.

Test campaigns. 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. You'll execute test campaigns in a rigorous and timely manner, with visible results.

Job responsibilities will include:

    • Executing test campaigns in advance of hardware/firmware releases
    • Development of automated test infrastructure / tooling
    • Conducting ongoing testing efforts to inform engineering development
    • Configuring automated test infrastructure to prevent regressions during development

Prior experience should include:

    • GNSS receiver work in a QA, engineering, or applications role


  • Flexible vacation, competitive salary, employer covered health insurance, 401(k).
  • Fully stocked kitchen, weekly catered lunches and tech-talks, free gym membership.
  • Dynamic engineering role -- technological innovation is at the core of our business.
  • Growth and learning opportunities from a startup environment include working closely with an international team of scientists, engineers, platform architects, programmers and professionals.

Swift Navigation is a diverse and inclusive team. We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability status, or other defining characteristics.

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 Navigation’s 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 Forbes 2017 30 Under 30 lists, Swift Navigation is enabling a world where fields farm themselves, drones fly safely and autonomous transportation can take you home.