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Sr. Robot Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Job Details

Main Location - PITTSBURGH, PA
Full Time
QA - Quality Control


Join Our Team
At Onward Robotics, we are a bold, gritty, and purposeful team with an ambitious mission to revolutionize fulfillment. Our team is driven by a client-first mentality: we aim to solve hard problems and fuel our clients’ growth with innovation. We are seeking talented individuals who will have a huge impact on both our business and our team. Join us on our mission as we move fast, think big, and have fun!

About Us
Onward Robotics delivers innovative automation technology that coordinates humans and robots as a cohesive system to revolutionize fulfillment. Our Meet Me solution combines proprietary software with person-to-goods mobile robots to increase efficiency in warehousing, distribution, and e-commerce operations. Onward Robotics provides the boost in productivity, flexibility, and speed that companies need to remain competitive and grow. Learn more at 


Job Summary
As a Sr. Robot Software Quality Assurance Engineer, your mission is to ensure the seamless functionality and exceptional performance of complex robotic systems through meticulous software testing. In this vital role within Quality Assurance, you will be a key player in advancing cutting-edge technologies that drive modern robotics.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement comprehensive testing strategies tailored to the unique requirements of robotic software systems
  • Collaboratively create detailed test plans, test cases, and test scripts with your team
  • Execute test cases as a team to detect software defects, anomalies, and deviations from design specifications.
  • Collaboratively assess the performance of robotic systems under various conditions, simulating real-world scenarios
  • Embrace a culture of continuous improvement by actively sharing insights with your team
  • Provide timely status reports to the project leaders regarding release readiness
  • Provide help and training to other engineers


Core Competencies:

  • Test writing
  • Test execution
  • Issue tracking

Required Skills:

  • Strong understanding of robotic systems, including perception, control, and navigation.
  • Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and awesome teamwork abilities.
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to delivering high-quality results.
  • Diagnose hardware and software for defects during testing

Minimum Experience Requirements:

  • 2+ years of experience working in a testing environment
  • 2+ years of experience with robot systems
  • 2+ years of experience with robot sensors

Preferred Experience Requirements:

  • Experience with Linux, and scripting
  • Experience with Automated test writing and execution
  • Experience with complex systems
  • Experience with requirements verification and traceability
  • Atlassian products, particularly Jira

Minimum Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Science, or a related field