Network and Diagnostic Validation Test Engineer

Who we are:

We're working to solve some of the most challenging environmental problems in city centre, last-mile logistics, which means an opportunity to have a significant impact on the world around us, and what it will look like in the future, from your very first day.

We want to revolutionise city centre logistics in order to make urban environments better places to live and work. We’re creating the world's safest commercial vehicles by reimagining conventional truck design principles, thanks to our full-electric drivetrain, and thus protecting vulnerable road users. Our electric powertrain also eliminates harmful tailpipe emissions, removing harmful pollutants that contribute to climate change. A crucial part of our journey is building a team of outstanding employees who share our vision for the future and our values of safety and sustainability.

You’ll be joining a world class team, backed by top investors that all believe in the future we are creating. We have ambitious growth plans for 2022 and beyond, scaling our team and activity at an exciting pace. In the last 6 months we have grown by over 240 people, that's someone every 20 hours. We are a people-led company focused around creating an exceptional business, and all employees have a high level of autonomy and a platform to make a real impact.

You will be joining the test and validation department and have exposure to all other domains. The team is responsible for electronics and control systems test and validation of diagnostics. The role provides good overview of the vehicle and will consist in system-to-system communication and reaction to fault insertion.

The role is based in Warwickshire.

What you will do:

  • Responsible for a set of subsystem/function testing and validation. This involves the following:
    • Review requirements and develop testing scenarios.
    • Implementation of the test scenarios in relevant Test assets (MIL, HIL, Vehicle).
    • Creation of Automated tests using (Vector VTest, dSpace Automation Desk).
    • Run manual and automated testing (component and system).
    • Provide continuous feedback in the team.
    • Author clear and concise test reports report.

    What we are looking for:


    • Critical thinking and understanding of system engineering and vehicle integration.
    • Team player with willingness to share knowledge and learn from others.
    • In-depth knowledge of vehicle diagnostics architecture and relevant standards (J1979, ISO 13400, ISO 14229)
    • Solid understanding of CAN, LIN and Ethernet communication protocols.
    • Experienced with CANalyser/CANoe/VTestStudio toolset.
    • Ability to understand complex embedded systems.
    • 3+ years relevant experience (EV vehicles preferably)

    Nice to have:

      • DIY attitude (preferably in software and electronics).
      • First principles understanding of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and embedded systems.
      • Powertrain Controls and Calibration experience.
      • Experience with diagnostic software implementation.
      • Proficient with Matlab/Simulink (scripting and control strategy development).
      • Familiar with dSpace/Vector HIL systems.
      • Experience with embedded microcontrollers.
      • ISTQB certification.
      • Process improvement and troubleshooting fault finding (6σ, 8D).
      • Experience in version control tools (GIT, SVN).
      • Familiar with SAE J1939 standard.

      What working here will be like:

      • We are a small, fast-growing team so you will have a high degree of ownership and accountability, and you will be directly exposed to all areas of the business.
      • We are a start-up, so don't have a lot of structures and processes. Things change quickly and we acknowledge when we get things wrong and change direction.
      • We are a diverse business, from many nationalities and backgrounds.
      • We really value our people. We have a flexible & remote work environment and a great benefits package & pension scheme
      • We are committed to creating a first-class work environment. Every employee has a voice and we encourage open communication.