Jacobs Connected Vehicles and Services Test Engineer in Dearborn, Michigan

Connected Vehicles and Services Test Engineer


We are seeking a Connected Vehicles & Services Verification Lead to join our team. This individual will be a seasoned engineer with experience working with the latest technologies (in vehicle data, smart phones, and web services) and skilled in testing end-to-end in-vehicle customer experiences. This is a great opportunity to prove your verification/testing abilities while learning additional career skills.

Position Duties:

  • Primary responsibility will be to perform the project based testing activities including the development of the design verification plan, coordination of test activities, execution and reporting of results to ensure a high level of quality is reached prior to implementation

  • Solve and Troubleshoot complex testing problems for backend systems/platforms

  • Execute test plans and test cases based on requirements and/or discussions with Feature owners

  • Execute and troubleshoot test suites and generate appropriate documentation and test reports

  • Participate in getting key stakeholders (System engineers, D&R, supplier etc.) involved to provide issue resolution

  • Provide verbal and written testing status updates to management and key Stakeholders

  • Foster and maintain good relationships with the development teams to ensure appropriate feature documentation, testability and test coverage

  • Work with the latest technologies to test the end-to-end in-vehicle customer experience utilizing in vehicle data, smart phones, and web services

  • Ensure that unit and integration tests developed internally for each product and across multiple cross-functional teams all roll-up to provide full system and interface testing coverage by working closely with Feature Managers and Product Engineers & Suppliers

  • Thoroughly evaluate the features and functions, Create, update and review test procedures, plans Test execution and coordination of lab and field tests

  • Specify customer-driven product requirements and User Acceptance Testing

  • Assess testing requirements and provide estimates of testing effort and resources

  • Develop new methodologies and automation to verify features in-vehicle


  • BS in Engineering (prefer computer/mechanical/electrical engineering or computer science) from an accredited university AND one (1) year of related engineering experience OR an MS in Engineering (prefer computer/mechanical/electrical engineering or computer science) from an accredited university

  • Preferred areas of experience are listed below.

  • Understanding of system specification, test cases and test requirements

  • Ability to identify functional problems and suggest solutions

  • Ability to read Electrical Schematics

  • Have an understanding of TCP/IP and routing protocol.

  • Qualified candidates will work well under pressure, demonstrate excellent problem solving and creativity, and be able to quickly evaluate new information and make appropriate decisions

  • Ability to work independently and with test technicians, skilled trades, and suppliers to resolve issues.

  • Strong communications skills with the ability to effectively liaison between the multiple cross functional managers including the individual product managers, suppliers, and the IT teams to ensure that requirements reflect the need of the business


  • System, network application experience

  • Experience solving test problems using Network tools like CAN analyzer, DET etc.

  • Electrical Hardware and Software Testing

  • Verification Engineer in developing and managing all Test Assets (Test Plans, Test Cases, automated and manual Test Scripts)

  • Telematics/ Infotainment background, and Mobile App verification.

  • CANoe/CANalyzer simulation and UDS

  • IT Development skills and Programming experience in Python, C/C , JAVA , HTTP and MQTT

  • Testing experience in Over the Air (OTA) SW update

  • Testing experience in module reprogramming and Boot loader

  • Testing experience in Web services

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements

Lifting - Up to 50lbs- 25%

Special clothing/equipment - Slip resistant hardened toe shoes, safety glasses, hearing protection in designated areas - 100%

Sitting (75%), Standing (50%), Bending (25%), stooping (25%)

Exposure to high noise areas possible in test facility- 25%

Work Environment

Inside, office environment, test lab - 100%

Exposure to test equipment- 25%

May require occasional local travel- 25%

Equipment and Machines

Computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones - 100%

Occasional use of Hand Tools- 25%


Monday throughFriday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with possible shifts over the weekends to support signoffs- 100%

Day shift

Attendance and punctuality are critical - 100%

Work hours are normally 8 hours per day and 5 days per week, Monday-Friday. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary. Must have flexibility of work days to cover weekend testing requirements.

Other Essential Functions

Must complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, health performance evaluation, and background check.

Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to self or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Dependable personal transportation to work site is required.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Michigan-Dearborn

Req ID: PFO000107