Software Systems Test Engineer


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Shield AI

Shield AI

501-1,000 employees

AI pilot for autonomous drones and aircraft

AI & Machine Learning


Dallas, TX, USA

Required Skills
  • Excellent proficiency in testing complex integrated software systems, preferably for robotics or vehicles.
  • Demonstrated ability to design and execute elaborate test cases.
  • Solid technical expertise in software development, especially in C/C++ and Python, including tools like Docker, CI/CD pipelines, and Artifactory.
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to synthesize complex data into conclusions & actionable plans.
  • Demonstrated ability in coding analyzers to automate evaluation of test data.
  • Strong experience with the product development lifecycle, ideally with autonomy or vehicle systems.
  • Great understanding of system architecture, requirement derivation, and test planning.
  • Experience producing high-quality technical documentation, including test plans, quality-assurance reports, and operational procedures.
  • Demonstrated track record of assuming ownership over development processes and features and delivering outstanding outcomes.
  • Proven track record of successfully shipping products, showcasing the ability to navigate through development cycles, overcome obstacles, and deliver high-quality solutions to meet project deadlines and exceed expectations in a fast-paced environment.
  • B.S. degree in Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science or other STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) discipline, such as Aerospace, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering. Optimally with 6-7+ years of real word experience.
  • Generate detailed mission test scenarios to validate system performance.
  • Lead the development and enhancement of system testing infrastructure.
  • Design and implement integration tests across all software systems.
  • Qualify subsystem integrations to guarantee robustness.
  • Conduct and manage system verification and validation events.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex issues during testing phases.
  • Write data analyzers in Python to report and benchmark performance metrics.
  • Produce test coverage and release-readiness reports.

Shield AI's development of Hivemind, an AI pilot for drones and aircraft, stands out for its ability to operate autonomously without GPS or communications, a technical milestone that enhances both military and commercial aviation capabilities. This focuses on critical reliability and strategic innovation in scenarios where traditional systems might fail. Working here not only involves engaging in cutting-edge technology that is reshaping aerospace but also contributing to significant defense and safety operations in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Defense and international allies.

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding



San Diego, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Medical Insurance Coverage

Long Term Disability Insurance

Health Care FSA and Dependent Care FSA

Employee Assistance Program

Subsidized Gym Membership

Pet Insurance

Competitive Compensation

Retirement Services

Life Insurance

Parental Leave

Bereavement Support

Flexible Work Hours


Paid Holidays

Commuter Benefits

Relaxed Dress Code

Yearly Swag Items

Unlimited Snacks

Bottomless Beverages

Annual Celebrations

Work From Home Benefits

Standing Desks and Widescreen Monitors