Verification & Validation Engineer

Job Locations US-Peoria Metropolitan Area, Illinois
Job ID
Technical / Engineering
Permanent Full-Time
Company : Name
Autonomous Stuff


Verification & Validation Engineer

As Verification & Validation (V&V) Engineer, reporting to the V&V engineering manager, you will influence business success by applying your extensive engineering background and expertise in software and hardware testing strategies within a high-tech industry. Your work will impact all phases of the product development and deployment lifecycle. You will support planning activities and deliverables for ongoing release cycles, support an exciting new range of products, carry out tasks and activities across the Engineering Verification and Validation team located in Morton, IL.


This position will work with multiple technical teams at AutonomouStuff supporting the validation and testing of hardware and software developed by the engineering teams. Validate Driver Software, Autonomous Software, and Autonomous Vehicle Hardware Installations. This role will work closely with HIL engineers and Validation Technicians to support validation testing on a HIL bench, development vehicles, and test stands.


The Company: Hexagon is a global leader in digital reality solutions, combining sensor, software and autonomous technologies. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, quality and safety across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, public sector and mobility applications. You’ll be joining over 22,000 people in 50 countries on the leading edge of your field.  


This position is with Hexagon’s Autonomy & Positioning division, a global technology leader, pioneering end-to-end solutions industry leaders rely on for assured positioning and autonomy on land, sea and air. Our work touches every aspect of life, from sustainability on Earth to enabling autonomy. Within the Autonomy & Positioning division your work will contribute to the operation of our brand(s) NovAtel, AutonomouStuff, VERIPOS and Antcom.


The Location: Hexagon is a global company with locations around the world. This position is based in Morton, IL. 



As Verification & Validation Engineer, you will:

  • Lead test development and execution for new firmware, software, or hardware
  • Owning validation process (or portion) not only from an engineering standpoint but also from a client and team relationship standpoint
  • Influence overall test strategy by helping define system test requirements
  • Proactively and regularly communicate with the project team to update on validation status
  • Running test scripts and making recommendations for design or process modification based on test results
  • Report generation to provide assurance that all critical aspects have been tested and validated
  • Track and coordinate all validation activities progress. Ensure key deliverables are met
  • Analyze, coordinate, and perform failure analysis activities to identify root cause of customer reported issues
  • Work with design teams to debug issues
  • Maintaining procedures, policies, documents for validation activities
  • Ensuring product and process development activities have all necessary validation and supporting justification
  • Acts independently with minimal supervision to conduct validation studies
  • Utilize risk assessment to identify critical areas for validation and generate test scripts accordingly
  • Identify process improvement opportunities and equipment needs for validation/testing
  • Demonstrate good project management skills and leadership qualities
  • Open to a flexible and fluid work environment. Work on any assignment as directed and flexibility to support various projects




  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering field or Scientific degree
  • 5+ years of experience in hardware or software validation
  • Experience in reviewing requirements to support various test phases
  • Direct experience authoring/editing/executing validation documents
  • Intermediate skills with WORD and EXCEL (authoring/editing technical documents)

Key Success Factors:

  • Demonstrated project management and leadership skills
  • Proven attention to detail and organization (including technical proofreading, follow-through, and project communication)
  • Business maturity and interpersonal skills to be able to effectively communicate and collaborate
  • Creative and open-minded individual who fosters an environment in which sharing of ideas is encouraged
  • Excellent written and verbal skills; Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the company and customers by exhibiting excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to create repeatable processes and procedures


  • Use of data acquisition equipment(Vector tools, National Instruments tools, Somat Edaq, etc..)
  • CAN bus communication and diagnostics experience (OBDII, J1939)
  • MATLab Simulink exposure for HIL testing
  • Familiar with programming languages such as C++, Python, CAPL
  • Experience with testing of controls and actuators
  • Experience with JIRA
  • Experience with Agile workflow



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