Systems Test Lead

Swift Navigation

San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering QA
  • Post Date: 03/03/2021
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  • Company Address: 650 Townsend Street, Suite 410, San Francisco, CA, 94103

About Swift Navigation

Swift Navigation, Inc. has been redefining GNSS positioning technology since 2012. What began as the industry’s first low-cost, high-accuracy, real-time kinematic (RTK) receiver has evolved into an ecosystem of GNSS positioning solutions for autonomous applications.

Job Description

Swift Navigation provides precise positioning solutions for automotive, autonomous vehicle, mobile and mass-market applications. What began as the GNSS industry’s first low-cost, high-accuracy, real-time kinematic (RTK) receiver has evolved into a Swift Navigation ecosystem of positioning solutions for autonomous applications. From the nationwide GNSS corrections delivered from the cloud by the Skylark™ precise positioning service, the hardware-independent, integrated software solution that is the Starling® positioning engine to the centimeter-level accurate Piksi® Multi and ruggedized Duro® and Duro Inertial RTK receivers, Swift Navigation is enabling a future of autonomous vehicles to navigate and understand the world. Learn more online at, follow Swift on Twitter @Swiftnav

Swift is seeking a System Test Lead/Manager. You will be responsible to push the state of the art in satellite navigation technology, making high accuracy positioning ubiquitous and easy to use across a wide variety of industries and applications in autonomous transportation by leading a small team of system test & QA engineers.



  • Lead a small team in verification and validation of high precision position technologies.
  • Delivery of quality of Swift products.
  • Responsible for identifying testing gaps and inefficiencies.
  • In charge of test processes and test plan documentation.
  • Responsible for test campaign execution in a rigorous and timely manner.

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Good lead/management qualities and ability to work with a diverse team.
  • Experience in Test Plan development and documentation.
  • Ability to communicate clearly about the status and/or blockers.
  • Innovate and adapt test processes and procedures.
  • Strong desire to analyze test logs to root cause any issues..

Desired Skills/Experience

  • Automotive experience is a plus
  • Prior experience in GNSS field is highly desirable


  • Flexible vacation, competitive salary, employer covered health insurance, 401(k), flexible spending, HSA.
  • Tech talks, mentorship programs, employee events. 
  • Growth and learning opportunities from a tech environment include working closely with an international team of scientists, engineers, platform architects, programmers, executive staff and professionals.


Swift Navigation is a diverse and inclusive team. We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability status or other defining characteristics.

Swift Navigation will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of SFPC Art.49

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