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Senior Simulation and Data Modeling Quality Engineer

HRU Technical Resources
Palo Alto, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Job Title:
Senior Simulation and Data Modeling Quality Engineer

Type of Position:
6-month contract position to start. Contract may be extended. Long term likely for direct hire.

Job Location:
The organization is headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley (Palo Alto, CA). This role is fully remote, but we are seeking candidates who are located in the pacific time zone (which will help optimize collaboration with the team).

Candidate Requirements:
This role is open to US Citizens, Permanent Residents (Green Card Holders), and TN visa holders. H1B or F1 (OPT/CPT) candidates are also welcome with relevant experience. This role is NOT open to corp2corp (C2C) or corp2hire (C2H). All candidates must be able to work directly with us on a W2.

$70.00/hr to $80.00/hr (depending on experience). Overtime is paid at 1.5x over 40 hours.

Available (medical, dental, vision, 401k, etc)
Position will have 7 paid holidays per year and 5 days PTO (PTO accrues over time).

Company Overview:
HRU Technical Resources has partnered with an innovative business that is reshaping e-commerce by developing smarter, greener, and more efficient ways to deliver goods and services to your door, while delivering a brighter future for the cities where we live. We are building an ecosystem of all-electric, zero-emissions delivery solutions – from electric vehicles, to ePallets and software that leverages real-time data to drive intelligent optimizations for e-commerce. To deliver on our mission we are growing fast and building a team -- based in Palo Alto, CA with offices in Atlanta and Detroit -- that is customer-focused, agile, and passionate about innovating for a more sustainable future.

Job Description:
As a Senior Simulation and Data Modeling Quality Engineer, you will lead the testing of the core meso-scale agent-based simulation environment that we use to develop and demonstrate algorithms to control and optimize goods delivery. You will develop a test plan and test scripts to test a high-performance, reactive simulation engine inspired by the latest in gaming technology, capable of simultaneous two-way communication with human users, internal & external APIs, and internally developed AI controllers. You will work with data engineering to develop data pipelines based on simulation that unlocks AI learning at scale.

Job Responsibilities:
•    Work with product and engineering teams to understand new features and create test plans to test a high-performance transportation mobility simulation engine
•    Build data and processing pipelines to support rapid and flexible deployment of the simulation engine for internal and external customers
•    Create test automation scripts to enable data population and validation of the simulation engine to ensure system availability, integrity, and consistency to deliver both real-time visibility and deep analytics applied over batch runs of the engine

•    Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in computer science, engineering, or related quantitative field
•    4+ years of experience in software quality engineering and 2+ years writing test automation
•    Track record developing innovating software solutions to automate testing of complex simulation, gaming, IoT, or mathematical modeling problems at scale
•    Experience with Object-Oriented Programming
•    Experience working in teams using agile software development methodologies together with distributed version control systems (e.g., git).

•    2+ years of industry experience testing software in transportation mobility systems, gaming, scientific simulation, AI, or ML
•    Experience with functional programming on the JVM (e.g., Scala)
•    Scripting Experience (Python)
•    Domain knowledge in transportation and energy systems, graph algorithms, convex optimization, and/or reinforcement learning.

Work Environment / Other Info:
•    This will be a 1st (day) shift role, Monday to Friday. Generally hours will be 8:30am to 5:30pm.
•    The organization is headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley (Palo Alto, CA). This role is fully remote, but we are seeking candidates who are located in the pacific time zone (which will help optimize collaboration with the team).
•    Occasional overtime is possible (but will not be frequent).

Company Description
HRU Technical Resources is a Technical Recruiting and Staffing Company. For over 40 years we have helped clients and candidates nationwide in a variety of industries (Automotive, Military/Aerospace, Insurance, Education etc.) and professions; specializing in Engineering, IT, Supervisory and Technical related placements. However, we are able to place just about any skill set/job title, just about anywhere.

HRU Technical Resources


220 Portage Ave

Palo Alto, CA
94306 USA



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