Validation Engineer II

Zonar Systems - Seattle, WA3.2

Full-timeEstimated: $84,000 - $110,000 a year
As the Validation Engineer II, this role reports directly to the Validation Engineering Manager. You will work to expand Zonar’s array of telematics products by verifying that all new firmware and software are of the highest quality prior to receiving the Zonar name. Using your QA experience and engineering skillset, you will build and execute the test cases required to ensure that new products and features meet customer expectations.


Research and build firmware test cases for new products and firmware updates.
Execute test cases and cycles with excellent attention to detail detecting all unexpected device behavior during software validation process
Craft bug tickets with required documentation, following the agile process when unexpected behavior is seen.
Participate and lead full end to end system level test and validation from databus simulation to JSON file delivery.
Work with hardware engineers and firmware developers to define critical engineering requirements.
Support automating the firmware validation process through python and C# programming.


Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) from a four year college or university in computer science, electrical engineering or a related field and 2+ years of experience in embedded systems testing with advancing responsibilities, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience in a software testing environment, including test case development and execution using bug tracking software (Jira preferred), review and analysis, defect lifecycle, trouble-shooting software issues, defect logging, presentation of results.
Experience with vehicle databus protocols (CAN, J1939, J1587, J1850, ISO-15765-4) and associated tools (Vector Canalyzer/Canoe, Nexiq, RP1210, etc…).
Experience writing code in Python 2.7 and C# (.NET)
Ability to set goals and achieve scheduled deadlines
Ability to clearly communicate and interpret test steps without issue
Experience with Microsoft Excel, (writing macros, parsing data, creating pivot tables, etc…).


Founded in 2001, Zonar has pioneered smart fleet management technology by providing innovative technology that has changed fleet operations in the vocational, pupil and commercial trucking industries. With a unique focus on this field, the Company offers a complete suite of solutions and specialized platforms for our customers in multiple sectors. Our patented, award-winning technology keeps fleet owners and managers connected to their fleets and drivers to dispatchers. Zonar has a validated history of continuous innovation on behalf of our customers, providing products that expertly and easily track commercial fleets and assets, streamline reporting and significantly growing safety while saving cost. Using a portfolio of 150+ patents, we are building upon these data and related analytics services to create the next generation of software and services for the 15M target customers in the US alone.

Headquartered in Seattle and majority-owned by technology company Continental, Zonar also has a Technology Development Center in downtown Seattle, a regional office in Cincinnati, and a distribution center outside of Atlanta. Our culture is based on ingenuity, leadership, teamwork, excellence, passion, integrity, and fun! Our company has grown to over 350 employees who are ambitious and visionary but understand the importance of having a healthy work life balance. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a fast-paced, growing, innovative company, make a huge impact on a rapidly evolving space, and have fun along the way!

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