Test Engineer

| Austin, TX, USA | Hybrid
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Apptronik is building robots for the real world to improve human quality of life and to help solve the ever-increasing labor shortage problem. Our team has been building some of the most advanced robots on the planet for years, dating back to the DARPA Robotics Challenge. We apply our expertise across the full robotics stack to some of the most important and impactful problems our society faces, and expect our products and technology to change the world for the better.  We value passion, creativity, and collaboration to help us overcome existing technological barriers in the industry to create truly innovative products. 

You will join a team developing state-of-the-art general-purpose robots designed to operate in human spaces and with human tools. It is designed to work alongside humans, mobilize to human spaces, and manipulate the world around it.

We are seeking a Test Engineer with a demonstrated proficiency in testing electro-mechanical systems across various stages of the product life cycle. In this role, you will collaborate closely with our engineering team to develop and execute system test campaigns, focusing on verifying the performance of our Apollo platform. The ideal candidate will contribute to the refinement and enhancement of product designs towards commercial deployment, while fostering a culture of excellence within the testing process.

Key Responsibilities:

Testing Expertise:

  • Collaborate with the engineering team to develop verification test plans spanning the product life cycle.
  • Conduct comprehensive testing from component-level through assembly to final-level testing, utilizing diverse methodologies.
  • Design and implement test fixtures and equipment to ensure accurate and reliable testing procedures.
  • Analyze test data to identify areas for improvement and propose solutions to manufacturing challenges.

Process Improvement:

  • Provide insights and recommendations for continuous improvement based on data analysis.
  • Conduct root cause analysis and propose corrective actions to enhance product maturity, manufacturing efficiency, and quality.

New Product Introduction:

  • Develop work instructions and test procedures for new products to facilitate seamless integration into the manufacturing process.

Technical Expertise:

  • Demonstrate familiarity with pneumatics, servo motors, motion controllers, PLC, and PC-based control systems.
  • Proficiency in Python is highly desirable.

Quality Assurance:

  • Ensure machine qualification through calibration, correlation, capability, repeatability, and reproducibility.
  • Implement and maintain rigorous quality control measures to ensure the reliability of test results.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Electronic, Mechanical Engineering, or relevant experience.
  • Proven experience in product/system level testing, with a focus on component-level through assembly & post-build.
  • Strong understanding of robotics principles, pneumatics, servo motors, motion controllers, PLC, and PC-based control systems.
  • Familiarity with optics principles and their application in positioning and alignment machines.
  • Proficiency in root cause analysis, PFMEA, and continuous improvement methodologies.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

*This is a direct hire.  Please, no outside Agency solicitations. 

Apptronik provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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What are Apptronik Perks + Benefits

Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
We provide dental benefits but it's currently 100% employee paid.
Vision insurance
We provide vision benefits but it's currently 100% employee paid.
Health insurance
We offer a broad range of medical plans through United HealthCare, including high-deductible plans (HDHPs), PPOs, and HMOs. Employer pays a portion of the monthly premium for all plans.
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
Company equity
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Company-wide vacation
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Pet friendly
Relocation assistance
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Mother's room
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