Validation and Reliability Test Engineer

Cepton Technologies Inc. is seeking a Validation and Reliability Test Engineer to help us with hardware, firmware and system validation and reliability testing.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing and executing sophisticated hardware, firmware and system validation, and reliability testing and analysis.

  • Coordinating internal and external / 3rd party test resources

  • Supporting the development of automated testing

  • Strong collaboration with Engineering and Applications teams to speedily resolve test failures


  • Masters or PhD Degree in EE, ME, Physics or applicable fields

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in Testing, Validation and Reliability

  • Strict discipline with good test practices: careful test design/setup/execution, rigorous failure analysis and documentation of all results

  • Attention to detail in defining the right pass/fail criteria and ability to do involved data analysis on test results

  • Experience with estimating product lifetimes, MTTF, etc.

  • Willingness to delve into details of any non-nominal system behavior and work collaboratively with Engineering to resolve the issues found

  • Strong initiative and motivation to obtain what you need to execute your tasks successfully

  • Ability to take a leadership role in driving quality and reliability into product design, introduction and manufacturing

  • Good communication and teamwork skills