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Truck Test Operator (f/m/d)



Munich, Germany
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

FERNRIDE is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging because we value and celebrate everyone's differences and individuality. We strive to create an open, safe space in which you feel empowered and authentic. FERNRIDE has over 130 employees, from 35+ countries. Our culture is characterized by the company values and fundamentals: #wewinasoneteam #weexecuteanddeliver #weareambitiousinnovators #weareopentochange #weputcustomervaluefirst #respect #professionalism #safety.

What will you do?

As a Remote Operation Test Expert (f/d/m) your task will be to do testing and validating remote operation with teleoperation and autonomous technologies. This role is critical to ensuring the reliability, safety, and performance of advanced teleoperation/autonomy technologies. The expert will work closely with the operations team, software developers, and hardware engineers.

Leave your footprint by:

  • maintaining a safety-first mindset at all times, addressing potential security gaps with supervisors.
  • ensuring conscientious and punctual completion of all driving-related tasks at customer sites and on the test track.
  • serving as a safety driver for (partially) autonomous and/or tele-operated trucks.
  • performing manual driving with terminal tractors and regular trucks in productive use at customer sites.
  • adhering to Standard Operating Procedures for tele-operating/self driving
  • ensuring correct load securing.
  • conducting manual and automated tests, stress testing on remote operation activities and verifying fixes.
  • validating system integration with autonomous truck hardware and software.
  • communicating test progress, results, and any issues to stakeholders.
  • participating in design and code reviews to provide feedback from a testing perspective.

What you will bring to the team?

  • Studies or training in Information Technology or a related field.
  • Alternatively, experience with automotive test tracks combined with proficiency in computer skills to manage tools and equipment.
  • Hands-on experience with autonomous vehicles, robotics, or remote operation systems is highly desirable
  • Proficiency in testing tools and frameworks.
  • Ability to travel occasionally to test sites and partner facilities for shirts/midterms deployment durations.
  • Valid driver’s licence (Category C)
  • Not a requirement, but would be a plus - Experience with programming languages such as Python, C++ or similar.

What we offer @FERNRIDE

Our accomplishments are based on team effort, and we want all our people to benefit from it:

  • Company equity
  • Flexible working hours in a hybrid work model
  • Team events and quarterly offsites
  • 30 days of vacation
  • Winning company culture - underpinned by core values and fundamentals
  • Snacks / beverages in office

Who we are

FERNRIDE offers scalable automation solutions for yard trucking that increase productivity, promote sustainability, and improve worker safety. We employ a human-assisted automation approach, which allows for remote takeovers of electric trucks when necessary. This ensures seamless integration and reliable operations for logistics operators. With over a decade of research and high-profile customers, including Volkswagen, HHLA, DB Schenker, and BSH, FERNRIDE uses cutting-edge technology to address major industry challenges, such as driver shortages and the negative environmental impact of logistics operations.