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Senior QA Automation Engineer

Rapyuta Robotics Koto-ku, Tokyo
  • 💴 No salary range given
  • 🏢 No remote
  • 🧪 Minimum years of experience unspecified
  • 💬 No Japanese required
  • 🌏 Apply from abroad
  • 🧳 Relocate to Japan

About Rapyuta Robotics

Rapyuta Robotics Koto-ku, Tokyo

Building low­ cost, lightweight autonomous mobile robots with high-level intelligence distributed in the cloud, and enabling such robots to offload some of their heavy computation and seamlessly learn and share experiences with one another.

Key benefits

  • Open, inclusive, safe environment
  • There's always something to learn
  • Relocation support

About the position

Our Tokyo Engineering team is changing gears to meet the growing needs of our customers - from a handful of robots to hundreds of robots; from a small team to multiple squads. The team works closely with some of the premier enterprise customers in Japan to build state-of-the-art robotics solutions by leveraging, our cloud robotics platform, and the surrounding ecosystem. The team’s mission is to pioneer scalable, collaborative, and flexible robotics solutions.

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Building, managing, and leading a team of 5-10 Quality Assurance Engineers
  • Work closely with other leads to schedule and plan releases, communicate release plans across the company
  • Oversee testing of new releases of software and post-installation testing of robotics systems
  • Owning and driving the QA roadmap; implementing and improving QA processes
  • Assisting in the implementation of test automation for robotics systems
  • Executing test plans in a simulated environment and on hardware
  • Defect tracking and triaging
  • Defining and monitoring QA metrics to track testing effectiveness; efficiency; and overall product quality
  • Being responsible for QA engineering deliverables


  • 5+ years of strong technical experience in software Quality Assurance as an Individual Contributor
  • 2+ of management experience
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Robotics, or a related field, or combination of equivalent education and experience
  • Experience writing, maintaining and executing test cases, both manual and automated
  • Advanced knowledge of at least one of: Python, C++, Java
  • Expertise in Linux
  • Advanced knowledge of testing approaches: test levels; BDD/TDD; blackbox/whitebox approaches; regression testing
  • Deep knowledge and practical experience of Agile principles and methodologies such as SCRUM; comfortable with sprint planning, backlog grooming, sprint retrospectives and setting sprint goals
  • Proficiency with version control repositories such as GIT and SVN and CI/CD pipeline tools such as Jenkins
  • Experience with testing frameworks such as TestNG, JUnit, Pytest, or Robot
  • Experience with UI automation frameworks such as Selenium and API automation libraries
  • English language proficiency

Nice to haves

These aren’t required, but be sure to mention them in your application if you have them.

  • Knowledge of C++, Firmware testing, Robot simulation, ROS
  • ISTQB certification
  • Agile certificates (PSM or PSPO)
  • Familiarity with CMMI
  • Familiarity with hosting technology such as AWS, Azure or GCP.

Meet Rapyuta Robotics's Developers

Jaiyam joined Rapyuta Robotics as a perception engineer, hoping to impact the future through developing products. He talks about Rapyuta’s values and how he became the systems lead of their ASRS (a type of warehouse automation technology) solution.

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