QA Engineer

Software Neuilly-sur-Seine, France


Company Summary:

NextNav is a leader in next generation 3D GPS - providing floor-level vertical location to enable a whole new ecosystem of applications and services. NextNav's Pinnacle technology, available in more than 4400 cities and towns across the United States, delivers highly accurate vertical positioning to transform location services, reflect the 3D world around us, and support innovative, new capabilities including supporting first responders to helping to shape the metaverse. NextNav’s TerraPoiNT network delivers accurate, reliable, and resilient positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) services on a terrestrial network to support critical infrastructure and other GPS-reliant systems in the absence or failure of GPS. NextNav started trading on the NASDAQ on October 29, 2021, and are growing rapidly. This is a unique opportunity to join a rapidly growing, future-forward technology that is fundamentally shaping how we experience the world around us.


Position Summary:

This position is for a Junior / Advanced Q&A Engineer working on verification of prototype and commercial solution for NextNav products


  • Responsible of verification of prototype and commercial solution for NextNav products (GPS, 4G positioning)
  • Develop python scripts, including driver of HW equipment; automate testing with Jenkins tool; drive field testing; give first level of analysis of test results
  • Define and increase test coverage of the solution
  • Write test plan and publish test report
  • Work closely with the firmware, cloud and algo teams for functional testing of the product
  • Have ability to understand, manage and modify scripts/programs for lab automation, bring up and integration testing


  • BS/MS in Electronics Engineering and Computer Science or equivalent degree.
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience (3 years with a BS degree)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving ability
  • Strong knowledge in complex python scripting and bash scripting, including telnet communication, Linux-based commands.
  • Feel comfortable in a lab environment: power analyzer, signal generator and simulator, field testing
  • Familiar with the Linux environment, shell scripting and basic Networking protocols
  • Ability to work independently and within a team or across multiple engineering teams (such as systems algorithm, software, cloud engineering teams) to deliver prototype/product solution
  • Good coordination and problem-solving skills with the ability to meet tough goals under pressure.
  • Excellent English communication skills, written and spoken.

Desired Skills:
  • Previous experiences in DevOps/Git/Jenkins are highly desirable.
  • Previous experiences in C development are desirable.
  • Knowledge on positioning and timing systems such as GPS products would be a plus.
  • Basic RF knowledge would be appreciated.
  • Use of various configuration management and collaboration tools

Physical Demands:
  • Working indoors in office sitting with long periods of sitting at a desk.

Work Environment:
  • This position is located in Paris, France office with 2 days of remote work
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

  • Work with global team
  • Might need to travel occasionally for tests and demos

Pay Transparency:


  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Ancillary insurance
  • Paid Time Off

Compensation Package:

  • 43,000 – 60,000 EURS/MONTH
  • Equity awards (vary by position)
  • Year-end bonuses (vary by position)

This role is also eligible for participation in annual cash bonus and equity grants. The actual offer, including the compensation package, is determined based on multiple factors, such as the candidate's skills and experience, and other business considerations.




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