Manager II - Integration Test Engineering

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The integration test manager is responsible for managing all aspects of VHO’s subsystem and system integration testing needs. This individual is expected to lead & grow a team of world class test engineers that are responsible for planning & executing all aspects of integration testing initiative for Hyperloop systems. The candidate will be responsible for leading integration of technical systems, staffing plans, fiscal planning, resource and project planning and reporting.  This individual will be required to interact with engineering resources within the Core Engineering Organization and the Product Development and Systems Engineering organizations. This individual is also accountable for Process and Procedural Development including continuous improvement activities. 


  • Work closely with the design & systems engineering teams to define the integration strategy for Hyperloop systems
  • Lead a team of engineers to define, plan, coordinate, and execute integration test programs to meet company milestones
  • Play a key role in the build up from subsystem level to vehicle & system level integration
  • Implement & continually improve effective integration test strategies, methodologies and processes
  • Lead & grow the integration testing team
  • Define and implement test facility build outs to support integration testing needs
  • Provide effective leadership and manage employee and organizational expectations
  • Mentor direct reports on “best practices” and engineering principles
  • Develop fiscal and project specific budget plans; provide regular updates on spend, budgetary adjustments and justifications for new capital requirements
  • Work closely with the Engineering Project Management Office to ensure schedules, risks and issues are consistent and up to date
  • Establish and maintain a safe, collaborative and team-oriented work environment
  • Identify opportunities in the test group to improve test capabilities and procedures to achieve increased efficiency
  • Wear multiple hats and be willing to work hands-on with lab equipment depending on the needs of the program
  • Travel as needed to support testing needs at our Las Vegas test site


  • Extensive experience with test engineering management in a highly-integrated software/hardware environment
  • Proven experience in creating, managing, and executing end-to-end delivery of test programs from ideation to closure in a rapid development environment; ideally in system testing on complex technologies in a lead/manager role
  • Experience in developing requirements-driven test plans and procedures
  • Experience with selection & procurement of test instrumentation, including: pressure transducers, load cells, thermocouples, RTDs, accelerometers, laser sensors, and more
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot complex issues
  • Strong management skills with several years of managing multi-disciplined high performing teams
  • Strong communication, presentation and technical writing skills
  • Budget planning and reporting
  • Willing to travel as needed to support testing needs at our Las Vegas test site


  • B.S., M.S. or advanced degree in Engineering or equivalent field
  • Experience testing and qualifying safety critical systems (familiar with functional safety standards such as ISO 26262, EN 50126, DO 178, etc.)
  • Experience managing large scale testing projects from inception through closure
  • Experience with testing, qualification, or certification of rail systems


  • Our Benefits: medical (including infertility & mental health), dental, vision, life, FSA, HSA, 401k, and more 
  • Your Wellbeing: flexible work schedules, unlimited PTO, and 16 weeks of paid parental leave
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How has your career grown since starting at the company?

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What are Virgin Hyperloop Perks + Benefits

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We place great value in our employees' work-life balance, so our office is full of great perks to make you feel right at home. We've got catered lunches, snacks, coffee and drinks every day so employees can enjoy all three meals at work. Our office also has full showers, towels and lockers along with on-site barber visits, dry cleaning service, and mobile car wash services. Our employees enjoy premium quality medical insurance, as well as stock options with early exercise option. Also, we're dog-friendly!

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Unconscious bias training
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
VHO employees can contribute up to $2700 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 100% of annual salary with no maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 3x an employee's annual salary. Additionally, we offer the ability to purchase additional Supplemental Life & AD&D insurance to protect yourself, your spouse & children.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
We have employee-lead group workout sessions after work!
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
VHO offers up to 16 weeks of paid parental leave to eligible employees who become parents through birth, surrogacy, adoption, or foster care
Flexible Work Schedule
VHO provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Hourly employees receive between 15 and 20 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 48 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Virgin Hyperloop One hosts company outings semi-annually. Our most recent team-building was at a Dodgers game!
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
We offer employees free on-site garage parking.
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Eligible company positions are offered relocation assistance.
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
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