Lead Test Engineer
Seattle, Washington - Full Time

Pure Watercraft is creating revolutionary electric marine propulsion to ensure a future where boating will be clean, quiet, and powerful.  With your help as Lead Test Engineer we will provide the highest performance and reliability electric boating system available on the market.

Our ground-up proprietary electric propulsion system can replace millions of unreliable, expensive, and dirty gas marine motors worldwide.  The platform also unlocks totally new opportunities for users to interact with their boats, enhancing performance, navigation, efficiency, comfort, safety, maintenance, and security.

We are looking for a Lead Test Engineer who will drive testing/validating our physical product and engineering practices that will help us achieve our goal of revolutionizing the way people use their boats. Your responsibilities will span development efforts on multiple sub-systems.

Our engineering prototypes have already delivered more than 1,000 hours of high performance boating and we are gearing up for commercial launch in the coming months.  Check out this video to learn more about our groundbreaking company:


  • Verify design functionality and test coverage for a variety of use cases

  • Define and oversee test plans from abstraction to execution

  • Develop test environments, scoreboards, regressions, infrastructure, and methodology

  • Review and aid in the development of product design, architecture, and specifications

  • Create and implement test plans designed to expose weakness or faults in components

  • Technical writing for drafting of new test protocols and reports

  • Create tools for manual and automated testing

  • Provide manufacturing support, as required including design of manufacturing/assembly tooling


Basic Qualifications

  • BS in technical discipline

  • 5+ years industry experience

  • Experience in testing/validation of hardware products

  • Experience using SolidWorks (preferred) or equivalent CAD system

  • Excellent collaboration, communication, and presentation skills in English


Preferred Skills and Experience

  • BS/MS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

  • Fast-growing startup experience

  • Electric vehicle and/or electromechanical products experience

  • Experience validating products for high volume manufacturing

  • Experience with safety critical systems

  • Experience validating robust systems for harsh environments

  • FEA Modeling experience

Pure Watercraft is revolutionizing boating, starting by building an innovative electric propulsion system that is clean and quiet without compromising performance. (http://www.purewatercraft.com)