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Software Engineer - Customer Vehicle Validation

The Lion Electric

The Lion Electric

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Software Engineering, Customer Service
terrebonne, qc, canada
Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Job Description

Innovative manufacturer of zero-emission vehicles

Leader in transportation electrification in North America

It's all about us!

Every day, in our own way, we contribute to improving our environment and our society.

Come and design the future with us!

Why join our team?

  • You'll work in a stimulating and constantly evolving environment (no chance of getting bored with us).
  • We get it, plain and simple. Your family and your health come first!
  • Your schedule is flexible and we trust you!
  • At Lion, there are no limits to your career potential.

What's the role?

The Customer Vehicle Validation Software Engineer, reporting to the Service Engineering Section Manager, will be responsible for coordinating in-service software release validation activities for Lion's entire line of buses and trucks in service.

The Software Engineer's mission is to plan, execute and report test results to ensure that software meets the functional and quality requirements of customer vehicles. The individual will work closely with the software development and test & certification teams to facilitate releases and ensure that software functionality and reliability meet customer needs.

On a daily basis, you will :

  • Ensure the execution of software regression tests;
  • Implement test strategies based on the functionality of new vehicle systems, lessons learned from completed test sessions and common failures observed;
  • Execute manual and automated tests locally and in coordination with remote technical teams;
  • Work closely with the team of software and certification engineers to resolve functional failures identified during test sessions;
  • Participate in the company's official software release process;
  • Create test reports and tabulate results in known issues database;
  • Create customer service letters to communicate software release notes, known issues and other relevant information to customers;
  • Coordinate phased release planning on customer vehicles;
  • Contribute to validation processes and methodologies;

What do you need to succeed in this position?


  • Mastery of software validation methodology;
  • Experience in vehicle and heavy vehicle systems;
  • Knowledge of automated testing tools;
  • Bilingualism essential (French, English);
  • Mastery of tools, MS Office Suite;
  • Experience with IQAN suite (an asset);
  • Experience with Matlab-Simulink suite (an asset);
  • Experience with vehicle controllers (M560, Actia, Parker) (an asset);.


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Structured work methodology;
  • Sense of planning and organization;
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to learn technical subjects;
  • Ability to communicate effectively and build a collaborative network with external teams;
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Ability to manage several projects at once;
  • Interest in working in a fast-paced environment;

Skills and attitudes

  • Structured approach to software validation and rigor;
  • An innate sense of communication that fosters positive relationships;
  • Autonomy and good judgment;
  • Good understanding of customer service;
  • Ability to synthesize information;
  • Demonstrate autonomy and proactivity;
  • Good analytical skills.

Training and experience

  • Bachelor's degree in software engineering or related field;
  • 1 to 3 years' experience in a similar position;
  • Experience in software validation (functional, performance, regression and compliance testing);
  • Experience in quality validation (an asset);
  • Experience in automotive manufacturing or engineering (an asset);

Job Context

  • Interest in working in a fast-paced environment;
  • Must be able to travel occasionally in Quebec, Canada and the United States (less than 5%).

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