At Polaris our DNA started with co-founders Edgar Hetteen, his younger brother Allan and his close friend David Johnson who had somewhere to be and no way to get there. 65 years later, you still see that drive, ingenuity, and pioneering spirit in everything we do.

QA Analyst - Software

Location: Sunnyvale, California US


Job Number: 4202

Requisition Number: R2004

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External Description: At Polaris Inc., we have fun doing what we love by driving change and innovation. We empower employees to take on challenging assignments and roles with an elevated level of responsibility in our agile working environment. Our people make us who we are, and we create incredible products and experiences that empower us to Think Outside.


Polaris, a global powersports leader, is looking fora Connected Vehicle QA Analyst to build high quality products on the Ride Command team. This is an exciting position on a team building world-class connected rider solutions. As a technicalcontributoron the team, you will have the ability and empowerment to make changes and move quickly. You will have the opportunityto directly impactcellular connectivity, infotainment, and cloud development projectsat Polaris. The ideal candidate is effective in a fast-paced Agile development environment, pushing industry best practices and system maturity through analysis, automated testing, and performance testing of Ride Command products. Interest in powersports is a plus, as there are many opportunities to ride!


  • Contribute to connected vehicle quality initiatives by developing robust test plans that exercise full system functionality and align with program requirements
  • Organize testing efforts to align with product delivery timelines
  • Flexible enough to work on multiple products being produced for a fast-changing market
  • Summarize product quality status in a meaningful way that drives product decisions
  • Have a customer-focused mindset for delivering a product that is centered around a great customer experience
  • Analyze system performance for bottlenecks
  • Be an active participant in enhancing a mature agile environment
  • Take necessary measures toensure adoption of latest testing trends in daily code development activities
  • Constantly lookfor ways to increase the team's velocity/productivity by eliminatingwaste
  • Thoroughly document issues found, assign proper severity, and drive resolution
  • Help build and maintain high team morale


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or similar degree or 5 years of related working experience
  • At least 3 years of QA experience including test plan design, creation, execution, and reporting
  • Embedded Linux, and/or C/C++ QA experience
  • Strong background and knowledge in system, smoke, white box, black box, integration, and performance testing
  • Experience with Agile development methods such as Scrum and Kanban
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, fast-paced team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Testing in automotive infotainment or embedded systems industries including hardware in the loop (HIL) testing
  • Familiarity with the J-1939 CAN protocol
  • Familiarity with cellular connectivity concepts (APN, VPN, eSIM)

We are an ambitious, resourceful, and driven workforce, which empowers us to Think Outside. Apply today!

About Polaris

As the global leader in powersports, Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) pioneers product breakthroughs and enriching experiences and services that have invited people to discover the joy of being outdoors since our founding in 1954. With annual 2018 sales of $6.1 billion, Polaris' high-quality product line-up includes the Polaris RANGER, RZR and GENERAL side-by-side off-road vehicles; Sportsman all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle mid-size and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot moto-roadsters; snowmobiles; and deck, cruiser and pontoon boats, including industry-leading Bennington pontoons. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris' presence in adjacent markets includes military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe.

EEO Statement

Polaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

City: Sunnyvale

State: California

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