Engineer, Sr. Quality Assurance

San Luis Obispo or El Segundo, California, United States Full-time

Engineer, Sr. Quality Assurance


Our specialty is landing drones, but our mission is to keep them flying. We are drone enthusiasts and security experts keeping the skies open to all responsible pilots and advancing the potential for drone technology to benefit society. We are dedicated to the design, development, testing, and validation of our unique engineering solutions to mitigate drone threats in the skies over critical environments and operations. As a member of this team, you will be at the forefront of counter-sUAS (small unmanned aerial systems) technology.

Job Description

The Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer will use skills and provide technical input into ensuring our products meet and exceed QA Standards. This role will be a part of creating Testing Processes and executing those tests. Additionally, they will report (written and verbal) to the Engineering Lead and software development team on findings, issues, and bugs.


  • Competitive salary offered
  • Company stock options
  • Health, Vision, Dental, Life, and AD&D Insurance
  • Unlimited PTO


San Luis Obispo or El Segundo, CA


  • 4-year degree in Computer Science, IT, Computer Engineering, or similar major or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Software QA
  • A solid understanding of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes
  • Experience creating and implementing QA test plans
  • Possess strong attention to detail with the ability to lead teams
  • Experience in test automation
  • Experience working within an agile development environment
  • Must be able to lift 30+ lbs.


  • Experience in hardware testing
  • Knowledge of RF communications
  • Experience in JIRA, Linux, git, Selenium
  • Must be eligible to meet International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) access requirements

About WhiteFox

WhiteFox, a drone airspace security company, is pioneering the safe integration of drones into society. WhiteFox develops products that save lives, protect property, and safeguard privacy.

WhiteFox started as a drone manufacturer—we’re enthusiasts who want them to fly safely and legally. When we realized there were no mechanisms of enforcement to protect against their misuse, we set out to develop a solution. WhiteFox’s mission is to keep the sky open for responsible pilots and advancing drone technology for the benefit of society.

In a constantly changing industry, WhiteFox is pushing the boundaries of what it means to be secure.

WhiteFox Defense Technologies is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse team of qualified individuals. We conduct background checks on all final candidates for the safety of our employees and the health of our company.