Systems Integration & Test Engineer



Quality Assurance
hermosa beach, ca, usa
Posted on Sunday, May 5, 2024
CHAOS Inc. is a global technology company that is delivering next generation capabilities to the defense and critical industrial sectors. Founded in 2022 by a seasoned leadership team, CHAOS has quickly become the place where world-class multi-disciplinary engineers come to build mission-critical technologies. CHAOS has a mission-focused culture, dedicated to solving the toughest technical challenges. Its unique agile engineering approach enables rapid prototyping, while deep partnerships with defense and industry ensure real-world solutions.

Role Overview

  • Own the Integration and Test process and collaborate with engineers to integrate various components (Hardware, Software, Firmware) into a cohesive system
  • Conduct rigorous testing in labs or field environments to verify the system performs according to specifications.


  • Support System I&T (Integration and Testing) to move product from assembly to ready for deployment
  • Conduct integration, verification, and testing in the lab or the field to ensure the system performs according to specifications
  • Debug, Trace, and correct faults in mechanical, electronic and software systems
  • Develop and document comprehensive test plans and procedures to enable efficient handoff of testing tasks to technicians
  • Develop efficient test plans, procedures, and test benches/suites to streamline the Integration & Test (I&T) process
  • Identify tools and equipment required to support I&T and setup/program that equipment as necessary
  • Collaborate with LSE (Lead Systems Engineer) to create and execute test plans and procedures for lab, production and field
  • Work closely with the overall engineering team to understand the limitations and capabilities of the system
  • Support setup and configuration of system hardware components
  • Work full-time onsite out of our office in Hermosa Beach, CA

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) or another related field or equivalent work experience
  • Experience in a technical role: prior experience in manufacturing, engineering, or a related technical field.
  • Demonstration of Integration & Test experience: experience conducting integration and test or troubleshooting technical issues on complex systems
  • Familiarity with specific test equipment used in RF (Radio Frequency) Systems testing, like signal generators, spectrum analyzers, etc.
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail; a commitment to quality and a keen eye for catching errors

Preferred Requirements

  • Systems Engineering experience with RF (Radio Frequency) Systems
  • Familiarity with programming languages like Python, MATLAB, or C++
  • Experience with Signal Processing and/or Data Analysis


  • Our Benefits: Your medical, dental and vision benefits will be 100% paid for by the company
    • Additional benefits: life, FSA, HSA, 401k (+ Company match), and more
  • Our Perks: free lunch every day, ‘No meeting Fridays’, unlimited PTO (for exempt employees), casual dress code, beautiful office location in Hermosa Beach with ocean views!
  • Compensation Components: competitive base salaries, generous pre-IPO stock option grants, relocation assistance + (coming soon!) annual bonuses
  • Company Size: 55 employees and counting!
  • More About Us: We're building the next generation of aerospace, defense and critical industry technologies with a seasoned team of mission-focused individuals. We were founded in June 2022 and our goal is to become the platform where world-class engineers come to solve critical, real-world problems. We use agile engineering approaches which enable rapid prototyping, deep partnerships with the defense industry ensuring real-world application, and our newly-invented Coherence platform (through which we’ve made a fundamental breakthrough) improves sensor performance and decision-making in real-time. As of September, 2023 we have raised ~$100M with 8VC as a leading investor. With a managing team that includes Epirus’ founding members (responsible for building a $1.5B company from scratch) + key drivers from Palantir (instrumental in Palantir’s growth to $1B in revenue), we are well-positioned to become one of the fastest growing companies to date!
Salary range: $110k - $200k

The stated compensation range reflects only the targeted base compensation range and excludes additional earnings such as bonus, equity, and benefits. If your compensation requirements fall outside of the range, we still encourage you to apply. The salary range for this role is an estimate based on a range of compensation factors, inclusive of base salary only. Actual salary offer may vary based on (but not limited to) work experience, education and/or training, critical skills, and/or business considerations.