QA Engineer

Any city, remote workTestingSpecialist
Yandex is a technology company that builds intelligent products and services powered by machine learning. Our goal is to help consumers and businesses better navigate the online and offline world. Since 1997, we have delivered world-class, locally relevant search and information services. We have additionally developed market-leading in-demand transportation services, navigation products, and other mobile applications for millions of consumers across the globe. Yandex, which has 34 offices worldwide, has been listed on NASDAQ since 2011.
Established in 2011, a major business unit in Yandex is our ride-sharing service, Yandex.Taxi. Yandex.Taxi has captured the majority of the ride-sharing market in Russia and several neighboring countries. The business offers services similar to Uber, Lyft, Gett, and other such operations around the world.
In late 2016, Yandex.Taxi established Yandex Self-Driving. Their goal is to develop autonomous driving technologies that can power the Yandex.Taxi fleet and other automotive platforms. The Yandex Self-Driving team will be opening their newest office in Ann Arbor.
Yandex is seeking a Quality Assurance Engineer to play a crucial role in the operation and testing of our autonomous vehicles, which run both software and hardware developed by our team.
Professionalism, attention to detail, and personal accountability are key attributes, as you will be expected to adhere to the culture of safety and standards of conduct exemplified by the team. You will have to pass a number of training milestones both in and out of the vehicle.


  • familiar with any programming language;
  • detail-oriented, reliable and responsible;
  • able to work independently or in small groups without direct supervision;
  • advanced communication skills (written and verbal) in English and Russian;
  • a valid driver's license with at least 4 years of driving experience.


  • familiar with current automotive industry trends;
  • able to learn and operate new vehicle equipment (networks, GNSS, cameras, LiDARs, radar);
  • familiar with Linux, git, Docker, and CAN bus.


  • collaborate with our software and hardware engineers, as well as software operations specialists, to advance our technologies;
  • operate and test autonomous vehicles by Yandex on the road and in the lab;
  • coordinate the work of safety drivers and their daily tasks;
  • utilize proprietary software to collect data and troubleshoot in a variety of real world situations, while simultaneously providing detailed and accurate feedback to our engineers;
  • occasionally interact with members of the public to educate them on autonomous vehicle technologies and behaviors;
  • focus on safety first.