About Applied Intuition

Applied Intuition is a vehicle software supplier that accelerates the adoption of safe and intelligent machines worldwide. Founded in 2017, Applied Intuition provides a simulation and validation platform for various industries such as automotive, trucking, construction, and more. 17 of the top 20 global automakers rely on Applied Intuition’s solutions to shorten development cycles, deliver high-quality systems, and accelerate the production of modern vehicles with confidence. Applied Intuition is headquartered in Mountain View, CA, with offices in Ann Arbor, MI, Washington, DC, Munich, Stockholm, Seoul, and Tokyo. Learn more at https://applied.co.

About the role

Applied Intuition is seeking talented software engineers with experience in dynamics and simulation for aerospace, maritime, and offroad vehicles. In this role, you will be helping to develop the future of simulation for various autonomy programs. Your work in design, coding, integration, and certification will draw on your full suite of software experience. 

At Applied Intuition, we encourage all engineers to take ownership over technical and product decisions by closely interacting with users to collect feedback. You will directly support customers in the aerospace, maritime, and offroad industry to develop the next generation of autonomous systems.

At Applied Intuition, you will:

  • Lead the design and development of aerospace, maritime, or offroad simulation products that enable our customers to develop and test autonomy systems for aerospace, maritime, or offroad applications
  • Develop models to improve the realism of vehicle dynamics simulation, including aerospace, maritime or offroad vehicles
  • Identify realism gaps and lead improvements in our core simulator 

We’re looking for someone who has:

  • A MSc or PhD in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, maritime engineering or related field
  • Extensive knowledge in one or more topics spanning maritime systems, hydrodynamics, vehicle dynamics, fluid dynamics, environmental modeling, aerospace engineering, aerodynamics
  • Fluency in C++ and/or Python
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance

Nice to have:

  • Experience designing or working with ship dynamics models in Simulink, ROS / Gazebo, or other aerospace / maritime simulation tools
  • Experience developing real-time hardware-in-the-loop solutions for aerospace or maritime simulation or validation
  • Experience with environmental models for wind, waves, current, and their interaction with vehicles

The salary range for this position is $65,000 USD to $400,000 USD annually. This salary range is an estimate, and the actual salary may vary based on the Company's compensation practices.

Don’t meet every single requirement? If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Applicants will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement in accordance with applicable federal and state law. Applicants should be aware that for external-facing roles that involve close contact with Company employees or other third parties on the Company's premises, accommodations that involve remaining unvaccinated against COVID-19 may not be deemed reasonable. The Company will engage in the interactive process on an individualized basis taking into account the particular position.

Applied Intuition is an equal opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor. Consequently, the parties agree that, as applicable, they will abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and that these laws are incorporated herein by reference. These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. These regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability. The parties also agree that, as applicable, they will abide by the requirements of Executive Order 13496 (29 CFR Part 471, Appendix A to Subpart A), relating to the notice of employee rights under federal labor laws.

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