Argo AI was founded to tackle one of the most challenging applications in computer science, robotics and artificial intelligence with self-driving vehicles. Argo AI is developing and deploying the latest advancements in artificial intelligence, machine learning and computer vision to help build safe and efficient self-driving vehicles that enable these transformations and more. The challenges are significant, but we are a team that believes in tackling hard, meaningful problems to improve the world.

We are building a high-performance team that is excited by complex engineering challenges and is passionate about making transportation safer, more affordable and accessible for all.

The Argo LiDAR team is developing Geiger-mode LiDAR enabling rich point cloud range and resolution beyond what is available in the market today for autonomous vehicles.  What this means for our customers is a more capable sensor which enables safer and higher performing autonomous systems.

Our LiDAR team has a decade of history in delivering Geiger-mode products for other industries, and we are optimizing our Geiger-mode technology for automotive-oriented mass production.  Our design is novel from a technical standpoint and will offer performance essential to scaling the deployment of driverless cars.

What you’ll do:

  • Fill a newly defined role managing teams working in domains including requirements definition, architecture design, system simulation, verification testing, validation testing, resource budget management, performance analysis, etc
  • Responsible for ensuring the personnel and program success of Argo’s LiDAR systems engineering
  • Responsible for personnel management tasks including hiring, goal planning, progress tracking, mentoring, reviewing employee performance, team status reporting, prioritizing resources,  etc
  • Establish best practices for the systems engineering team and the engineering organization as whole
  • Work with executives and engineering leadership to drive key cross-cutting engineering decisions
  • Engage with internal and external engineering teams to bring together the big-picture technical plan through a systems engineering approach
  • Lead a team to dive deep into the details of cross-cutting engineering issues, spanning across hardware, software, business, and operations considerations
  • Lead the strategy and execution for a collection of mission critical engineering activities

What we’re looking for:

  • Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics or a related field
  • Experience working with cross functional teams to develop complex electromechanical systems
  • A hyper-organized mindset and an ability to cover highly complex interdependent development programs
  • Strong experience writing concise, clear, and detailed engineering documentation
  • A proven record of success providing leadership to drive system and component level engineering decisions
  • A record of owning projects successfully and working in a fast paced environment
  • Hands on design experience in multiple engineering domains such as mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, software engineering, semiconductor engineering, systems engineering, and / or manufacturing engineering
  • Quantitative / analytical mindset to probe, test and decompose challenging system problems into root cause issues with strong, detail oriented skills to solve them
  • Ability to serve cross functional roles in a young company
  • We operate as a team, so good teamwork, interpersonal, and communication skills are essential
  • Prefer candidates with experience in both managing programs designing for quick iteration prototyping and designing for large volume automated manufacturing
  • Prefer candidates with experience developing highly complex hardware systems in robotics, transportation, aerospace, consumer electronics, defense, medical, energy, or similar industries

At Argo AI, we have a strong emphasis on creating a highly effective team environment. Thus, we seek candidates that can work effectively with others across a broad range of disciplines.

Argo AI is an equal opportunity employer that believes in diversity as a strength and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We know it takes competitive benefits to fuel a team that works hard and enjoys the challenge. At Argo AI, you can expect stellar perks to support your best self:

  • High-quality individual and family health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Employer-matched 401(k) retirement plan
  • Paid parental leave
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Daily catered lunches and snacks
  • Free onsite or adjacent parking
  • Commuter reimbursement
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Professional development reimbursement

Argo AI is a LinkedIn Top 50 Startup

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