Who we are:

Argo AI is a global self-driving products and services company on a mission to make the world’s streets and roadways safe, accessible, and useful for all. Our technology is built to enable commercial services for autonomous delivery and ridesharing in cities. 

With experienced leaders in the field and collaborative partnerships with some of the world’s top consumer brands, we’re working block by block, city by city to empower people and businesses to be more successful. We’re individuals driven by strong values to solve complex problems together. Come join us to reimagine the human journey.

Meet the team:

Our Accelerators and Sensor Processing (ASP) team designs and implements High Performance Computing (HPC) libraries, with an edge towards GPU Computing and takes ownership over processing pipelines for the broad range of sensors in the AV system. We pair our efforts with HPC training & cross-functional hands-on helping autonomy teams to deliver algorithms for controlling the vehicle’s movement. We use the latest hardware with multi-core CPUs & many-core GPUs with the latest software toolchains to achieve our goals. Key technologies/compilers used are: C/C++14/17, multi-threading, CUDA, bazel, nvcc, gcc, clang on unix platforms. We aim for the safest and most performant way to deliver our libraries, while keeping key ease-of-use & re-usable library code for our autonomy team clients.

What you’ll do: 

  • Analyzing the architecture & designs of existing HPC/GPU libraries & solutions and propose new ideas, approaches and implement them
  • Work cross-functionally & hands-on with our autonomy team clients, training & helping them using HPC/GPU methodologies
  • Optimize implementations in respect to efficient use of the parallel computing hardware
  • Contributing to the built up of the infrastructure / processes / standards in the team
  • Work as a member of ASP team
  • Producing high quality software in the safety relevant context of fully automated driving

What you'll need to succeed:

  • Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Robotics or a related field
  • Excellent programming skills in C/C++ (C++14/17)
  • Multiple years of hands-on experience with GPU Computing (APIs like CUDA, OpenCL, OpenGL/GLSL/Compute Shaders, Vulkan/SPIR-V)
  • Hands-on experience in developing multi-threaded applications in C/C++
  • Good understanding of library architecture, design and implementation
  • Good foundation of applied computer science and object oriented (OO) design
  • Good understanding of operating system architecture and systems programming
  • Passionate for producing high-quality, production-ready and well-tested code
  • Bachelor, Masters Degree or PhD on HPC subjects

Nice to haves:

  • Many years of experience in GPU Computing; library development is a plus
  • CUDA as a GPU Computing API focus
  • Practical experience in embedded and real-time automotive platforms
  • Knowledge about build systems and development environments (bazel, cmake)
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python is a plus

What we offer you:

  • High-quality individual and family medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Employer-matched 401(k) retirement plan with immediate vesting
  • Employer-paid group term life insurance and the option to elect voluntary life insurance 
  • Paid parental leave
  • Adoption & Surrogacy Assistance Program
  • Paid medical leave
  • 30 day ​​paid sabbatical upon 5 years of employment
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Complimentary daily lunches, beverages, and snacks
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Monthly wellness stipend 
  • Professional development reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Discounted programs that include legal services, identity theft protection, pet insurance, and more
  • Company and team bonding outlets: employee resource groups, quarterly team activity stipend, and wellness initiatives

Our Background:

Argo AI was founded in 2016 by industry experts with extensive experience building robotic systems for commercial applications. Our once-small team has since grown into an over 1,700-person strong company with strategic partnerships with some of the world’s leading consumer brands. With global headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate in eight cities across the U.S. and Germany in areas where self-driving technology can have the biggest impact on improving safety, traffic, and transportation equity.

At Argo AI, we believe that embracing differences delivers superior results. We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive environment for all employees.

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