Company: Argo AI GmbH

Who we are:

Argo AI is in the business of building self-driving technology you can trust. With experienced leaders in the field and collaborative partnerships with some of the world’s largest automakers, we’re building self-driving technology that is engineered to scale globally and transform mobility for millions. 

Talented individuals join our team because they share our purpose to make it safe, easy, and enjoyable for everyone to get around cities. We aspire to impact key industries that move people and goods, from ride hailing to deliveries.

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

What you’ll do: 

  • Lead the functional safety activities across the software organization to design safety into our autonomous driving and onboard platform software
  • Plan, coordinate and track software development activities from safety requirements to verification & validation so that they follow the safety lifecycle as defined in ISO 26262
  • Work with project management to develop, document, and allocate various teams’ resources for the initiation and implementation of functional safety processes and improvements
  • Work closely with the software engineering teams to identify gaps and develop necessary safety development processes that enable agile software development without compromising safety
  • Be the lead interface with the system engineering, safety management, safety engineering and security teams to drive traceability between system-level requirements and architecture with software safety specifications
  • Own and drive the successful completion of software confirmation measures, including audits, confirmation reviews and assessments
  • Lead safety activities such as qualification of pre-existing software components and confidence in the use of tools
  • Contribute and support the development of the complete system safety case for our autonomous vehicle systems

What you'll need to succeed:

  • Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Robotics or a related field
  • Strong record working in the field of system safety as it relates to software design and development
  • Strong engineering communication skills, especially the ability to communicate complex engineering issues to a diverse team
  • Experience with software architecture and development (C/C++)
  • Knowledge of automotive functional safety standards (ISO-26262 or similar)
  • Experience in safety-critical software development processes
  • Expertise in safety management and leadership
  • Strong systems engineering fundamentals
  • Previous demonstrated experience delivering products following the safety lifecycle
  • Experience applying functional safety concepts to autonomous vehicles and/or high-performance computing a major plus
  • Experience with qualified tool chains, requirements traceability, documentation management, configuration management and change management systems is a major plus
  • Knowledge and execution of software quality processes, such as Automotive SPICE, CMMI, is a plus

What we offer you:

  • Competitive compensation packages
  • 30 vacation days
  • Subsidized daily lunches, beverages, and snacks
  • Professional development reimbursement
  • Global Employee assistance program (Offerings include: work-life balance support, mindfulness programs, life coaching, new parent coaching, and more!)
  • Local and global discount programs
  • Company and team bonding outlets: employee resource groups, quarterly team activity stipend, and wellness initiatives

Our Background:

Argo AI was founded in late 2016 by industry experts with extensive experience building robotic systems for commercial applications. Our once-small team has since grown into an over 1,000-person strong company with strategic partnerships with two of the world’s leading automakers: Ford and Volkswagen. Our self-driving system is the first with commercial deployment plans for Europe and the U.S., and thanks to an ability to tap into both automakers’ global reach, our technology platform has the largest geographic deployment potential of any self-driving technology to date. 

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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