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.

Meet the team:

The Jobs Platform team at Argo AI is hiring!  Jobs Platform is responsible for running tasks at extremely high scale in the cloud.  It runs simulations, vehicle log processing, mapping, analytics, and other jobs millions of times per day using tens of thousands of concurrent workers.  The development and advancement of the Argo Autonomous Vehicle depends on Jobs Platform’s ability to run these jobs quickly and reliably, and to produce results that can be used to improve the safety and performance of the AV.  Our customers are internal engineering and machine learning teams that rely on Jobs Platform to run dozens of different types of workloads.

What you’ll do: 

  • Deliver extremely high-scale services to internal stakeholders: Machine Learning, Mapping, Labeling, Search, Triage, Autonomy, and Vehicle Operations teams
  • Develop and manage backend systems built on top of PostgreSQL and Kubernetes
  • Develop infrastructure automation using Terraform to support service deployment
  • Build tooling to manage multiple Kubernetes clusters to meet scaling needs
  • Deploy web services and APIs within Kubernetes
  • Provide detailed technical documentation and training for the platform
  • Work closely with vehicle operation, autonomy integration, and development teams to identify key features to improve overall delivery of critical features to the AV
  • Hands-on development in Go, Python, and Typescript
  • Build services to provide status, generate reports, organize workloads into batches, deploy across multiple clusters, and integrate with CI/CD platforms
  • Develop monitoring, alerting, and runbooks to ensure platform stability
  • Develop new capabilities to organize and manage workload dependencies with directed graphs
  • Be extremely user-focused and work directly with your customers on the AV teams
  • Build advanced scheduling techniques to first analyze the nature of a workload and maximize compute resources
  • Employ a multi-cluster, multi-region, multi-cloud deployment strategy to optimize cost and diversify workloads for reliability

What you'll need to succeed:

  • Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Robotics or a related field
  • 3+ years relevant professional experience
  • Experience with scaling cloud services and building highly available services
  • Hands-on experience managing Kubernetes clusters
  • Experience with Go and Python
  • Knowledge of relational databases, schema design, and SQL
  • Experience building and maintaining RESTful APIs
  • Experience with automating tasks, being results-oriented and customer-driven

Nice to haves:

  • Experience with front-end technologies: React, Angular, Typescript
  • Experience with AWS technologies and Terraform

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 
  • Paid medical leave
  • 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 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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