Company: Argo AI 

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 Argo AI vehicle runtime team helps to make self-driving systems build the vehicle ecosystem that supports the development and operation of our autonomous cars. Our goal is to provide a cutting-edge engineering framework on top of a distributed, always up-to-date, safe and secure real-time platform and operating system. Members of the runtime teams work at the core of the non-embedded autonomy software ecosystem. The challenge is to develop mission-critical, complex and scalable software with great passion and attention to detail when it comes to performance, robustness and to stretch capabilities of both high-performance and constrained environments.

The diagnostics subteam focuses on infrastructure and testability for communicating component and system health, in a safety-oriented system.

What you’ll do: 

  • Lead a team of 5 to 7 developers to build the diagnostics infrastructure for Argo’s runtime system
  • Be a key contributor to the team’s code base
  • Own component architecture and be responsible for its implementation
  • Develop proof of concepts and architecture designs
  • Facilitate technical meetings with engineering teams, management and partners
  • Establish engineering best practices, and participate in code/architecture reviews
  • Work closely with other teams to ensure timely delivery of project goals

What you'll need to succeed:

  • Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related field
  • Great technical leadership and mentoring experience in leading a team of experienced software engineers
  • Strong fundamentals in applied computer science and related design patterns and algorithms
  • Deep expertise in C++ and Python
  • Solid understanding in middleware technology and distributed systems
  • Experience in real-time systems programming, POSIX operating system interface, network applications communications, and performant multi-thread concurrency
  • Good understanding of operating system architectures, especially related to Linux and RTOS
  • Strong cross-team communication skills and very customer driven
  • Excellent communication skills are required given our distributed and diverse team

Nice to haves:

  • Familiarity with distributed systems

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.

To ensure the health and well being of our teammates and partners, Argo is working toward a policy that requires those working on site to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The amount of on-site work required for each role will vary based on the essential functions of the position and designations made by team leaders. Whenever possible, we try to consider special circumstances and provide flexibility for some remote work.

This role is designated as one that requires frequent on-site work. Candidates should expect to come into the workplace 5 days per week. A COVID-19 vaccination is required to come on site. Argo will consider accommodations for disability and religious-based reasons or as otherwise required by applicable law.

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