Company: Argo AI GmbH

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:

At Argo AI, the Overwatch team is building the next-generation of cloud and AV software that monitors, manages, and maintains every autonomous vehicle across multiple metros in the US and Germany. More specifically, we are responsible for:

  1. Transportation as a Service (TaaS) APIs for partner engagements
  2. Mission Control for all autonomous vehicles
  3. Remote Operations including remote-guidance and remote-troubleshooting for autonomous vehicles
  4. Service Infrastructure - common services providing a great foundation for all cloud services across the entire company.
  5. Ride-hailing mobile apps - in iOS and Android - showcasing our core product end-to-end.

We believe in a few good developers building a solid, high-quality product.

What you’ll do: 

  • Design Argo partner-facing APIs to communicate mapping, routing, and tracking data between autonomous vehicles and the cloud
  • Engage closely with internal customers and build up requirements and designs reflecting current business needs
  • Build and advocate common services/frameworks for use across multiple teams
  • Support and develop services with a multi-region strategy deployed on AWS to achieve 99.99+ availability
  • Enhance the robustness and resiliency of both existing and forthcoming microservices
  • Implement strong product quality, performance, and security practices using Jenkins, Terraform, and Kubernetes
  • Work with route planning teams to build tools to optimize route selection for a fleet of autonomous vehicles on Argo partner networks by taking vehicle capabilities, ETA predictions, and operational constraints into account
  • Develop services in Java/Kotlin
  • Support the development of web-based tooling using React/Typescript
  • Interact with cross-geographical teams 

What you'll need to succeed:

  • BS/MS/Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related field
  • 7+ years of experience in building web-scale distributed systems and related open-source software components
  • Experience deploying/managing infrastructure in public cloud environments such as AWS or GCP
  • Programming abilities in Kotlin, Java and C++
  • Experience with backend technologies: Redis, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, SNS, SQS, ApacheMQ
  • Experience building and maintaining REST and gRPC APIs with scalable Auth strategies
  • Experience with Docker / Kubernetes / Istio
  • Previous experience working in projects in an agile software environment
  • Belief in rigorous, high-quality engineering that produces tangible results quickly
  • Experience with the challenges of integration, and the need to iterate quickly but with a purposeful plan to build towards larger longer-term goals
  • Effectively work with others across a broad range of languages and technologies
  • Excellent communication skills are required given our distributed and diverse team

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 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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