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:

The Firmware Engineering team at Argo AI is responsible for the overall development of safety-critical software and firmware in our self-driving system. As a Staff Software Engineer, you will be responsible for the architecture, design, and implementation of embedded software for various sensing projects, including Argo Lidar. We’re looking for someone passionate about developing safe, efficient software for sensing systems.

What you’ll do: 

  • Deliver safe and efficient embedded software for state-of-the-art sensing systems.
  • Design, implement, and test full-stack software running in resource-constrained environments.
  • Produce highly quality, maintainable code using a variety of languages (C++, Python).
  • Work closely with a multidisciplinary team of hardware and software engineers to ensure the success of the sensing products used in Argo’s self-driving system.

What you'll need to succeed:

  • Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Robotics or a related field
  • Significant experience developing embedded applications and systems using C/C++
  • Strong software architecture, design, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Must excel in hardware/software co-design. This includes leading architectural initiatives across hardware and software teams

Nice to haves:

  • Experience with modern build systems & tools (Bazel, Buildkite)
  • Experience with multi-processor SoC architectures (e.g., ARM big.LITTLE, Xilinx Zynq) or similar embedded processors
  • Familiarity with FPGA development and related hardware/software interfaces
  • Experience developing software for highly complex, safety-critical sensing systems

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 initiative

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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