May Mobility is transforming cities through autonomous technology to create a safer, greener, more accessible world. Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, May develops and deploys autonomous vehicles (AVs) powered by our innovative Multi-Policy Decision Making (MPDM) technology that literally reimagines the way AVs think. 

Our vehicles do more than just drive themselves - they provide value to communities, bridge public transit gaps and move people where they need to go safely, easily and with a lot more fun. We’re building the world’s best autonomy system to reimagine transit by minimizing congestion, expanding access and encouraging better land use in order to foster more green, vibrant and livable spaces. Since our founding in 2017, we’ve given more than 300,000 autonomy-enabled rides to real people around the globe. And we’re just getting started. We’re hiring people who share our passion for building the future, today, solving real-world problems and seeing the impact of their work. Join us.

Job Description: Field Autonomy Engineer

May Mobility is looking for Field Autonomy Engineers for hands-on support of new fleet deployments. FAEs work intimately with the entire breadth of the system (from the hardware platform to the software autonomy stack), serving as the Engineering team’s on-site specialist for new and existing fleets. The role includes significant travel – up to 50%.

May Mobility は、新しいフリートの展開を実践的にサポートするフィールド オートノミー エンジニアを募集しています。 FAE は、システム全体 (ハードウェア プラットフォームからソフトウェア自律スタックまで) と緊密に連携し、新規および既存のフリートに対するエンジニアリング チームのオンサイト スペシャリストとして機能します。この役割には、最大 50% の大幅な出張が含まれます。

Specifically, the FAE:

  • Coordinates and develops the on-site configuration and deployment of autonomous technology in new locations
  • Scouts locations to identify and resolve novel technical challenges associated with specific traffic environments
  • Acts as a technical company representative to customers and the general public
  • Coordinates and performs demonstrations of the autonomous technology for potential customers
  • Collaborates with Engineers across the organization to identify and develop features to expand system capability and improve the rider experience
  • Continuously updates and incorporate lessons learned from past projects, and experiences into documentation to codify organizational knowledge

具体的には、FAE は次のことを行います。

  • オンサイト構成と新しい場所での自律テクノロジーの導入を調整および開発します
  • 特定の交通環境に関連する新たな技術的課題を特定して解決するために、場所を調査します。
  • 顧客および一般の人々に対する技術会社の代表者としての役割を果たします
  • 潜在的な顧客向けに自律テクノロジーのデモンストレーションを調整し、実行します。
  • 組織全体のエンジニアと協力して、システムの機能を拡張し、ライダーのエクスペリエンスを向上させる機能を特定および開発します
  • 継続的に更新し、過去のプロジェクトから学んだ教訓や経験を文書に組み込み、組織の知識を体系化します。

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Robotics Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related degree
  • Familiarity with basic principles of mobile robotics
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience designing and implementing mechanical and electrical hardware and/or experience developing or editing software
  • Hunger to develop a detailed understanding of every part of the autonomous system
  • MECE (mutually exclusive, collectively exhaustive) thinking skills for analyzing traffic conditions and troubleshooting integration software and hardware issues
  • Willingness and ability to travel (up to 50%)
  • Ability to operate and drive May Mobility vehicles 
  • Valid U.S./Japanese (Country of affiliation) driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Willingness to undergo a driving record check


  • 機械工学、電気工学、コンピューターサイエンス、ロボット工学、コンピューターエンジニアリングの学士号、または関連する学位
  • 移動ロボット工学の基本原理に精通していること
  • 口頭および書面による優れたコミュニケーション能力
  • 機械的および電気的ハードウェアの設計と実装の実証済みの実践経験、および/またはソフトウェアの開発または編集の経験
  • 自律システムのあらゆる部分を詳細に理解したいという欲求
  • 交通状況を分析し、統合ソフトウェアとハ​​ードウェアの問題をトラブルシューティングするための MECE (相互排他的、集合的に網羅的) 思考スキル
  • 旅行の意欲と能力 (最大 50%)
  • May Mobility 車両を操作および運転する能力
  • 有効な米国/日本(所属国)の運転免許証およびクリーンな運転記録
  • 運転記録検査を受ける意欲があること

Ideal Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering
  • Prior experience with mobile robotics and/or autonomous vehicles
  • Experience operating in a Linux environment, including familiarity with common Linux command line utilities
  • Experience designing software in C, Python, and Bash environments
  • Excellent Japanese verbal and written communication skills


  • 機械工学、電気工学、コンピュータサイエンス、またはコンピュータエンジニアリングの修士号
  • モバイルロボット工学および/または自動運転車に関する以前の経験
  • 一般的な Linux コマンド ライン ユーティリティに関する知識など、Linux 環境での操作経験
  • C、Python、Bash 環境でのソフトウェア設計の経験
  • 優れた日本語の口頭および文章でのコミュニケーション能力
Salary Range
$62,500$75,000 USD

Benefits and Perks

  • Comprehensive healthcare suite including medical, dental, vision, life, and disability plans. Domestic partners who have been residing together at least one year are also eligible to participate! 
  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Healthcare and Dependent Care Accounts available.
  • Rich retirement benefits, including an immediately vested employer safe harbor match.
  • Generous paid parental leave with immediate eligibility as well as a phased return to work. 
  • Flexible vacation policy in addition to 18 paid company holidays.
  • Total Wellness Program providing numerous resources for overall wellbeing   
Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and/or people of color are less likely to apply to a job unless they meet every qualification. At May Mobility, we’re committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workforce, so if you’re excited about this role but your previous experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification, we encourage you to apply anyway! You may be the perfect candidate for this or another role at May.

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May Mobility is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, genetics or any other legally protected basis.   Below, you have the opportunity to share your preferred gender pronouns, gender, ethnicity, and veteran status with May Mobility to help us identify areas of improvement in our hiring and recruitment processes. Completion of these questions is entirely voluntary.  Any information you choose to provide will be kept confidential, and will not impact the hiring decision in any way. If you believe that you will need any type of accommodation, please let us know.

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