About the Company

At Torc, we have always believed that autonomous vehicle technology will transform how we travel, move freight, and do business.

A leader in autonomous driving since 2007, Torc has spent over a decade commercializing our solutions with experienced partners. Now a part of the Daimler family, we are focused solely on developing software for automated trucks to transform how the world moves freight.

Join us and catapult your career with the company that helped pioneer autonomous technology, and the first AV software company with the vision to partner directly with a truck manufacturer.

Meet the Team

We are looking for a passionate Engineering Leader to coordinate and coach one of our our Mission Control software development teams. Mission Control, is our trusted connection between Human and Autonomy. Your team will specifically work on developing the functionality to provide Remote Assistance. We value individuals who enjoy fostering a collaborative workplace and learning culture, as well as resolving problems in a dynamic startup environment. In short being passionate about supporting the delivery of high-quality software products that create real value for customers.

If you are research minded, but want your work to have an impact on the world, you are right with us!

What you'll do:

The Engineering Manager leads a team of technical staff focused on the development and delivery of high-quality software for the Mission Control system, the Trusted Connection between Autonomy and Human. You would own all people leadership responsibilities for the respective team(s) and are accountable for facilitating the product backlog, managing resources, and holding team members accountable for goals. Further, you would evaluate results within the team to determine whether organizational objectives are being met.

  • Responsible for managing a team of engineers toward the completion of business and product objectives, communicating regularly to all levels within the team, department and organization.
  • Collaborate with other Engineering Managers, ART Director, and Product Owners as needed to assign priorities, set goals, and monitor team performance.
  • Manage cross-team coordination and collaboration, managing dependencies and mitigating external project risks
  • Responsible for resource allocation, talent selection, team onboarding, career development, and performance management
  • Enforce software development best practices for the team, improving quality, efficiency, and accuracy of the team’s work
  • Facilitate backlog adjustments to address product changes and to ensure the developed system/software meets acceptance criteria
  • Guide the team through feature decomposition and the work estimation process
  • Facilitate team coordination and planning within the defined SAFe processes

What You'll Need to Succeed:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, or equivalent with 6+ years relevant experience
  • Strong technical background in software or systems engineering in a cross-functional development organization, 4+ years
  • Experience or interest in Robotics Systems and understanding how they work
  • Strong facilitation, technical team coaching, systems thinking, and servant leadership skills.
  • Able to collect, analyze, and report data related to team efficiencies.
  • Experience working in agile environment and managing relevant processes.
  • Openness to work across different time zones and locations in on-site and remote teams
  • Curiosity to solve new problems

Bonus Points!

  • Experience working with Linux OS, high-level programming languages (C++, Python), and scripting languages
  • DevOps best-practices and CI/CD (Kubernetes, Docker, Ansible)
  • Troubleshooting skills (real-time and in-depth analysis)
  • Test automation principles and design
  • Experience in automotive, logistics, telematics, IoT systems, or transportation industry
  • Experience in the development of complex systems or robotics systems
  • Experiencing in building and shaping teams

Perks of Being a Full-Time TORC’r

Torc cares about our team members and we strive to provide benefits and resources to support their health, work/life balance, and future. Our culture is collaborative, energetic, and team focused.
Torc offers:
  • A competitive compensation package that includes a bonus component and stock options
  • 100% paid medical, dental, and vision premiums for full-time employees 
  • 401K plan with a 6% employer match
  • Flexibility in schedule and generous paid vacation (available immediately after start date)
  • Company-wide holiday office closures
  • AD+D and Life Insurance


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