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.

Local to Austin and interested in an engineering role with us? Join us on Wednesday, October 12th at our Austin office to network with our leadership team and learn more about our open job opportunities. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/meet-our-engineering-leadership-tickets-425289360927

  • What You'll Do: 

    • Work closely with the Functional Safety Manager and Torc engineers to ensure ISO 26262 (Functional Safety) standards are implemented
    • Collaborate locally and globally to evaluate Functional Safety deliverables and lead Torc engineers to meet an acceptable safety level
    • Define areas for improvement within the designs and work with design teams to achieve the goals
    • Consult on Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessments (HARAs) for the department
    • Performs FTA, FMEA analysis and trains other engineers
    • Lead safety requirement definition, and evaluation of system architectures and designs with respect to safety goals
    • Performs tasks laid out in ISO 26262:2018 with emphasis on parts 4,5 and 6
    • Designs safety mechanisms to prevent latent faults
    • Support the creation and implementation of all Functional Safety work products: Item Definitions, Safety Plans, Risk Assessments, Safety Concepts and test cases
    • Support team with providing training to increasing engineering knowledge of ISO 26262
    • Identify gaps related to ISO 26262 (Functional Safety) and ISO 21448 (Safety of the Intended Function) and communicate to management
    • Partner with Quality Engineering to ensure deliverables for ISO 21448 (Safety of the Intended Function) are met
    • Support the development of cyber security requirements for autonomous trucks
    • Collaborate with system design and architecture development teams on specification development for our Autonomous Trucking program

    What You'll Need to Succeed: 

    • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or related engineering field required with 6 years of engineering experience
    • Excellent knowledge of automotive, heavy duty truck, or aerospace industry products
    • Demonstrated proficiency in the application of ISO 26262 (Functional Safety) or IEC 61508
    • Must be well-organized, able to handle multiple, detailed tasks, and work professionally with various levels of management
    • Excellent project management and leadership skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and oral and written communication skills
    • Detail oriented, reliable, and self-motivated
    • Ability to work in an environment of ambiguity and ongoing change

    Bonus Points!

    • ISO 26262 (Functional Safety) Certification preferred
    • Knowledge of or experience in the application of ISO 21448 (Safety of the Intended Function) preferred
    • Excellent technical proficiency with products preferred
    • Languages: English (fluent), German (intermediate) preferred, additional language(s) appreciated

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
  • 30 days paid annual vacation
  • Company pension plan
  • An international work environment
  • Flexibility in schedule with remote working options
  • Company-wide winter vacation office closure 
  • Regular team events and other fun activities



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