Join TuSimple and help change the way the world moves.  Together we're making freight transportation safer, more efficient, and more environmentally friendly.

This role is located in San Diego, CA Relocation assistance is provided.

For immediate consideration please email your resume to: product__hardware___associate__chief_engineer_b9bbadee2us@ivy.greenhouse.io

Company Overview

Come join a higher calling and find a deeper purpose!   

As a multi-national Artificial Intelligence Technology Company, we are at the epicenter of the Autonomous Vehicle Universe. Our breakthroughs are leading the industry in autonomous trucking.  

While inventing the framework of Autonomous Driving, our current fleet of autonomous Trucks are helping communities receive much-needed supplies and medical equipment around the clock.   Our people are some of the most talented engineers and contributors who are leaving behind a historic legacy.  

TuSimple was founded half a decade ago with the goal of bringing the top minds in the world together to achieve the dream of a driverless truck solution. With a foundation in computer vision, algorithms, mapping, and Artificial Intelligence, TuSimple is working to create the first global commercially viable autonomous truck driving platform!

Job Overview

The Associate Chief Engineer is tasked with managing the development of autonomous vehicle programs at TuSimple, both internally and with joint OEM partners. The Associate Chief Engineer will lead internal engineering teams towards the successful execution of a global autonomous product. They are expected to be capable of independent decision making and acting as a subject matter expert for the product’s capabilities, bill of materials, budget, and timing. The Associate Chief Engineer will be required to ensure all technical teams are aligned with the product vision and lead the resolution of technical issues. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of the automotive and autonomous spaces with expertise in deploying autonomous or ADAS systems within large automotive OEMs.

Opportunity Responsibilities and Mission

  • Leading technical development teams to ensure project success from vehicle conception to start of production
  • Providing technical guidance for architecture definition and component selection
  • Directing the resolution of complex technical challenges
  • Working cross-functionally to resolve roadblocks impacting engineering deliverables
  • Ensuring that engineering products meet all specified (product, systems, component, business, and timing) requirements 
  • Providing status updates and outlining recovery plans, as necessary, to executive leadership
  • Working alongside the product, systems and project management teams to ensure successful project execution
  • Aligning with business objectives and external partner/customer needs
  • Leading presentations to outline product line details for both internal and external stakeholders

Experience and Skills required 

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in vehicle software and hardware design, development, and manufacturing
  • Demonstrated ability to drive technical teams in meeting project imperatives
  • Thorough knowledge of product development, manufacturing processes, and vehicle development timelines
  • Experience managing external supplier/partner relationships
  • Ability to effectively influence cross-functional teams
  • Proficient in C, C++ and Python programming languages
  • Experience coding for Linux and QNX based operating systems
  • Familiarity with Autosar Classic and Adaptive standards
  • Knowledge of automotive serial data interfaces such as CAN 2.0, CAN FD and Ethernet
  • Understanding of diagnostic standards such as UDS, J1939 and DoIP
  • Familiarity with Matlab and Simulink
  • Experience leading technical presentations to executive leadership
  • Effective communicator and leader
  • Experience in breaking down complex technical problems as appropriate for the audience

Preferred

  • Master’s Degree in engineering
  • Technical leadership experience
  • Experience with automotive cybersecurity and electrical architecture security hardening
  • Prior experience working for a major automotive OEM or supplier
  • Development of ADAS or autonomous systems
  • Experience designing components for manufacturing and serviceability
  • Familiarity with automotive regulations and best practices
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ISO 26262
  • Experience developing AUTOSAR Classic and Adaptive compliant ECUs
  • Proficiency in agile development methodologies
  • Design for Six Sigma Certification

Perks

  • Visa sponsorship is available for this position 
  • Opportunity for professional growth and career advancement 
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Up to a 30% discretionary bonus. 
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Shape the landscape of autonomous driving
  • 100% Company paid Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance plan
  • Company 401(K) program
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Company paid education/training. 
  • Company paid gym membership.  

TuSimple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.


This role is located in San Diego, CA Relocation assistance is provided.

For immediate consideration please email your resume to: product__hardware___associate__chief_engineer_b9bbadee2us@ivy.greenhouse.io

 

 

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