Systems Engineer II ( Multiple Openings)

Argo AI

  • Full Time

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.

The Systems Engineer II will provide technical expertise for the development of systems requirements and systems
analysis for our autonomous vehicle’s Perception & Planning systems, which include Mapping, Sensing, Localization,
Perception, Route Planning, Motion Planning, Motion Control, Remote Guidance, and Other Offboard Functions. This
includes systems level analysis, data driven analysis of test data, and safety analysis to derive requirements and
scenarios. Will support development of Autonomous Vehicle performance and safety metrics and support
requirements and failure mode reviews with internal and external stakeholders.

What you’ll do: 

  • Analyze Root Cause failures of the core autonomy sub-functions;
  • Develop requirements on the core autonomy sub-functions;
  • Develop and maintain the functional architecture and data flow diagrams of the core autonomy sub-functions;
  • Perform failure analyses of the core autonomy sub-functions;
  • Communicate effectively to make recommendations and drive consensus amongst all stakeholders (executive team,
    product, customer, engineering, test);
  • Develop analytical models (SW development) for the core autonomy sub-functions;
  • Develop metrics on the performance of the core autonomy sub-functions;
  • Develop design verification plans for the core autonomy sub-functions; and
  • Develop test methods for the core autonomy sub-functions.

What you'll need to succeed:

  • Master of Science degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering,
    Mechanical Engineering, Robotics or a related field of study.
  • Will also accept a Bachelor of Science degree or foreign
    equivalent in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Robotics or a
    related field of study together with two (2) years of experience in a related occupation.
  • Previous experience must have included:
    • Experience in developing Autonomy Systems, Autonomy Software, OR Safety Critical Systems;
    • Experience with perception and motion planning systems for autonomous vehicles or similar autonomous robotic
      systems;
    • Experience with the complete systems engineering product lifecycle, including concept, validation, delivery, and
      operation;
    • Experience with modern systems engineering techniques, tools and processes, including requirements
      management, failure analysis, and test methods;
    • Experience programming in Python or C++; and
    • Experience in cross-functional collaboration with other engineering and operations teams.

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.