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Staff Systems Engineer, Autonomy Behavior

NuroFull-time$202k - $303kMountain View, CaliforniaApr 25, 2024
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Who We Are 

Nuro exists to better everyday life through robotics. Founded in 2016, Nuro is a leading autonomous technology company with vehicles on road today in California and Texas. The company’s core technology is the Nuro Driver, an integrated autonomous driving system consisting of state-of-the-art, AI-first software and custom-built sense and compute hardware. The first commercial application of the Nuro Driver is autonomous goods delivery with our custom, electric, zero-occupant vehicles in partnership with some of the most recognized brands in the world including Uber and FedEx.

About the Work

  • Strategically develop, document, and communicate requirements for various autonomy functions 
  • Write Python software to verify autonomy functions in simulation, closed course, and on-road test modalities
  • Quantify and recommend scenario coverage to stress test requirements, including ensuring the realism and relevance of proposed scenes 
  • Work closely with simulation engineers to set requirements on features that ensure high fidelity performance evaluation of autonomy functions
  • Partner with cross-functional teams like vehicle, sensors, compute to quantify the dependence of autonomy functional performance on platform capability

About You

  • Deep understanding of how robotic systems work and ability to leverage this knowledge to build tooling and infrastructure to evaluate them
  • 6+ years experience in software application development in automated simulation environments
  • Working knowledge of and ability to apply systems engineering concepts of requirements, verification and validation
  • Strong Python programming and algorithmic problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills - both verbal and written
  • Preference for experience working deeply on at least one core autonomy module: localization, perception, prediction, path planning

At Nuro, your base pay is one part of your total compensation package. For this position, the reasonably expected pay range is between $202,350 and $303,050 for the level at which this job has been scoped. Your base pay will depend on several factors, including your experience, qualifications, education, location, and skills. In the event that you are considered for a different level, a higher or lower pay range would apply. This position is also eligible for an annual performance bonus, equity, and a competitive benefits package.

At Nuro, we celebrate differences and are committed to a diverse workplace that fosters inclusion and psychological safety for all employees. Nuro is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and expressly prohibits any form of workplace discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics.


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