Simulation Development Engineer, Self-Driving

Uber Overview

At ATG, we are ambitious, engaged and excited about transforming the way the world moves. With locations in Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and Toronto, the Advanced Technologies Group is comprised of Uber's self-driving engineering team dedicated to self-driving technologies, mapping, and vehicle safety. Our teams are passionate about developing long-term technologies that advance Uber's mission of bringing safe, reliable transportation to everyone, everywhere.

Our work doesn't end with transporting people. We are also developing self-driving truck technology to move goods more safely and cost effectively around the world. We are working to make the process of moving people and goods safer and more efficient.

We're building a multi-disciplinary team devoted to making an impact on creating reliable self-driving technology at scale. Can you help our team develop state of the art robotics autonomy with perception, prediction, and motion planning systems for a self-driving vehicle? You will work with a team of experts that range from sensor development, system optimizations, GPU development, embedded systems, route planning, vehicle behaviors to cyber security! It takes a wide range of talent to scale our production system.

We need your skills and passion to help make it happen! We are looking for technically deep engineers with the skills and focus to meet our goals.

Job Description

Do you enjoy analyzing complex, dynamic, automated systems in both the physical world and virtual worlds? Are you an independent problem solver with a high level of technical curiosity? Are you willing apply your energy to help bring new technologies from prototype to production?

We are looking for Simulation or Test Engineers with experience using 3D Simulation or Game Development tools to design virtual environments and scenarios to help us make the best autonomous vehicles in the world.

UATG is seeking Autonomous Vehicle Simulation or Test Engineers with experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Experience in level design, game design or test design using a modeling and simulation or game engine environment, such as Unity3d, Unreal, CryEngine, Havok, OneSAF Simulation
  • Familiarity with Geographic or Geospatial Data, GIS, CTDB for scene creation from real world data
  • System testing for complex automated or robotic systems based on high level requirements
  • Familiarity with driving behaviors and DOT safety requirements in urban and highway road networks
  • Ability to develop analysis tools and automated reporting systems
  • Ability to rapidly learn and use new software tools to environments
  • Basic experience generating test scripts or tools in C/C++, Python, C#, Lua, etc.
  • Skilled in isolating, documenting, and tracking issues systematically
  • Highly proficient in communicating with test engineers, software engineers, and managers
  • 3+ years relevant work experience or equivalent graduate work



  • Employees are given Uber credits every month.
  • The rare opportunity to change the way the world moves. We're not just another social web app, we're moving real people and assets and reinventing transportation and logistics globally.
  • Smart, engaged co-workers.


  • 401(k) plan, gym reimbursement, ten paid company holidays.
  • Full medical/dental/vision package to fit your needs.
  • Unlimited vacation policy; work hard and take time when you need it.

Uber is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to apply. Uber does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, citizenship, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law.

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