Software Engineer - Vehicle Reliability

Uber Overview

At ATG, we are visionary, engaged and excited about transforming the way the world moves. With locations in Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Phoenix 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.

Job Description

Are you an independent problem solver with a high level of technical curiosity? Do you enjoy field testing? Are you willing to put in lots of energy to help bring new technologies from prototype to production?

We're looking for engineers (2+ years experience) and senior engineers (6+ years experience) with natural product intuition who can work harder, faster, and smarter without sacrificing technical excellence. Our organizational challenges are unique, so you should be comfortable in uncharted territory and pumped to build systems that can support cities of 100,000 and 10 million people alike.

What you'll do

  • Directly troubleshoot, debug, and resolve software issues aboard autonomous vehicles in the field
  • Develop new software components for use aboard the vehicle
  • Perform root-cause analysis of problems observed and implement improvements
  • Coordinate with integration, hardware, and operations teams to commission new vehicles to the fleet
  • Brainstorm ways to make autonomous vehicles more robust and propose new systems
  • Support operations and keep the fleet moving

What you'll need

  • Ability to support fast-paced fieldwork with hands-on robot troubleshooting
  • Comfort with reading, debugging, and developing production quality software with C++, Python, or other major languages.
  • Superior skills in triaging, isolating, documenting, and tracking issues systematically.
  • Ability to quickly debug complex systems with minimal supervision and implement rapid fixes.
  • Familiarity with sensing equipment, such as LIDAR, radar, or cameras.
  • Strong Linux background - have used Linux daily and are comfortable using it as your primary environment.
  • Experience with ROS, robotics systems, or autonomous vehicles a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills especially with diverse groups of team members including technicians, software and hardware engineers, as well as managers and executives.
  • Desire to take initiative and provide leadership with composure.

Perks

Perks

  • 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.

Benefits

  • 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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