Senior Software Engineer, Autonomous Vehicle Interfaces (Pittsburgh, PA)

| Pittsburgh, PA
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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.

Meet the team:

The Onboard Platforms team deals with the primary processors on Argo’s autonomous vehicle platform and their immediate system neighbors.  Our work ranges from system boot to OS configuration to hardware/software interfaces for the company’s higher level software.  As an Vehicle Interfaces Engineer, you’re the bridge between the autonomy software above and the automotive/hardware layers below.  You’ll tackle how Argo monitors and manages different automotive vehicle platforms as well as varying hardware, sensor, and firmware configurations from a software perspective. 

What you’ll do: 

  • Build out the abstraction layers & control interfaces necessary to separate autonomy from the underlying hardware platform
  • Work with embedded software teams and autonomy teams to manage vehicle controls 
  • Architect HW component and vehicle monitoring solutions 
  • Develop strategies to manage different hardware configurations and vehicle control schemes
  • Work with OEM partners to fully describe the functional areas covered by the Argo/vehicle interface - vehicle control & instrumentation, cabin control, event/alert handling, remote guidance and monitoring

What you'll need to succeed:

  • Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Robotics or a related field
  • Significant experience developing and testing complex embedded systems in robotics, transportation, aerospace, datacom/telecom, or similar industries (5+ years)
  • Strong C/C++ programming skills
  • Experience with Linux development environments
  • Familiarity with Linux device drivers and lower level comms interfaces (CAN, SPI, I2C, general GPIO use)

Nice to haves:

  • Experience with vehicle control loops
  • Exposure to automotive industry software interface & safety standards
  • Familiarity with automotive diagnostic interfaces 
  • Experience with hardware and platform abstraction layers, especially for robotics or autonomous vehicle systems

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 initiatives

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.

More Information on Argo AI
Argo AI operates in the Transportation industry. The company is located in Pittsburgh, PA, Allen Park, MI, Cranbury, NJ, Miami, FL, Austin, TX and Palo Alto, CA. Argo AI was founded in 2022. It has 1200 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance, 401(K) and Performance Bonus. To see all 163 open jobs at Argo AI, click here.
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