Principal Engineer - Safety Analyst

| Blacksburg, VA, USA | Remote
Employer Provided Salary: 195,500-234,600 Annually
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About the Company

At Torc, we have always believed that autonomous vehicle technology will transform how we travel, move freight, and do business.

A leader in autonomous driving since 2007, Torc has spent over a decade commercializing our solutions with experienced partners. Now a part of the Daimler family, we are focused solely on developing software for automated trucks to transform how the world moves freight.

Join us and catapult your career with the company that helped pioneer autonomous technology, and the first AV software company with the vision to partner directly with a truck manufacturer.

Meet The Team: 

Torc is looking for a Principal Engineer to join a team responsible for defining, tracking, and steering the safety of our autonomous driving product. This team provides a central role in the product development process by developing and tracking safety cases for our major releases. Our belief is that measurability is the first step to safety and this role will drive explicit measurability and quantification of safety. The team works closely with product management, system and test engineering, legal and regulatory teams, software, hardware, and safety teams and domain experts.

What You’ll Do:  

  • Continuously assess the completeness of safety case. 
  • Interpret safety data and apply appropriately in data analysis. 
  • Perform the appropriate statistical analysis to provide unbiased results as needed.  
  • Develop innovative analytical approaches to identify and predict product risks through data analysis and reporting. 
  • Develop insights to share with a wide variety of audiences to enable effective decision making.  
  • Collaborate with Safety, Engineering, Regulatory and Product to arrive at actionable insights. 
  • SME in applied reliability/probabilistic analysis and sampling design 
  • Mentor other team members, growing the overall autonomy and quantitative expertise of the team.  
  • Collaborate cross functionally with other principal engineers to seek optimal solutions.  

What You’ll Need to Succeed: 

  • Demonstrate competences and technical proficiencies acquired through:
    • BS+ 20+ years of experience, MS+ 10+ years of experience, or PHD+ 7+ years of experience.
  • Advanced degree in statistics, applied mathematics, operations research, or actuarial science.
  • Proficiency in statistical data analyses such as sampling design, reliability, demonstration testing, accelerated validation testing plans, analysis of variance, time series analysis, Weibull analysis.
  • 5+ years of experience with System Performance Analysis for a HW/SW system. 
  • 3 + years of experience in applied statistical analysis. 
  • 3+ years with quantitative risk management methods.  
  • Proficiency in one or more data mining / predictive modeling tools such as Python and R as well as proficiency in SQL. 
  • Experience using various methods to analyze text/unstructured data. 
  • Ability to effectively communicate results and methodologies. Must have experience presenting to executive leadership. 
  • Must have strong work ethic and drive for results and the ability to work in an ambiguous workspace. 
  • Open to occasional travel to offices/test facilities.  

Bonus Points: 

  • Domain Knowhow of autonomous or Driver Assistance, incl. multimodal sensor configuration 
  • Understanding of vehicle safety technologies including design intent, function and intended performance in the field.  
  • Experience with designing and developing system and software in accordance with quality, functional safety and security standards (ASPICE, ISO 262626, ISO/SAE 21434) 

Perks of Being a Full-time Torc’r

Torc cares about our team members and we strive to provide benefits and resources to support their health, work/life balance, and future. Our culture is collaborative, energetic, and team focused. Torc offers:  

  • A competitive compensation package that includes a bonus component and stock options
  • 100% paid medical, dental, and vision premiums for full-time employees  
  • 401K plan with a 6% employer match
  • Flexibility in schedule and generous paid vacation (available immediately after start date)
  • Company-wide holiday office closures
  • AD+D and Life Insurance 

Hiring Range for Job Opening 

US Pay Range

$226,400$271,700 USD

At Torc, we’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. We celebrate the uniqueness of our Torc’rs and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, veteran status, or disabilities.

Even if you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications listed for this opportunity, we encourage you to apply. We’re always looking for those that are hungry, humble, and people smart and your unique experience may be a great fit for this role or others.

More Information on Torc Robotics
Torc Robotics operates in the Artificial Intelligence industry. The company is located in Blacksburg, VA, Albuquerque, NM and Austin, TX. Torc Robotics was founded in 2005. It has 500 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Volunteer in local community, Friends outside of work, Intracompany committees, Daily sync, Open door policy and OKR operational model. To see all 6 open jobs at Torc Robotics, click here.
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