AV Systems Integration HW Engineer

| Greater Denver Area
The company
Outrider, the pioneer in autonomous yard operations for logistics hubs, helps large enterprises improve safety, increase efficiency, and optimize their workforce. The only company exclusively focused on automating all aspects of yard operations, Outrider eliminates manual tasks that are hazardous and repetitive. Outrider’s mission is to drive the rapid adoption of sustainable freight transportation by deploying zero-emission systems. Outrider is a private company backed by NEA, 8VC, and other top-tier investors.
The role
The Systems Integration Hardware Engineer will report to the Director of Systems Integration and will be responsible for ensuring product functions are successfully achieved by the integrated subsystems as they interact in the context of the full ; system validation strategy; and bug identification, logging and resolution. The successful candidate will be up for a challenge to work with a broad set of engineering teams, own and lead projects, greatly impact a rapidly growing integration team, and integrate and validate autonomous vehicle systems that redefine large enterprise supply chains and boast safe, error-free, and effective operational performance.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Support new software and hardware integration into prototype vehicles by defining and carrying out functional verification of new hardware or functionality
  • Develop and execute integration plans and procedures, and document and report results to internal and external customers
  • Utilize and ingest field data to improve design and performance
  • Ensure system is characterized across a host of environments
  • Work with the cross-discipline development and design engineers throughout the engineering organization to ensure the relevant subsystems are designed with appropriate requirements, interfaces and interactions to achieve specific vehicle functions.
  • Help develop hardware and software functional and performance requirements documents with system and subsystem stakeholders, with a focus on testability
  • Review bug reports, track bugs to a subsystem, identify corner cases, and work with cross-discipline teams to propose fixes
  • Support various teams through development of test plans and procedures against system requirements, and development of test harnesses and fixtures
  • Understand and help prioritize test exceptions and help drive toward a product that meets all customer, business, and technical expectations
  • Debug hardware and software interfaces/interactions during design, pilot, and field deployment
  • Provide sub-system and system-level support for internal and external teams, as needed
  • Commit to travel and perform field work, depending on initial customer locations (up to 25%)

Required qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical/electronics or mechatronics engineering, or equivalent
  • Proficient in C/C++ and/or Python
  • Comfort with Linux and command line
  • System engineering mindset
  • Strong electrical and embedded systems fundamentals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Demonstrated strong leadership and people skills

Ideal qualifications

  • Familiarity with ROS
  • Experience with robotics software engineering, autonomous vehicle systems, computer vision, machine learning, and/or planning and controls
  • Master’s degree in robotics, or electrical/electronics engineering
  • Experience with CAN bus standard and/or UDP

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Location

Our company is just steps away from hiking, mountain biking, climbing, and the New Terrain Brewery.

An Insider's view of Outrider

What’s the vibe like in the office?

We’re fired up to solve the urgent problem of yard automation needed for a more resilient supply chain. No one walks alone at Outrider. If anyone is stuck or needs help, people line up to lend a helping hand. This is an interdisciplinary problem, so the best and brightest engineers across multiple areas of expertise must work together to solve it.

Michael Cutter

Principal Computer Vision Engineer

What does your typical day look like?

A typical day starts on the computer modeling robotic designs. Next, our team holds a daily standup to discuss progress and goals. Then, I assemble prototypes. During lunch, I mountain bike with coworkers on N. Table Mountain. The afternoon is my favorite -- testing the robots on our autonomous vehicles. I love watching robots do cool things.

Martin Sotola

Robotics Engineer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

At first, I was overwhelmed by unfamiliar software, robotics, and logistics jargon and the fast pace. Hard work, hustle, and awesome co-workers reduced my learning curve. In no time, I was contributing and saw my responsibilities expand -- working with engineering, commercial team and customers. I’ve seen exponential growth in my career and myself.

Kayla Holcomb

Associate Project Manager

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Daily, we’re solving complex, cutting-edge engineering problems. We encourage and welcome new and innovative ideas. In close collaboration with our customer-facing teams, engineering turns ideas into products that solve big pain points for very large companies. The majority of our team's ideas have morphed into solutions deployed at customer sites.

Dan Ambrosio

Senior Software Engineer and Head of Software Integration

What are some social events your company does?

When we’re not working or noshing on snacks provided in the kitchen, we’re sipping pints together in the brewery across the road. Many like to go hiking, running or mountain biking several days a week on N. Table Mountain also across the road. Others do Cross Fit or hang out socially outside of work. And, there’s a monthly company-sponsored lunch!

Tessa Ronan

Autonomous Vehicle Controls Engineer

What are Outrider Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Outrider also provides 4 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Outrider hosts monthly company outings.
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
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