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Systems Engineer, Hardware, Robot (Vehicle)
Posted on 2/1/2022
Mountain View, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree candidate in Computer Science, Math, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Robotics, Physics, or closely related field with 7+ years of industry experience
  • Experience in the automotive, commercial vehicle, powersports, aerospace or related industry
  • Strong working knowledge and experience with at least one of the following: Brake Systems, Steering Systems, Propulsion Systems - Traction Motor, Thermal Systems, Power Distribution for LV and HV Systems, Actuators, ADAS Systems, Vehicle Control Unit
  • Experience designing and developing hardware and software interfaces between systems
  • Experience developing requirements and/or tests for complex systems
  • Grounded in systems engineering methods and practices and experience writing concise, clear, and detailed engineering documentation
  • Strong modeling, analysis and problem solving skills ( FMEA, FTA )
  • Familiarity with Functional Safety (ISO 26262)
  • Highly collaborative in nature, comfortable with a large number of stakeholders and an exceptional communicator
  • Experience with scripting in Python/Matlab
  • Hands on - you are just as comfortable working on a vehicle as you are at an engineering workstation
  • Ability to build, launch, and iterate quickly - you've experienced product development in all of its stages -- from requirements to scoping to launch to iteration and are especially comfortable in the earlier stages of product development -- in getting from zero to one
  • Knack for making the right tradeoffs - you know when it makes sense to take the quick and dirty vs. the scalable approach and can move fluently between the two
  • Develop, decompose, document and communicate requirements for vehicle platform functions
  • Support the design and development of actuator hardware systems and specifications
  • Generate and maintain the functional architecture of the vehicle platform and perform impact analysis. Influence the architecture in support of improving safety, robustness and capability
  • Perform and support system level analysis focused on meeting functionality, performance and failure identification
  • Work closely with the robots and systems team to develop test methodologies, test plans, and measure coverage
  • Support rapid prototyping and vehicle builds
  • Support safety initiatives for the vehicle platform
  • Support Robots team in managing suppliers and external partners
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience at a startup company
  • Experience with AV Sensors and Drive system sensors
  • Experience with diagnostics
  • Experience with simulating systems ( Vehicle dynamics, Actuators, Power electronics)
  • Experience with various communication protocols used in systems for embedded, robotics, automotive or similar industries (Ethernet, CAN, BroadR-Reach, etc)
  • Experience writing or generating software for vehicle development, diagnostic, and/or testing purposes
  • Experience building and testing prototype vehicles
  • Understanding of vehicle safety principles and experience with ISO 26262

501-1,000 employees

Autonomous delivery vehicles
Company Overview
Nuro is on a mission to better everyday life through robotics. The company produces custom electric autonomous delivery vehicles designed to bring everyday items—from produce to prescriptions—right to your home.