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Senior Hardware Systems Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Mountain View, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Design
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Mechanical or Aerospace or Mechatronics or Computer Science Engineering and a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience, or a Master's degree and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
  • At least 3 years working in the field of systems and/or safety engineering
  • Strong requirements development and management skills and proficient in using requirements management tooling and systems
  • Strong organizational and communication skills; ability to effectively coordinate requirements development efforts across a large number of stakeholders
  • Experience in wireless modem/connectivity in one or more of the following technologies: LTE, 5G, WiFi, Bluetooth and/or GPS
  • Prior experience in electrical design development including PCB layout, schematic design or embedded software design development
  • Experience defining and designing communications networks such as LTE/5G, WiFi, CAN(J1939, CANOpen), SPI, I2C, Automotive ethernet 100/1000 Base-T1, LIN, etc
  • Familiarity with model based systems engineering including requirements management, functional decomposition, dFMEAs, MSRs, FTA, DFA and hazard safety analysis
  • Ability to quickly gain a deep understanding of system architecture and product specifications including system redundancy designs and high availability systems
  • Lead human machine interface (HMI), network security gateway and wireless connectivity systems related requirements development with internal and external partners and/or supplier stakeholders
  • Act as an owner for driving technical discussions, ensuring alignment on functional requirements and closely working with the EE and Embedded team to satisfy the requirements
  • Define requirements by providing reasonable rationale by applying first principles and data analysis in collaboration with subject matter experts
  • Develop sub-system, element and component level hardware requirements with sufficient upstream and downstream traceability
  • Develop and support FMEAs to drive requirements gap analysis and recommend missing requirements and design actions
  • Write design documents to evaluate new features/architecture, drive engineering reviews and ultimately derive clear set of requirements and technical specifications
  • Facilitate cross-functional system development activities among the working groups consisting of systems, safety, software, embedded firmware and hardware design teams including facilitation of design reviews, reconciliation of requirements and developing connectivity features through incremental changes to the current system
  • Work with system test engineers to develop verification and validation test plans and demonstrate coverage against requirements, in collaboration with hardware, software, security and safety teams
  • Develop concept of operations that captures sufficient detail to drive safety analysis, Platform and Aurora driver requirements and definition of decomposed functions
Desired Qualifications
  • Sound grasp of the elements of autonomous driving technology and robotics
  • Experience in designing input and output filters for noise reduction & EMI improvement
  • System level experience with exposure to power distribution, cabling, interconnect, and protection
  • Proficiency with electrical debug and test equipment; including: oscilloscopes, multimeters, logic analyzers, JTAG tools, etc
  • Design of safety critical system elements
  • Familiarity with automotive design, qualification, validation, and reliability requirements
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics, wiring and assembly drawings
Aurora Innovation

1,001-5,000 employees

Leading company in self-driving vehicles
Company Overview
Aurora is on a mission to build self-driving technology that will revolutionize the future of transportation. Its flagship product, the Aurora Driver, is a platform that brings together software, hardware, and data services, to autonomously operate passenger vehicles, light commercial vehicles, and heavy-duty trucks
  • Medical, Vision, Life Insurance
  • Paid leave
  • Vacation, Holidays & Sick Time
  • LinkedIn Learning
  • Aurora Academy
  • 401(k)
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Onsite Food
  • PerkSpot
  • Working from Home Support
  • Emotional & Physical Wellness
  • Employee Assistance Program
Company Core Values
  • Operate with integrity - We do the right thing, even if it delays our work or makes less money
  • Focus - We’re solving one of the most challenging problems of our generation, and we’ll get there by fostering a culture of depth, focus, and rigorous engineering
  • No jerks - We solve hard technical problems through discussion and collaboration. We don’t waste time battling over personalities and egos
  • Be reasonable - We expect each other to use good judgment and always have the best interest of the company and our partners in mind
  • Set outrageous goals - We set ambitious goals that demand commitment and push us to do our best work
  • Win together - We are building a technology and a company that will serve people and communities around the world. Our team’s diverse perspective and experience make us stronger and better reflect the world we live in