Senior Software Systems & Safety Engineer

Posted on 6/9/2024

Aurora Innovation

Aurora Innovation

1,001-5,000 employees

Develops autonomous driving systems for vehicles

Industrial & Manufacturing
Data & Analytics


Mountain View, CA, USA

  • Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Robotics, or a related field
  • Experience in a safety critical industry with safety-critical software development standards, software safety fault/hazard analysis, and requirements-driven software verification and validation strategies
  • Experience with external accreditation and audits
  • Experience writing testable system-level and software-level requirements
  • Experience assessing software design and performing code reviews
  • Comfortable working with ambiguity, evolving priorities, and challenging problems
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Develop and enhance system and software development procedures to increase safety and quality
  • Ensure best practices from industry, academia, and internal lessons learned are understood and consistently applied throughout the organization
  • Collaborate with customers, suppliers and internal subject-matter-experts to identify potential insufficiencies and specify countermeasures to ensure that the Aurora Driver is able to achieve safety and quality goals
  • Root cause analysis and coordination of multi-disciplinary corrective actions
  • Take a leading role in ensuring the Aurora Driver system is able to preserve key functionality and continue meeting safety goals in the presence of faults, failures, and functional limitations

Aurora is developing the Aurora Driver, an intelligent autonomous driving system designed for multiple vehicle types, including freight-hauling trucks and ride-hailing passenger vehicles. The technology incorporates a fusion of sensor types, high definition mapping data, and continuous training on public roads and in virtual tests to ensure safe and efficient autonomous transport.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Mountain View, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Medical, Vision, Life Insurance

Paid leave

Vacation, Holidays & Sick Time

LinkedIn Learning

Aurora Academy


Commuter Benefits

Flexible Spending Account

Onsite Food


Working from Home Support

Emotional & Physical Wellness

Employee Assistance Program