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Autonomy System Safety Engineer
Controls and Dynamics
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Mountain View, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Data Science
Leadership
R
Python
MATLAB
Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree, Master of Science or PhD in Engineering or related discipline
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience working in systems engineering, control engineering, aerospace engineering, vehicle dynamics or related field
  • Ability to demonstrate a proven track record of successfully working with large, complex teams in a results-driven environment
  • Ability to model complex systems by using kinematics and multi-body dynamics
  • Ability to derive technical engineering requirements from analytical and data models
  • Comfortable working with ambiguity and evolving priorities
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
Responsibilities
  • Perform risk-driven hazard identification and analysis for prevention and control measures in order to satisfy the safety goals
  • Develop first-principle analytic models to characterize and predict the complex, non-linear physics and dynamic interactions in self-driving
  • Analyze multi-agent interactions between road users and the self-driving vehicle to ensure safe system response
  • Develop simulation strategy to verify these models for safe behavior
  • Rapid prototype controls and dynamics models for self-driving vehicles and develop simulation approach to evaluate the models
  • Derive performance boundary and timing constraints for self-driving vehicles and the constituent subsystem
  • Document the approaches and analyses, develop safety requirements from the analyses, working with stakeholders
  • Collaborate with systems, hardware, and software subject-matter-experts to analyze controls and dynamics impact of safety concepts and mechanisms to achieve safety goals
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with complex autonomous systems
  • Working knowledge of Python and physical modeling and simulation tool (e.g., MATLAB)
  • Experience with Machine Learning
  • Experience leading a technical area
Aurora Innovation

1,001-5,000 employees

Leading company in self-driving vehicles
Company mission
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
Benefits
  • 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 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