Zoox is looking for a safety-critical software engineer to join our Planning and Control team. In this role, you will be responsible for bringing cutting edge motion planning and control systems towards high standard safety ratings. This is a multidisciplinary role that will get you exposed to safety-critical system engineering, perception, prediction, and embedded computing. You will lead the effort redefining what cutting-edge AI software can do in high-mission-assurance environments.
Design, develop, and test safety-critical planning and control algorithms and software for the Zoox vehicle
Create software requirements, design documentation, test plans, and other supporting documentation
Follow and implement high assurance software development processes, such as ISO-26262, DO-178
Work cross-functionally with perception engineers, prediction engineers, systems engineers, validation engineers, and other experts to ensure the safety algorithms and software meet the high assurance requirements needed for autonomous driving
Contribute to failure and hazard analyses and implement safety mitigations in the software
Contribute to all phases of the software development cycle including prototyping, requirements capture, design, implementation, and validation.
MS or higher degree in related field
Experience developing highly available mission-critical software
Proficient with C/C++
Passion for writing production-quality and safety-critical code
Ability to solve hard problems using first principles, mathematics, and physics
Familiarity with modern software development methodologies and tools (Agile, Git, unit testing, CI, etc.)
Experience in embedded software development
Experience with high assurance development practices and tools (Polarion, ISO-26262, MISRA C/C++, etc.)
Experience with writing functional requirements driven code and familiar with formal verification & validation techniques
Familiarity with Hazard and Risk Assessment (HARA) and/or Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
Experience with existing ADAS technologies, including adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking, lane-following, automated lane changing
Familiarity with state of the art planning and control collision avoidance algorithms
Zoox is developing the first ground-up, fully autonomous vehicle fleet and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We’re looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast-moving and highly execution-oriented team.
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.