Network Engineer, Connected & Automated Vehicles

Palo Alto, CA
Gatik is a team of AV researchers and engineers with domain expertise in AI, robotics and computer vision. Founded by graduates and former researchers from Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute, we are building new concepts & groundbreaking solutions for autonomous vehicles.

We aim to power the next generation of self-driving commercial fleet for urban logistics. We’re looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast moving execution-oriented team. If you’re a software engineer or a researcher who’s curious and passionate about Level 4 autonomous driving, we'd like to meet you.


    • Build out the infrastructure and tools to manage Gatik’s pipeline of vehicle data & telemetry
    • Support real-time teleoperation/remote oversight of self driving vehicles
    • Design and make recommendations for security solutions that apply to the software to satisfy self-driving automotive security guidelines and requirements
    • Build and maintain various network, desktop, and server-side applications
    • Support standard network monitoring and reporting tools
    • Develop standards-based network designs for company’s office and backbone infrastructure


    • Bachelor's or M.S degree in CS or related field
    • Excellent software development skills in C/C++ and/or Python
    • 2+ years experience building network and communication software
    • 3+ years experience building scalable backend infrastructure
    • Middleware experience with RTPS systems such as DDS
    • Strong understanding of protocols, TCP/IP, and packet routing
    • Deep understanding of computer architecture, operating system fundamentals

Bonus Points

    • Masters degree in CS or related field
    • Programming experience in Python, Bash, Golang, C++, etc.
    • Experience managing cloud and in-house server infrastructure
    • Experience working with Docker development and deployment workflows
    • 5+ experience in embedded software development in Linux environment
    • Hands-on experience with development in addition to experience in software security


    • Competitive salaries, generous equity, and benefits including 401K, medical, dental & vision
    • Regularly scheduled on and off-site team building activities
    • Free catered lunches, snacks, and drinks
    • Start-up environment where you’ll help shape the culture and have a huge impact
    • Work on innovative products and challenging problems with some amazingly talented (and fun) people