AV Systems Integration Engineer

Golden, Colorado /
Engineering – Hardware Platform /
Full-time
The company
Outrider is a software company that is automating distribution yards with electric, self-driving trucks. Our system eliminates manual tasks that are hazardous and repetitive while it improves safety and efficiency. Outrider’s mission is to drive the rapid adoption of sustainable freight transportation. We are a private company founded in 2018 and backed by NEA, 8VC, Koch Disruptive Technologies, and other top-tier investors. Our customers are Fortune 200 companies and our autonomous trucks are already running in distribution yards. For more information, visit www.outrider.ai

The role
The AV Systems Integration Engineer will report to the Manager of Platform Integration and will be responsible for ensuring product functions are successfully achieved by the integrated subsystems as they interact in the context of the full ; system validation strategy; and bug identification, logging and resolution. The successful candidate will be up for a challenge to work with a broad set of engineering teams, own and lead projects, greatly impact a rapidly growing integration team, and integrate and validate autonomous vehicle systems that redefine large enterprise supply chains and boast safe, error-free, and effective operational performance.

Duties and responsibilities

    • Support new software and hardware integration into prototype vehicles by defining and carrying out functional verification of new hardware or functionality
    • Develop and execute integration plans and procedures, and document and report results to internal and external customers
    • Utilize and ingest field data to improve design and performance
    • Ensure system is characterized across a host of environments
    • Work with the cross-discipline development and design engineers throughout the engineering organization to ensure the relevant subsystems are designed with appropriate requirements, interfaces and interactions to achieve specific vehicle functions.
    • Help develop hardware and software functional and performance requirements documents with system and subsystem stakeholders, with a focus on testability
    • Review bug reports, track bugs to a subsystem, identify corner cases, and work with cross-discipline teams to propose fixes
    • Support various teams through development of test plans and procedures against system requirements, and development of test harnesses and fixtures
    • Understand and help prioritize test exceptions and help drive toward a product that meets all customer, business, and technical expectations
    • Debug hardware and software interfaces/interactions during design, pilot, and field deployment
    • Provide sub-system and system-level support for internal and external teams, as needed
    • Commit to travel and perform field work, depending on initial customer locations (up to 25%)

Required qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in electrical/electronics or mechatronics engineering, or equivalent
    • Proficient in C/C++ and/or Python
    • Proficient with the Linux command line interface and BASH
    • Experience with communication protocols such as CAN, TCP/IP, and UDP
    • Strong electrical and embedded systems fundamentals
    • Comfortable using multimeters, power supplies, oscilloscopes
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Exceptional troubleshooting skills
    • Demonstrated strong leadership and people skills

Ideal qualifications

    • Experience with git
    • Familiarity with ROS
    • Experience with sensors such as lidars, cameras, IMUs, and GPS
    • Experience with robotics software engineering, autonomous vehicle systems, computer vision, machine learning, and/or planning and controls
    • Master’s degree in robotics, or electrical/electronics engineering

Compensation and Benefits

    • Salary range of $85,000 - $125,000. 
    • For benefits, check this out!
    • While this is an accurate reflection of the position, Outrider reserves the right to require additional/different tasks to be performed as needed.


At Outrider, we believe in cultivating an environment where there is diversity of perspectives, experiences, and knowledge with the expectation that we thrive in an inclusive environment. Outrider is committed to a workforce where everyone's opportunities are limitless regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any others that are protected by law.