Software Engineer: Full Stack

San Francisco, CA
Engineering /
Full-time /
While most Autonomous Vehicle (AV) technology companies are stuck in R&D mode, Pronto is a world-leader in commercializing AV tech via our Autonomous Haulage System, which is automating haulage operations at mines and quarries around the world. Pronto’s team of Silicon Valley veterans has been at the forefront of every major AV development over the past 20 years, with a relentless focus on commercializing the technology, leading to our current specialization in off-road applications. This focus and our decades of experience have put Pronto on a track to become the world’s first profitable AV technology company.

We’re looking for Software Engineers to contribute to our core software infrastructure in one or more of the following areas: core software infrastructure, vehicle compute platform, data processing, and similar.

What You’ll Work On:

    • Your work will directly contribute to our fleet management system and its features/applications
    • This frontend is used by mine managers to monitor autonomous vehicles and manage routes/production
    • Collaborate with team members and various stakeholders about new features and product development
    • Integrate with our robotics team to build data pipelines to bring autonomous vehicle operation statistics to clients and company stakeholders
    • Use your prior experience designing APIs and services to build robust and performant services to help stakeholders gain insight into the daily operation of autonomous vehicles

You'll Achieve This By:

    • Solving challenging distributed systems problems
    • Scaling state-of-the-art algorithms
    • Creating and managing large databases
    • Working with the team to deploy solutions in a mission critical environment
    • Building and maintaining APIs to facilitate V2V or V2X communication
    • Building and maintaining core software infrastructure


    • 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
    • Programming experience with backend services (we primarily use Python)
    • Programming experience with Javascript and React for frontend web apps
    • Experience with PostgreSQL, Redis, websockets, Docker, ZMQ/netmq/Rabbitmq, Nginx is a plus
    • Experience with mapbox/ is a plus
    • Able to create and debug software systems: build maintainable code with good diagnostics that scales
    • Excellent at handling ambiguous or undefined problems
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Effective collaboration with members of the team

Our Stack:

    • Python, ZMQ, Redis, Docker, websockets, PostgreSQL
Compensation and Benefits
This is a full time position based in San Francisco, CA, with a salary range between $100,000 - $170,000. Actual compensation offered will depend on work experience, education, skill level, and/or other business and organizational needs. Please note that it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range. Pronto reserves the right to modify this compensation range at any time.

In addition to your salary, as a full-time Pronto employee you are eligible for the following benefits: 

- Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, and Life Insurance
- 401k with matching contributions
- Equity
- Sick Time, Unlimited Vacation, and Paid Holidays
- Paid Parental Leave 
- Pre-Tax Commuter Benefit Plan
- Team lunch in our SOMA office every Tuesday and Thursday

Pronto is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

We offer generous pay, equity, medical, vision and dental insurance, 401k benefits, unlimited PTO, and team lunch in our SOMA office every Tuesday and Thursday.

We’re an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.