Software Engineering Lead, Simulation

Milpitas, CA
Engineering – Engineering
SafeAI is a Silicon Valley based technology company powered by a founding talent team with experience across Apple, Ford, and Caterpillar. The company’s focus is on autonomous vehicle technology, designed and built specifically for heavy equipment used in the mining and construction industries. At SafeAI we believe that applying advances in autonomy and artificial intelligence to mining and construction can do a lot to not only make work sites safer, but also increase efficiencies and boost productivity.  

SafeAI is looking for a Lead Software Engineer, Simulation who will lead building the simulation platform for autonomous mining and construction. You will help expand the impact of simulation by improving SafeAI’s ability to develop safe, reliable, and production ready autonomous platform for mining and construction equipment. This involves testing safety scenarios and getting virtual miles; running use case for load haul dump cycle, edge dump, bench loading, etc.; maintaining and running simulations in the cloud, which requires efficient and highly parallel system. The simulation platform will also be used for developing path planning and complex multiple actor interactions.
Minimum Qualifications:
·     MS/PhD in Electrical, Robotics, or related field
·     3-5 years of hands-on experience building simulation platforms
·     Strong programming skills with C/C++, ROS, could produce robust, well-tested C++ software
·     2+ years of experience as a technical supervisor, or functioning in a technical leadership capacity
·     Good leadership and mentoring skills
·     Customer driver focus and quick learner
·     Experience with cloud infrastructure
Preferred Qualifications:
·     Experience with linear algebra
·     Experience with C++ 14 and 17
·     Strong presentation and communication skills
·     Experience designing and scaling databases
·     Ability to work effectively in a dynamic environment with changing needs and requirements
What we offer:

- Competitive Compensation Package, Including Stock Options
- Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits for Employee and Dependents
- 401(k) Plan
- Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
- Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
- Commuter Benefits Program
- Employer-Paid Life, Personal Accident and Disability Insurance
- Voluntary Life and Personal Accident Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program
- Adoption Assistance Program
- Flexible Vacation Policy
- Fitness Center on Site
- Learning and Development Programs
- Community Snacks and Beverages
- Company-Sponsored Events

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V/SO and a great place to work.

Thank you for considering this opportunity at SafeAI. If this role sounds exciting, we would like to hear from you!