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Senior Systems Software Engineer

Applied Intuition

Applied Intuition

Software Engineering
Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 11, 2022

About Applied

Autonomy is one of the leading technological advances of this century that will come to impact our lives. The work you’ll do at Applied will meaningfully accelerate the efforts of the top autonomy teams in the world. At Applied, you will have a unique perspective on the development of cutting-edge technology while working with major players across the industry and the globe.

Applied Intuition provides software solutions to safely develop, test, and deploy autonomous vehicles at scale. The company’s suite of simulation, validation, and drive log management software enables development teams to create thousands of scenarios in minutes, run simulations at scale, and verify and validate algorithms for production deployment. Headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in Los Angeles, Detroit, Washington, D.C., Munich, Stockholm, Seoul, and Tokyo, Applied consists of software, robotics, and automotive experts with experiences from top global companies. Leading autonomy programs and 17 of the top 20 global OEMs use Applied’s solutions to bring autonomy to market faster.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced software engineer who can lead our efforts to ensure our products work performantly on Linux, Windows, and Mac. This is a role for a strong developer with deep knowledge of C++ and cross-platform build systems, as well as a proven track record of shipping native applications. This person will partner with existing product teams, define and own the technical roadmap, and lead/mentor more junior engineers on this effort. At Applied, we encourage engineers to take ownership over technical and product decisions, interact closely with users to collect feedback, and contribute to a thoughtful, dynamic team culture.

At Applied, you will:

  • Own our product's cross-platform and OS-native capabilities, bringing our software tools to a huge segment of potential and existing customers
  • Have an unparalleled opportunity to work with domain experts across a variety of fields: infrastructure, robotics, and graphics engineers, as well as startup veterans
  • Collaborate with other members in the autonomy ecosystem and learn about different approaches to solving core issues in autonomy

We're looking for someone who has:

  • Working knowledge of cross-platform C++, OS native API's, and build systems
  • Proven experience shipping native applications, and working on complex software within a large team
  • Capacity to be a self-starter and quickly become comfortable with new technical tools
  • Extensive experience designing efficient and effective solutions to a wide range of engineering challenges
  • Proven ability to take initiative in a fast-paced environment

Nice to have:

  • Experiencing leading and mentoring junior engineers
  • Working knowledge of Bazel, CMake, and containerization frameworks (such as Docker or Kubernetes)
  • Experience working with simulation tools, modeling physical problems, or using robotics middlewares (such as ROS)

The salary range for this position is $65,000 USD to $400,000 USD annually. This salary range is an estimate, and the actual salary may vary based on the Company's compensation practices.

Don’t meet every single requirement? If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Applicants will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement in accordance with applicable federal and state law. Applicants should be aware that for external-facing roles that involve close contact with Company employees or other third parties on the Company's premises, accommodations that involve remaining unvaccinated against COVID-19 may not be deemed reasonable. The Company will engage in the interactive process on an individualized basis taking into account the particular position.

Applied Intuition is an equal opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor. Consequently, the parties agree that, as applicable, they will abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and that these laws are incorporated herein by reference. These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans
or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. These regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability. The parties also agree that, as applicable, they will abide by the requirements of Executive Order 13496 (29 CFR Part 471, Appendix A to Subpart A), relating to the notice of employee rights under federal labor laws.