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Simulation Technical Lead / Manager

Company: Kodiak Robotics
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Kodiak was founded in April 2018 to develop autonomous technology that carries freight forward-so people, partners, and the planet thrive. Navigating highway environments presents vastly different challenges than urban streets. Kodiak's experienced team has developed the industry's most advanced technology stack purpose-built specifically for long-haul trucks. From our sensor fusion system that maximizes the value of every sensing modality, to our unique lightweight mapping solution that allows our trucks to navigate ever-changing highway construction zones, our world-class team of industry pioneers is bringing the benefits of autonomy to the $800B a year trucking industry quickly, safely, and efficiently. -We are looking for a Simulation Technical Lead / Manager to join us to help design, architect, implement, and maintain our simulation capabilities.In this role, you will:Lead the Simulation Team at Kodiak, integrating our simulation platform with our autonomy stackDefine, develop, and implement evaluation methods and success criteria to measure the performance of the Kodiak DriverWork with other technical leads and subject matter experts to engineer novel ways of testing and evaluating our algorithms, including for edge cases and rare eventsOwn the relationship with our external simulation partners to drive new features and integrate them with our internal workflowsDevelop new features to ensure the fidelity of our simulation resultsWrite maintainable, clear, and concise codeLet's chat if you have the following:Hands-on knowledge of one or more autonomous vehicle simulatorsExcellent software developer with at least 5years of experience writing production-level C++ codeHigh standards for software quality and rigor, and a testing-oriented mentalityExperience leading small to medium teams and technical projects (formally or informally)Strong technical background (BS, MS, PhD or equivalent professional experience) in Computer Science or a closely related engineering fieldExcellent communication and collaboration skillsProven ability to iterate quickly and work hands-onDesire to learn about all aspects of autonomous vehiclesWhat we offer:A fast paced environment where we work with talented, committed and supportive teammatesEquity and competitive pay. Every employee is a stakeholder in Kodiak's successExcellent medical, dental and vision benefitsFlexible PTO and generous parental leave policiesA beautiful facility in Mountain View we hope to return to one dayWe love our dogs, so we are a dog friendly office!Free catered lunchAt Kodiak, we strive to build a diverse community working towards our common company goals in a safe and collaborative environment where harassment of any kind is strictly prohibited. Kodiak is committed to equal opportunity employment regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. -Mountain View, CA /Engineering - Simulation /Full-Time

Keywords: Kodiak Robotics, Mountain View , Simulation Technical Lead / Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Mountain View, California

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