Software Engineer - Beacon
Company: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Mountain View, California --- Software Vehicle Services Aurora
(Nasdaq: AUR) is delivering the benefits of self-driving technology
safely, quickly, and broadly. Founded in 2017 by experts in the
self-driving industry, Aurora is revolutionizing transportation -
making it safer, increasingly accessible, and more reliable and
efficient than ever before. Its flagship product, the Aurora
Driver, is a platform that brings together software, hardware, and
data services, to autonomously operate passenger vehicles, light
commercial vehicles, and heavy-duty trucks. Aurora is partnered
with industry leaders across the transportation ecosystem including
Toyota, Volvo, PACCAR, Uber, Uber Freight, FedEx, and U.S. Xpress.
Aurora tests its vehicles in the Bay Area, Pittsburgh, and Texas
and has offices in those areas as well as in Bozeman, MT; Seattle,
WA; Louisville, CO; and Detroit, MI. To learn more, visit
www.aurora.tech . Aurora hires talented people with diverse
backgrounds who are ready to help build a transportation ecosystem
that will make our roads safer, get crucial goods where they need
to go, and make mobility more efficient and accessible for all. We
are searching for a Frontend Software Engineer to join Aurora's
Beacon Engineering team and take on a critical role in building
Aurora's suite of interactive geospatial tools. The Beacon
Engineering team creates services and web applications that enable
commercial operation of autonomous vehicle fleets at scale. Our
mission is to build the software that will be used daily by human
operators to coordinate the business side of our platform -
evaluating potential routes, assigning work to autonomous vehicles,
and managing their operation. As Aurora prepares to massively scale
its fleet and integrate with partners on an API level, the tools we
build will be critical to the efficient daily operation of our
business. As a Frontend Engineer in Beacon Engineering, you will
join a team that builds interactive geospatial tools used to
monitor and interact with active autonomous vehicles and the routes
they are operating on. You will add new experiences to existing
applications and greenfield completely new ones. Your contributions
will have a significant impact on the way fleet operations function
at Aurora. In this role, you will:
- Build geospatial tools and applications used to monitor the
location and activity of our entire autonomous fleet.
- Integrate with real-time and streaming data coming directly
from autonomous vehicles.
- Develop data visualizations capable of clearly communicating
information on a national scale.
- Work with your teammates to establish new technologies and
approaches to frontend development as our stack matures.
- Contribute to and evolve our team culture around mentorship,
feedback, collaboration, and engineering excellence.
- Collaborate with product and design stakeholders to plan
features and build high-quality, extensible, and polished
experiences. Required Qualifications:
- Phenomenal communication skills. We build software for people.
We build software with people. You know how to write an effective
technical spec, provide feedback to others, translate technical
concepts into lay terms, and incorporate feedback into your
efforts. You value and practice openness, empathy, kindness, and
- A preference for action. You will use good judgment to balance
speed and quality. You will deliver products that are built in a
responsible and sustainable way. You will use a self-starter
mentality to thrive in a growing environment where all hands are on
deck, and consider no obstacle too big or too small. You will
notice where there is a need and will hustle to fill it.
- The drive to make teams stronger. You're excited to work hard
and fast to the finish line on new opportunities with a
collaborative and integrated team. You will be proactive in
engaging conflict with openness, patience and kindness in an
environment where it is safe to lean on each other and learn from
- Motivation to own the product lifecycle end to end. You're
happy to engage with our product and design teams and our internal
customers to understand their needs and find ways to meet them. You
ensure that product development stays on course all the way through
release and post-release support.
- Strong Frontend application development skills. We use modern
technologies to build our products: Typescript, React, MobX, and
RxJS. We're happy to help you learn and adapt to our stack.
- A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related field, or
recent Boot Camp experience Desirable Qualifications:
- Experience with Mapping Technologies. Our products are
map-based and interact deeply with road network data, so a
familiarity with web mapping technology and concepts is a benefit.
Some tools we use for this are Mapbox GL, Deck.GL and turf.js. We
lean on OpenStreetMap and other road graph data sources, as
- Experience with the underlying technologies that make frontend
applications work. Our applications communicate with microservice
backends via gRPC, HTTP, and WebRTC, so experience with streaming
data is a plus.
- 2+ years of professional experience in a software engineering
field #LI-JK1 #Entry Working at Aurora At Aurora, we bring together
people with extraordinary talent and experience united by the
strength of our values. We operate with integrity, set outrageous
goals, and continue to build a culture where we win together-all
without any jerks. We have offices in 8+ locations across the
United States. We offer a competitive benefits package to
qualifying employees. Our Career Page includes everything you need
to know about working at Aurora. At the core of everything we do is
our commitment to safety. Building best-in-class self-driving
technology will take time, and we believe that each employee at
Aurora has a role in contributing to safety, every step of the way.
Aurora expects commitment to our safety policies from every
employee, and seeks candidates who take an active responsibility,
can contribute to building an atmosphere of trust, and invest in
the organization's long-term success by prioritizing working
safely, no matter what. We believe that self-driving technology has
broad benefits - including an increase in safety and access to
transportation - and to achieve those benefits, we want and need a
workforce with diverse experiences, insights, and perspectives;
said another way, a workforce that reflects the communities and
people our technology will benefit. You can find all the latest
news on our Blog Individuals seeking employment at Aurora are
considered without regard to race, color, religion, national
origin, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression,
sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy status, parent or
caregiver status, ancestry, political affiliation, veteran and/or
military status, physical or mental disability, or any other status
protected by federal or state law.
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