190 Norseman Street Toronto, ON M8Z 2R4
We're recruiting a Platform Engineer for a Silicon Valley-founded Autonomous Vehicle tech company that has a significant Toronto product development site. This opportunity is a unique chance to join an AV startup that is taking off. We have a strong partnership with our client having placed their Head of Software Engineering and Head of Hardware in Toronto.
Real opportunity to commercialize AV - they solve real problems and have real customers, contracts, and revenues with some of the biggest global enterprises.
Industry-leading team in robotics and AI that have worked successfully together in a distributed team model.
Become one of the key Toronto-based leaders & help establish the company as a leader in the Toronto AV community.
Collaborate with leading research teams @ U of Waterloo and U of Toronto.
Platform Engineer Summary
The platform team builds the onboard software ecosystem that supports the development and real-time operation of our autonomous vehicles to enable an engineering framework on top of a distributed, always up-to-date, safe and secure software platform and operating system. Members of this team work at the core of the vehicle software stack.
We are seeking talented & experienced software engineers to develop mission-critical, complex and scalable software with great passion and attention to detail when it comes to performance and robustness, and to stretch capabilities of both high-performance and constrained environments for our autonomous vehicles.
Design and develop the real-time system and application development framework
Implement the onboard communication layers and the task management subsystem
Support the autonomy system developers to make sure their components are running efficiently and with minimal compute and memory usage
Develop vehicle software and backend infrastructure systems
Design robust, high throughput SW to power the autonomy stack
Lay the groundwork for a large, ever evolving network of autonomous vehicles operating all over North America
Evangelize and introduce SW design best practices and SOTA tools and frameworks
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in CS or related field
Strong experience writing modern C++ and Python
5+ years of software development experience
Experience building large scale service oriented applications
Solid understanding in middleware technology and distributed systems
Experience in systems programming and operating systems
Experience designing and building backend systems
Strong understanding of design fundamentals behind robust CI/CD pipelines
Experience with cloud infrastructure
Strong cross-team communication skills and very customer driven
Experience developing scalable APIs, frameworks and web apps with ability to build, launch, and iterate quickly
Experience with network optimization, especially WebSockets, data compression and latency reduction
Background in networking and real-time communication
Experience (and lots of opinions about) building maintainable, multi-node applications
Apply today or contact Wendy Firestone, Director of Talent, at wendy AT grossmandorland DOT com to learn more.
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