Aurora

  • Palo Alto, CA, USA
Aurora Palo Alto, CA, USA
Dec 14, 2019
Aurora Overview Bringing self-driving vehicles to our roads is the most transformative opportunity of our generation. Aurora is taking a fresh start with the development of self-driving technology, combining excellence in AI, rigorous engineering, and a team with decades of experience building robots that work. Led by a team of seasoned experts, including three of the world’s leaders of self-driving technology, our mission is to deliver the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. We are designing the software and hardware to power the transportation of our future that will make our roads safer, give more people access to mobility, and reduce congestion and pollution in cities - improving the quality of life for all. The challenge in what we are endeavoring to achieve is transcendent; we are developing perhaps the world’s most complex computing system and asking it to perform the task of transporting and keeping safe our most precious asset: human life. We’re looking for people who are as excited as we are to solve these complex problems and make this tremendous impact on our future, and who want to be surrounded by great people while we do it. We are searching for a Graphics Software Engineer to join our fast-growing Simulation team to help us build out a 3D synthetic world for our self-driving vehicle to drive in.   Responsibilities Design and maintain library code that supports perception simulation tasks Integration of perception simulation code with simulation and vehicle stack Geometry and scene graph representations Asset management Image processing and sensor simulation tools Tools for automated creation of complex virtual worlds from high-level descriptions Essential BS/MS or PhD in Computer Graphics, Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent experience Coding experience in C++ and Python 3 - 5 years of experience in computer graphics production environments such as visual effects, film, animation or games Experience with defining and implementing workflows and data pipelines. Good mathematical skills Passion for solving challenging, impactful problems Desirable Experience with camera and lens models Experience with modern production rendering workflows Experience with Side FX Houdini, Unreal Engine/Unity or Autodesk Maya Experience with procedural/automated methods for creating assets and scenes Experience in the autonomous vehicle domain Experience in robotics or simulation Working at Aurora Our work has real purpose. Delivering self-driving will improve lives around the world, expanding access to transportation, revitalizing cities, giving people more time back every day. We’re one team. We’re inspired by the challenge of what we’re solving and the impact our work will have on society. Our camaraderie is built on respect for our work and the fundamental belief our success will be a result of working together. The Founding Team Aurora has assembled the most experienced leadership team in the space. Chris Urmson helped lead Carnegie Mellon’s efforts in DARPA’s Grand Challenges, then was a founding member of Google’s self-driving team. Sterling Anderson worked on the tech at MIT before leading Tesla’s Autopilot system. Drew Bagnell, also a Carnegie Mellon alum, is a machine learning expert who helped build Uber’s autonomy effort. At Aurora, these three continue to bring experts from all areas of the industry to the team. We are funded by some of Silicon Valley’s best venture capital firms, including Sequoia, Greylock and Index Ventures.
Aurora Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Dec 14, 2019
Aurora Overview Bringing self-driving vehicles to our roads is the most transformative opportunity of our generation. Aurora is taking a fresh start with the development of self-driving technology, combining excellence in AI, rigorous engineering, and a team with decades of experience building robots that work. Led by a team of seasoned experts, including three of the world’s leaders of self-driving technology, our mission is to deliver the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. We are designing the software and hardware to power the transportation of our future that will make our roads safer, give more people access to mobility, and reduce congestion and pollution in cities - improving the quality of life for all. The challenge in what we are endeavoring to achieve is transcendent; we are developing perhaps the world’s most complex computing system and asking it to perform the task of transporting and keeping safe our most precious asset: human life. We’re looking for people who are as excited as we are to solve these complex problems and make this tremendous impact on our future, and who want to be surrounded by great people while we do it. We are searching for a Graphics Software Engineer to join our fast-growing Simulation team to help us build out a 3D synthetic world for our self-driving vehicle to drive in. Responsibilities Design and maintain library code that supports perception simulation tasks Integration of perception simulation code with simulation and vehicle stack Geometry and scene graph representations Asset management Image processing and sensor simulation tools Tools for automated creation of complex virtual worlds from high-level descriptions Essential BS/MS or PhD in Computer Graphics, Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent experience Coding experience in C++ and Python 3 - 5 years of experience in computer graphics production environments such as visual effects, film, animation or games Experience with defining and implementing workflows and data pipelines. Good mathematical skills Passion for solving challenging, impactful problems Desirable Experience with camera and lens models Experience with modern production rendering workflows Experience with Side FX Houdini, Unreal Engine/Unity or Autodesk Maya Experience with procedural/automated methods for creating assets and scenes Experience in the autonomous vehicle domain Experience in robotics or simulation Working at Aurora Our work has real purpose. Delivering self-driving will improve lives around the world, expanding access to transportation, revitalizing cities, giving people more time back every day. We’re one team. We’re inspired by the challenge of what we’re solving and the impact our work will have on society. Our camaraderie is built on respect for our work and the fundamental belief our success will be a result of working together. The Founding Team Aurora has assembled the most experienced leadership team in the space. Chris Urmson helped lead Carnegie Mellon’s efforts in DARPA’s Grand Challenges, then was a founding member of Google’s self-driving team. Sterling Anderson worked on the tech at MIT before leading Tesla’s Autopilot system. Drew Bagnell, also a Carnegie Mellon alum, is a machine learning expert who helped build Uber’s autonomy effort. At Aurora, these three continue to bring experts from all areas of the industry to the team. We are funded by some of Silicon Valley’s best venture capital firms, including Sequoia, Greylock and Index Ventures.
Aurora Palo Alto, CA, USA
Dec 12, 2019
Aurora Overview Bringing self-driving vehicles to our roads is the most transformative opportunity of our generation. Aurora is taking a fresh start with the development of self-driving technology, combining excellence in AI, rigorous engineering, and a team with decades of experience building robots that work.   Led by a team of seasoned experts, including three of the world’s leaders of self-driving technology, our mission is to deliver the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. We are designing the software and hardware to power the transportation of our future that will make our roads safer, give more people access to mobility, and reduce congestion and pollution in cities - improving the quality of life for all. The challenge in what we are endeavoring to achieve is transcendent; we are developing perhaps the world’s most complex computing system and asking it to perform the task of transporting and keeping safe our most precious asset: human life. We’re looking for people who are as excited as we are to solve these complex problems and make this tremendous impact on our future, and who want to be surrounded by great people while we do it.  We are searching for Software Engineers to architect, design, and develop our core mapping algorithms, data-structures and tools that enable autonomous operation. Responsibilities Define our mapping architecture and approach Develop ML algorithms that detect physical features in the world Develop algorithms that automatically create maps as well as aid human operators in creating maps Develop data structures that enable efficient queries about static parts of the driving environment Essential BS/MS or PhD in Robotics, Computer Science, or a related field Experience in machine learning and computer vision Experience building and deploying ML pipelines Excellent C++ programming and software design skills Experience with perception sensors including LIDAR and cameras Desirable Expertise in the design of very large adaptive data structures and familiarity with mapping and localization Experience with 3D graphics Experience with linear algebra and 3D geometry Experience with UI workflows and computer aided workflows in particular Working at Aurora Our work has real purpose. Delivering self-driving will improve lives around the world, expanding access to transportation, revitalizing cities, giving people more time back every day. We’re one team. We’re inspired by the challenge of what we’re solving and the impact our work will have on society. Our camaraderie is built on respect for our work and the fundamental belief our success will be a result of working together. The Founding Team Aurora has assembled the most experienced leadership team in the space. Chris Urmson helped lead Carnegie Mellon’s efforts in Darpa’s Grand Challenges, then was a founding member of Google’s self-driving team. Sterling Anderson worked on the tech at MIT before leading Tesla’s Autopilot system. Drew Bagnell, also a Carnegie Mellon alum, is a machine learning expert who helped build Uber’s autonomy effort. At Aurora, these three continue to bring experts from all areas of the industry to the team. We are funded by some of Silicon Valley’s best venture capital firms, including Greylock and Index Ventures.
Aurora Palo Alto, CA, USA
Dec 10, 2019
Aurora works at the intersection of rigorous engineering and applied machine learning to address one of the most challenging, important, and interesting opportunities of our generation: transforming the way people and goods move. Founded by three of the world’s leaders of the self-driving vehicle industry, we design the software and hardware that will power the next revolution in transportation.  We partner with others as we believe this allows us to move more quickly than any one company can move alone.   We’re looking for a superstar DGC - Commercial at Aurora. You’ll be essential to helping Aurora grow its business through negotiating partnerships and complex supply agreements, increasing communication and coordination both inside and outside of Aurora, and leading a team of high-performing lawyers that are part of a close-knit legal team. You’ll need to be deeply experienced in complex commercial transactions that involve difficult supply chains, comfortable exercising judgment in difficult times, and a warm and engaging manager with a great ability to communicate. Responsibilities Report to the GC and manage Aurora’s commercial matters, identify and strategize at the highest level about risks, and advance Aurora’s interests Lead (and set an example for) a team of excellent commercial attorneys and legal staff Draft and negotiate a wide variety of agreements, including partnership, supply chain, business development, and supply agreements Work with the business team and across the company to structure mutually beneficial and enduring cross-border commercial relationships Manage day-to-day commercial needs of the legal and business teams Build process around commercial needs, templates, and more Essential Good judgment JD from a top school and 10+ years of law firm and/or in-house experience Must have managed at least four attorneys over time and on complex projects, including over the course of performance review cycles, and enjoy mentoring attorneys Strong commercial background, including significant experience drafting and negotiating multi-year and cross-border agreements related to complex technology or automotive (or preferably, both!) Sophisticated understanding of international supply chain issues and intellectual property, plus experience negotiating with sophisticated and large counterparties Desire to work in a fast-paced environment with many new challenges; a good sense of humor and positive outlook; a keen aptitude for problem-solving Dazzled by self-driving cars Working at Aurora Your work has real purpose and will improve lives all around the world. Our technology will increase roadway safety, expand access to transportation, revitalize our cities, and create a new platform for people to enjoy next generation experiences in transportation We're a growing team of incredibly smart and very fun people you'll likely enjoy being around More about Aurora Aurora has assembled one of the most experienced leadership teams in the space to go build the next leading self-driving vehicle company - including leaders from Google / Waymo, Tesla, Uber ATG, Apple, and several others to deliver the benefits of self-driving technology quickly and safely around the world. We are partnered with some of the largest automakers on the planet and funded by some of Silicon Valley’s best venture capital firms, including Greylock, Index Ventures and Sequoia Capital.
Aurora Palo Alto, CA, USA
Dec 05, 2019
Aurora Overview Bringing self-driving vehicles to our roads is the most transformative opportunity of our generation. Aurora is taking a fresh start with the development of self-driving technology, combining excellence in AI, rigorous engineering, and a team with decades of experience building robots that work. Led by a team of seasoned experts, including three of the world’s leaders of self-driving technology, our mission is to deliver the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. We are designing the software and hardware to power the transportation of our future that will make our roads safer, give more people access to mobility, and reduce congestion and pollution in cities - improving the quality of life for all. The challenge in what we are endeavoring to achieve is transcendent; we are developing perhaps the world’s most complex computing system and asking it to perform the task of transporting and keeping safe our most precious asset: human life. We’re searching for a Recruiting Coordinator.   You’ll work cross functionally with coordinators, recruiters, hiring managers and others to keep recruiting operations flowing smoothly and also help create an amazing candidate experience for people in the interview process. We also provide strong mentorship and development opportunities. Responsibilities Work with recruiters to arrange all details pertaining to candidate experience such as scheduling, booking rooms, tracking candidates through the Applicant Tracking System, help ensure candidates get through the hiring process as fast as possible Help manage relationships with candidates, recruiters and hiring managers Jump in on other projects when needed concerning candidate experience and other recruitment efforts Lead by example as a brand ambassador Essential Must be extremely organized and have the ability to prioritize effectively 1+ years of experience as a Recruiting Coordinator Experience with an ATS, Macs, Google apps and systems -- Google Calendar, Gmail, and Drive Exceptional attention to detail, follow-through, and ability to focus in an interrupt-driven environment Friendly, outgoing, and reliable team player BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience Working at Aurora Your work has real purpose and will improve lives all around the world. Our technology will increase roadway safety, expand access to transportation, revitalize our cities, and create a new platform for people to enjoy next generation experiences in transportation We're a growing team of incredibly smart and very fun people you'll likely enjoy being around   The Founding Team Aurora has assembled the most experienced leadership team in the space. Chris Urmson helped lead Carnegie Mellon’s efforts in DARPA’s Grand Challenges, then was a founding member of Google’s self-driving team. Sterling Anderson worked on the tech at MIT before leading Tesla’s Autopilot system. Drew Bagnell, also a Carnegie Mellon alum, is a machine learning expert who helped build Uber’s autonomy effort. At Aurora, these three continue to bring experts from all areas of the industry to the team. We are funded by some of Silicon Valley’s best venture capital firms, including Greylock and Index Ventures.
Aurora Bozeman, MT, USA
Dec 04, 2019
Aurora Overview Bringing self-driving vehicles to our roads is the most transformative opportunity of our generation. Aurora is taking a fresh start with the development of self-driving technology, combining excellence in AI, rigorous engineering, and a team with decades of experience building robots that work. Led by a team of seasoned experts, including three of the world’s leaders of self-driving technology, our mission is to deliver the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. We are designing the software and hardware to power the transportation of our future that will make our roads safer, give more people access to mobility, and reduce congestion and pollution in cities - improving the quality of life for all. The challenge in what we are endeavoring to achieve is transcendent; we are developing perhaps the world’s most complex computing system and asking it to perform the task of transporting and keeping safe our most precious asset: human life.  We’re looking for people who are as excited as we are to solve these complex problems and make this tremendous impact on our future, and who want to be surrounded by great people while we do it. We are searching for an optical engineer, who is passionate about integrated photonics, and would be excited to contribute to the bleeding edge of sensor products for autonomous driving.    Responsibilities Research and development efforts focused on the integrated photonics components and subsystems of Aurora’s lidar systems Essential MS or PhD in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, optical engineering, physics or a related field MS: Five years PhD: two years of experience in the field of integrated photonics Experience in testing and performance verification of optical systems Team player with demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills Desirable   Expertise in photonic circuit design, fabrication, and packaging Strong theoretical and experimental background in electromagnetics, nanophotonics, Fourier optics, diffraction theory, imaging systems, and/or signal processing Experience in semiconductor fabrication techniques Experience in lidar, ladar, radar, laser remote sensing, and imaging  Experience with some of the following software: Matlab, Python, Zemax, Code5, Lumerical, COMSOL, C, C++   Working at Aurora   Our work has real purpose. Delivering self-driving will improve lives around the world, expanding access to transportation, revitalizing cities, giving people more time back every day.   We’re one team. We’re inspired by the challenge of what we’re solving and the impact our work will have on society. Our camaraderie is built on respect for our work and the fundamental belief our success will be a result of working together.   The Founding Team Aurora has assembled the most experienced leadership team in the space. Chris Urmson helped lead Carnegie Mellon’s efforts in DARPA’s Grand Challenges, then was a founding member of Google’s self-driving team. Sterling Anderson worked on the tech at MIT before leading Tesla’s Autopilot system. Drew Bagnell, also a Carnegie Mellon alum, is a machine learning expert who helped build Uber’s autonomy effort. At Aurora, these three continue to bring experts from all areas of the industry to the team. We are funded by some of Silicon Valley’s best venture capital firms, including Sequoia, Greylock and Index Ventures.
Aurora Bozeman, MT, USA
Nov 29, 2019
Aurora Overview Bringing self-driving vehicles to our roads is the most transformative opportunity of our generation. Aurora is taking a fresh start with the development of self-driving technology, combining excellence in AI, rigorous engineering, and a team with decades of experience building robots that work. Led by a team of seasoned experts, including three of the world’s leaders of self-driving technology, our mission is to deliver the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. We are designing the software and hardware to power the transportation of our future that will make our roads safer, give more people access to mobility, and reduce congestion and pollution in cities - improving the quality of life for all. The challenge in what we are endeavoring to achieve is transcendent; we are developing perhaps the world’s most complex computing system and asking it to perform the task of transporting and keeping safe our most precious asset: human life. We’re looking for people who are as excited as we are to solve these complex problems and make this tremendous impact on our future, and who want to be surrounded by great people while we do it.  Our software engineers work across the self-driving vehicle system, from algorithm design to high-performance embedded work to distributed implementations. We are developing robust, high performance, and highly reliable software. Responsibilities Working through the embedded system design process for LiDAR systems at various phases of the embedded systems design process FPGA development including HDL development, simulation, high-speed digital design, algorithm development, verification, synthesis, and timing analysis Embedded software development including high level system architecture and integration of hardware interfaces such as programmable logic hardware interfaces Hands-on work using laboratory tools for board bring up and troubleshooting Collaboration on writing internal specifications related to system architecture   Essential BS/MS or PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) development experience including HDL code development, simulation, test bench development, synthesis, and timing analysis Highly proficient in HDLs such as VHDL, Verilog, or System Verilog Embedded software development experience in different domains such as processors, microprocessors (hard and soft), and microcontrollers Highly proficient in either C or C++ Strong embedded system development experience in a microprocessor and FPGA based mixed signal environment such as the Xilinx Zynq platform or comparable platforms such as Intel Cyclone/Arria SoC Expertise with a vendor tool chain such as Xilinx Vivado or comparable / complementary platforms for FPGA development or embedded software development Experience using a range of laboratory tools to verify board functionality including oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, digital multimeter, function generators, or network analyzers   Desirable Digital Signal Processing (DSP) experience in processor or FPGA-based designs Proven ability to rapidly prototype algorithmic designs (e.g. control systems, DSP) using technologies such as MATLAB History of using best practices with version control technologies such as git Design work utilizing serializer / deserializer (SERDES) technology for high speed digital designs such as PCIe, 1Gbps / 10Gbps Ethernet, D-PHY, or M-PHY General Purpose Programming Language Experience such as Python Linux Experience Working at Aurora Our work has real purpose. Delivering self-driving will improve lives around the world, expanding access to transportation, revitalizing cities, giving people more time back every day.   We’re one team. We’re inspired by the challenge of what we’re solving and the impact our work will have on society. Our camaraderie is built on respect for our work and the fundamental belief our success will be a result of working together. The Founding Team Aurora has assembled the most experienced leadership team in the space. Chris Urmson helped lead Carnegie Mellon’s efforts in Darpa’s Grand Challenges, then was a founding member of Google’s self-driving team. Sterling Anderson worked on the tech at MIT before leading Tesla’s Autopilot system. Drew Bagnell, also a Carnegie Mellon alum, is a machine learning expert who helped build Uber’s autonomy effort. At Aurora, these three continue to bring experts from all areas of the industry to the team. We are funded by some of Silicon Valley’s best venture capital firms, including Greylock and Index Ventures.
Aurora Palo Alto, CA, USA
Nov 26, 2019
Aurora Overview Bringing self-driving vehicles to our roads is the most transformative opportunity of our generation. Aurora is taking a fresh start with the development of self-driving technology, combining excellence in AI, rigorous engineering, and a team with decades of experience building robots that work. Led by a team of seasoned experts, including three of the world’s leaders of self-driving technology, our mission is to deliver the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. We are designing the software and hardware to power the transportation of our future that will make our roads safer, give more people access to mobility, and reduce congestion and pollution in cities - improving the quality of life for all. The challenge in what we are endeavoring to achieve is transcendent; we are developing perhaps the world’s most complex computing system and asking it to perform the task of transporting and keeping safe our most precious asset: human life. We’re looking for people who are as excited as we are to solve these complex problems and make this tremendous impact on our future, and who want to be surrounded by great people while we do it. Responsibilities Build interactive web applications to support engineering teams throughout the company. Help scale a variety of workflows and operations teams. Essential Experience building modern web applications and UIs in JavaScript Experience working with component-based UI libraries for building single-page applications; we use React Experience building backend systems; we use Python and Flask Experience with databases and other data stores; we use PostgreSQL Experience developing REST APIs to communicate with other systems Experience with cloud infrastructure: we use Google Cloud and AWS Desirable   Experience with TypeScript Experience in UX, prototyping, design Experience with 3D graphics: Three.js, WebGL, OpenGL Experience in data visualization: D3, Vega, Leaflet, Mapbox Experience designing and scaling databases Experience writing modern C++ Experience with other UI toolkits: Qt, GTK+ Experience with WebAssembly/asm.js Experience with linear algebra Working at Aurora Our work has real purpose. Delivering self-driving will improve lives around the world, expanding access to transportation, revitalizing cities, giving people more time back every day.   We’re one team. We’re inspired by the challenge of what we’re solving and the impact our work will have on society. Our camaraderie is built on respect for our work and the fundamental belief our success will be a result of working together. The Founding Team   Aurora has assembled the most experienced leadership team in the space. Chris Urmson helped lead Carnegie Mellon’s efforts in DARPA’s Grand Challenges, then was a founding member of Google’s self-driving team. Sterling Anderson worked on the tech at MIT before leading Tesla’s Autopilot system. Drew Bagnell, also a Carnegie Mellon alum, is a machine learning expert who helped build Uber’s autonomy effort. At Aurora, these three continue to bring experts from all areas of the industry to the team. We are funded by some of Silicon Valley’s best venture capital firms, including Greylock and Index Ventures.
Aurora Palo Alto, CA, USA
Nov 22, 2019
Aurora Overview Bringing self-driving vehicles to our roads is the most transformative opportunity of our generation. Aurora is taking a fresh start with the development of self-driving technology, combining excellence in AI, rigorous engineering, and a team with decades of experience building robots that work. Led by a team of seasoned experts, including three of the world’s leaders of self-driving technology, our mission is to deliver the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. We are designing the software and hardware to power the transportation of our future that will make our roads safer, give more people access to mobility, and reduce congestion and pollution in cities - improving the quality of life for all. The challenge in what we are endeavoring to achieve is transcendent; we are developing perhaps the world’s most complex computing system and asking it to perform the task of transporting and keeping safe our most precious asset: human life. We’re looking for people who are as excited as we are to solve these complex problems and make this tremendous impact on our future, and who want to be surrounded by great people while we do it.  We are looking to bring on a  Graphic Designer to support the development of our brand, marketing, & visual identity.  Responsibilities Assisting the Art Director, Communications Team and Leadership with the creation of visual assets for our brand and marketing projects Developing presentations for specific departments, leadership, & external partners (e.g. presentations for company-wide meetings, internal & external stakeholder meetings) Managing ad-hoc design projects with tight deadlines Ability to work in a fast-paced startup environment  Effectively manage multiple projects at any given time under tight deadlines Essential B.A./B.S. in Design or related field 5–7 years of experience in visual, brand, or marketing design Slide presentation experience for internal & external events including all-hands, industry conferences, and B2B partnership meetings Experience with design tools such as: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Google Slides and Keynote/PPT A portfolio showcasing your work  Desirable (this section is optional) Familiarity with AfterEffects, Adobe XD, Premiere Pro Previous digital & web design experience Previous 3D rendering and/or animation experience Excitement in the automotive, self-driving industry  Working at Aurora   Our work has real purpose. Delivering self-driving will improve lives around the world, expanding access to transportation, revitalizing cities, giving people more time back every day.    We’re one team. We’re inspired by the challenge of what we’re solving and the impact our work will have on society. Our camaraderie is built on respect for our work and the fundamental belief our success will be a result of working together. The Founding Team Aurora has assembled the most experienced leadership team in the space. Chris Urmson helped lead Carnegie Mellon’s efforts in Darpa’s Grand Challenges, then was a founding member of Google’s self-driving team. Sterling Anderson worked on the tech at MIT before leading Tesla’s Autopilot system. Drew Bagnell, also a Carnegie Mellon alum, is a machine learning expert who helped build Uber’s autonomy effort. At Aurora, these three continue to bring experts from all areas of the industry to the team. We are funded by some of Silicon Valley’s best venture capital firms, including Greylock and Index Ventures.
Aurora Bozeman, MT, USA
Nov 22, 2019
Aurora Overview Bringing self-driving vehicles to our roads is the most transformative opportunity of our generation. Aurora is taking a fresh start with the development of self-driving technology, combining excellence in AI, rigorous engineering, and a team with decades of experience building robots that work. Led by a team of seasoned experts, including three of the world’s leaders of self-driving technology, our mission is to deliver the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. We are designing the software and hardware to power the transportation of our future that will make our roads safer, give more people access to mobility, and reduce congestion and pollution in cities - improving the quality of life for all. The challenge in what we are endeavoring to achieve is transcendent; we are developing perhaps the world’s most complex computing system and asking it to perform the task of transporting and keeping safe our most precious asset: human life.    We’re looking for people who are as excited as we are to solve these complex problems and make this tremendous impact on our future, and who want to be surrounded by great people while we do it. We are searching for a talented, motivated person to contribute to the research and development of our Lidar product family. This person must have the demonstrated ability to deliver results effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced startup environment.    Responsibilities Coordinating team members and project activities in a dynamic, cross-functional organization Preparing technical reports for management Writing test plans for component, subsystem, and system validation Troubleshooting complex system issues ranging from test equipment setups to lidar prototypes, requiring in-depth cross-functional knowledge ranging from electronics to photonics to software Defining requirements for external suppliers and contractors, and managing execution Contributing to the development and implementation of a rigorous system engineering process   Essential MS (or equivalent) Demonstrated expertise working with complex electro-optic systems 5+ years of expertise in a product development role Ability to independently collect and analyze data Must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced startup environment Desirable PhD (or equivalent) Automotive systems experience  8+ years of expertise in product development of complex optical, electrical, and mechanical systems  Ability to troubleshoot complex electronic and RF circuits Experience with designing tests for design validation and verification Ability to lead cross-functional teams Familiarity with systems engineering best practices Familiarity with FMCW lidar   Working at Aurora Our work has real purpose. Delivering self-driving will improve lives around the world, expanding access to transportation, revitalizing cities, giving people more time back every day. We’re one team. We’re inspired by the challenge of what we’re solving and the impact our work will have on society. Our camaraderie is built on respect for our work and the fundamental belief our success will be a result of working together.   The Founding Team Aurora has assembled the most experienced leadership team in the space. Chris Urmson helped lead Carnegie Mellon’s efforts in DARPA’s Grand Challenges, then was a founding member of Google’s self-driving team. Sterling Anderson worked on the tech at MIT before leading Tesla’s Autopilot system. Drew Bagnell, also a Carnegie Mellon alum, is a machine learning expert who helped build Uber’s autonomy effort. At Aurora, these three continue to bring experts from all areas of the industry to the team. We are funded by some of Silicon Valley’s best venture capital firms, including Sequoia, Greylock and Index Ventures.
Aurora Bozeman, MT, USA
Nov 22, 2019
Aurora Overview Bringing self-driving vehicles to our roads is the most transformative opportunity of our generation. Aurora is taking a fresh start with the development of self-driving technology, combining excellence in AI, rigorous engineering, and a team with decades of experience building robots that work. Led by a team of seasoned experts, including three of the world’s leaders of self-driving technology, our mission is to deliver the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. We are designing the software and hardware to power the transportation of our future that will make our roads safer, give more people access to mobility, and reduce congestion and pollution in cities - improving the quality of life for all. The challenge in what we are endeavoring to achieve is transcendent; we are developing perhaps the world’s most complex computing system and asking it to perform the task of transporting and keeping safe our most precious asset: human life.  We’re looking for people who are as excited as we are to solve these complex problems and make this tremendous impact on our future, and who want to be surrounded by great people while we do it. We are searching for a Manufacturing Engineer who will use his/her expertise to provide manufacturing input and support for electronics, photonics, connectors and wire harness designs, coordinate initial manufacturing of prototype assemblies and support activities in the shift of prototypes to low volume production.  In addition, they will coordinate the development of functional test equipment in the production environment and will use statistical methods to champion continuous improvement activities.     Responsibilities  Quickly come-up-to speed on new technologies and engineering challenges Conduct multidisciplinary rapid problem-solving activities and propose solutions to prototype and production manufacturing challenges. (i.e., design for manufacturability) Create and maintain work instructions, test methods, checklists, process flow diagrams, PFMEAs, and other required manufacturing documentation Design assembly jigs, tools, and test apparatus for use in production environment Prepare and maintain detailed layouts of buildings and equipment Work collaboratively with various suppliers and service providers including printed circuit board assemblies, electronic assemblies and cable harnesses Work with Program Managers to support development and execution of APQP compliant program plans Support and Guide the manufacturing team through all phases of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP); particularly the later phases associated with designing and developing the manufacturing process and validating the Process / Product (i.e., MSAs, production trial runs, Run @ Rate, PPAPs, control plans) Coordinate the manufacturing launch of new/revised products including establishing goals, training team members and evaluating results Create staffing plans based on volume forecasts for new programs Lead or participate in Kaizen activities to ensure continuous improvement in processes, products, components, raw materials, and equipment Calculate required dunnage usage. Confirm vendor designs, testing as necessary, and order all necessary dunnage for new programs Communicate clearly both verbally and in writing   Essential  BS in Engineering (i.e. Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, Materials) required; MS in Engineering preferred 5+ years of experience in electronics and/or photonics manufacturing optimizing manufacturing systems for cost, delivery, quality (3+ years with MS degree) Knowledge of and experience with ISO 9001:2015 Quality Systems required Knowledge of and experience with IATF 16949:2016 Automotive Quality Management Systems preferred Knowledge of Lean / Six Sigma Tools (Green Belt certification preferred) Understanding of DMAIC problem solving methodologies preferred Knowledge of and Experience with Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP); particularly the later phases associated with designing and developing the manufacturing process and validating the Process / Product (i.e., MSAs, production trial runs, Run @ Rate, PPAPs) preferred Ability to motivate team efforts to accomplish goals   Working at Aurora   Our work has real purpose. Delivering self-driving will improve lives around the world, expanding access to transportation, revitalizing cities, giving people more time back every day.   We’re one team. We’re inspired by the challenge of what we’re solving and the impact our work will have on society. Our camaraderie is built on respect for our work and the fundamental belief our success will be a result of working together.   The Founding Team Aurora has assembled the most experienced leadership team in the space. Chris Urmson helped lead Carnegie Mellon’s efforts in DARPA’s Grand Challenges, then was a founding member of Google’s self-driving team. Sterling Anderson worked on the tech at MIT before leading Tesla’s Autopilot system. Drew Bagnell, also a Carnegie Mellon alum, is a machine learning expert who helped build Uber’s autonomy effort. At Aurora, these three continue to bring experts from all areas of the industry to the team. We are funded by some of Silicon Valley’s best venture capital firms, including Sequoia, Greylock and Index Ventures.
Aurora Bozeman, MT, USA
Nov 22, 2019
Aurora Overview   Bringing self-driving vehicles to our roads is the most transformative opportunity of our generation. Aurora is taking a fresh start with the development of self-driving technology, combining excellence in AI, rigorous engineering, and a team with decades of experience building robots that work. Led by a team of seasoned experts, including three of the world’s leaders of self-driving technology, our mission is to deliver the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. We are designing the software and hardware to power the transportation of our future that will make our roads safer, give more people access to mobility, and reduce congestion and pollution in cities - improving the quality of life for all. The challenge in what we are endeavoring to achieve is transcendent; we are developing perhaps the world’s most complex computing system and asking it to perform the task of transporting and keeping safe our most precious asset: human life.  We’re looking for people who are as excited as we are to solve these complex problems and make this tremendous impact on our future, and who want to be surrounded by great people while we do it. We are searching for an engineer with great hands-on experience to help lead the rapid development of new electro-optic lidar prototypes and to assist in the debugging of all aspects of the system performance.   Responsibilities Specifying, designing, reviewing, validating, debugging, and developing test infrastructure for electro-optical, electro-mechanical, and general electronic systems and sub-components. Verification/validation of the optical, electrical, and mechanical aspects of an overall photonics system. Verification/validation of beam steering devices to evaluate feedback, control, and power consumption parameters.  Working with photonics systems to measure power consumption and identify noise sources, verify and debug functional behavior and signal integrity, measure and evaluate environmental and detection performance. Designing, Prototyping, and evaluating drive electronics and signal conditioning for a variety of photonics devices. Developing test fixtures to automate the verification of passive fiber and optical components such as fusion couplers, circulators, interconnects, and collimators   Essential B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Physics or related degree Experience with electro-optical / photonics devices (lasers, modulators, detectors, switches, etc…) Experience in a laboratory environment compiling data Experience with RF, mixed-signal, and power conditioning electronics and test equipment Thorough understanding of photonic device characterization, validation, and debug Hands on experience with electric circuit prototyping (breadboarded lab setups, schematic specification  and layout review, soldering) Detail oriented, results based, high-performer   Desirable M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Physics or related degree Experience taking prototypes to product Experience in the automotive industry   Working at Aurora   Our work has real purpose. Delivering self-driving will improve lives around the world, expanding access to transportation, revitalizing cities, giving people more time back every day.   We’re one team. We’re inspired by the challenge of what we’re solving and the impact our work will have on society. Our camaraderie is built on respect for our work and the fundamental belief our success will be a result of working together.   The Founding Team Aurora has assembled the most experienced leadership team in the space. Chris Urmson helped lead Carnegie Mellon’s efforts in DARPA’s Grand Challenges, then was a founding member of Google’s self-driving team. Sterling Anderson worked on the tech at MIT before leading Tesla’s Autopilot system. Drew Bagnell, also a Carnegie Mellon alum, is a machine learning expert who helped build Uber’s autonomy effort. At Aurora, these three continue to bring experts from all areas of the industry to the team. We are funded by some of Silicon Valley’s best venture capital firms, including Sequoia, Greylock and Index Ventures.
Aurora Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Nov 22, 2019
Aurora Overview Bringing self-driving vehicles to our roads is the most transformative opportunity of our generation. Aurora is taking a fresh start with the development of self-driving technology, combining excellence in AI, rigorous engineering, and a team with decades of experience building robots that work. Led by a team of seasoned experts, including three of the world’s leaders of self-driving technology, our mission is to deliver the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. We are designing the software and hardware to power the transportation of our future that will make our roads safer, give more people access to mobility, and reduce congestion and pollution in cities - improving the quality of life for all. The challenge in what we are endeavoring to achieve is transcendent; we are developing perhaps the world’s most complex computing system and asking it to perform the task of transporting and keeping safe our most precious asset: human life. We’re looking for people who are as excited as we are to solve these complex problems and make this tremendous impact on our future, and who want to be surrounded by great people while we do it. We are searching for a Talent Sourcer.  He/She will work with the existing recruiting team to build out the best company in the autonomous driving space! Responsibilities Partner with engineering teams and recruiters to source out and attract top talent Provide a positive and efficient candidate experience for every candidate Seamlessly work cross functionally with engineering teams, recruiters, coordinators, HR, and leadership Collaborate closely with our interview team to ensure preparedness during the interview process Demonstrate expert knowledge of Aurora’s roles, recruiting policies and workflows Essential Must have at last least 3 years of in-house technical sourcing experience Expert ability to source top talent Excellent communication and interpersonal skills A track record of success, integrity, excellent organizational skills, strong work ethic and a sense of urgency Proven ability to take initiative and build strong, productive relationships BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience Desirable Experience hiring in the autonomous driving space Experience working in a small startup that grew at a phenomenal pace and scale Working at Aurora Our work has real purpose. Delivering self-driving will improve lives around the world, expanding access to transportation, revitalizing cities, giving people more time back every day. We’re one team. We’re inspired by the challenge of what we’re solving and the impact our work will have on society. Our camaraderie is built on respect for our work and the fundamental belief our success will be a result of working together. The Founding Team Aurora has assembled the most experienced leadership team in the space. Chris Urmson helped lead Carnegie Mellon’s efforts in Darpa’s Grand Challenges, then was a founding member of Google’s self-driving team. Sterling Anderson worked on the tech at MIT before leading Tesla’s Autopilot system. Drew Bagnell, also a Carnegie Mellon alum, is a machine learning expert who helped build Uber’s autonomy effort. At Aurora, these three continue to bring experts from all areas of the industry to the team. We are funded by some of Silicon Valley’s best venture capital firms, including Amazon, Sequoia, Greylock and Index Ventures.
Aurora Palo Alto, CA, USA
Nov 22, 2019
Aurora Overview Bringing self-driving vehicles to our roads is the most transformative opportunity of our generation. Aurora is taking a fresh start with the development of self-driving technology, combining excellence in AI, rigorous engineering, and a team with decades of experience building robots that work. Led by a team of seasoned experts, including three of the world’s leaders of self-driving technology, our mission is to deliver the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. We are designing the software and hardware to power the transportation of our future that will make our roads safer, give more people access to mobility, and reduce congestion and pollution in cities - improving the quality of life for all. The challenge in what we are endeavoring to achieve is transcendent; we are developing perhaps the world’s most complex computing system and asking it to perform the task of transporting and keeping safe our most precious asset: human life. We’re looking for people who are as excited as we are to solve these complex problems and make this tremendous impact on our future, and who want to be surrounded by great people while we do it. We are searching for a TeleOperations Lead.  He/She will own the TeleOperations objectives; defining clear policy, process, systems, and methodologies for running a world class center.  This person possess existing knowledge setting up a TeleOps center, is comfortable in developing the specifications, hiring personnel, and putting the overall structure and systems in place. They will work closely with engineering and product, defining the process and tools for remote operations. They will define the skill-sets and management structure for the organization ensuring safety and continuity of service. Responsibilities Manage and drive  TeleOperations objectives Draft operational specifications, policy, process, and tool requirements Create project plan, closely track progress, identify challenges, identify solutions Identify milestones and blockers; work through challenges Track Objectives and Key Results Direct owner of Operations mission, work closely with Software, Hardware, and Product. Create TeleOperations response guide(s) Create dashboards associated with assets and resources. Lead operational specification of product documentation, and coordinate policy and process reviews. Work with Engineering Managers and operations leadership to calculate capacity and estimate effort for upcoming plans. Maintain Current JIRA/Structure for team, including ensuring tickets are updated and tracked to resolution. Create new hire and ongoing training to ensure all employees are operating safely and efficiently.    Ensure uptime and SLA’s are being met. Create bugs and track issues for disruptions. Report weekly metrics, successes, and opportunities to Exec team.   Essential 5-8  years proven Program Management or Management  experience in High Tech environment (preferably in operations). Previous experience in TeleOperations, Remote Operations design and management BS or BA, A STEM field   Desirable Experience with high availability systems at scale FAA, Nasa, Emergency Services background Live and love working in spreadsheets and making data driven decisions.   Working at Aurora Our work has real purpose. Delivering self-driving will improve lives around the world, expanding access to transportation, revitalizing cities, giving people more time back every day. We’re one team. We’re inspired by the challenge of what we’re solving and the impact our work will have on society. Our camaraderie is built on respect for our work and the fundamental belief our success will be a result of working together. The Founding Team Aurora has assembled the most experienced leadership team in the space. Chris Urmson helped lead Carnegie Mellon’s efforts in DARPA’s Grand Challenges, then was a founding member of Google’s self-driving team. Sterling Anderson worked on the tech at MIT before leading Tesla’s Autopilot system. Drew Bagnell, also a Carnegie Mellon alum, is a machine learning expert who helped build Uber’s autonomy effort. At Aurora, these three continue to bring experts from all areas of the industry to the team. We are funded by some of Silicon Valley’s best venture capital firms, including Sequoia, Greylock and Index Ventures.
Aurora Palo Alto, CA, USA
Nov 22, 2019
Aurora works at the intersection of rigorous engineering and applied machine learning to address one of the most challenging, important, and interesting opportunities of our generation: transforming the way people and goods move. Founded by three of the world’s leaders of the self-driving vehicle industry, we design the software and hardware that will power the next revolution in transportation.  We partner with others as we believe this allows us to move more quickly than any one company can move alone.   Aurora hires people who want to build the future of transportation.  We are searching for a Thermal Engineer.   He/She will work closely with our Product Design, Electrical and Systems Engineering teams to analyze and design thermal solutions for our self-driving hardware platform. Responsibilities Develop thermal solutions for autonomous vehicle hardware from architecture-to-production Collaborate with Aurora hardware and software teams to develop product requirements and specifications Optimize design and performance with analytical and computational models Verify models and evaluate design by developing prototypes and executing validation plans- this will require collaboration with test engineering and extensive lab work Evaluate and report test data to refine design and system integration accordingly Develop component and system requirements based on vehicle, safety, performance, reliability, and customer requirements Work with internal and external hardware platform partners to optimize Aurora design for high-volume production Essential At least a BS in Mechanical Engineering Industry thermal design and validation experience (electronics/integrated circuits or automotive experience preferred) Strong first principle understanding of fluid mechanics, heat transfer, and thermodynamics Ability to perform hand calculations and build analytical models for first-order design Expertise developing CFD and numerical simulations of fluid systems (ANSYS-based CFD preferred) Experience selecting and evaluating thermal system components including fans, pumps, heat spreaders, and thermal interface materials Ability to work independently and collaboratively with cross functional teams Desirable MS or PhD in mechanical engineering with an emphasis on thermal systems Software competency in Python, Labview, or Excel   Experience with CAD packages (CATIA is preferred) Experience optimizing thermal designs for acoustic and NVH constraints Strong presentation and communication skills for driving critical design decisions Experience with automotive cooling systems Experience with board-level electronics thermal/mechanical design Experience with liquid cooling   Working at Aurora Your work has real purpose and will  improve lives all around the world. Our technology will increase roadway safety, expand access to transportation, revitalize our cities, and create a new platform for people to enjoy next generation experiences in transportation We're a growing team of incredibly smart and very fun people you'll likely enjoy being around   More about Aurora Aurora has assembled one of the most experienced leadership teams in the space to go build the next leading self-driving vehicle company - including leaders from Google / Waymo, Tesla, Uber ATG, Apple, and several others to deliver the benefits of self-driving technology quickly and safely around the world.  We are partnered with some of the largest automakers on the planet and funded by some of Silicon Valley’s best venture capital firms, including Sequoia, Greylock and Amazon.
Aurora Palo Alto, CA, USA
Nov 22, 2019
Aurora Overview Bringing self-driving vehicles to our roads is the most transformative opportunity of our generation. Aurora is taking a fresh start with the development of self-driving technology, combining excellence in AI, rigorous engineering, and a team with decades of experience building robots that work. Led by a team of seasoned experts, including three of the world’s leaders of self-driving technology, our mission is to deliver the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. We are designing the software and hardware to power the transportation of our future that will make our roads safer, give more people access to mobility, and reduce congestion and pollution in cities - improving the quality of life for all. The challenge in what we are endeavoring to achieve is transcendent; we are developing perhaps the world’s most complex computing system and asking it to perform the task of transporting and keeping safe our most precious asset: human life. We’re looking for people who are as excited as we are to solve these complex problems and make this tremendous impact on our future, and who want to be surrounded by great people while we do it. Do you have experience building strong relationships with engineering?  Meticulous attention to detail?  As a Triage Associate, you will analyze events encountered by our vehicles and communicate them to engineering to impact product development. The triage process categorizes these events, identifies root causes and provides reports on performance.  Your ultimate goal is to help drive rapid improvements in our self driving technology. Responsibilities Collect and review events encountered by the vehicle in real-world and simulated testing Identify failure modes, categorize severity and root cause problems Document and track software bugs through to resolution Assist with regulatory reporting requirements for disengagements Generate reports of system performance Thoroughly understand how our self-driving technology works Collaborate with engineering to improve the performance of our technology Essential 1+ year of experience in a triage role for autonomous vehicle testing Clear and succinct communication skills Experience working in a fast paced environment and creating processes and workflows Desirable BS in a STEM field (ideally Statistics / Mathematics)  Working at Aurora Our work has real purpose. Delivering self-driving will improve lives around the world, expanding access to transportation, revitalizing cities, giving people more time back every day. We’re one team. We’re inspired by the challenge of what we’re solving and the impact our work will have on society. Our camaraderie is built on respect for our work and the fundamental belief our success will be a result of working together. The Founding Team Aurora has assembled the most experienced leadership team in the space. Chris Urmson helped lead Carnegie Mellon’s efforts in Darpa’s Grand Challenges, then was a founding member of Google’s self-driving team. Sterling Anderson worked on the tech at MIT before leading Tesla’s Autopilot system. Drew Bagnell, also a Carnegie Mellon alum, is a machine learning expert who helped build Uber’s autonomy effort. At Aurora, these three continue to bring experts from all areas of the industry to the team. We are funded by some of Silicon Valley’s best venture capital firms, including Greylock and Index Ventures.
Aurora Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Nov 22, 2019
Aurora Overview Bringing self-driving vehicles to our roads is the most transformative opportunity of our generation. Aurora is taking a fresh start with the development of self-driving technology, combining excellence in AI, rigorous engineering, and a team with decades of experience building robots that work. Led by a team of seasoned experts, including three of the world’s leaders of self-driving technology, our mission is to deliver the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. We are designing the software and hardware to power the transportation of our future that will make our roads safer, give more people access to mobility, and reduce congestion and pollution in cities - improving the quality of life for all. The challenge in what we are endeavoring to achieve is transcendent; we are developing perhaps the world’s most complex computing system and asking it to perform the task of transporting and keeping safe our most precious asset: human life. We’re looking for people who are as excited as we are to solve these complex problems and make this tremendous impact on our future, and who want to be surrounded by great people while we do it. Responsibilities Build interactive web applications to support engineering teams throughout the company. Help scale a variety of workflows and operations teams. Essential Experience building modern web applications and UIs in JavaScript Experience working with component-based UI libraries for building single-page applications; we use React Experience using REST APIs Desirable   Experience with TypeScript Experience in UX, prototyping, or design Experience in 3D graphics: Three.js, WebGL, OpenGL Experience in data visualization: D3, Vega, Leaflet, Mapbox Working at Aurora Our work has real purpose. Delivering self-driving will improve lives around the world, expanding access to transportation, revitalizing cities, giving people more time back every day. We’re one team. We’re inspired by the challenge of what we’re solving and the impact our work will have on society. Our camaraderie is built on respect for our work and the fundamental belief our success will be a result of working together. The Founding Team Aurora has assembled the most experienced leadership team in the space. Chris Urmson helped lead Carnegie Mellon’s efforts in Darpa’s Grand Challenges, then was a founding member of Google’s self-driving team. Sterling Anderson worked on the tech at MIT before leading Tesla’s Autopilot system. Drew Bagnell, also a Carnegie Mellon alum, is a machine learning expert who helped build Uber’s autonomy effort. At Aurora, these three continue to bring experts from all areas of the industry to the team. We are funded by some of Silicon Valley’s best venture capital firms, including Greylock and Index Ventures.
Aurora Palo Alto, CA, USA
Nov 22, 2019
Aurora Overview Bringing self-driving vehicles to our roads is the most transformative opportunity of our generation. Aurora is taking a fresh start with the development of self-driving technology, combining excellence in AI, rigorous engineering, and a team with decades of experience building robots that work. Led by a team of seasoned experts, including three of the world’s leaders of self-driving technology, our mission is to deliver the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. We are designing the software and hardware to power the transportation of our future that will make our roads safer, give more people access to mobility, and reduce congestion and pollution in cities - improving the quality of life for all. The challenge in what we are endeavoring to achieve is transcendent; we are developing perhaps the world’s most complex computing system and asking it to perform the task of transporting and keeping safe our most precious asset: human life. We’re looking for people who are as excited as we are to solve these complex problems and make this tremendous impact on our future, and who want to be surrounded by great people while we do it. Responsibilities Build interactive web applications to support engineering teams throughout the company. Help scale a variety of workflows and operations teams. Essential Experience building modern web applications and UIs in JavaScript Experience working with component-based UI libraries for building single-page applications; we use React Experience using REST APIs Desirable   Experience with TypeScript Experience in UX, prototyping, or design Experience in 3D graphics: Three.js, WebGL, OpenGL Experience in data visualization: D3, Vega, Leaflet, Mapbox Working at Aurora   Our work has real purpose. Delivering self-driving will improve lives around the world, expanding access to transportation, revitalizing cities, giving people more time back every day. We’re one team. We’re inspired by the challenge of what we’re solving and the impact our work will have on society. Our camaraderie is built on respect for our work and the fundamental belief our success will be a result of working together. The Founding Team Aurora has assembled the most experienced leadership team in the space. Chris Urmson helped lead Carnegie Mellon’s efforts in Darpa’s Grand Challenges, then was a founding member of Google’s self-driving team. Sterling Anderson worked on the tech at MIT before leading Tesla’s Autopilot system. Drew Bagnell, also a Carnegie Mellon alum, is a machine learning expert who helped build Uber’s autonomy effort. At Aurora, these three continue to bring experts from all areas of the industry to the team. We are funded by some of Silicon Valley’s best venture capital firms, including Greylock and Index Ventures.
Aurora Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Nov 22, 2019
Aurora Overview Bringing self-driving vehicles to our roads is the most transformative opportunity of our generation. Aurora is taking a fresh start with the development of self-driving technology, combining excellence in AI, rigorous engineering, and a team with decades of experience building robots that work.   Led by a team of seasoned experts, including three of the world’s leaders of self-driving technology, our mission is to deliver the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. We are designing the software and hardware to power the transportation of our future that will make our roads safer, give more people access to mobility, and reduce congestion and pollution in cities - improving the quality of life for all. The challenge in what we are endeavoring to achieve is transcendent; we are developing perhaps the world’s most complex computing system and asking it to perform the task of transporting and keeping safe our most precious asset: human life. We’re looking for people who are as excited as we are to solve these complex problems and make this tremendous impact on our future, and who want to be surrounded by great people while we do it.  We are searching for Software Engineers to architect, design, and develop our core mapping algorithms, data-structures and tools that enable autonomous operation. Responsibilities Define our mapping architecture and approach Develop algorithms that create metrically correct descriptions of the world Develop data structures that enable efficient queries about static parts of the driving environment Essential BS/MS or PhD in Robotics, Computer Science, or related field Excellent C++ programming and software design skills to support high performance perception Experience with perception sensors including LIDAR, radar, and cameras Expertise in the design of very large adaptive data structures and familiarity with mapping and localization Desirable Experience with embedded Linux and real-time systems Machine learning and labeling experience Working at Aurora Our work has real purpose. Delivering self-driving will improve lives around the world, expanding access to transportation, revitalizing cities, giving people more time back every day. We’re one team. We’re inspired by the challenge of what we’re solving and the impact our work will have on society. Our camaraderie is built on respect for our work and the fundamental belief our success will be a result of working together. The Founding Team Aurora has assembled the most experienced leadership team in the space. Chris Urmson helped lead Carnegie Mellon’s efforts in Darpa’s Grand Challenges, then was a founding member of Google’s self-driving team. Sterling Anderson worked on the tech at MIT before leading Tesla’s Autopilot system. Drew Bagnell, also a Carnegie Mellon alum, is a machine learning expert who helped build Uber’s autonomy effort. At Aurora, these three continue to bring experts from all areas of the industry to the team. We are funded by some of Silicon Valley’s best venture capital firms, including Greylock and Index Ventures.
Aurora Palo Alto, CA, USA
Nov 22, 2019
Aurora Overview Bringing self-driving vehicles to our roads is the most transformative opportunity of our generation. Aurora is taking a fresh start with the development of self-driving technology, combining excellence in AI, rigorous engineering, and a team with decades of experience building robots that work. Led by a team of seasoned experts, including three of the world’s leaders of self-driving technology, our mission is to deliver the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. We are designing the software and hardware to power the transportation of our future that will make our roads safer, give more people access to mobility, and reduce congestion and pollution in cities - improving the quality of life for all. The challenge in what we are endeavoring to achieve is transcendent; we are developing perhaps the world’s most complex computing system and asking it to perform the task of transporting and keeping safe our most precious asset: human life. We’re looking for people who are as excited as we are to solve these complex problems and make this tremendous impact on our future, and who want to be surrounded by great people while we do it. Responsibilities Develop and maintain tools for visualizing real-time sensor and map data Work closely with engineers developing all parts of the self driving stack - from sensors to deep learning - to understand and document the tooling requirements; then plan, develop, and deliver excellent tools Test, instrument, and profile Qt applications to optimize for performance Essential BS/MS or PhD in Computer Graphics, Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent experience Excellent C++ programming and software design skills Experience with OpenGL Experience with QML or OpenSceneGraph Experience building cross-platform Qt applications Good mathematical skills Passion for solving challenging, impactful problems Desirable   Experience in Computer Graphics Experience in UX, prototyping, or design Experience in Web UI development Experience with embedded Linux and real-time systems Experience in the automotive or robotics fields Working at Aurora   Our work has real purpose. Delivering self-driving will improve lives around the world, expanding access to transportation, revitalizing cities, giving people more time back every day. We’re one team. We’re inspired by the challenge of what we’re solving and the impact our work will have on society. Our camaraderie is built on respect for our work and the fundamental belief our success will be a result of working together. The Founding Team Aurora has assembled the most experienced leadership team in the space. Chris Urmson helped lead Carnegie Mellon’s efforts in Darpa’s Grand Challenges, then was a founding member of Google’s self-driving team. Sterling Anderson worked on the tech at MIT before leading Tesla’s Autopilot system. Drew Bagnell, also a Carnegie Mellon alum, is a machine learning expert who helped build Uber’s autonomy effort. At Aurora, these three continue to bring experts from all areas of the industry to the team. We are funded by some of Silicon Valley’s best venture capital firms, including Greylock and Index Ventures.