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Embark trucks is america`s longest-running self-driving truck program and is bringing autonomous freight mainstreamAs covered by the wall street journal, cnbc, forbes, techcrunch and and other outlets, embark went public via a ~$5 billion spac deal in november 2021, and is listed on nasdaq under the symbol embkEmbark is headquartered in san francisco, ca with operations centers in fontana, ca and houston, tx, moving freight daily using our purpose-built transfer hubsEmbark has aligned itself with truck manufacturers, shippers, and carriers to integrate our technology into the freight ecosystem, pursuing a business model where fleets own and operate embark trucksThis is an incredibly exciting time for autonomous vehicles and our team is looking to grow.
We are a san francisco based team building self-driving semi trucksWe have raised $117mm in total and are backed by tiger global management ($70mm series c) and sequoia capital ($30mm series b)We move freight daily between la and phoenix using our purpose built transfer hubsThis is an incredibly exciting time for autonomous driving and our team is looking to grow.
Embark’s product team sets the direction and priorities for our growing engineering organizationWe build close relationships with truck drivers and engineers alike so that we can empathize with them and understand the self-driving problem as deeply as possibleWe analyze on-road data with a fine-toothed comb and develop system requirements from first principlesWe develop strategies and roadmaps for the team using metrics that we build from the ground upWe understand we have a responsibility to communicate these plans and our progress to the company to keep everyone accountable and ultimately accelerate the deployment of safe self-driving trucks.
As a senior systems engineer you will be responsible for using a deep understanding of our system, as well as a strong grasp of classical physics and software engineering practices to define how our truck should drive and how major components should interact.
Use your understanding of complex software and hardware systems and your data analysis skills to author comprehensive requirements and develop actionable validation and verification plans.
Work closely with product managers, as well as software and hardware engineering teams to understand problems and advocate for long-term technical solutions.
Analyze existing metrics to compare the impact of changes across both our software and hardware stacksAdvocate for and develop new metrics to improve this analysis.
Conduct trade studies to manage performance and risk across the technical stack.
Develop testing strategies to highlight potential areas of improvement and prevent regressions.
5+ years in robotics, aerospace or automotive systems engineering.
Experience with python, sql or similar.
Bs, ms or phd in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, computer engineering, physics, or equivalent real-world experience.
Experience building detailed engineering documentation, such as state or sequence diagrams.
Experience working with a complex software or robotics system.
Strong technical and non-technical communication skills.
A full time, competitive salary with equity
Flexible paid vacation from the start
100% of the base insurance option covered for medical, dental, and vision and a buy-up option for other plans
Life insurance covered by embark
Access to a flexible spending account & 401k plan
Snacks & catered lunches
Work in a fast-growing startup revolutionizing transportation as we know it
At embark we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
Embark trucks, incProvides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
Embark in the press: the wall street journal – embark announces $5.2 billion deal to go public business insider – embark`s original pitch deck former “mythbuster” jamie hyneman hitches a ride in an embark self-driving truck cnbc - our partner development program forbes - the embark universal interface navigating highway work zones with the embark driver
A few company highlights: embark blog - series c and transfer hubs forbes - 70 million dollar series c video - day in the life of a self-driving truck embark blog - disengagement report 30 million dollar series b led by sequoia
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