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Sr Software Engineer - AVMaps Quality Systems

Software, Advanced Technologies Group
in Boulder, Colorado

About the Role

The AVMaps Department is responsible for building and maintaining the high-definition maps used by all teams at Uber ATG! The Autonomous Vehicle is the primary consumer of the map and relies on it being highly accurate and defect free in order to operate with the highest level of safety and performance. As a software engineering lead on the Quality Systems team you will collaborate with safety experts, GIS specialists, and autonomy researchers to create best-in-class tools and APIs for quality review, triaging, and defect resolution. These include in-vehicle visualizations, defect tagging systems, and workflow tools for human operators, as well as algorithms for automatic verification of map features. Over the next year we expect our map quality systems to be some of the most important components of the ATG strategy of expanding to key cities in the U.S. and maintaining an accurate representation of their roadways over time.

What You'll Do

You will be responsible for working with the AVMaps department and the larger ATG organization to:

  • Develop and maintain tools used by our operations teams for quality review, triaging, and defect resolution
  • Develop and maintain frameworks for running and tracking automatic verifications
  • Identify ways to leverage new ATG capabilities or to invent new ones that will measurably improve our quality tooling as we transition toward cars without safety drivers
  • Ensure that quality systems are instrumented and monitored, with metrics for analyzing quality trends, especially around operator efficiency
  • Collaborate with the wider ATG Autonomy, Systems Engineering, Testing, and Triage teams to report on our quality tool initiatives and share best practices
  • Mentor engineers on documenting their software designs, implementing these with high-quality, company-conformant code, and deploying solutions with rigor and professionalism

Basic Qualifications

  • 4+ years of industry experience
  • Strong software engineering skills in C++, Python, or Go
  • Experience with system design, architecture and development of safety-critical robotics, aerospace, or automotive tools
  • Strong communications and collaboration skills for capturing jointly-developed designs in writing and sharing updates with stakeholders
  • Experience leading small technical teams and agile planning methods

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience with autonomous vehicles
  • Experience with cloud systems for storage, tool deployments, and metrics
  • Mathematical background in statistics/probability or provable algorithms

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