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Senior Director, Software Engineering (Sim & Infra)

Company: Zoox
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Zoox was founded to make personal transportation safer, cleaner, and more enjoyable-for everyone. To achieve that goal, the team created a whole new form of transportation. Zoox will provide mobility-as-a-service in dense urban environments. We will handle the driving, charging, maintenance, and upgrades for our fleet of vehicles. -We are searching for a Senior Director to lead our software infrastructure and simulation teams. In this role, you will lead a team of managers and engineers responsible for the software that serves as the backbone of Zoox's software development efforts. Your teams will be responsible for delivering reliable compute at scale and improving our advanced simulation framework, with a focus on scalable and verifiable vehicle testing. You will be responsible for attracting, growing, retaining talent, and fostering an inclusive work environment. You will be expected to inspire and motivate the team to work together as a cohesive and productive unit. Finally, you will guide all aspects of development and work closely with engineering partners, executive leadership, and stakeholders to drive organizational alignment. -The infrastructure team is responsible for reliable computation at scale and rapid developer iteration rates. This includes an on-prem Zoox supercomputing cluster, cloud computing resources, distributed build/test tools, ML Infrastructure, and much more. -The Simulation team is responsible for an advanced simulation platform, and developing key features including but not limited to, accurate lidar and radar simulation, high-fidelity graphics rendering, traffic simulation, scenario generation, and scenario creation and execution pipelines for scalable and verifiable vehicle testing.Qualifications10+ years of hands-on experience developing and shipping softwareBS/MS/PhD in computer science or a related fieldPrior engineering management experience shipping complex software and productsPrior experience working with Executive Leaders and Technical Program Managers to create and execute roadmaps for your teamExperience in managing managers and leading team sizes of 50+ engineers -Experience with headcount planning and partnering with recruiting organizations to achieve hiring milestonesResponsibilities Development and management experience with large infrastructure systems, ideally in a mixed on-prem/cloud environment.Experience solving problems of scale, growth, and stability for large infrastructure systems.Development and management experience with simulation technologies in a relevant field such as autonomous driving, deep learning, game development, automotive or aerospace industryExperience shipping a large product as a team Strong knowledge of C++ and experience in large code basesComfortable in Linux development environmentsExperience handling large data setsExperience with large scale cloud services - ideally AWSVaccine MandateEmployees working in this position will be required to have received a single dose of the J&J/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine OR have completed the two-dose Pfizer or Moderna vaccine series. -In addition, employees will be required to receive a COVID-19 booster vaccine by the earlier of (1) April 15 or (2) within two months of becoming eligible for the booster vaccine.Employees will be required to show proof of vaccination status upon receipt of a conditional offer of employment. That offer of employment will be conditioned upon, among other things, an Applicant's ability to show proof of vaccination status. Please note the Company provides reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable state, federal, and local laws.About ZooxZoox is developing the first ground-up, fully autonomous vehicle fleet and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We're looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast-moving and highly execution-oriented team.Follow us on LinkedInA Final Note:You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.Foster City, CA /Software - Software & Machine Learning Infrastructure /Full-time

Keywords: Zoox, San Mateo , Senior Director, Software Engineering (Sim & Infra), Executive , San Mateo, California

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