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C++ Software Engineer

Optimus Ride, Boston, MA

REIMAGINE MOBILITY

Duration: Full-Time


About Optimus Ride
Optimus Ride is an autonomous mobility service provider on a mission to drive the future of transportation. We develop and own the full AV tech stack and user experience–algorithms, software, hardware, and system integration–for autonomous, electric rides for communities near and far. We’re focused on driving innovation and delivering convenient, turnkey transportation services for master planned communities, corporate and academic campuses, and mixed use developments. We’re driven to create safe, sustainable, and equitable transportation solutions for all.

Optimus Ride is headquartered in the Boston Seaport District, not far from our old stomping ground at MIT. From the boardroom to the test track, our teammates (affectionately referred to as Optimists) bring deep industry and subject matter expertise, a collaborative and focused work ethic, and an optimistic outlook on the future of autonomous, sustainable, community-serving transportation.

The Role 

Optimus Ride software engineers create the software at the heart of our vehicles and systems. Our software needs to process complex dataflows and make decisions with real-world consequences. Our team is focused on a rapid path to market in order to maximize the benefits of self-driving technologies for all. To do this, we need our engineers to be versatile, have leadership qualities, and be enthusiastic about tackling problems across the full range of our systems. You will be creating new technologies through software development to enable self-driving systems to be possible today.

Responsibilities

  • Build software for a self-driving vehicle
  • Develop and maintain software and systems, both on- and off-vehicle
  • Test, debug, and maintain reliable, safe, and production-quality code
  • Participate in our team’s software development processes, including documentation, automated testing, and source control practices

Requirements

  • BS in computer science, electrical engineering, aerospace engineering, or a related field, or equivalent practical experience
  • Excellent software development skills using C++
  • Excellent communication skills in written and verbal English
  • Proven experience leading and mentoring junior engineers
  • 5+ years of experience writing production-quality code

Bonus

  • Experience with 3D data processing/visualization
  • Experience with robotics software and applications
  • Solid fundamentals in linear algebra and numerical methods
Benefits and Working Environment
At Optimus Ride, we strive to support our employees by offering competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits and a world class working environment that is centered around the team. We nurture creativity and provide expansive opportunities for growth and development.

Optimus Ride provides 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.

About Optimus Ride

Optimus Ride Inc. is an MIT spinoff company based in Boston, MA that develops technologies to enable efficient, sustainable, and equitable mobility solutions. We are designing a fully autonomous (level 4) system for electric vehicle fleets. We combine over 30 years of interdisciplinary university research in self‑driving technologies (DARPA Urban Challenge), electric vehicles (CityCar), and Mobility-on-Demand Systems. The team includes a decade of industrial and entrepreneurial experience that combines manufacturing robots, urban design, and shared vehicle fleet management.

Optimus Ride

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