Outrider is a software company that is automating distribution yards with electric, self-driving trucks. Our system eliminates manual tasks that are hazardous and repetitive while it improves safety and efficiency. Outrider’s mission is to drive the rapid adoption of sustainable freight transportation. We are a private company founded in 2018 and backed by NEA, 8VC, Koch Disruptive Technologies, and other top-tier investors. Our customers are Fortune 200 companies and our autonomous trucks are already running in distribution yards. For more information, visit www.outrider.ai
Outrider's Cloud Applications team is looking for an experienced Sr. Software Engineer who wants to do exceptional work designing and building performant, serverless cloud applications. You'll be working in a team of backend, frontend, and embedded engineers building a scalable, reliable and secure SaaS platform for tasking, observing and troubleshooting autonomous vehicle fleets. This job represents a unique opportunity at the intersection of sustainable transportation and cutting-edge cloud technology.
Who you are…
Technical — You love technology. You love to discuss it, build it, use it, leverage it, and stay abreast of the latest developments. You’re interested in solving complex challenges at the intersection of robotics and cloud technologies.
Problem Solver — You are inspirational in problem-solving, algorithmic thinking, automation, and programming skills along with computer science fundamentals.
Curious — You love to peek under the hood and see how things work and are comfortable with asking questions when you don't know the answer.
Self-Motivated — You are a role model for driving big-impact changes in the software and organization through your exceptional skills in spotting and removing big obstacles.
Customer Obsessed - You are obsessed with making customers successful. You build software with customers in mind and get satisfaction by having satisfied customers. You go out of your way to help customers be successful.
Duties and ResponsibilitiesCollaborating in designing and building state-of-the-art, novel architectures, systems, and methodologies powering Outrider’s SaaS platform.Providing guidance in the investigation and solution of complex problems affecting overall system architecture of projects.Feature development from product backlogs. Defect resolution and support.Work with diverse, cross-functional teams of engineers and product managers in a fast, collaborative process.
Required Qualifications5+ years of experience crafting world-class, web-based, products & experiences using ReactExceptional expertise in crafting web-based systems and servicesExperience building complex services with high-scale and performanceExperience with relational database designExtensive experience with unit and integration testing and leans into TDDStrong experience building web applications in Node, TypeScript, Python, Ruby, or similarExpert knowledge building GraphQL, REST, or gRPC APIs
Ideal QualificationsTypeScript experienceBackend experience with NodeDocker and Kubernetes experienceExperience with ROS, robotics, and/or IoT technologiesExperience working in automotive, robotics, or manufacturing industries a plus
At Outrider, we believe in cultivating an environment where there is diversity of perspectives, experiences, and knowledge with the expectation that we thrive in an inclusive environment. Outrider is committed to a workforce where everyone's opportunities are limitless regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any others that are protected by law.
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