Autonomous Vehicle Software Operator - Optimus Ride - Benjamin Franklin Institute Of Technology

Autonomous Vehicle Software Operator - Optimus Ride

Ref No:18551355-2148-2083
Published Date:19 Jan 2018

Company Profile:

Optimus Ride Inc. is a MIT spinoff company based in Cambridge, MA that develops self-driving technologies that enable safe, sustainable, and equitable mobility systems. Optimus Ride combines over 30 years of interdisciplinary university research in self-driving technologies (DARPA Urban Challenge), electric vehicles (CityCar), and Mobility-on-Demand Systems. The team also has a decade of industrial and entrepreneurial experience that includes shared fleets (Zipcar) and manufacturing robots. Our team is focused on the fastest path to market, in order to maximize the benefits of self-driving technologies for all. We have created a highly collaborative, hands-on, and open environment that is centrally located in the Hub of Innovation.

Description of Duties:

>Monitoring all systems in the vehicle during testing on public and private roads >Conducting tests with self-driving vehicles in pilot locations with mentorship from the engineering team >Safely operating vehicle and following testing plan provided by test engineers >Providing detailed feedback to the engineering team on test results and vehicle performance

Required Qualifications:

>Comfort with computers and running/operating software from a laptop in a moving vehicle >Must be at least 21 years old with an active and valid driver’s license for at least one year >Good safety record on driver’s license You are ineligible if you have the following: a DUI or other drug-related violation in the last seven years, a major moving violation (e.g., reckless driving, driving with suspended license), more than three moving violations in the past three years (e.g., accidents, traffic light violations), and any driving-related convictions in the last seven years (e.g., hit-and-run, felonies involving a vehicle) >Ability to pass a background check >Ability to travel to pilot location >Ability to test vehicles for extended hours

How to Apply Guideline:

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