People Matter

Autonomy Engineer, Dispatch



United States
Posted on Tuesday, January 9, 2024
Who we are:

At Glydways, we believe that mobility is a basic human right. Low-cost and ubiquitous access to affordable housing, employment, education, commerce and care lead to economic and social prosperity. As such our goal is to provide:

Public transit with the highest capacity, the best user experience, the lowest cost, and the lowest carbon footprint.

Our solution is a system of interconnected, profitable, and carbon footprint neutral transportation networks that uses standardized autonomous vehicles and a closed roadway. Together, they provide a 24/7 on-demand private mobility service without burdening the public with heavy upfront costs or annual system subsidies.

Meet the team:

The team is responsible for developing software for orchestration of resources, task scheduling, and motion controls. The team is composed of team members with strong backgrounds in various algorithm development fields and C++ programming. Members of the team contribute to various projects within the team in a cross disciplinary fashion.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with teammates to develop algorithms for high-level planning and task scheduling, balancing the distribution of agents, developing metrics and scenarios to evaluate system performance under different conditions.
  • Work with internal stakeholders to evaluate planning performance based on changes in infrastructure architecture.
  • Collaborate in development of motion control constraints, requirements, and strategies.
  • Implement rigorous unit and integration tests based on functional requirements and implementation detail.
  • Contribute to code review, design review, planning, and general collaboration efforts.
  • Work with other teams to collect architectural, hardware, operational, and platform requirements.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong C++ programming skills.
  • Strong background, in graph theory, evolutionary algorithms, dynamic programming, and non-convex optimization.
  • Ability to communicate large and intertwined behavior transitions through state machines and behavior trees.
  • Master's degree in computer science, robotics or similar is preferred. Alternatively, work experience in a related field.
  • At least 3 years of professional experience

Glydways 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.