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Job -Embedded + Controls Engineer @ Auro Robotics (Autonomous Campus Shuttles) | SF bay area Inbox

Auro Robotics ( is looking for Embedded + Controls Engineer to help make autonomous shuttles.

We are developing autonomous shuttles for transportation within campuses, such as university campus, retirement community and a corporate / business park. Check out quick fun video at

We graduated from Y Combinator in Summer 2015, raised over $2M funding in seed financing and are currently piloting 1st version of our autonomous shuttle at a university campus with real students as a regular daily service by transporting them autonomously from one building to another.

We are looking for people who can come in as founding / core team members (starting 5 employees) of the company and are motivated by taking complete ownership of their part. Besides usual perks (health insurance, vacations, snacks), we will be offering generous 0.5-2% equity to these starting team members.

Apply here: You can check out the complete list of job openings at this link.

Contact: Nalin Gupta (co-founder) | | 408-431-7342

Embedded + Controls Engineer - Job Description

  1. Design and implement hardware + firmware solutions for drive-by-wire system (electronic control of steering, brake & throttle in autonomous vehicle)
  2. Design and implement speed and steering control system for autonomous vehicle
  3. Prototype and implement embedded system processors and connectors
  4. Add robustness, redundancy and fault tolerance capabilities in existing designs for production use

Embedded + Controls Engineer - Core Skills Required

  1. Experience with embedded C/C++ programming. Familiarity with RTOS is prefered.
  2. Worked with different types microcontrollers such as STM, TI etc and/or Automotive ECUs
  3. Good understanding of control theory / vehicle modelling
  4. 2+ years of experience in taking a hardware project (preferably in robotics domain) from idea to production stage
  5. Comfortable in interfacing with motors (stepper, BLDC, linear actuators etc.) and various types of sensors such as pressure sensor and wheel encoders.
  6. Implementation of communication protocols such as CAN and Serial.

Embedded + Controls Engineer - Bonus Skills

  1. Experience working on safety critical automotive, aerospace or robotics projects.
  2. Experience in mechanical design & fabrication, and using tools such as 3D printing, CNC etc.