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Wayve • London

Robot Reliability Engineer, Field Engineering

Job Description

Who we are

At Wayve, we are developing breakthrough AI to reimagine mobility. We are solving autonomous vehicles differently by pioneering end-to-end deep learning which allows cars to drive in complex, never-seen-before environments. Our AV 2.0 driving system can adapt to any driving domain, vehicle platform or mobility need, delivering on the promise of a scalable, affordable solution that will transform the way we move about the world.


Founded in 2017, Wayve is made up of a global team of experts in machine learning and robotics. Wayve has raised over $258M and is backed by Eclipse Ventures, Balderton Capital and prominent technology leaders such as Sir Richard Branson and Yann LeCun. The team is headquartered in London with their fleet of vehicles testing in cities across the UK. Wayve aims to be the first to deploy autonomy in 100 cities.

Where you will have an impact


Robot Reliability Engineering is a hybrid between software and systems engineering that works to build and maintain services that are reliable, scalable and observable. You will work in small teams to write code, debug hard problems which impact real world applications and help us win the space-race of the 2020’s: Autonomous Driving. If you have experience as a Software Engineer, Systems Engineer, Production Engineer, Site Reliability Engineer, or Robotics Engineer with a focus on performance and systems you’ll be well prepared for this role, but we encourage anyone who’s passionate about systems, scale and reliability to apply!

As a Robot Reliability Engineer working in Robot Software, you will be responsible for building and deploying our AV stack at scale. This includes responsibilities like writing integration with sensors and our DBW, adding observability in our systems, improving the performance and reliability of the different components in our autonomy stack, and improving our software deployment to enable driving anywhere and everywhere our vehicles go.

What you will bring to Wayve

Essential

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A passion for problem solving
  • Debugging skills, including an ability to delve deep on things like performance issues, stack traces, high system load, etc
  • Experience ensuring that software, hardware, and a network of the systems work optimally and securely
  • Experience developing software for Linux-based systems
  • An understanding of how distributed systems operate, either in cloud or robotics systems, and how to make these types of systems more scalable and performant
  • Demonstrable exposure to C++ and Python in industry or in field robotics

Desirables:

  • Programming skills in a performant systems language like Rust, C++, C, or similar
  • Experience writing high-performance code in Python and SQL
  • Experience or interest working with observability and dashboard tools like Grafana,Datadog, Honeycomb, etc

What we offer you

  • Competitive compensation with salary and equity
  • Immersion in a team of world-class researchers, engineers and entrepreneurs
  • A position to shape the future of autonomous driving and to tackle the biggest challenges of our time
  • Benefits such as an onsite chef, workplace nursery scheme, private health insurance, therapy, daily yoga, onsite bar, large social budgets, unlimited L&D requests, enhanced parental leave, and more!
  • This is a full-time role based in our office in King’s Cross. If your role is possible to do remotely we support flexible working, including working for up to 2 weeks from anywhere in the world. We trust you to know what works best for your team and projects and ask that you have a healthy presence that enables the right meetings to happen in person and strong relationships to be built.

Wayve is built on people and their differences gives us strength. We are proud to be an equal opportunities workplace and encourage people from all walks of life to join our journey, growing and expanding with us. We don't just embrace diversity, we encourage it.


This is a full-time role based in our office in King’s Cross. If your role is possible to do remotely we support flexible working, including working for up to 2 weeks from anywhere in the world. We trust you to know what works best for your team and projects and ask that you have a healthy presence that enables the right meetings to

Company benefits

Enhanced maternity leave – 8 weeks full pay, 16 weeks 50% pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 8 weeks full pay available (4 weeks at birth, another 4 weeks available in the first 2 years)
Adoption leave – statutory
Shared parental leave – statutory
25 days annual leave + bank holidays
Enhanced sick pay – 10 days full paid + statutory

We asked employees of Wayve how satisfied they were with flexible working, and this is what they told us

Location
79%
Employees are largely happy with their working location freedom
Hours
81%
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
66%
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
72%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
71%
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Autonomy
83%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done
Working at Wayve

Company employees

200

Office locations

London, UK and Mountain View, California

Funding levels

$258 million

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
United States