Lead Development Engineer

| Greater LA Area

THE PURPOSE:

The Test Data and Software group is responsible for collecting, organizing, and distributing accurate data to aid in testing and validating Hyperloop components and systems. 

  • Data collection includes developing and maintaining data acquisition hardware and software, machine controls, and the data pipeline for visualization and storage.
  • Organizing the data includes overseeing the test organization and process to ensure full traceability, data storage, and reporting capability.
  • Distribution of data includes tools to visualize, download, and process data stored in the database.
  • This group is responsible for ensuring the accuracy of data collected, including calibration of assets and correct use of instrumentation.

THE ROLE:

The Lead Test Data and Software Engineer will:

  • Provide technical leadership and manage team resources and priorities.
  • Develop and manage the Test Data and Software group’s operating and project budget requirements
  • Manage, maintain and report on the Test Data and Software Team’s project queue
  • Mentor junior engineers on “best practices” though code reviews
  • Introduce and support continuous improvement initiatives
  • Setup common network topologies and interface with the Hyperloop-one IT department to ensure support for distributed systems
  • Oversee the architecture and maintenance of the full data pipeline for testing data
  • Oversee the data collection process to ensure full traceability to test configuration, calibration data, and test plans
  • Oversee the implementation and adherence to asset management and calibration practices
  • Ensure that safety is a key consideration during development of new programs and processe
  • Maintain familiarity with the changing technological landscape and seek to implement new technologies

THE CANDIDATE:

The candidate for this role must possess good communication and organizational skills. They must have experience managing high-performance teams, and have the technical background to be fluent in industry testing methods, instrumentation, data acquisition, and data storage and retrieval.

MINIMUM REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent discipline.
  • Proficient with NI LabVIEW (OOP, RT, and FPGA)
  • Experience with National Instruments hardware (PC-based DAQ, NI CompactRIO, PXI)
  • Proficient with object oriented programming concepts and techniques
  • Experience with revision/version control systems such as GIT or SVN
  • Experience with scripting and/or text-based languages (Python, C++, etc)
  • Experience with maintaining, developing and interacting with InfluxDB, MySQL or similar databases
  • Experience with systems integration, examples include PLC-, LabVIEW-, and CANopen-based systems.
  • Experience with architecting highly distributed systems
  • Experience with asset calibration programs and procedures

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent discipline.
  • Certification in National Instruments LabVIEW, CLD or better
  • Knowledge of networking and distributed systems issues
  • Experience with DDS or other distributed communication middleware

Hyperloop One is an Equal Employment Employer; employment is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other protected status. Hyperloop One will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the “Ban the Box” legislation. We may access publicly available information as part of your application. For full information on how your personal information will be stored and processed, please click here.

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Location

2159 Bay Street, Los Angeles, CA 90021
2159 Bay Street, Los Angeles, CA 90021

An Insider's view of Virgin Hyperloop One

What’s the vibe like in the office?

There's a buzz that can't be described. Imagine a group of very smart people, all from different backgrounds and industries, under one roof. All of these people are working on a massive project that could change so much in the world. The impact it will have is huge!

Greg Toroosian

Recruiting Manager

What is your vision for the company?

To transform transportation by breaking the time barrier! At speeds in excess of airlines and with the potential to operate off of renewable grid based power, hyperloop will be revolutionary.

Anita Sengupta

SVP of Systems Engineering

What projects are you most excited about?

Building hardware for two different and distinct worlds. On one hand there's manufacturing complexities of building the pod, which is an entirely new class of passenger and cargo vehicle packed full of high-tech hardware. On the other, there's the manufacturing challenge of building the linear infrastructure. Each is unique and makes work exciting.

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What are Virgin Hyperloop One Perks + Benefits

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Vision Benefits
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Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
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Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Pet Friendly

Additional Perks + Benefits

Catered lunches, snacks, coffee and drinks every day. Personal trainer on-site 3x a week. Full showers, towels and lockers. Corporate Uber account. Onsite barber visits. Dry cleaning service. Stock options with early exercise option.

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