Staff Systems Engineer

We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced Specialist in the auto industry to become a part of our team. If you have a track record of success in the car industry, and a passion for cars and customer service, we advise you to send in your resume for this job. As a Car Professional at our company, you will have the opportunity to team up with a skilled team of professionals and significantly impact the vehicle industry. We are looking for a results-driven person who can help us achieve our goals and grow our business.


Job title: Staff Systems Engineer

Company: Torc Robotics

Job description: About the Company

At Torc, we have always believed that autonomous vehicle technology will transform how we travel, move freight, and do business.

A leader in autonomous driving since 2007, Torc has spent over a decade commercializing our solutions with experienced partners. , we are focused solely on developing software for automated trucks to transform how the world moves freight.

Join us and catapult your career with the company that helped pioneer autonomous technology, and the first AV software company with the vision to partner directly with a truck manufacturer.

About the Role:

Torc is looking for a Staff Systems Engineer to join the team responsible for defining, tracking, and updating the requirements for our autonomous driving system. This team provides a central role in the product development process, ensuring that the system being developed matches the customer’s needs, and making the design decisions that pave the way to productization of this technology.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop the system specification for an SAE L4 autonomous truck product
  • Derive system requirements from external stakeholders, regulatory bodies, liability review, operating domain, and societal expectations
  • Create the behavioral specification including the description of the dynamic driving task
  • Lead design discussions about technical details spanning across hardware, software, functional safety, validation, and operations
  • Identify key product challenges and generate achievable solutions
  • Work with a highly skilled and experienced international team to find the right design solutions to exceptionally complex and challenging problems
  • Work together with safety experts to ensure the design process is aligned with industry best practices as defined in ISO 26262 (FUSA), ISO 21448 (SOTIF), and other emerging standards
  • Collaborate closely with product management, validation and verification.

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Master’s degree in systems engineering, robotics, electrical engineering, or related technical field
  • 7+ years technical design experience for robotic, automotive, or aerospace systems
  • Experience specifying requirements for complex products with multiple levels of subsystems is highly desirable
  • Experience developing or implementing vehicle level control software is highly desirable
  • Background in working on robotics within loosely bounded operational design domains
  • Broad understanding of engineering fundamentals in software, networking, electrical, and mechanical systems and system components
  • Familiarity with functional safety analysis processes (HAZOP, FMEA, STPA, FTA)
  • Multimodal sensor usage and knowledge background is beneficial
  • Excellent engineering communication skills in both written documentation and verbal presentation, especially the ability to communicate complex technical issues to a diverse team
  • Open to occasional travel to partner or customer facilities

Bonus Points!

  • PhD and 5+ year of relevant work experience
  • Model-based systems engineering experience
  • Experience designing telematics or IoT solutions
  • Programming experience in C++ and Python is beneficial

Perks of Being a Full-time Torc’r

Torc cares about our team members and we strive to provide benefits and resources to support their health, work/life balance, and future. Our culture is collaborative, energetic, and team focused. Torc offers:

  • A competitive compensation package that includes a bonus component and stock options
  • 100% paid medical, dental, and vision premiums for full-time employees
  • 401K plan with a 6% employer match
  • Flexibility in schedule and generous paid vacation (available immediately after start date)
  • Company-wide holiday office closures
  • AD+D and Life Insurance

At Torc, we’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. We celebrate the uniqueness of our Torc’rs and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, veteran status, or disabilities.

Even if you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications listed for this opportunity, we encourage you to apply. We’re always looking for those that are hungry, humble, and people smart and your unique experience may be a great fit for this role or others.


Expected salary: $160800 per year

Location: Blacksburg, VA

Job date: Sat, 08 Jul 2023 07:32:53 GMT

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Thank you for your curiosity in our job opening. We are sure that this is a distinctive opportunity for a skilled professional like you to contribute in the field of vehicles. If you are a diligent and detail-oriented individual who is enthusiastic about automotive, we encourage you to apply for this position. We look forward to hearing from you shortly and perhaps welcoming you to our team.

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