Director AV Release Engineering

Torc Robotics

Meet the Team: 

The Autonomous Vehicle Product Release Engineering team ensures that Torc’s products meet the highest standards for quality, safety, and functionality.   The Director of this group will provide senior-level leadership to the function charged with the definition, design, development of the release strategy of Torc’s driverless products across a wide array of teams and components including software, hardware, systems, architecture, and suppliers. 

What you’ll do: 

  • Provide leadership, direction and definition for the release management function including planning, scheduling, coordination, and implementation.
  • Develop and maintain best in class state of the art release framework
  • Define targets for product risk, reliability, availability, robustness, security, traceability, defensibility, and quality
  • Drive execution toward the target via validation and release strategies
  • Develop metrics to demonstrate release readiness and drive adoption via development cycle modifications
  • Assess technical quality of system, safety, and security artifacts
  • Lead team of technical experts; effectively manage individual goals and objectives, performance, and employee development.
  • Accomplishes department objectives by supervising staff and organizing and monitoring work processes with the highest degree of quality and safety. 
  • Collaborate with executive leadership in engineering, PMO, product management, System Engineering, Testing, System safety, quality and operations on workflows and artifacts

What you’ll need to Succeed:  

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, or equivalent with 12+ years relevant experience OR Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, or equivalent with 15+ years relevant experience  
  • 5+ years overall progressive technical systems or software development experience
  • 3+ years’ experience leading engineers in the delivery of software solutions that include complex algorithm development and data models, with emphasis on best practices in coding standards, testing, and systems integration
  • Minimum 3+ years performing personnel management activities including but not limited to performance planning and evaluations, corrective actions, and conflict resolution, recruiting and onboarding, and ensuring compliance to software policies and procedures. 
  • Proven experience in applying standards like ISO 26262, 21448, 21434; and experience applying methods like STPA, FMEA, FTA, DRBFM, 8D Analysis ect.

Bonus Points! 

  • Doctorate Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering or equivalent with 10+ years relevant experience
  • Experience with AV and ADAS applications
  • Experience with production and series automotive safety critical projects
  • Experience with data driven validation/formal methods 
  • Experience with ML/AI based products

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 

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