Data Engineer

Boston, MA

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About Optimus RideOptimus Ride is a self-driving vehicle startup working to enable safe, sustainable, and equitable mobility solutions. Our mission is to transform cities and pave the way for a more sustainable future through the introduction of self-driving technologies.
Optimus Ride headquarters are located in the Boston Seaport District. Our team hails from a diverse set of backgrounds, and cumulatively has decades of experience building self-driving vehicles, electric vehicles, manufacturing robots, surgical robots, autonomous drones, underwater robots, and more. We aim for a highly collaborative, hands-on, and open environment where peers learn from each other while building technologies for real-world environments.
Transportation is for everyone, and we create a better product when our team reflects our users. We constantly strive for a culture where under-indexed groups are welcome and can flourish.
The Role
Optimus Ride vehicles and systems generate large volumes of rich, complex data that are used both on- and off-vehicle to make decisions with real world consequences. We also need to run simulations at scale as part of our testing and to establish the safety of our vehicle.  We are looking for data engineers who are excited by the challenge of implementing and orchestrating complex dataflows to power self-driving vehicles.
Our team is focused on a rapid path to market in order to maximize the benefits of self-driving technologies for all. To do this, we need our engineers to be versatile, have leadership qualities, and be enthusiastic about tackling problems across the full range of our systems. Working at Optimus Ride you will innovate with engineers and designers who cumulatively have decades of experience in software development, computer vision, machine learning, sensing and actuation, human-machine interface, and design. You will be creating new technologies through software development that integrates your areas of expertise to enable self-driving systems to be possible today.


  • Participate in our team’s software development processes, including documentation, automated testing, and source control practices
  • Design, implement, and drive large data storage, data processing, and simulation testing projects
  • Test, debug, and maintain reliable, safe, and production quality code
  • Python Development


  • BS in computer science, a related field, or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years experience in Big Data Solutions and ETL pipelines using Cloud Services (e.g. Airflow, BigQuery, etc.)
  • 2+ years experience writing production-quality code in Python
  • Experience with continuous build and deployment process and tools (e.g. Jenkins, git, etc.)
  • Experience with data processing and analysis
  • Experience with databases and SQL
  • Interest and ability to learn additional skills and technologies as required

  • Experience in software quality assurance / testing
  • Experience in statistical analysis
  • Experience with C++
  • Experience with data and network security
  • (We are open to reviewing resumes of candidates who may not have these qualities yet, but demonstrate the potential to learn them on the job.)
Benefits and Working EnvironmentAt Optimus Ride, we strive to support our employees by offering competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits and a world class working environment that is centered around the team. We nurture creativity and provide expansive opportunities for growth and development.
Job tags: Airflow Big Data BigQuery Computer Vision ETL Machine Learning Python Security SQL
Job region(s): North America
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