Director of Engineering
About NuPort Robotics
NuPort Robotics is Canada’s first autonomous trucking company bringing
driver-less trucks to Canada. NuPort applies its proprietary
platooning and autonomous driving technology to create self driving
Director of Engineering
Scope of the Position:
As NuPort’s Director of Engineering, you will be accountable to the
CEO / CTO for developing and executing technical roadmaps. You will
lead an engineering team of Roboticists and Machine Learning Engineers
to deliver an industry leading autonomous driving tech for the
transportation market. Overall, you will define the Company’s
Engineering and Software Architecture foreseeing the long term path.
It is preferred that the position be based in the Greater Toronto
Area, however remote positions will also be considered for a short
duration. The position will involve travel to partner and customer
locations globally. This is preferably a full time role; part-time and
contract positions also applicable. If this position sounds
interesting to you, please send a detailed CV to
PhD in Computer Science, Electrical engineering, Mechanical
Engineering or other technical field with 7+ years of Industry
Experience in a computer vision / Sensors / Robotics / Hardware for
the automotive market.
- Strong C++, Python and ROS skills.
- Strong experience with Ubuntu.
- Knowledge of git is required
At least 3 years of experience in autonomous driving vehicles at a
Senior position in one or more of the following
Working at an OEM or Tier-1 or Autonomous driving company in a
product centric R&D position.
- Working in tech startups in senior management.
3+ years of Full-stack development experience for autonomous
- Experience scaling and managing 5+ person teams.
Good understanding of current state of the art algorithms driving
the automotive industry with respect to sensors, Computer vision and
Good understanding of topics, algorithms related to localization,
mapping, motion planning, controls, perception, functional safety,
big data management, etc.
Understanding of the hardware tech-stack for autonomous vehicles.
Demonstrated experience in DevOps, CI/CD, bash scripts on Linux at
an industrial level.
Strong Understanding of functional safety components. Experience
with ISO26262, Autosar, etc.
Some Experience in Logistics, Transportation Management, Fleet
Management and/or related industry.
Experience in writing technical proposals including Govt. and
Industry proposals, writing patents, industrial whitepapers, etc.
- Good Project Management skills.
- trong presentation, demo and communication skills.
- Experience of working in a fast paced environment.
- Maintain “engineering first” mindset.
Managing timely execution of technical development projects,
including architecture recommendations and prioritization.
Closely working with product managers and architects to set up
technical roadmaps and being at the forefront of technology,
engineering and platform.
Leveraging DevOps principles to create a seamless solution for
software product delivery.
Leading by example for a team of Engineers in different domains
(perception, motion planning, sensors, etc.). For instance setting
up of new API’s working with platform engineering teams, enforcing
good software engineering and data analytics standards, etc.
Integration of the various functionalities shipped by the R&D team.
Responsible for cloud and data infrastructure insights to ensure
integration and productivity of resources using GCP, Kubernetes,
Hadoop or similar technology.
Providing direction and guidance in assessing and evaluating
security and privacy risks, including examining the impact of new
technologies shipped by various technical and R&D teams
This position reports to the CEO / CTO.
Why NuPort Robotics?
At NuPort, we are leading the development of self driving technology
for trucks, the first of its kind in Canada. We offer an opportunity
to work on the business development of exciting technology that
improves the quality of life and safety for commercial vehicles. We
have a mission to automate global supply chains using self-driving
trucks increasing sustainability through the adoption of clean
transportation solutions. Our growing team has a can-do and will-do
attitude, to build technology that can transform human lives. We have
a dynamic and collaborative environment encouraging strong
collaboration within the team. If this is something that makes you
want to be a part of the next generation of autonomous vehicles,
please reach out to us, we would be happy to discuss this further.
Competitive base salary plus stock option ownership in the company.
Please direct all relevant material (detailed CV (2+ pages)) and / or
questions to email@example.com