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Software Engineer, Simulation Infrastructure

San Francisco, California, United States
About The Team

DoorDash Labs is an independent team within DoorDash. We are working on building autonomous delivery robots from the ground-up as part of DoorDash's core delivery platform. If you have a passion for applying robotics solutions in a service used by millions of people, then we want to talk to you!

About The Role

We re hiring a Simulation Infrastructure software engineer in our autonomy software team. In this role, you ll work with multiple stakeholders including Product, Engineering (hardware and software), and Operations to develop and improve our simulation infrastructure. You ll be researching, designing and implementing enhancements as a core member of the team.

You re Excited About This Opportunity Because You Will

  • Play an integral role on a small and focused team
  • Design and implement infrastructure to run large scale autonomous vehicle simulation in the cloud
  • Design and implement metrics pipelines to evaluate robot performance
  • Design and implement simulation tooling enabling creation of scenarios & analysis of simulation results.
  • Collaborate with autonomy teams and operations to build extensive simulation coverage to contribute to ensuring the safety of our autonomous vehicles.
We re Excited About You Because

  • Experience with parallel data processing frameworks. E.g Sparks, MapReduce, Apache Beam
  • Experience with the containerization ecosystem (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Experience leveraging AWS ecosystem to build large scale processing pipelines
  • In-depth knowledge of data structures and advanced algorithms.
  • Strong C++ experience
  • MS/PhD degree in Computer Science, or related technical field
About DoorDash

At DoorDash, our mission to empower local economies shapes how our team members move quickly, learn, and reiterate in order to make impactful decisions that display empathy for our range of users-from Dashers to merchant partners to consumers. We are a technology and logistics company that started with door-to-door delivery, and we are looking for team members who can help us go from a company that is known for delivering food to a company that people turn to for any and all goods.

DoorDash is growing rapidly and changing constantly, which gives our team members the opportunity to share their unique perspectives, solve new challenges, and own their careers. We're committed to supporting employees happiness, healthiness, and overall well-being by providing comprehensive benefits and perks including premium healthcare, wellness expense reimbursement, paid parental leave and more.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We re committed to growing and empowering a more inclusive community within our company, industry, and cities. That s why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of people from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has room at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunity to excel.

Statement of Non-Discrimination: In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital/domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination and harassment based on "protected categories," we also strive to prevent other subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (i.e., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at DoorDash. We value a diverse workforce - people who identify as women, non-binary or gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, American Indian or Native Alaskan, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, differently-abled, caretakers and parents, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Thank you to the Level Playing Field Institute for this statement of non-discrimination.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.

If you need any accommodations, please inform your recruiting contact upon initial connection.

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