Staff Software Engineer

Solo AVT

Fremont, CA, USA

Full time

Trucks VC portfolio

May 5

Who we are:

Solo AVT is building the safest, greenest and most cost-effective long-haul truck – ever. With experienced leaders in the field, we’re building a solution that will upend the logistics trucking industry. You will be working with a highly cross-functional team of systems, software, hardware and vehicle engineers, as well as an incredibly talented team of designers, technicians, and a wide range of other professionals.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

As a Full Stack Software Engineer at Solo AVT, you will be responsible for leading all software activities on the truck, around the truck and the applicable backend in regards to managing, processing, storing and archiving data including real time data streams in all aspects of Solo’s vehicle operations. As the team grows, you may be designated as a subject matter expert and will be asked to provide guidance to junior team members. The ideal candidate works well within a diverse team while also being able to operate independently and deliver projects on time and to specification. This candidate is able to solve complex problems by working up from the engineering fundamentals to develop the best solution, regardless of what others are doing or have done. We can’t change the world by doing it the way everyone else has done it! Finally, while we are an engineering driven company, you will need to be able to effectively communicate with our co-workers and partners in both technical and non-technical capacities. 

Job Requirements - Essential Skills:

  • Design and Develop software architectures for on board and back-end applications to process a wide range of data
  • Convert product specifications into software requirements
  • Work cross functionally to understand the problem space and document the intended objectives
  • Analyze functional objectives and requirements and align with cross functional teams and suppliers
  • Analyze systems and report performance, risk, and issue/opportunity metrics to management
  • Strong background in vehicles, aerospace, space or robotics
  • Proven track record programming in C++ and Python including relevant packages/libraries
  • Ability to leverage data analysis tools like Matlab or similar to support architecture definitions and layouts
  • Strong documentation skills are required
  • At Solo AVT we celebrate a hands-on and flexible work philosophy, which we think is required to be necessary for our success. This implies that you might be asked to perform in different functions from time to time to ensure the team achieves the defined goals

Desired Skills:

  • Background in working with autonomous vehicles
  • Background in working with a variety of different data pipelines
  • Experience working with ISO 26262, ASIL and HARA 
  • Management of Software Change Control
  • Willing to work flexible hours and passionate about getting jobs done


  • BS/MS degree in ME/EE/CS or equivalent
  • 8+ years of professional work experience as an Software Engineer
  • 5+ years of professional experience as a Full Stack Software Engineer in a relevant field such as automotive, aerospace, robotics, etc.

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Solo AVT

Revolutionizing the Freight Transportation Industry