Senior Field Autonomy Solutions Engineer (Hybrid)

May Mobility

Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Full time

Trucks VC portfolio

Aug 23

May Mobility is transforming cities through autonomous technology to create a safer, greener, more accessible world. Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, May develops and deploys autonomous vehicles (AVs) powered by our innovative Multi-Policy Decision Making (MPDM) technology that literally reimagines the way AVs think. 

Our vehicles do more than just drive themselves - they provide value to communities, bridge public transit gaps and move people where they need to go safely, easily and with a lot more fun. We’re building the world’s best autonomy system to reimagine transit by minimizing congestion, expanding access and encouraging better land use in order to foster more green, vibrant and livable spaces. Since our founding in 2017, we’ve given more than 300,000 autonomy-enabled rides to real people around the globe. And we’re just getting started. We’re hiring people who share our passion for building the future, today, solving real-world problems and seeing the impact of their work. Join us.

Hybrid employees come into HQ or one of our sites on an agreed upon cadence set by their leader and based on the nature of the role. This role is a hybrid role, based out of Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Job Summary

May Mobility is seeking a Field Autonomy Solutions Engineer to empower the sales of the May Mobility AV product, growth of May’s operational footprint, and develop processes to determine technical best-fit for its current and potential future customers. The Field Autonomy Solutions Engineer will be responsible for developing subject matter expertise on May Mobility’s product Operational Design Domain (ODD), the practical application of the ODD, insights for ODD development, and supporting the sale of AV service deployments both domestically and internationally. This role will collaborate closely with the Customer Operations and Business Operations functions to provide technical expertise and context to business pipeline development. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Engage with current and potential stakeholders to establish technical fit, demonstrate value, and generate insights for product improvement. 
  • Collaborate with internal teams to develop presentations, documentation, and informational materials explaining May Mobility products and services to external audiences. 
  • Interface with Product Managers, Autonomy, and Engineering leaders to ensure solution and feature roadmaps capture business needs, reflecting the customer landscape.
  • Identify and utilize GIS (Geographic Information Systems) technology and/or equivalent tools to improve current processes for identifying routes, regions, and roadways fitting within May Mobility’s Operational Design Domain
  • Develop frameworks and leverage deployment tools to inform current and future customer conversations
  • Present verbal and written technical communications on behalf of May Mobility to current and prospective customers, partners, public officials and policymakers, and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrate autonomous technology for May stakeholders including members of the public, press, current and potential customers and partners, policymakers, other VIPs
  • Travel to active and prospective operational sites for evaluation of May’s AV product offering
  • Provide support to deployed AV operations and actively drive resolution to problems and deficiencies in the AV deployment.
  • Coordinates and develops the on-site configuration and deployment of autonomous technology in new locations

Qualifications and Skills

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, especially with specialties or course work including Computer Science, Robotics, Transportation Engineering, or Operations Engineering, related technical discipline, or equivalent experience in urban or transportation planning
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a technical role or roles
  • Minimum one year experience in a customer-facing role
  • Superb oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • Exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to travel up to 50% as needed, within and beyond the United States
  • Ability to pass a driving records check
  • Active US Driver’s License (or ability and willingness to obtain one)
  • Familiarity with basic principles of mobile robotics
  • Ability to comprehend and communicate technical concepts across a variety of audiences

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience in Robotics and/or Autonomous Vehicles
  • Prior experience in a technical sales or solutions engineering role
  • Experience creating insights from diverse data and statistical tools
  • Experience operating in a Linux environment and using basic Linux command line utilities
  • Experience using Git and GitHub or Gitlab
  • Experience reading, debugging, and writing code in Python, C, and/or C++
  • Experience with GIS or equivalent technology 

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and/or people of color are less likely to apply to a job unless they meet every qualification. At May Mobility, we’re committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workforce, so if you’re excited about this role but your previous experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification, we encourage you to apply anyway! You may be the perfect candidate for this or another role at May.

Want to learn more about our culture & benefits? Check out our website!

May Mobility is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, genetics or any other legally protected basis. Below, you have the opportunity to share your preferred gender pronouns, gender, ethnicity, and veteran status with May Mobility to help us identify areas of improvement in our hiring and recruitment processes. Completion of these questions is entirely voluntary. Any information you choose to provide will be kept confidential, and will not impact the hiring decision in any way. If you believe that you will need any type of accommodation, please let us know.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: May Mobility does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Furthermore, May Mobility does not pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency other than its approved partners.

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