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Hardware Integration Engineer - Applied Intuition

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Job Title
Hardware Integration Engineer
Job Location
Mountain View, California, United States
Job Description

About Applied Intuition

Applied Intuition is a vehicle software supplier that accelerates the adoption of safe and intelligent machines worldwide. Founded in 2017, Applied Intuition provides a simulation and validation platform for various industries such as automotive, trucking, construction, and more. 18 of the top 20 global automakers rely on Applied Intuition’s solutions to shorten development cycles, deliver high-quality systems, and accelerate the production of modern vehicles with confidence. Applied Intuition is headquartered in Mountain View, CA, with offices in Ann Arbor, MI, Washington, DC, Munich, Stockholm, Seoul, and Tokyo. Learn more at

Please note that we are an in-office company, which means the expectation is that you would come in to your Applied Intuition office 5 days a week.

About the role

We are looking for an Hardware Integration Engineer to work directly with our hardware team on the buildout, testing, maintenance and improving our utilization rate of the fleet. Through your daily interactions with all aspects of the self-driving system, you will be the lead technical reference for the system. You will work directly with our hardware engineers, engineering technicians, operators and safety drivers.

At Applied Intuition, you will:

  • Be the subject matter expert for Applied’s autonomous vehicles by building a deep familiarity with all aspects of the system. 
  • Provide vehicle integration support across the organization by designing, prototyping, and installing proof-of-concept systems and sensors under evaluation.
  • Lead and support the vehicle from the build-out phase through delivery to our operations team, including final bring-up and shakedown testing 
  • Design and build test benches to validate mechanical, electrical, embedded and software systems. 
  • Develop and own documentation as it relates to vehicle integration. 
  • Troubleshooting the vehicles systems, computer components and sensors performing root cause analysis 
  • Working to minimize vehicle downtime while focused on safety
  • Able to work independently on high level dynamically evolving challenges

We're looking for someone who has:

  • Bachelor of Science in mechanical, electrical or related field 
  • 3+ years technical experience in mechanical, electrical, computer, automove or the robotics industry 
  • Experience working with AV Components Lidars, Radars, Camera et
  • Previous experience with low volume manufacturing in automotive or robotics industry 
  • Proven ability to read and  understand electrical schematics, datasheets 
  • Experience with documenting and maintaining detailed assembly procedures 
  • Experience using shop equipment, 3D printers, automotive diagnostic tools 
  • Familiarity with CAD (or SolidWorks) design process is a plus
  • CNC, Machining, Metal Working and Welding experience
  • Experience with Automotive Repair and Maintenance

Nice to have:

  • Familiarity with Python or other programming languages
  • Familiarity with ROS and Linux OS
  • Familiarity with programming microcontrollers/microprocessors

Don’t meet every single requirement? If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Applicants will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement in accordance with applicable federal and state law. Applicants should be aware that for external-facing roles that involve close contact with Company employees or other third parties on the Company's premises, accommodations that involve remaining unvaccinated against COVID-19 may not be deemed reasonable. The Company will engage in the interactive process on an individualized basis taking into account the particular position.

Applied Intuition is an equal opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor. Consequently, the parties agree that, as applicable, they will abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and that these laws are incorporated herein by reference. These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. These regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability. The parties also agree that, as applicable, they will abide by the requirements of Executive Order 13496 (29 CFR Part 471, Appendix A to Subpart A), relating to the notice of employee rights under federal labor laws.

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Applied Intuition Headquarters Location

Mountain View, CA

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Applied Intuition Company Size

Between 200 - 500 employees

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Applied Intuition Total Amount Raised


Applied Intuition Funding Rounds

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  • Series D

    $175,000,000 USD

  • Series C

    $125,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $40,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $11,500,000 USD

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