ML Data Engineer

Nov 04, 2023

Mexico City, Mexico

The company

Outrider is a software company that is automating distribution yards with electric, self-driving trucks. Our system eliminates manual tasks that are hazardous and repetitive while it improves safety and efficiency. Outrider’s mission is to drive the rapid adoption of sustainable freight transportation. We are a private company founded in 2018 and backed by NEA, 8VC, Koch Disruptive Technologies, and other top-tier investors. Our customers are Fortune 200 companies and our autonomous trucks are already running in distribution yards. For more information, visit www.outrider.ai

The Role

Join us as a ML Data Engineer at Outrider, where you'll be at the forefront of a thrilling journey in machine learning and data operations. As part of our newly formed ML Perception Data & ML Ops team, you'll play a pivotal role in our rapid expansion. We're ambitiously scaling our data collections by 100x and diving into an array of groundbreaking ML projects.

Imagine a role where your work directly shapes the future of autonomous vehicle technology. You'll be instrumental in constructing and refining a robust data framework essential for fueling all our algorithms, ranging from intricate deep learning systems to sophisticated filter/state estimation. This role isn't just about coding; it's about building the backbone of our ML endeavors and continuously enhancing our model's effectiveness.

With a vast initiative to collect and ingest petabytes of autonomous vehicle data, your efforts will power major advancements in our deep learning and data analysis capabilities. You'll collaborate with an inspired engineering team and visionary leadership, all dedicated to achieving remarkable feats in ML.

Your impact won't go unnoticed, as you'll contribute to vital deep learning projects that are key to advancing Outrider’s autonomous vehicle technologies

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Spearhead development of ML and data operations frameworks, focusing on deep learning and state-estimation algorithms.
  • Architect and enhance the digital systems powering autonomous trucks.
  • Create advanced tools and visualizations to expedite development processes.
  • Analyze and interpret data from extensive data lakes for optimization.
  • Direct the processing of large data sets in cloud environments, ensuring scalability and efficiency.
  • Collaborate across teams for integrated algorithm deployment, including deep learning modeling and computing.
  • Actively participate in data collection, balancing hardware interaction and data handling, and oversee the design of efficient data collection methods.
  • Develop and refine data pipelines for optimal speed and reliability in high-volume data handling.
  • Manage infrastructure critical to data storage and processing, including database performance and relevance.
  • Specialize in handling and verifying diverse sensor data, such as cameras, Lidar, and radar, to uphold data accuracy and dependability
  • Influence the evolution of autonomous logistics through impactful, cutting-edge work

Required Qualifications

  • Proven engineering expertise, with several years of experience in big data and deep learning environments.
  • Advanced proficiency in Python programming.
  • In-depth knowledge and practical skills with modern cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP).
  • Strong background in managing large-scale data compute and database systems.
  • Demonstrated ability in developing and optimizing data pipelines and storage solutions.

Ideal Qualifications

  • Proficiency in understanding and applying DAG concepts, designing scalable and parallelizable workflows.
  • Deep learning expertise is desirable (not essential), particularly in enhancing dataset quality for effective model development.
  • MLOps knowledge, combining machine learning with operational skills, especially in data engineering for deep learning projects.

At Outrider, we believe in cultivating an environment where there is diversity of perspectives, experiences, and knowledge with the expectation that we thrive in an inclusive environment. Outrider is committed to a workforce where everyone's opportunities are limitless regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any others that are protected by law.

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