Principal Controls Engineer - Autonomous Vehicles


Cambridge, MA, US / Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Hardware
  • Industry: AI/ML
  • Post Date: 11/22/2023
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 501 Massachusetts Avenue , Cambridge, MA 02139
  • Salary Range: $50,000 - $150,000


ISEE is an autonomous driving technology company, spun out of MIT, whose humanistic, AI-powered, self-driving yard trucks are modernizing the global supply chain for the world’s leading companies.

Job Description

ISEE is seeking a full-time Principal Controls Engineer to join our team. The ideal candidate has 7+ years of relevant work experience and a blend of mechatronics/robotics/and controls experience.
Role responsibilities include:
- Building and using models to simulate and test control algorithms, evaluating and verifying all aspects of dynamic behavior at both component and system level
- Conceiving test scenarios and coordinating with other teams to conduct extensive software testing and field testing on autonomous vehicles 
- Develop metrics and intuitive tools to evaluate vehicle dynamics controller performance
- Participate in architecture strategy & algorithm design reviewsConduct root-cause investigations, data processing and analysis of results from simulations and vehicle testing
- Advanced Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Controls Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics, or similar technical discipline. (Masters and up preferred)
- Engineering background in feedback control theory: linear system analysis (time domain and frequency domain), stability analysis, frequency response, system identification, optimal control techniques
- HIL (Hardware-in-loop) testing and signal processing experience
- Strong experience with MATLAB/Simulink
- Excellent communication skills
- Passionate about self-driving cars and robotics
- Basic understanding, and intuition for physics of multi-body systems
- Experience with coordinating, interpreting, and improving control algorithm requirements
- Experience designing test framework to ensure control algorithm compliance with requirements
- Working in a formal development environment (i.e. ISO26262)

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