Jobs at Alumni Ventures Portfolio Companies


Engineering Leader



Emeryville, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, April 26, 2024
BlueSpace.ai is building the next generation of self-driving technology to create the safety certainty needed for genuinely driverless vehicles. Our patented 4D Predictive Perception enables this by calculating all objects’ motion from next-gen 4D sensors. BlueSpace.ai’s team brings experience from all over the autonomous vehicles (AV) industry, including OEMs, world-class research institutions, and autonomous driving companies.
We welcome self-driven individuals who excel under limited direction to join our award-winning team and company.
We are looking for an Engineering Leader to function as the right hand person to our CEO and take over the day to day leadership of our engineering team. You are a dynamic leader comfortable in an early stage startup beginning a period of hyper-growth.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Own the team's technical roadmap, production, and leadership to define and execute against Bluespace’s goals and objectives.
  • Lead a team of engineers to solve the core perception and prediction problems in autonomy.
  • Initiate and foster close cross-functional collaborations internally and externally.
  • Have a clear and direct impact and ownership of products.
  • Grow the team to be world-class and foster a culture of openness, collaboration, and innovation.
  • Demonstrated ability to digest and use new technology quickly and strategically.
  • Consistent track record of successfully making progress amidst ambiguity.
  • Strong C++ software development background
  • Experience developing software under real-time performance requirements.
  • Experience with perception software stack for self-driving or similar mobile robotics applications.

Qualification and Experience

  • MS or PhD in computer science, robotics, or relevant engineering discipline.
  • Five+ years experience leading a team in a high-growth startup.
  • Experience managing and launching products.
  • Experience driving cross-team collaborations.
  • Passionate about advancing perception for all autonomy.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • You have proven people management and leadership skills and a consistent track record of mentoring and coaching team members.
  • You are passionate about creating and fostering good engineering practices and processes.

Extra Credit

  • Hands-on experience in working with vehicle dynamics software for production vehicles.
BlueSpace.aI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.