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Controls Engineer

Engineering | San Francisco, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

We are the future of transportation.

Our mission is to provide efficient, economical, and ecological transportation solutions for the informed and interconnected global community. We aim to rekindle the excitement of the transportation experience by combining human-centered design with the latest in technologies and manufacturing.


  • Design and develop controller software for our control moment gyro (CMG) actuated  vehicle
  • Create intelligent logic for detection of specific vehicle conditions
  • Implement control related features in C/C++
  • Generate and maintain vehicle simulation models
  • Utilize vehicle testing to validate and optimize new functionality on actual vehicle platforms
  • Analyze and interpret test data in order to tune and improve vehicle response


  • Master of Science, or Ph.D. in Aerospace, Electrical, Mechanical, or equivalent technical field
  • 3+ years of related work experience
  • Experience with PID controllers
  • Experience with sensor fusion and state estimation, including Kalman filters
  • Experience using system identification to improve modeling and controller design
  • Experience with MATLAB/Simulink
  • Experience writing object-oriented C/C++ software 

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience implementing advanced control concepts including optimal, robust, or adaptive control
  • Experience with computer vision-based road detection and navigation
  • Familiarity with multi-body dynamics
  • Familiarity with cross-compiling and remote-debugging for embedded systems
  • Experience developing software in RTOS environments
  • Experience using automatic code generation features from modeling frameworks like Simulink