Optimus Ride

Optimus Ride Inc. is the leading self-driving vehicle technology company developing systems for geo-fenced environments. Emerging from Boston’s vibrant robotics ecosystem, we bring together the promise of self-driving technologies with real world considerations. We design our software to enable efficient, sustainable, and equitable mobility networks.

With roots at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Optimus Ride combines over thirty years of interdisciplinary research in self‑driving technologies (DARPA Urban Challenge), electric vehicles (MIT CityCar), and Mobility-on-Demand Systems. Our technology expertise and industrial experience combines manufacturing robots, urban design, and on-demand vehicle fleet management.

Optimus Ride is a self-driving vehicle startup working to enable safe, sustainable, and equitable mobility solutions. Our mission is to transform cities and pave the way for a more sustainable future through the introduction of self-driving technologies.

Optimus Ride headquarters are located in the Boston Seaport District. Our team hails from a diverse set of backgrounds, and cumulatively has decades of experience building self-driving vehicles, electric vehicles, manufacturing robots, surgical robots, autonomous drones, underwater robots, and more. We aim for a highly collaborative, hands-on, and open environment where peers learn from each other while building technologies for real-world environments.

Transportation is for everyone, and we create a better product when our team reflects our users. We constantly strive for a culture where under-indexed groups are welcome and can flourish.

Open Positions at Optimus Ride

Software Engineer – Big Data

Optimus Ride vehicles and systems generate large volumes of rich, complex data that are used both on- and off-vehicle to make decisions with real world consequences. We are looking for data engineers who are excited by the challenge of implementing and orchestrating complex dataflows to power self-driving vehicles. Our team is focused on a rapid path to market in order to maximize the benefits of self-driving technologies for all. To do this, we need our engineers to be versatile, have leade...

Operations Manager (Fairfield, CA)

At Optimus, Operations Managers are the leaders of their respective site. This role will be located at the Paradise Valley Estates in Farifield, CA. As the Operations Manager at this site, you will be focused on providing our customers with a professional autonomous transportation service as well as ensuring that the day-to-day operations of the site are running efficiently and safely. As an Operations Manager, you are always thinking about what is best for the site client and customers and c...

Build and Release Engineer

We are looking for a build and release software engineer with extensive experience in Linux environment to help integrate new compute platforms for our vehicles. You will join a team of engineers working on hardware and platforms upon which all of our software operates, to create the foundation for the advancements we are making in self driving technologies. At Optimus Ride, we strive for an open and collaborative engineering culture where engineers share with, learn from, and support each ot...

Technical Program Manager – Autonomy / Robotics

We are looking for technical program managers who will coordinate and support our engineering teams to ship our self-driving vehicles and software to our end-users. You will work with peers who cumulatively have decades of experience from places like Google X, SpaceX, iRobot, Rethink Robotics, Draper Laboratories, Zipcar, and have built self-driving vehicles, electric vehicles, manufacturing robots, surgical robots, autonomous drones, and more. Our team is focused on a rapid path to market, ...

Software Engineer – Robotics Systems

Optimus Ride software engineers create the software at the heart of our vehicles and systems. Our software needs to process complex dataflows and make decisions with real world consequences. We are looking for engineers who bring fresh perspective from many different areas, including machine learning, perception, robotics, networking and data storage, real-time systems, UI and mobile. Our team is focused on a rapid path to market in order to maximize the benefits of self-driving technologies...

Software Engineer – Machine Learning

Optimus Ride software engineers create the software at the heart of our vehicles and systems. Our software needs to process complex dataflows and make decisions with real world consequences. We are looking for engineers who bring deep expertise in enabling vehicles and robots to perceive and understand the world around them. Our team is focused on a rapid path to market in order to maximize the benefits of self-driving technologies for all. To do this, we need our engineers to be versatile, ...

Software Engineer – Computer Vision and Perception

Optimus Ride software engineers create the software at the heart of our vehicles and systems. Our software needs to process complex dataflows and make decisions with real world consequences. We are looking for engineers who bring deep expertise in enabling vehicles and robots to perceive and understand the world around them. Our team is focused on a rapid path to market in order to maximize the benefits of self-driving technologies for all. To do this, we need our engineers to be versatile, ...

Data Engineer

Optimus Ride vehicles and systems generate large volumes of rich, complex data that are used both on- and off-vehicle to make decisions with real world consequences. We are looking for data engineers who are excited by the challenge of implementing and orchestrating complex dataflows to power self-driving vehicles. Our team is focused on a rapid path to market in order to maximize the benefits of self-driving technologies for all. To do this, we need our engineers to be versatile, have leade...

Autonomous Vehicle Systems Engineer

We are seeking talented and ambitious autonomous vehicle system engineers to work closely with engineers across many disciplines to help analyze and develop the complex systems that our teams create. The ideal candidate has worked on safety-critical vehicle engineering projects and is well-versed in safety management life cycle for complex software and hardware systems.

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