Engineering Manager


Menlo Park, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 01/14/2021
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  • Company Address: 1015 Obrien Dr, Menlo Park, California 94025, US


Cyngn's mission is to create safer, broadly accessible and cost effective transportation through advanced technology, enhancing human productivity and improving quality of life.

We develop and offer autonomous mobility solutions that move people and goods in real world environments. Cost effective, modular, broadly applicable.

Job Description

About Us

Cyngn is a Silicon Valley startup backed by the leading Venture Capital firms and strategic investors in the world, including Benchmark Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Redpoint, Tencent, Qualcomm, Foxconn and others.

We believe that the best products come from the art of open and honest collaboration. We’re constantly experimenting, asking questions, listening to feedback and always ready to take action. We believe that the journey of creating and building is just as important as the final product. This curiosity and learning breeds a workplace for open creativity and trust, creating products that will make everyone’s lives better. We apply this belief in developing and deploying self-driving solutions that move people and goods in real-world environments. Our Level 4 self-driving system for geo-fenced public and private environments is cost-effective, modular and broadly applicable.

To build this incredible technology, we are looking for energetic, motivated, experienced technical leaders to help guide our team to deliver unparalleled quality for our enterprise customers.

About You

You want to work for a fast-moving company that recognizes the virtue of automation and autonomy. You are passionate about autonomous vehicles and the future of mobility, with purpose. You are driven, calm, motivated by making an impact on the technological and commercial trajectory of the company you work for. You eat complex problems for breakfast. If you love to build, tinker and create with a team of trusted colleagues, then CYNGN is the place for you.


        Manage 5-8 engineers, depending on experience. Provide mentorship and technical guidance.
        Work closely with Leadership to ensure that daily engineering activities are successfully advancing the highest priority company goals
        Maintain laser focus on current and prospective customer needs
        Establish technical directions and drive multiple technical initiatives across various domains in the complete self-driving stack
        Ensure timely delivery with high quality, efficient, safe, and reliable production code


        5+ years of experience managing engineers
        8+ years of experience shipping scalable production systems
        Deep expertise in at least one relevant domain - computer vision, motion planning, optimization, control theory, machine learning, systems, cloud computing, etc.
        Ability to architect end-to-end functionality for hardware-software products
        Ability to navigate technical complexity and guide engineers amid market ambiguity, while constantly looking for best possible alternative solutions
        Capable and trusted of building an entire sub-system from scratch
        Strong drive to help a young startup succeed - willingness to step into any role that may be required at a given time

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.