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Autonomous Systems Engineer

Naperville, IL or Hybrid - Engineering

We are re-imagining the future and building autonomous machines to create healthy, green, and sustainable cities. We provide our customers with safety and efficiency through autonomous robotics. If you always wanted to be a part of an industry-changing startup, then this job posting is for you. Havenshine is a startup working on sensor-fusion technologies related to autonomous vehicles and robotics.


We are looking for a chief software engineer who will oversee crucial aspects of our autonomous system. You will work together with a talented team of engineers on ground-breaking technologies.


The ideal candidate will be a self starter, fast learner, with strong background in software engineering. In this position, you will have a chance to take your career to the next stage by planning and managing the technical development. As the company continues to grow, you will get a chance to build out the engineering team. This position involves meeting with customers and supervising autonomous operations.


If you share our passion of building a safe, clean, and autonomous world, we would like you to join our team.



  • Algorithm development: mapping, navigation, path planning, sensor fusion, safety systems, runtime tests, calibration, FMEA

  • Embedded software, unit tests, and integration tests in C/C++

  • Document code, processes, and architecture

  • Data analysis from autonomous runs

  • Participate in on-site reviews of autonomous runs

  • On-site meetings with customers



  • Experience working with C/C++ and other software languages

  • Experience with micro-controllers and with Linux/Unix based environments

  • Understanding of embedded systems real-time systems engineering


Bonus (Nice to Have)

  • Cloud development experience, preferably in AWS

  • Experience in Android and/or iOS development

  • Scripting skills (e.g., shell scripts, Perl, Ruby, Python)

  • Understanding of geo-spatial coordinate system

  • Understanding of computer vision, SLAM, and machine learning

  • Background in developing safety-critical automotive systems

  • Background in cyber-security


Job Types: Full-time, Contract


We are an early-stage angel-investor-funded startup. We are looking for co-founders and offer a combination of equity and salary to qualified candidates.


Havenshine Technologies is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

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