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Software Engineer

The Boring Company

The Boring Company

Software Engineering
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Posted on Tuesday, October 13, 2020
The Boring Company was founded to solve the problem of soul-destroying traffic by creating an underground network of tunnels. Today, we are creating the technology to increase tunneling speed and decrease costs by a factor of 10 or more with the ultimate goal of making Hyperloop adoption viable and enabling rapid transit across densely populated regions.
As a Software Engineer you will be responsible for helping build a completely new underground transportation system, controlled and architected in an extremely efficient and safe manner. This role will primarily be focused on developing and architecting all aspects of tunnel controls, from vehicle guidance to safety procedures, with the ultimate goal of achieving full vehicle autonomy.


  • Iterate and optimize the traffic control algorithms to achieve maximum system efficiency.
  • Design and develop software to allow for complete autonomous operations within tunnel transportation.
  • Implement safe and reliable vehicle control algorithms to achieve full autonomy.
  • Architect and implement high quality code for safety critical controls to run all aspects of traffic controls.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent field.
  • Experience developing large software applications in C, C++ or Go with high performance requirements.
  • Understanding of networking.
  • Experience with parallel programming and/or distributed systems.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • 2+ years industry experience in practical software development projects.
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new projects and learn new languages, technologies and concepts under tight time constraints.
  • Experience working with scripting languages: Javascript and/or Python.
  • Experience with Web Technologies: HTML, CSS, JS and at least one of jQuery, React, Angular, Vue or similar.
  • Understanding of how to develop Web APIs including concepts such as REST.
  • Experience writing code for safety critical real-time systems. Experience working with an RTOS is a plus.
  • Experience working with embedded and automotive technologies such as CAN.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical thinking skills.
  • Experience with database management, database internals, database design, SQL, and/or database programming.

Additional Requirements

  • Ability to work long hours and weekends as necessary.
We're a team of dedicated, smart, and scrappy people. Our employees are passionate about our mission and determined to innovate at every opportunity.
We offer employer-paid medical, dental, and vision coverage, a 401(k) plan, paid holidays, paid vacation, and a competitive amount of equity for all permanent employees.
The Boring Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with The Boring Company is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.