Autonomous Driving Lead

# Permanent

Baker and Baker Recruitment are recruiting for an exciting opportunity for an Autonomous Driving (AD) Lead, for a start-up based in the Warwickshire area.

Job Title: Autonomous Driving Lead

Salary: £60k - £70k (Depending on Experience)

Duration: Permanent


  • Evaluate the capabilities of the sensor set and get a deep understanding of the supplier AD system
  • Work closely with all departments to integrate seamlessly the AD technology (Design, Vehicle engineering, Electrical Architecture, Functional Safety, etc.)
  • Discuss with AD supplier and ensure the functions are operational and perform as expected.
  • Define and develop novel test and validation procedures/scenarios in agreement with the AD supplier to point out where performance needs to improve and prevent regressions.
  • Identify and solve root cause of the quality drop, if any
  • Risk analysis and ODD definition
  • Provide feedback to the team and support correction
  • Supervise data collection and contribute to field data analysis
  • Other tasks as assigned by a line manager



  • You will be responsible for the successful integration of L4/L5 autonomous driving technology in a project that redefines the future mobility
  • You will collaborate closely with the AD technology supplier to support the internal engineering team, design team, functional safety, and cybersecurity
  • You will be also responsible for defining internal test/validation scenarios to support a large number of functions and driving behavior, as well as risk estimation of the overall system and the ODD definition.



  • BSc or MSc in relevant engineering areas (EE, CS, Robotics, etc.)
  • 5+ years of experience in designing, building, or testing autonomous driving systems
  • An understanding of technologies behind perception, localization, and motion planning
  • An understanding of real-world issues inherent in these domains
  • Excellent data analysis skills
  • Detail-oriented, reliable, and careful mindset for safety-critical development
  • Good document writing and presentation skills
  • Strong foundation in system engineering principles such as requirements definition, verification, and validation
  • Ability to handle priority changes
  • Oral and written communication skills in English


 Reference ID: ADL001


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