Systems Engineering Manager

Lindfield, Australia

 Baraja is changing the world of self-driving cars, through the invention of a new type of LiDAR called Spectrum-Scan which delivers the highest performance available.  We have traction with global auto manufacturers, a $US33M A Round from leading VC’s including Sequoia China, Blackbird and Main Sequence and growing rapidly.  We are now searching for a Systems Engineering Manager. 

The Systems Engineering Manager will be responsible for managing the team and all aspects of System Engineering at Baraja.

This is a greenfield opportunity to join an outstanding team that has built and deployed a world-class product in a very exciting vertical market of autonomous vehicles.   Baraja is based out of Sydney, Australia and operates globally with offices in the US and China. 

          Core responsibilities of the role:

  • Vteam - validation, testing like a customer, gather data, firmware releases

  • Iteam - calibration and infrastructure

  • Steam - pure system engineering (FMEA, Functional Safety, requirements)

  • Fteam - feature management & release testing

  • Cteam - customer support & Demos - drive demo with customer / Friday demo. In-vehicle testing

  • Pteam - problem solving / bug fixing / root cause


    What we need in this role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in system engineering or equivalent technical experience

  • Previous experience performing systems engineering in a highly regulated environment (ideally automotive.  Alternates medical/aerospace/rail/defence)

  • Management and leadership experience in the area of systems engineering

  • Demonstrated functional safety experience or leading a team tasked with this activity

  • Demonstrated interaction with customers and working across an organisation

  • Start-up experience

  • Rollout of a system engineering capability (ideally in a start-up)

  • Creativity / out of box thinking balanced with process and rigour

  • Requirements engineering, validation and FMEA experience

  • Scripting experience / software task automation in the area of system engineering (e.g. Process improvement via Jama contour / DOORS /.. to create release reports)

Our culture is honest and humble, enabling exceptional people to perform, supported and encouraged to be amazing.  We’re mature and experienced, we understand the importance of balance and performance.  We strive to enable ourselves to be not only the best at work but in life.  We provide salary and equity package, health and wellness, four weeks of holiday plus sick leave and support for family emergencies.

If the above sounds exciting, then let’s talk!