Junior Robot Surveyor

Website Yandex Self Driving Group

Job details
Salary
$22 an hour
Job Type
Full-time
Number of hires for this role
8
Qualifications
US work authorization (Preferred)
BenefitsPulled from the full job description
Health insurance
Dental insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance
Full Job Description
Yandex is a technology company that builds intelligent products and services powered by machine learning. Our goal is to help consumers and businesses better navigate the online and offline world. Since 1997, we have delivered world-class, locally relevant search and information services. Additionally, we have developed market-leading on-demand transportation services, navigation products, and other mobile applications for millions of consumers across the globe. Yandex, which has 34 offices worldwide, has been listed on the NASDAQ since 2011.

Established in 2011, one of Yandex’s major businesses is our ride-sharing service, Yandex.Taxi. Yandex.Taxi controls a majority of the ride-sharing market in Russia and several neighboring countries. The business offers an analogous service to Uber, Lyft, Gett or other such operations around the world. In late 2016, Yandex.Taxi established Yandex Self-Driving. The goal of this company is to develop autonomous driving technologies that can power the Yandex.Taxi fleet and other automotive platforms.

Yandex’s fleet of autonomous delivery robots employ innovative technologies to offer a safe and contact-free delivery option for our restaurant partners.

Yandex is seeking Product Development Associates to participate in the on-going research, development and deployment of our autonomous delivery robots in Eugene. The Product Development Associate will assist our engineers in diagnosing issues with the robot and customer experience and spend the majority of their day monitoring the robot while it completes deliveries.

The responsibilities of the Product Development Associate are crucial to advancing the technology.

Responsibilities include:

Serving as a customer-facing representative of the Yandex Self Driving Group.
Conduct field research by directly monitoring each delivery for safety, reliability, efficiency, and assessing opportunities for improvement in each of those areas.
Respond to robot or customer issues that may arise throughout the delivery.
Provide customer support to both the ordering customer and the restaurant partners.
Work collaboratively with the engineering team to test robots prior to deployment.
Document findings and submit performance-based reports to the engineering team.
Perform basic robot maintenance and cleaning as necessary to ensure performance readiness.
Assist the Product Development Manager with special projects and daily tasks as assigned.
Requirements:

Valid US Driver’s license with at least 4 years driving experience, and a clean driving record.
Native Fluency in English required.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Meets driver requirements, including driving record and criminal history, under applicable regulations and laws in Eugene OR. Background checks will be performed.
Comply with company policy regarding the use of alcohol and drugs by vehicle operators, which includes pre-employment, post-incident, and randomized drug testing.
Located in the Eugene OR area.
Employees will be employed full time on an hourly basis at a rate of $22/hr.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Yandex Delivery Robot in action can be seen at: https://vimeo.com/542992699/91cebd1341

Yandex Self-Driving Cars site is: https://sdc.yandex.com/

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $22.00 per hour

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $22.00 per hour

Benefits:

Dental insurance
Health insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance
Schedule:

8 hour shift
Ability to commute/relocate:

Eugene, OR: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)
Work Location: One location

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