Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) Systems Engineer

Quincy, MA, USA – Full-time

Dive Technologies is developing and manufacturing the next generation of AUVs from the ground up. Work with a small team of incredibly smart people who are passionate about subsea robotics. Our team is made of people eager to design and be hands-on in building and testing their own creations. We work in a highly dynamic environment where collaboration and idea sharing is a way of life.

The Role

We are looking for a Systems Engineer with a focus in software to join our team and build novel Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) from the ground up.

  • Work within a small team of multidisciplinary engineers and specialists throughout the life of AUV design and integration efforts
  • Interface with customers during the opportunity and execution phases of a project
  • Design/influence systems level software architecture and interfaces
  • Manage software work products for core Dive platforms and perform codebase maintenance as needed
  • Lead software validation and verification efforts for AUV and subsystems
  • Conduct offshore AUV testing when required (typically single day trips with occasional multi-day deployments)


  • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering field and a passion for software development and reliability
  • 5+ years working with subsea electromechanical systems
  • 2+ years project and team lead experience
  • 2+ years experience working with robotic control systems
  • Thorough understanding of subsea navigation techniques and limitations
  • Experience working in fast paced, high growth, dynamic companies
  • Extremely organized and detail-oriented
  • Capable of working with and managing remote teams


  • Experience with Robot Operating System (ROS)
  • Development experience in C++ and Python
  • Experience with subsea operations at sea
  • Experience working offshore

Clearance Requirements

Department of Defense Secret security clearance is preferred at time of hire. The ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance is required. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within on our projects, U.S. citizenship is required.

Dive Technologies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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