Hyperloop One is reinventing transportation to eliminate barriers of time and distance by using Hyperloop transport to move cargo and passengers immediately, safely, efficiently, and sustainably.

We design, develop, build and test the technology and hardware to make Hyperloop a reality.

Lead Development Engineer at Hyperloop One

The Lead Development Engineer is responsible for managing hardware, software and employee resources that develop the Data Acquisition and Control Station infrastructure for the Hyperloop-One Test and Development Engineering organization. This individual will be required to interact with engineering resources within the Test and Development and Hyperloop-One organization to develop requirements and define project deliverable. 

The Lead Development Engineer will:

  • Provide technical leadership and manage team resources and priorities.
  • Develop and manage the Development Engineering operating and project budget requirements
  • Manage, maintain and report on the Development Engineering Teams project queue
  • Mentor junior engineers on “best practices” though code reviews
  • Introduce and support continuous improvement initiatives
  • Setup common network topologies and interface with the Hyperloop-one IT department to ensure support for distributed systems
  • Ensure connectivity with various disparate systems including PLC and CAN-Based equipment
  • Ensure that safety is a key consideration during development of new programs and processes
  • Maintain familiarity with the changing technological landscape and seek to implement new technologies


  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent discipline.
  • Proficient with National Instruments embedded systems and FPGA’s (NI cRIO, PXI)
  • Proficient with object oriented programming concepts and techniques
  • Experience with revision/version control systems such as GIT or SVN
  • Experience with maintaining, developing and interacting with InfluxDB, MySQL or similar databases
  • Experience with systems integration, examples include PLC-, LabVIEW-, and CANopen-based systems.
  • Experience with architecting highly distributed systems


  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent discipline.
  • Certification in National Instruments LabVIEW, CLD or better
  • Knowledge of networking and distributed systems issues
  • Experience with DDS or other distributed database middleware
  • Experience with leading a team of Software Developers

Hyperloop One is an Equal Employment Employer; employment is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other protected status. Hyperloop One will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the “Ban the Box” legislation.

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Help us change the world by changing the world of transportation. What we are working on will positively effect pollution, congestion, cost of living, population density and so much more!
Open, collaborative, fun, social, hardworking and busy!
Perks & Benefits
Unlimited paid vacation
Catered lunches, snacks, coffee and drinks every day
Personal trainer on-site 3x a week
Full showers, towels and lockers
Commuter benefits
Corporate Uber account
Health, dental and vision coverage
Dog friendly
Onsite barber visits
Dry cleaning service
Stock options with early exercise option

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