In order to scale up its operations and in a quest to make Pittsburgh its “automated driving headquarters,” Delphi Automotive have gone on the offense and have added over 100 Self Driving Jobs on their portal. With an employee strength of about 50-60 presently, the company aims at adding about 150 by the middle of next year, according to Glen De Vos, Delphi’s chief technology officer.
The company is also looking to amp its fleet by about 40 to 50 cars by the end of the year.
As far as the types of jobs, the hires will be for highly-skilled workers in multiple areas of engineering, as well as vehicle technology to build the cars. The plan is to work with multiple universities and bring in experienced people, but also have a heavy focus on recruiting from Carnegie Mellon University, De Vos said.