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    October 12, 2017

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    $150-200K DOE

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    San Jose, CA

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Perception Engineer

Our client is developing an autonomous vehicle fleet and the necessary ecosystem required to bring this tech to market. Being at the intersection of AI, robotics, and design, they aim to provide the next generation of mobility in urban areas.

As a Perception Engineer you will be responsible for:


  • Sensor fusion as new technology is available
  • Maintain and improve existing tracking code
  • Lidar, radar, visual tracking

Lidar Segmentation:

  • Develop novel segmentation algorithms utilizing 3D point cloud data from LIDAR for object detection/recognition and scene understanding
  • Work with machine learned and geometric systems

Radar Processing:

  • Develop novel algorithms to detect and identify objects in the radar returns
  • Work with machine learned and temporal systems

Required Skills

  • MS/PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics, EE or similar field
  • A minimum of 2 years working experience as a Software Engineer writing production C++ code
  • Prior experience in any of probabilistic filtering, SLAM/Pose Estimation, optimization or machine learning
  • Ability to write clean, fast, reliable and highly scalable C++ code
  • Working experience in an environment that develops a complex multithreaded product
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Experience working with point clouds
  • Object-oriented analysis and design skills
  • Improve and deliver reliable software through continuous integration, automated testing and code reviews
  • Unit test everything, but know when to ask our stellar infrastructure team for scripts/tools

Desired Skills

  • Excellent knowledge of linear algebra, matrix operations, and non-linear optimization
  • 5+ years industry experience working with Lidar, Kinect, or Point Cloud space
  • Experience with Linux
  • Background in sensor fusion

Benefits & Perks

  • Solve difficult problems that have immediate and valuable real-world applications
  • Competitive salary and benefits including matched 401k, medical / dental / vision, AD+D and Life
  • Paid parental leave
  • Flexible vacation and 10 paid company holidays
  • State of the art equipment for your work station
  • Lunch, snacks, and dinner
  • Free rides in self-driving cars!

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