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ADAS / AD Mapping and Localization Engineer

Autonomous Driving

Newark, CA      Full-Time

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We are currently seeking a Mapping and Localization Engineer for our ADAS / Autonomous Driving team. This position requires an experienced professional with a strong programming skills and solid knowledge of state-of-the-art mapping and localization algorithms.

Your Role:

  • Work in a world-class Autonomous Driving and ADAS team
  • Design of the mapping and localization software architecture for Lv. 2/3/4 autonomous driving systems
  • Design, prototype, engineer, test, release and launch cutting edge mapping and localization software stacks into the Lucid production programs
  • Implement high-quality automotive grade software code compliant to automotive quality and safety standards
  • Work closely with other teams to ensure a seamless and robust implementation
  • Support the production validation and verification of the mapping and localization algorithms using prototype vehicles, pre-production vehicles
  • Enhance and improve the existing s/w stacks of the autonomous driving system
  • Propose a cutting edge s/w algorithm for the future autonomous driving systems

Qualifications:

  • Experience in one or more of the following areas related to mapping and localization for ADAS / AD: state estimation, probabilistic filtering, SLAM, 3D reconstruction, nonlinear optimization, visual and Lidar odometry, sensor fusion, computer vision, point cloud processing, sensor registration, sensor calibration, machine learning, deep learning
  • Proven experience developing, implementing and extending novel mapping and localization algorithms
  • Experience writing efficient, clean code in C++
  • A practical hands-on approach to complement the theoretical knowledge and creativity required to solve Autonomous Driving
  • Experience with multiple sensors (e.g. camera, LIDAR, radar, GPS, IMU, odometry)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven track record of technical excellence

Advantageous:

  • Knowledge of ROS, DDS or other middleware systems
  • Knowledge of any other programming languages (e.g. Python, Matlab / Simulink, JavaScript, etc.)
  • Experience writing MISRA conform automotive code
  • Experience in working in agile development teams
  • Experience in component and system integration, testing and verification on system and vehicle level
  • Knowledge of applicable safety standards and regulations (ASPICE, ISO 26262), industry benchmark and customer requirements
  • Experience in automotive supplier interaction, specification development, release management, change management

Education:

  • BS minimum in the areas of  Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or other related fields
  • Ideally, 3+ years of work experience
  • Advanced degrees  / Ph.D. preferred for senior positions
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