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Perception Algorithm Engineer - Autonomous Driving

Autonomous Driving

Newark, CA      Full-Time

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

Your Role:

  • Work in a world-class ADAS/Autonomous Driving team
  • Design of the sensor fusion and perception software architecture for Lv.2/3/4 autonomous driving systems
  • Design, prototype, engineer, test, release and launch cutting-edge perception software stacks for Autonomous Driving
  • 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
  • Test, release, and launch the sensor fusion and perception algorithm into the Lucid production programs
  • Support the production validation and verification of the sensor fusion and perception 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

Expectations:

  • Experience in one or more of the following areas related to perception for ADAS / AD: optimization, sensor fusion, probabilistic filters (e.g. particle and/or Kalman filter), sensor processing,  computer vision, point cloud processing, sensor registration, sensor calibration, machine learning, deep learning
  • Experience writing efficient, clean code in C++
  • Experience testing complex perception systems
  • A practical hands-on approach to complement the theoretical knowledge and creativity required to solve Autonomous Driving
  • 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. Matlab / Simulink, Python, 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, Automotive Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or other related fields
  • At least 3 years of work experience or a Ph.D. in a related field for a senior position
  • Advanced degrees preferred
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