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Group Manager, Perception Software Engineering (ADAS/AD)

Autonomous Driving

Newark, CA      Full-Time

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The ADAS team is currently seeking a Group manager to be responsible for the ADAS/ AD (Autonomous Driving) Perception Software Engineering. This position requires an experienced professional with a track record of successfully bringing new automotive ADAS and AD features into production. 

You Will:

  • Manage the ADAS/AD perception software engineering group and lead the development 
  • Contribute to the AD software development roadmap, strategic planning, production rollout planning
  • Lead the ADAS/AD perception SW, sensor fusion, localization, mapping, software architecture for Lv.2/3/4 AD systems 
  • Lead the design, prototyping, engineering, validation, and launching the cutting-edge perception software stacks for AD 
  • Be responsible for all the ADAS Perception SW production release
  • Manage supplier partnership and engagement
  • Drive the ADAS/AD perception SW specifications with creative ideas to bring each ADAS/AD feature to the next level providing a best in class premium experience
  • Lead a rapid prototype system in quickly manner to show a proof of the concept
  • Lead performance validation and evaluation of the ADAS SW system
  • Work closely with Tier 1 suppliers and internal teams to implement innovative solutions
  • Contribute to the timely delivery of fully validated, high-quality customer features
  • Work closely with other teams to ensure good communication to achieve a seamless and robust vehicle implementation

You Bring:

  • Proven track record of bringing automotive ADAS customer features and/or machine learning algorithm into production
  • In-depth experience in 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
  • Knowledge in programming in C/C++, testing complex perception systems 
  • Experience with automotive supplier interaction, specification development, project/release management, change management
  • Capability and creativity to successfully complete projects with unconventional ideas in highly constrained, innovative startup environments
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

Great to Have:

  • Knowledge of ROS, DDS or other middleware systems, Adaptive Autosar 
  • Knowledge of any other programming languages (e.g. Matlab / Simulink, Python, C/C++, 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 

Educational Requirements

  • BS minimum in the areas of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Robotics, or other related fields
  • Higher degrees preferred
  • 3 years of managing experience or 10 years SW engineering experience, ideally in the automotive field
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