Autonomy Software Engineer - Perception


Pittsburgh, PA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 05/05/2021
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  • Company Address: 217 ORCHARD LANE, Pittsburgh, PA, 15143

About Locomation

Our Mission Is To Move The Trucking Industry Toward A Safer, Faster, And Greener Driverless Future.

Job Description

Locomation, Inc. is bringing together leading experts in robotics and transportation to revolutionize the trucking industry. Locomation is making trucking safer and transportation more efficient through automated driving technology. With our headquarters located in Pittsburgh, PA, we are building a high-performance team excited by complex engineering challenges and passionate about shaping the future of transportation.

We are recruiting top talent to be a part of our growing, fast-moving and execution-oriented team. We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek to help build this future. We want you here at Locomation, if you have a collaborative spirit and curiosity.

About Your Role:

    Work with the autonomy, systems engineering, and safety teams in identifying perception requirements for the Autonomous Relay Convoy (ARC) system.
    Work with the autonomy, systems engineering, and safety teams in designing the perception subsystem architecture.
    Design and develop state-of-the-art, safety-verifiable perception algorithms to operate in various weather and visibility conditions and under uncertainty for;
        Lane detection and tracking,
        Static and dynamic obstacle detection and tracking,
        Obstacle classification.
    Work with the systems engineering, safety, and testing teams in identifying challenging cases for the perception subsystem.
    Help the V&V team with constructing (simulated) scenarios to test the perception subsystem.
    Work with the autonomy and systems engineering teams in defining and tracking perception related performance metrics.
    Help build tools and infrastructure needed to verify and evaluate the performance of the perception subsystem over time.

About You:

    B.S. in Computer Science, Robotics, Software Engineering, Electrical/Electronics Engineering, or similar field.
    Has a deep understanding of the fundamentals of machine perception.
    Experienced in working with (a subset of) camera, LiDAR, and radar data.
    Has strong C++ skills.

Nice to Haves:

    Advanced degree in AI and Robotics.
    Experience in parallelization on CPU and (GP)GPUs.
    Experience with common robotic system middlewares.
    Experience in safety-critical application development.
    Relevant work in the autonomous driving field.

*Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.

Locomation, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that welcomes applications for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable laws and Locomation, Inc. employment policies.

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