Compute Team Lead


Mountain View, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Hardware
  • Post Date: 02/26/2021
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  • Company Address: , Mountain View, CA

About Nuro

Our mission is to accelerate the benefits of robotics for everyday life

Job Description

Nuro is a robotics start-up whose mission is to accelerate the benefits of robotics for everyday life. We have an elite team of entrepreneurs and engineers, designers, and scientists. We believe AI and robotics are at the cusp of transforming daily life and we are dedicated to building meaningful products with this technology. Join us and play a critical role in our mission.

About the Role

The Vehicle Compute Team Lead will research and develop our onboard computing and communication systems. You will drive system level requirements and propose hardware solutions for the computing platform to meet our performance, cost, and power consumption targets. You will work closely with the autonomous vehicle software team, sensor hardware and vehicle hardware team, as well as with a range of partners in the area of high performance computing industry.

About the Work

  • Develop high performance, high efficiency, and highly robust on-board computing solution for autonomous vehicle, while meeting cost targets.
  • Develop reliable on-board communication system to exchange high bandwidth data across computer, various sensor modules, and telemetry system.
  • Define and develop high bandwidth and low latency telemetry system for vehicle teleoperation.
  • Evaluate performance of CPUs, GPUs, and various machine learning accelerators/processor/IP and guide future directional development paths.
  • Help decide what to do in-house and what to outsource, communicate design requirements with external vendors and help drive the progress.
  • Work cross-functionally between software and hardware teams
  • Develop hardware bringup and validation test plans, on bench top and on vehicle

About You

  • Masters or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a closely related field
  • 5+ years of experience in compute hardware or computer engineering
  • Experience with GPUs and DL inference chips
  • Experience with benchmarking and validating performance for complex compute architectures
  • Good understanding on high speed interfaces (PCIe, DDR, GMIII/RGMII, SATA, etc.), power integrity, signal integrity, EMI/EMC in automotive environment
  • Industrial experience with computer motherboard, Ethernet switch, and WiFi/cellular modem

Bonus Points

  • Experience in the automotive industry
  • Familiarity with autonomous vehicle software stacks and machine learning frameworks (TensorFlow, CUDA)
  • Experience with hardware reliability and hardware production at scale

At Nuro, we celebrate differences and are committed to a diverse workplace that fosters inclusion and psychological safety for all employees. Nuro is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and expressly prohibits any form of workplace discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics. 

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