Vehicle Integration Engineer


Redwood City, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Hardware
  • Post Date: 03/04/2021
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  • Company Address: 636 Ramona St., Palo Alto, CA, 94301

About Light

Light is a depth-sensing and perception technology company focused on providing automobiles with the ability to see like humans. We believe that human-like vision is the key to levels three, four and five autonomy and automobiles being able to navigate the driving environment accurately and safely.

Job Description

Light is a team of creative technologists on a mission to redefine how automobiles perceive the environment using multi-view passive optics. We are a venture-backed, pre-launch startup headquartered in Redwood City, CA. Become a key member of our team as we radically enable automobiles to see better than humans.


    • Install and validate Light’s autonomous hardware and software systems
    • Develop, modify, debug device drivers and scripts on Linux based systems
    • Conduct preventative maintenance, calibrations, and on-going system troubleshooting; this is a “hands-on” job
    • Automate routine vehicle configuration tasks and help to develop a system that can be replicated in customers’ environments
    • Document all vehicle tasks and issues
    • Lead the integration effort of Light’s platform in customer vehicles, including power, electrical and software integration
    • Effectively communicate and collaborate with the engineers, program managers, product teams, and operators to ensure that our vehicles are well maintained
    • Ensure procedures are followed and checklists completed on a daily basis with proper escalation procedures as necessary
    • Respond to and handle customer issues with expediency and composure


    • BA/BS degree in CS, EE, or related field with a strong mechanical aptitude
    • 3+ years practical experience
    • Strong C/C++, Python, and shell scripting experience in a Linux environment
    • Diagnostic troubleshooting/experience with vehicle or robotics systems including electrical and mechanical sensors, cameras, computers, and other associated equipment
    • Ability to read and understand hardware schematics
    • Detail oriented, highly organized, with a passion for continuous learning
    • Experience working with EVs and/or Autonomous Vehicles a plus 
* To protect the interests of all parties, Light will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Light, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Light mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Light employees, or to Light’s resume database will be considered Light property. Light will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Light will consider any candidate for whom an agency, search firm, or the like that has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by such an entity free of any charges or fees.

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