Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2019-05-14

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Intermediate

Salary

Salary not provided

Perception Algorithm Engineer - Autonomous Driving

About the company:

Lucid is the new generation of EV. Our relentless focus on innovation, luxury, and sustainability drives us into a reality where you no longer have to choose between doing great things, doing the right thing, and doing everything with the highest regard for efficiency and design. There were luxury cars, then EVs, now there’s Lucid.  

Leading the future in luxury electric and mobility
At Lucid, we set out to introduce the most captivating, luxury electric vehicles that elevate the human experience and transcend the perceived limitations of space, performance, and intelligence. Vehicles that are intuitive, liberating, and designed for the future of mobility.
 
We plan to lead in this new era of luxury electric by returning to the fundamentals of great design – where every decision we make is in service of the individual and environment. Because when you are no longer bound by convention, you are free to define your own experience.
 
Come work alongside some of the most accomplished minds in the industry. Beyond providing competitive salaries, we’re providing a community for innovators who want to make an immediate and significant impact. If you are driven to create a better, more sustainable future, then this is the right place for you.

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.

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At Lucid, we don’t just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, and any other characteristic protected under applicable State or Federal laws and regulations.

Notice regarding COVID-19 vaccination requirement as a condition of gainful employment within the United States
At Lucid, we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus, and the increased transmissibility with recent variants, all new Lucid employees, whose job will be based in the United States, must provide original documentation confirming status as having received the prescribed inoculation (doses) based on the manufacturer's guidelines on their first day of employment.
 
Individuals seeking a medical and/or religious exemption from this requirement may be granted such an accommodation after submitting a formal request to and the subsequent review and approval thereof by our dedicated Covid-19 Response team.
 
To all recruitment agencies: Lucid Motors does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our careers alias or other Lucid Motors employees. Lucid Motors is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

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