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Hardware Engineer, Camera, Validation & Test

Company: Argo AI
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Who We Are

Argo AI is a global self-driving products and services company on a mission to make the world's streets and roadways safe, accessible, and useful for all. Our technology is built to enable commercial services for autonomous delivery and ridesharing in cities.

With experienced leaders in the field and collaborative partnerships with some of the world's top consumer brands, we're working block by block, city by city to empower people and businesses to be more successful. We're individuals driven by strong values to solve complex problems together. Come join us to reimagine the human journey.

Meet The Team

The Camera Engineering team is responsible for the design and development of the custom camera hardware that enables Argo's self-driving system to accurately perceive the world. The Camera Engineering team is involved in all aspects of camera technology development, including research, design, test, qualification, and deployment of Argo's camera systems. The Camera Hardware, Validation and Test Engineer will perform hands-on camera system validation and test, and collaborate with a cross-functional team of Argo hardware and software engineers as well as outside suppliers to diagnose and analyze camera and imaging pipeline issues.

What You'll Do

  • Develop tools for validation and regression testing of image sensors, image processing pipelines, and hardware/software integration
  • Perform lab and real world camera data collection and data analysis
  • Participate in tuning of sensor parameters and image processing pipelines to optimize image quality
  • Troubleshoot camera and image quality issues observed on Argo's autonomous vehicle fleet
    What You'll Need To Succeed
    • Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics or a related field
    • Strong programming skills in Python
    • Understanding of camera hardware and camera pipelines
    • Experience using Python to manipulate and analyze image data
    • Experience working with and debugging embedded hardware and software
    • Understanding of image quality metrics and evaluation methodologies
    • Familiarity with Linux operating system
    • Ability to define, document, execute, and analyze complex tests
    • Ability to drive tasks independently and communicate issues and needs clearly
    • Strong engineering documentation and presentation skills
      Nice To Haves
      • Experience developing hardware-in-the loop test systems
      • Experience developing and testing camera image processing pipelines, including auto exposure and other ISP functions
      • Understanding of camera manufacturing and manufacturing test processes
      • Experience with robotics systems and/or perception pipelines
        What We Offer You
        • High-quality individual and family medical, dental, and vision insurance
        • Competitive compensation packages
        • Employer-matched 401(k) retirement plan with immediate vesting
        • Employer-paid group term life insurance and the option to elect voluntary life insurance
        • Paid parental leave
        • Adoption & Surrogacy Assistance Program
        • Paid medical leave
        • 30 day paid sabbatical upon 5 years of employment
        • Unlimited vacation
        • Complimentary daily lunches, beverages, and snacks
        • Pre-tax commuter benefits
        • Monthly wellness stipend
        • Professional development reimbursement
        • Employee assistance program
        • Discounted programs that include legal services, identity theft protection, pet insurance, and more
        • Company and team bonding outlets: employee resource groups, quarterly team activity stipend, and wellness initiatives
          Our Background

          Argo AI was founded in 2016 by industry experts with extensive experience building robotic systems for commercial applications. Our once-small team has since grown into an over 1,700-person strong company with strategic partnerships with some of the world's leading consumer brands. With global headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate in eight cities across the U.S. and Germany in areas where self-driving technology can have the biggest impact on improving safety, traffic, and transportation equity.

          At Argo AI, we believe that embracing differences delivers superior results. We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive environment for all employees.

Keywords: Argo AI, Palo Alto , Hardware Engineer, Camera, Validation & Test, Engineering , Palo Alto, California

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