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Software Engineer, Perception Metrics

Company: Argo AI
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Who We AreArgo 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 TeamThe perception team works with various sensors to measure the environment and brings all of this information together to model the real world. It is fundamental for avoiding obstacles, predicting actor behavior, and planning the motion of the vehicle itself. Perception metrics are used to evaluate the design and development of the perception system. The metrics provide critical feedback for improving the perception system. The ability to understand the performance of the software stack is essential for the success of the autonomous vehicle program.What You'll Do

  • Work with various perception teams such as lidar, radar, camera, ML, sensor fusion, etc., to define the expected perception performance
  • Work with log and labeling teams to define ground truth reference
  • Design metrics architectures and algorithms to quantify the performance against those expectations
  • Implement the metrics in C++, Python, and SQL, both onboard the AV and offline
  • Aggregate, visualize, and disseminate the metrics by building dashboards
  • Work with various perception teams to enforce expectations on the AV's behavior via pre- and post-merge regression testingWhat You'll Need To Succeed
    • Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Robotics or a related field
    • Ability to understand various perception concepts, i.e. object detection, object representation, and object dynamics evaluation, as well as machine learning and sensor fusion. However, you are not required to be an expert in those domains
    • 2+ years C++ experience
    • 2+ years Python experience
    • Strong technical communication skills
    • Ability to design and deliver production quality software independently while incorporating advice given from reviewNice To Haves
      • Masters or PhD in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Robotics or a related field
      • Experience with machine learning at scale
      • Experience working with SQL and Business Intelligence tools like Looker, Qlik, or Tableau
      • C++ experience
      • Robotics experience
      • AWS and/or GCP experienceWhat 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 initiativesOur BackgroundArgo 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 , Software Engineer, Perception Metrics, IT / Software / Systems , Palo Alto, California

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