Argo AI was founded to tackle one of the most challenging applications in computer science, robotics and artificial intelligence with self-driving vehicles. Argo AI is developing and deploying the latest advancements in artificial intelligence, machine learning and computer vision to help build safe and efficient self-driving vehicles that enable these transformations and more. The challenges are significant, but we are a team that believes in tackling hard, meaningful problems to improve the world.

We are building a high-performance team that is excited by complex engineering challenges and is passionate about making transportation safer, more affordable and accessible for all.

The LiDAR Engineering team is responsible for delivering advanced automotive LiDAR systems for Argo’s self driving system. The team focuses on the research, development, test, integration, and deployment of a set of key LiDAR technologies. The role requires a cross functional engineer who can collaborate with engineering and manufacturing teams working in the domains of optomechanical systems, optoelectrical systems, embedded software, perception software, thermal design, EMI/EMC and vehicle integration.

What you’ll do:

  • Work with key partners to develop LiDAR systems and other complex photonic systems
  • Develop design requirements, conduct trade studies, benchmark prototype designs, execute design analysis / simulation, integrate prototypes, conduct verification / validation testing, debug failures, and deploy designs to production
  • Manage bench and vehicle data collection hardware and software stacks
  • Work with Test Engineers and Vehicle Operators to gather sensor data
  • Work with contract engineering and contract manufacturing partners
  • Use an quantitative / analytical mindset to probe, test and optimize challenging system problems
  • Collaborate with a variety of peers in Systems Engineering, Perception Software, Tracking Software, Vehicle Development, Operations, and other groups

What we’re looking for:

  • Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics or a related field
  • Prefer experience with hardware components for robotics / automotive systems
  • Prefer candidates with experience in functional testing, reliability testing, and qualification of opto-mechanical or opto-electrical systems
  • Prefer experience with hardware components for robotics / automotive systems
  • Prefer experience developing hardware for application specific LiDAR systems, and understands LiDAR from first principles.
  • Prefer experience working with LiDAR data for perception applications
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Experience with the following software tools:  Matlab, Python, C/C++, Git, Linux, Zemax, Solidworks.
  • Prefer candidates with experience developing highly complex hardware systems in robotics, transportation, aerospace, consumer electronics, defense, medical, energy, or similar industries

At Argo AI, we have a strong emphasis on creating a highly effective team environment. Thus, we seek candidates that can work effectively with others across a broad range of disciplines.

Argo AI is an equal opportunity employer that believes in diversity as a strength and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We know it takes competitive benefits to fuel a team that works hard and enjoys the challenge. At Argo AI, you can expect stellar perks to support your best self:

  • High-quality individual and family health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Employer-matched 401(k) retirement plan
  • Paid parental leave
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Daily catered lunches and snacks
  • Free onsite or adjacent parking
  • Commuter reimbursement
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Professional development reimbursement

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