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 Argo Lidar team is developing a disruptive Geiger-mode lidar system enabling rich point cloud range and resolution beyond what is available in the market today for autonomous vehicles. What this means for our customers is a more capable sensor which enables safer and higher performance autonomous perception systems

Our lidar team has a decade of history in delivering Geiger-mode products for other industries, and we are optimizing these technologies for automotive-oriented mass production. Our design is novel from a technical standpoint and offers performance essential to scaling the deployment of driverless cars.

The electronics platform links the lasers, sensors, optics, and processing sub-assemblies together into a coherent high performance electrical system. Because of the integrated nature of this design, you will regularly interface with cross-functional engineers to design within the constraints and performance requirements of the lidar and autonomy system.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop analog, mixed signal technologies, and high-speed digital electronic circuits for automotive lidar
  • Perform component selection, schematic capture, circuit analysis, and simulation of designs
  • Work with component manufacturers and vendors on new and existing technology for integration into designs
  • Work with PCB designers to meet performance, mechanical, thermal and reliability requirements
  • Test and characterize prototype assemblies for designed functionality and performance
  • Support system integration and testing
  • Work with contract manufacturers in support of engineering and design transfer to volume production
  • Develop concise documentation of designs, test plans, test results and analysis

What we’re looking for:

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics or a related field
  • Strong history of industry experience in product design including recent experience owning & delivering on the full lifecycle of a product development; from initial requirements generation, prototyping and troubleshooting, through transfer to contract manufacturing in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong PCB schematic and layout design skills, including mixed signal and high-speed design.  Preference for candidates with working experience in the Altium Designer toolset
  • Working knowledge of standard bench equipment; oscilloscopes, multimeters, logic analyzers, etc.
  • Experience developing complex hardware systems in automotive and robotics, aerospace, consumer electronics, defense, medical or similar industries
  • Experience with digital communication protocols
  • Experience writing robust engineering documentation used by cross-functional teams.
  • Experience with electromechanical components or sensors
  • Prefer experience in functional testing, reliability testing, and qualification of complex systems
  • Prefer experience with design-in of FPGAs, microprocessors, or other complex digital ICs
  • Prefer experience with PLM, PDM, ECO, and BOM tools and processes

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 

Argo AI is a LinkedIn Top 50 Startup

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