Who we are:

Argo AI is in the business of building self-driving technology you can trust. With experienced leaders in the field and collaborative partnerships with some of the world’s largest automakers, we’re building self-driving technology that is engineered to scale globally and transform mobility for millions. 

Talented individuals join our team because they share our purpose to make it safe, easy, and enjoyable for everyone to get around cities. We aspire to impact key industries that move people and goods, from ride hailing to deliveries.

The Senior Software Engineer will design, develop and implement software algorithms for sensor fusion and real time
processing of self-driving car perception data that is required for autonomous vehicle systems.

What you’ll do: 

  • Test and evaluate performance of the software algorithms both on-car and using our metrics system to help guide
    future development efforts and designs, with an emphasis on long-term thinking and architectural design to help
    design and build larger-scale software artifacts;
  • Develop software algorithms for real-time processing of data in the AV system to improve our self-driving cars’ ability
    to navigate urban environments;
  • Improve the design filtering and fusion algorithms to enhance the robustness of our AV perception system;
  • Analyze and diagnose algorithm issues and logs from the AV fleet and resolve issues in the software code that the
    team is responsible for maintaining;
  • Design new software metrics to improve algorithm evaluation and enhance the performance of the self-driving car;
  • Assist in setting both the technical direction and performance for self-driving car perception by participating in
    discussions and brainstorming sessions; and
  • Maintain knowledge on state of the art technology in various perception algorithm fields and use this knowledge to
    help guide new software features and architecture.

What you'll need to succeed:

  • Master of Science degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Robotics or a related field of study, together with two (2) years of experience in a related occupation.                   
  • Will also accept a Bachelor of Science degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, ElectricalEngineering, Robotics or a related field of study together with four (4) years of experience in a related occupation.
  • Previous experience must have included:
    • At least two (2) years of experience in developing software using C++, including the use of templates, multiple-
      inheritance, and abstract classes;
    • At least two (2) years of experience in optimizing code to be both compute and memory efficient;
    • Experience in areas related to autonomous tracking and perception, including state estimation, probabilistic
      inference, filtering, Computer Vision, 2D/3D geometry, and LiDAR/Radar sensor fusion;
    • Experience with algorithm optimization techniques, including Gauss-Newton, integer programming, and quadratic
    • Experience designing software system architectures; and
    • Experience with Machine Learning techniques (both classical and deep learning techniques).

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 
  • Paid medical leave
  • 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 late 2016 by industry experts with extensive experience building robotic systems for commercial applications. Our once-small team has since grown into an over 1,000-person strong company with strategic partnerships with two of the world’s leading automakers: Ford and Volkswagen. Our self-driving system is the first with commercial deployment plans for Europe and the U.S., and thanks to an ability to tap into both automakers’ global reach, our technology platform has the largest geographic deployment potential of any self-driving technology to date.

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.


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