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 owns all aspects of camera technology development, including research, design, test, qualification, and deployment of Argo’s camera systems. Camera Engineers work with a cross-functional team of Argo hardware and software engineers as well as outside suppliers to actualize designs and bring them into production.

What you’ll do: 

  • Work with a team to deliver Argo’s custom camera hardware
  • Research, design, development, test, qualification, and deployment of Argo’s camera systems
  • Work in the domains of optical systems, mechanical systems, electronics, image processing, embedded software, perception software, thermal, EMI/EMC, and vehicle integration
  • Define engineering requirements specifications for camera systems, including imager, optics, electrical, and mechanical subsystems
  • Design and carry out simulations, experiments, and characterization studies to validate performance of Argo’s camera systems
  • Collaborate with software engineering teams on image processing techniques, calibration methods, and novel approaches to imaging for autonomous vehicles
  • Work closely with outside suppliers to guide the manufacture, test, and qualification of Argo's camera systems

What you'll need to succeed:

  • Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics or a related field
  • Experience in developing and documenting design requirements, conducting trade studies, developing prototype designs, executing design analysis / simulation, integrating prototypes, conducting verification / validation testing, debugging design failures, and deploying designs to production
  • Ability to define and execute procedures for characterizing and testing one or more of: image sensors, imaging optics, camera assemblies
  • Experience with image quality evaluation and data analysis using Python, Matlab, or equivalent software
  • Experience with prototype hardware bring-up and debugging
  • Understanding of camera image processing pipelines, including auto exposure (AE) and other ISP functions
  • Understanding of camera manufacturing processes, including active alignment and manufacturing test procedures
  • A record of owning projects successfully and working in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to collaborate with other teams and leaders to help entire organization grow in the same direction
  • Strong presentation and communication skills

Nice to haves:

  • Experience working with contract engineering and contract manufacturing partners
  • Experience developing cameras for machine vision applications
  • 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.

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Argo AI is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team of varying backgrounds and perspectives, with the shared goal of making transportation safer and more accessible, affordable, and convenient for all. We recognize the moral and ethical responsibility to create an environment that encourages learning about one another in order to foster an engaging and collaborative workplace.

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