About Ghost

At Ghost, our mission is to make self-driving for everyone. We build autonomous driving software for automakers, based on a breakthrough in artificial intelligence that finally makes highway autonomy safe and scalable for the consumer car market.

Ghost helps automakers reimagine the car of the future with a complete autonomy solution that can be fully customized and continuously upgraded, delivering a car that keeps getting better year after year.

At Ghost, we are responsible for both invention and productization – not only solving complex problems with novel technology but making sure that it can scale to millions of drivers on the road. It’s a bold undertaking, but one that makes for constant learning, real-world impact, and fulfilling work. Together, we are a small, multi-disciplinary team tackling one of the hardest challenges in technology today.

Ghost was founded in 2017 by John Hayes and Volkmar Uhlig. Before Ghost, John co-founded Pure Storage, taking the company public in 2015. 

Ghost has 150 employees across its headquarters in Mountain View and additional offices in Dallas and Sydney. Ghost has raised $165 million from investors including Mike Speiser at Sutter Hill Ventures, Keith Rabois at Founders Fund, and Vinod Khosla at Khosla Ventures.

Learn more at https://ghostautonomy.com.

The Role

What you will do:

  • Research new platforms, hardware, and strategies to design world-class hardware that minimizes development time and is on schedule, owning the entire product cycle for circuit board electronics that includes FPGA, CPU, SoC, and camera integration
  • Utilize a systems approach to FPGA/CPU based hardware design and experience in bring up, debug, characterization of hardware
  • Leverage MIPI, CAN, SerDes, UART, SPI, Camera interface designs
  • Design in DC-DC Power converters and power distribution systems scope, planning, design, bring up, test, and validation
  • Collaborate across multi-disciplinary teams to design elements of imaging systems as well as mixed signals
  • Perform PCB schematic capture and assist the layout and CAD teams across hardware designs
  • Execute functional testing, validation (EVT, DVT), and qualification (EMC/EMI, ESD, Voltage Surge, Environmental etc.)
  • Develop test and bring up plans for hardware that incorporate root cause and failure analysis

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or a related field
  • 10+ years’ experience on Digital, Processor and SoC subsystems, and power conversion
  • End-to-end product design/development to mass production experience
  • Working knowledge of design for EMC and other typical regulatory requirements
  • Proficiency with schematic capture, PCB layout, and simulation tools (e.g., Orcad, Allegro, Spice, Matlabs)
  • Knowledge of signal integrity, timing, analog signal, and power rail quality analysis and debugging
  • Expertise using all necessary test and measurement tools
  • Familiarity with electronic manufacturing processes and materials
  • Ability to produce detailed documentation and design release processes

Nice to haves: 

  • Masters degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field
  • Experience in Automotive Design

Benefits

  • Medical, Vision and Dental coverage (PPO, HMO, and HSA options available; 100% premium coverage of several PPO and HMO plans for employees and their dependents)
  • 401(k) plan
  • Flexible Medical and Dependent Care Plans
  • Life Insurance

Ghost is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legallyrecognized basis [“protected class”] including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability or any other protected class under federal, state or local law.

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