Software engineer -- Localization

San Diego, CA

 

XPeng Motors is one of China’s leading smart electric vehicle (“EV”) company. We design, develop, manufactures and market smart EVs that are seamlessly integrated with advanced Internet, AI and autonomous driving technologies. We are committed to in-house R&D and intelligent manufacturing to create a better mobility experience for our customers. We strive to transform smart electric vehicles with technology and data, shaping the mobility experience of the future. 

We are looking for a software engineer with strong programming and software development skills to develop the localization software pipeline. You will be responsible for Software architecture design and development of core functional modules that estimate and track the vehicle’s location and attitude based on visual, inertial, GNSS and other sensors. Your main job responsibility will include developing and maintaining the interface between the software interface between localization and other modules, ensuring code quality, software stability and test coverage.

You will be working with a team of best in class computer vision and AI systems and software engineers to ensure best localization performance on our autonomous vehicles. Your work will ensure that we deliver most reliable mass market autonomous vehicle solution.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop the software pipeline for localization that accesses data streams from multiple sensors and estimate, track and publish the vehicle’s location and attitude and associated state information.
  • Work closely with camera perception, sensor fusion and map fusion teams to understand the requirements and develop the interfaces.
  • Work closely with systems integration and test teams on development and testing of algorithms on simulation and on-target platforms

Minimum Skill Requirements:

  • Master’s in computer science or equivalent technical field
  • Experience in development of full stack software solutions
  • Proficiency in developing and implementing algorithms in C / C++
  • Excellent problem-solving skills

Preferred Skill Requirements:

  • Software Development experience for embedded systems involving integration of hardware and software
  • Hands on experience in inertial navigation, GNSS and localization
  • Hands on experience in photogrammetry or structure from motion

 

What do we provide:

  • A fun, supportive and engaging environment
  • Opportunity to make significant impact on transportation revolution by the means of advancing autonomous driving
  • Opportunity to work on cutting edge technologies with the top talent in the field
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Snacks, lunches and fun activities

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status or marital status or any other prescribed category set forth in federal or state regulations.

 

 

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