Sensor Fusion Algorithm Engineer

Los Angeles, CA
Automated Driving
Full-time

The Company:
Faraday Future (FF) is a California-based mobility company, leveraging the latest technologies and world’s best talent to realize exciting new possibilities in sustainable transportation. We’re producing user-centric, technology-first vehicles to establish new paradigms in human-vehicle interaction. We’re not just seeking to change how our cars work – we’re seeking to change the way we drive. At FF, we’re creating something new, something connected, and something with a global impact.

Job Description
·         This person will develop sensor fusion and object detection algorithms as part of the perception team for ADAS and Self-Driving in a very fast moving environment.
 
Responsibilities
·         Create, develop, invent, validate and integrate sensor fusion and object detection algorithms for autonomous vehicles.
·         Generate intellectual property for the company.
·         From the feature definitions and higher level requirements, develop engineering requirements at system and subsystem levels (both hardware and software) as well as interactions among the system and subsystems.
·         Conduct detailed analysis, simulation and testing of prototype vehicles and systems (particularly braking and steering)
·         Identify issues and provide resolutions and / or suggestions.
·         Evaluates system capability and overall conformance to requirements and works with partitions to address deficiencies.
·         Follow proper processes for requirements, software version and release control, and change management.
·         Demonstrates strong teamwork skills by developing consensus and win-win situations.
·         Communicates directly with his or her direct management and cross-functional leaders as required.
·         Establish and develop relationships with collaborating suppliers and external entities to meet project goals.
·         Evaluates and recommends options consistent with industry best practices.
·         Stay current with industry and technical trends / developments affecting areas of responsibility.
 
Required Qualifications
·         Bachelor' degree (or an equivalent degree) in Electrical, Computer, Mechanical, Robotics, Aero-Astro Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or a related field of study
·         Expertise in C/C++, Python, Java, OpenGL
·         Experience in one or more of the following areas related to sensor fusion for ADAS and Autonomous Driving
- System integration and signal processing of radar, lidar, camera, ultrasonics, 3D depth / TOF sensors, GPS, IMU
-  Algorithm development for environment and situation awareness using multi-sensor fusion, object detection (point cloud
processing, association, classification and tracking of multiple objects in complex, 3D environment)
-  Non-linear optimization / Iterative Closet Point (ICP)
-   Probabilistic filters (particle filters, Kalman filters)
·         Experience in software optimization (in prototype and embedded target environment)
·         Strong problem-solving, organizational, analytical and root cause skills.
·         Ability to adapt to changes in a fast moving environment
·         Ability to build and manage relationships effectively in a fast moving environment.
·         Ability to manage time and workload effectively which includes planning, organizing, and prioritizing with attention to details.
·         Proficient with Microsoft Office products
·         Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
 
Preferred Qualifications
·         Masters or Ph.D. degree in a related field of study
·         Experience with ROS, or similar robotic middleware software and framework
·         Experience with Mathworks (Matlab, Simulink)
·         Experience with CAN, UDP, TCP and network routing
·         Experience with embedded development platforms (Cuda, Nvidia, Renesas, TI)
·         5 or more years of relevant experience in the automotive industry
·         3 or more years of ADAS and self-driving / autonomous driving technology development in professional / industry environment
·         Experience with ALM (application lifetime management) concepts and tools

Perks + Benefits
·         Stock options for every employee
·         Healthcare + dental + vision benefits
       (Free for you/discounted for family)
·         401k options
·         Engineering orientation + onboarding
·         Free catered lunches + food trucks daily
·         Healthy snacks + beverages 24/7
·         15 days of annual paid time off + 10 paid holidays + 8 days off during the year end holiday shutdown
·         Relocation assistance + reimbursement
·         Free parking + carpool reimbursement
·         Casual dress code + relaxed work environment
·         Culturally diverse, progressive atmosphere
·         Social events + happy hours + team parties
·         “Soul of Faraday” community outreach team