Behavior Planning 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.

Your Role:
Perform advanced engineering and development for series production of algorithms for probabilistic planning and decision making under uncertainty.

Basic Requirements:
Excellent knowledge and proven expertise in planning under uncertainty and probabilistic approaches in robotics
Knowledge of recent machine learning algorithms (e.g. Bayesian inference, (PO)MDP planning) as well as optimization techniques
Experience with modern software engineering tools
Excellent C++ programming expertise required, Python programming is a plus
M.S. with at least 3 years of prior experience or Ph.D.
Major in Computer Science, Robotics, or a related field

Preferred Requirements:
Experience working independently in a large software setting
Experience working with robot and/or automotive hardware
Experience with simulation environments
Excellent communication skills
Demonstrate a proven ability to multitask and deliver on challenging software development tasks
System integration and software architecture skills
Knowledge of Linux, and development on Linux systems preferred

Required Application Material:
Resume/CV
Downloadable code sample of your own C++ code
Two references and/or two letters of recommendation
A statement of past experiences and how they apply to the position posted

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