Perception Engineer – Infrastructure

San Jose, CA /
Software Engineering /
WeRide is a smart mobility start-up whose mission is to transform mobility with autonomous driving. We are committed to build better transportation experience that’s safe, efficient, affordable and joyful. We have an elite team of entrepreneurs and technologists who share the same passion and pursue continuous excellence in their work. Silicon Valley team is looking for experienced engineers in perception team to ensure high-quality software products that reliably and efficiently run on self-driving cars. 


    • Develop efficient, stable, and robust online graph computing framework for perception system 
    • Optimize perception AI algorithms and models on both CPU (x86, arm) and GPU architecture 
    • Build accurate, stable and efficient evaluation and benchmark system 
    • Build efficient and user-friendly data processing and ML training system 
    • Research and apply model optimization to improve performance, e.g., AutoML, Quantization, Model pruning, Knowledge Distillation
    • Research and apply computing optimization techniques to reduce latency, e.g., AutoTVM, TensorRT, Cuda kernel, AVX and NEON SIMD  


    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related fields
    • Strong abilities in system design and solid programming skills in Linux/Unix C, C++, Python
    • Familiar with multithreading, memory management, computing optimization 
    • Deep understanding of big data infrastructure, such as streaming data processing architecture 
    • Familiar with common used AI framework, tensorflow, pytorch  
    • Good communication and coordination skills 
    • Self-motivated and believe in future of self-driving-car

Preferred to have:

    • Experience in real time and complex system software, familiar with common design patterns 
    • Experience in GPU architecture and cuda programing, familiar with AI inference computing optimization 
    • Experience in one of domain: AutoML, Quantization, Model pruning and Knowledge Distillation offers competitive salary depending on the experience. Employee benefits include:
Premium Medical, Dental and Vision Plan (No cost from employees or their families)
Free Daily Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Paid vacations and holidays
401K plan